Patient communication platform Luma Health raises $130M

Affected person communication and scheduling firm Luma Health has raised $130 million in a Sequence C funding spherical led by FTV Capital.

Luma stated the brand new funding spherical brings its whole increase to $160 million. The corporate had beforehand raised a $16 million Series B in 2019 and $6.3 million in Series A financing in 2018. 

WHAT IT DOES

Luma’s platform handles text-based scheduling, referrals, appointment reminders, consumption, telehealth and different patient-provider communication wants. The corporate stated it additionally integrates with greater than 80 digital well being data.

WHAT IT’S FOR

Luma stated it can use the infusion of capital to put money into its platform as digital wants in healthcare proceed to evolve. 

“Within the tight-knit group of enterprise healthcare, phrase of Luma Well being has gotten out,” Adnan Iqbal, Luma Well being’s co-founder and CEO, stated in an announcement. “With this funding, we are going to proceed to fulfill the calls for of main healthcare supply methods nationwide and ship on our promise to our prospects: serving to remodel the complexities of healthcare into handy, seamless experiences for his or her sufferers.”

MARKET SNAPSHOT

Based in 2015, Luma launched a two-way communication chatbot, referred to as Care Pathway Messaging, in 2018. 

One other firm within the affected person and scientific communications area is Vocera, which just lately partnered with Amazon to construct an Alexa ability targeted on serving to sufferers and caregivers keep related with their care groups. In 2020, it acquired fellow patient messaging company EASE Applications.

Weave Communications, which additionally handles client communications exterior of healthcare, debuted on the New York Stock Exchange earlier this month. In 2019, it had scooped up $70 million in Series D funding that pushed it close to unicorn standing. 

Different gamers within the area embody PerfectServe, Medici and Klara.

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