Outcome Health tops list of highest-valued VC-backed health tech startups

Venture funding in healthcare technology companies in the first six months of 2019 was higher than in the first half of any other year, for a total of $5.1 billion.

Here are the six highest-valued digital health startups backed by venture capital, according to Pitchbook data.

1. Outcome Health (Chicago): develops tech for waiting and exam rooms to engage patients with clinical information.

2. Oscar (New York City): online health insurance provider offering telemedicine consultations and free generic prescription medications.

3. Tempus (Chicago): conducts genomic testing and data analytics to improve clinical decision-making and patient outcomes.

4. Essence Group Holdings (Maryland Heights, Mo.): offers electronic medical record and revenue cycle management software for small physician groups.

5. Zocdoc (New York City) (tie): provides patients with an online platform through which they can find and book medical and dentist appointments.

5. Devoted Health (Waltham, Mass.) (tie): uses a digital platform to connect insurance providers and senior patients with physicians to decrease unneeded medical procedures.

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