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Echo’s Rob Coppedge named to GCV Powerlist for third straight year

For the third consecutive year, Global Corporate Venturing named CEO Rob Coppedge to its 2022 Powerlist, representing the top 1% of corporate venture capital leaders from around the world.

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Waltz Health Launches With $35 Million Investment to Lower Drug Costs and Guide Consumers on Prescription Care

Led by industry veteran Mark Thierer and a team of seasoned healthcare leaders, Waltz Health debuts its first application, Marketplace Search, a tool that allows pharmacies to give customers comprehensive visibility into available prescription savings programs.

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Echo Health Ventures expands innovative investment model to Nashville

Echo Health Ventures announced today that it is establishing a local presence in Tennessee led by Echo Health Advisors Principal Hayley Hovious, who joined the company in March following seven years as president of the Nashville Health Care Council.

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Echo’s Dusty Lieb named Top 25 Emerging Leader by Modern Healthcare

Congratulations to Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner Dusty Lieb for being named one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders for 2022.

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Wildflower Health Announces $26 Million Financing Round to Support National Expansion of Value-Based Maternity Care Offerings

Wildflower will leverage the financing round to strengthen its internal team and prepare for the nationwide expansion of a proprietary maternity bundle that fully operationalizes value-based care for OB providers.

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Kidney Disease Patient Credits His Turnaround to Care and Education

Echo portfolio company Strive Health recently featured on its blog a kidney disease patient who credits his improved health to his Strive care team. 

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Scipher Medicine Closes $110 Million Financing

Echo portfolio company Scipher Medicine completes an additional funding round, including participation from Echo Health Ventures.

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BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee joins Echo Innovation Alliance

Echo Health Ventures and BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBST) announced that BCBST has joined the Echo Innovation Alliance.

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Strive Health Becomes Largest Non-Dialysis Company to Participate in Innovative New Payment Model

Strive Health, the national leader in value-based kidney care, has partnered with 260 nephrology providers in five states to participate in Medicare’s newly launched Comprehensive Kidney Care Contracting (CKCC) model.

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Curation Health Announces Strategic Partnership with Echo Health Ventures While Adding Sonny Goyal to Board of Directors

Curation Health has experienced 900% growth in attributed patient lives in the last 12 months, delivering unprecedented results to health plans and providers.

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Echo’s Jessica Zeaske Featured on Startup Health’s Podcast

Echo’s Jessica Zeaske was featured in Startup Health’s fireside chat to talk about health care innovation and public health.

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Strive Health brings comprehensive kidney care to 16,000 patients across Pacific Northwest

This value-based kidney care initiative, which includes the opening of an innovative dialysis center, addresses long-term treatment costs and improves quality of life.

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