We help entrepreneurs and companies grow and succeed within the healthcare industry.
WHO WE ARE
Waterline is a group of longtime healthcare investors who partner with amazing entrepreneurs tackling the toughest problems in the healthcare industry.
Waterline Ventures invests in the early stage healthcare technology and services companies that are improving the way care is delivered. Increasing costs, inconsistent quality, and inadequate access to healthcare create the need for innovation. Companies that address these issues stand to create tremendous value while improving people's lives across the country and around the world. There is a massive and growing opportunity for technological transformation in healthcare. Our entrepreneurs are leading the change within healthcare.
Our team of experts helps build world class companies.
Waterline is led by a group of longtime healthcare entrepreneurs and investors. The investors and advisors bring a tremendous amount of experience both working with early and late stage companies, as well as running healthcare businesses. We want to help entrepreneurs build world class companies that address some of the biggest problems in the healthcare industry.
Our team of experts help build world class companies.
1 Doc Way
Telemedicine platform for mental health
1DocWay is an online doctor's office. Rural, elderly, disabled and busy patients can schedule appointments online and see their doctor through our secure video chat platform. As a result, physicians increase scheduling flexibility and revenue opportunities by expanding their patient base, increasing reimbursement rates and replacing phone callsVisit Website
Ambient Clinical Analytics
Data Visualization Platform For Hospitals
Ambient Clinical Analytics builds powerful healthcare data assimilation, communication, and analytics based decision support tools that support the ICU, Operating Room and Emergency Department. Our business model is supported by software license fees, SaaS, Cloud and system integration revenue. MD and executive team with strong track records in medicine, medical products and ITVisit Website
Social determinants of health analytics to healthcare payors and providers
Algorex is a data science and analytics-as-a-service company. The company deploys predictive data models to measure social risk across patient and member populations. Then Algorex develops and manages social programs, such as food delivery, housing support, or engagement care packages, that drive member outreach and satisfaction.Visit Website
Telemedicine services for health systems, health plans, employers, and physicians
Amwell connects and enables providers, insurers, patients, and innovators to deliver greater access to more affordable, higher quality care.Visit Website
Hardware and software telemedicine platform for the ICU
Avizia is transforming patient care by enabling any provider to communicate with any patient in any place. Avizia is redefining healthcare with the only enterprise end-to-end telehealth platform that combines industry-leading video devices with award-winning clinical workflow software solutions that streamline care coordination, provider collaboration, and patient engagement.Visit Website
Your online insurance assistant
Anagram’s software solution addresses the large burden around out-of-network benefits payments and processing. The SaaS platform, which is used in over 200 clinics today, enables physicians to facilitate reimbursements for their patients without needing to be an in-network provider. Reducing the ambiguity and shifting the reimbursement process to a digital environment helps healthcare providers operate their practice more efficiently.Visit Website
Automates repetitive and manual healthcare workflows
Plenful is a healthcare technology company that automates manual workflows and communications, initially for pharmacies. Plenful’s goal is to automate the repetitive workflows around data gathering in hospital-based specialty pharmacies and retail-specialty pharmacies. Plenful can optimize communication with patients and data entry for the pharmacy, which quickens the time patients can get their medications. 30% of time spent by clinical professionals is on manual tasks such as data entry and paperwork.Visit Website
Technology-enabled health insurance plan
Bright Health is a venture-backed health insurance company that offers health plans, an integrated technology experience, and provides health systems economic rewards for practicing efficient, high-quality healthcare. The company is forming exclusive partnerships with a single health system in each market to support the relationship between patients and providers. The Minneapolis-based company is also reshaping how people and physicians achieve better health through its exclusive partnerships with health systems and health insurance plans.Visit Website
AI for operation improvement in hospitals
Carta Healtchare provides AI solutions for data abstraction by automating a portion of the process — pairing an AI-based knowledge graph with a subject-matter expert nurse. This tool frees nurses from hours in front of a computer. Carta helps providers implement data-driven operational improvements by combining their reliable database with a trusted team of consultants.Visit Website
Insulin management device and technology solution
Common Sensing Inc. manufactures diabetes management product. The company offers an insulin pen cap that records person’s insulin intake information and transmits it to a mobile phone or a connected glucose meter. Common Sensing Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in Cambridge, MassachusettsVisit Website
Customer relationship management solutions for health systems
Cured partners with leading healthcare organizations to create unparalleled relationships with individuals and their families, focusing on the whole. The Company does so by unifying people, process, and technology to allow people to engage with care on their terms—with ease, while being informed, and comforted.Visit Website
Implanted cardiac device management suite
Geneva Healthcare was launched by a team of Cardiologists and User Experience Designers to address the persistent challenge of making implantable device data available and usable to clinicians and patients.Visit Website
Mobile-based Physician/Patient communication platform
Hale is a remote care platform that lets clinical teams streamline triage, automate follow-up and increase practice capacity — all while delivering an incredible patient experience. Our free telemedicine tools connect providers and patients through secure messaging, live video visits, photo sharing and more.Visit Website
Redefining the patient revenue cycle
