Imagine a future where health works

We create, co-create and invest in solutions to make healthcare better for everyone.

What We Offer

Quality healthcare should be accessible to everyone

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At Healthworx we enable solutions that increase healthcare quality, affordability and accessibility for all.

We simplify innovation in healthcare to create real value and improve lives. We're focused on creating a healthier future and a better healthcare experience, and are looking for the best ideas to help us redefine healthcare.

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How we work

As leaders in healthcare innovation, we’re focused on creating a healthier future and a better healthcare experience. We identify quantifiable needs in the market in order to:

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We partner with businesses to strategically invest and support them as they look to unlock opportunities that solve healthcare’s most critical problems.
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We build and expand alongside purpose-driven partners and business leaders to create shared success.
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We incubate, launch and scale sustainable health solutions that empower people to live better lives.
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Discover our portfolio companies.

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CloseKnit
A virtual-first primary care practice delivering accessible, affordable care focused on whole health

CloseKnit is a virtual-first primary care practice delivering high-quality preventive and urgent care that patients can access anytime, anywhere. For the cost of a regular co-pay, patients have 24/7/365 access to their doctor from the convenience of their phone.

We built CloseKnit because we believe the future of care delivery will be accessible, affordable and patient-centric.

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Memento
A support platform for people who provide care to their loved ones.

Memento is a tech-enabled support platform for people who provide care to their loved ones. Powered by community, Memento offers coaching, tools and education to unblock common caregiving barriers to help people have the time and space to prioritize their own health, happiness and productivity.

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Socially Determined
An analytics platform to quantify and visualize social determinant risk

Socially Determined is a healthcare technology startup that has developed an analytics platform to quantify and visualize social determinant risk, down to the block level, using public and proprietary social determinants of health data.

Our investment in Socially Determined aligns with our focus on whole-person care and complements its focus on bringing forward solutions for its most vulnerable populations. The alignment will strengthen payer risk stratification and targeting efforts for population health initiatives.

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ShiftMed
A next-generation workforce management platform connecting hospitals, assisted living providers and skill nursing facilities to quality nurses

ShiftMed is a next-generation workforce management platform that connects hospitals, assisted living providers and skilled nursing facilities to the highest quantity and quality of licensed nurses.  The ShiftMed on-demand platform dramatically streamlines the delivery of care services and enables health care providers access to compliant, credentialed workers to fulfill their staffing needs faster than any other solution.

We invested in ShiftMed because we believe to improve health equity, ancillary services like caregiving play a vital role. ShiftMed expands our toolkit with services that support our mission to improve health outcomes. 

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emocha Health
A medication adherence program empowering patients through video technology and human engagement

To tackle medication non-adherence, one of healthcare’s biggest unsolved problems, emocha delivers a program that empowers patients to take every dose of medication using both video technology and human engagement.

We invested in emocha because we believe their solution represents an opportunity to transform a medication adherence challenge into an engagement opportunity. The solution emocha delivers goes beyond nudges and compliance; it provides people with intuitive, timely support in managing their health journey.

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FIGmd
Healthcare intelligence for enterprise-ready data interoperability

FIGmd is a leader in provider healthcare solutions to connect, support, and consolidate clinical data. The company is working with both providers and payers to present healthcare information in a consumable and actionable fashion. Their clinical library continues to grow, with over 457M clinical records and 121M unique patients connected.

We invested in FIGmd with the belief that payers and providers will continue to require an exchange of clinical data. FIGmd has secured contracts with healthcare payers to aid in billing, HEDIS scoring, and closing gaps in care for members.

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Zipari
The first and only consumer experience platform built specifically for health insurance

Zipari provides a retail-like experience for healthcare, offering a user-friendly digital experience that promotes self-service, personalized communications, and real-time interactions with your health insurer.

We invested in Zipari based on the belief that consumers deserve a better digital experience in healthcare. Zipari plays a critical role in helping healthcare payers create an end-to-end consumer experience solution serving members, providers, employers and brokers with personalized digital communication tools.

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Getlabs

Getlabs provides convenient lab appointments at patients' home or office, with the ability to deliver samples to a lab of their choosing, including Labcorp, Quest Diagnostics, and Sonic Healthcare.

News and Insights

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