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Navigating Health Care Sales Cycles from Three Perspectives: VC, Health Plan, and Startup

Echo Health Ventures co-hosted a panel during New England Venture Capital Association’s (NEVCA) Health Week to discuss health care sales cycles.

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Health Care Data Discipline: Finding Opportunity in the Noise

For startups, there has never been more opportunity, nor has there been more high-stake complexity in navigating the next phase managing and sharing health care data.

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Echo Health Ventures Recognized by Global Corporate Venturing Awards

Congratulations to Echo Health Ventures’ Dusty Lieb and Kurt Sheline! For the second year in a row, both were recognized by Global Corporate Venturing for their excellence and leadership in strategic investing—Dusty as an Emerging leader and Kurt as a top 10 Rising Star. Check out the video below to learn how each got their…

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Heartbeat Health CEO Jeffrey Wessler receives Tom Main Health Innovation Mentorship

The Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Center has named Heartbeat Health founder and CEO Jeffrey Wessler, M.D., recipient of the 2022 Tom Main Health Innovation Mentorship.

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Upfront acquires PatientBond; expands capabilities for market-leading personalized patient access and engagement platform

Patient engagement and access platform Upfront announced today the acquisition of PatientBond, the leader in consumer science for healthcare, creating a single enterprise technology solution to drive patient acquisition and loyalty.

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Embold Health Partners with The Leapfrog Group

Embold Health, an industry leader in objective doctor quality analytics, has partnered with The Leapfrog Group, the nonprofit organization behind the Leapfrog Hospital Survey and Hospital Safety Grades, to educate members about the quality and safety of hospitals in their community, empowering members to make informed decisions about where they receive care.

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Echo in the News

Echo board member Mike Koppel honored as a Director of the Year

Mike Koppel, who’s served on the Echo Health Ventures board of directors since 2016, was named as a Director of the Year by the Puget Sound Business Journal. In a reception earlier this month in Seattle, Koppel was recognized along with nine other honorees for their service on the boards of leading Northwest companies and…

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Echo Health Ventures announces new team members and promotions

Echo Health Ventures today announces six new team members and two promotions as we continue our mission of systemic health care transformation through hands-on, purpose-driven strategic venture capital and growth equity investing.

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Echo’s Dusty Lieb: Health care investing can improve lives with innovation

Echo’s Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner Dusty Lieb was named earlier this year by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 25 Emerging Leaders for 2022. As part of the awards, the magazine interviewed Dusty recently about his career and the future of health care investing. Dusty said he was drawn to the health…

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