Health iPASS is redefining the patient revenue cycle by improving the healthcare consumer experience from appointment to payment. The solution has enabled double digit increases in operating income for providers in a true pay-for-performance approach. Health iPASS helps providers promote price transparency, build trust, and increase their operating income by simplifying the check-in process and streamlining both time-of-service and residual balance patient payments through an innovative, multi-channel software solution. Our patient friendly system supports 850+ payers, 90+ practice management systems and is payment processor-agnostic. Many providers have realized 90-95% patient net collection rates, slashed denials by over 50%, and have significantly reduced cost and time to collect.Visit Website
Remote monitoring of data for clinical trials
Improving clinical trials using real world data: Koneksa’s software platform and services are used by leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies that need to make high stakes decisions or regulatory claims that rely on remotely generated patient data. Our business case is based on our sponsors’ successfully navigating this ground-breaking scientific, technical and regulatory environment. Because we exist to address these challenges, and not sell other software or devices, we are always a trustworthy partner to study sponsors. We excel at this because it’s the only thing we do.Visit Website
At-home male fertility testing and long-term storage plan
Legacy helps men test, improve, and freeze their sperm through an at-home testing kit. The company provides a long-term sperm freezing and storage plan that is cheaper, more convenient, and more personalized than a clinic. Legacy also sends men a sperm report, with an overall assessment of sperm health and includes lifestyle recommendations to improve sperm health and fertility.Visit Website
SaaS solution for clinician enrollment with payors
Madaket is a SaaS-based solutions provider that connects healthcare providers and payers. It automates the healthcare enrollment process and sends the right information to each applicable payer. Madaket has exclusive partnerships with TriZetto Provider Solutions and HealthStream. Through its channel partners, the company has more than 300,000 providers in its system and over 325,000 additional providers under contract on their way into the service.Visit Website
The applied AI company
Manifold is the applied AI company. Manifold’s AI foundry brings together the infrastructure, algorithms, data, and multidisciplinary R&D team needed to rapidly forge market ready products. Global companies partner with Manifold through joint discovery and development programs.Visit Website
Technology-enabled full service primary care clinic
Nice is a technology-enabled full-service primary care clinic with no physical clinic locations. Patients schedule appointments, share pictures, and perform many other functions directly in the Nice app. When it is time for their appointment, they speak with a licensed nurse practitioner or physician assistant (employed by Nice) via video or chat in the app. If the clinician cannot resolve the patient’s medical issue via a virtual visit, Nice sends a medical provider (either a nurse practitioner or physician assistant) to the patient’s home or workplace, typically within a few hours, to complete the visit. The provider can do exams, labs, blood draws, and x-rays all in the comfort of the patient’s home at no extra charge to the patient.Visit Website
Evidence-based purchasing platform for clinical management
Lumere offers technologies that drive much-needed savings in hospital supply spend. Lumere's solution is a comprehensive database of market and clinical information for medical devices, which enables value-driven decision making in the hospital purchasing process and helps healthcare providers proactively identify optimization opportunities.Visit Website
Automates regulatory compliance and third-party risk assessments
Current risk assessments are time consuming and done through spreadsheets and lengthy word documents. Vendor breaches can also be very costly. ProcessBolt’s solution replaces spreadsheets and emails with AI powered interactive questionnaires, process tracking, notifications, alerting, data driven dashboards and risk metrics. The platform can import historical risk assessments from any source & format and allows for auto-population of previous answers from past assessments. ProcessBolt’s solution also provides continuous threat intelligence monitoring.Visit Website
Wellness provider for Fortune 500 companies
RedBrick Health, an entirely new kind of health company headquartered in Minneapolis, was founded in 2006 to provide a unique, smart and fair solution to the challenge of rising health care costs.
They combine behavior-based health financing with personalized programs and independent advocates, helping employers, health plans, health systems and accountable care organizations experience all the rewards of better consumer health.
Physician specialist eConsult solution
RubiconMD is a web-based eConsult service that enables primary care providers to quickly and easily discuss their cases with top specialists, so they can provide better care—improving the patient experience and reducing costs.Visit Website
Virtual care management solution for healthcare organizations
TimeDoc’s solution combines a care management SaaS platform with digital nursing services to engage, monitor, and coordinate care for chronically-ill patients. The company offers a software-only model with EHR-integrated technology where clients can capture and get reimbursed for the chronic care management (CCM) services they are already providing. In addition, for health care organizations that do not have the capacity to service their CCM patients, TimeDoc can provide Care Managers for staff augmentation.Visit Website
At-home cholesterol testing, diagnostic, and prescription service
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S. Yet, 80% of Americans do not know their cholesterol numbers and 50% of high cholesterol patients go untreated. Zizi is a direct-to-consumer, at-home cholesterol testing, diagnostic, and prescription service. The company provides free at home diagnostic tests, coupled with an asynchronous telemedicine visit. For patients requiring medications, the company delivers zero co-pay statins shipped to the consumer.
Mobile-enabled care management platform
Wellframe delivers a mobile platform for care management to healthcare stakeholders looking to amplify their human resources to better engage patients in personalized care plans. Wellframe Health GPS gives patients turn-by-turn daily guidance & support.Visit Website
White labeled primary care telemedicine for hospitals
Zipnosis offers a profoundly simple platform to treat and triage patients for common health conditions. Through our Powered by Zipnosis service, we promote and foster a provider's existing brand and patient engagement. The Zipnosis platform offers full EMR and portal integration as well as the entire service infrastructure to rapidly launch and scale a virtual care offering. Zipnosis is innovative access to mainstream medicine.Visit Website