CHCF Invests $1.5M in S.F. Cardiac Monitor Startup
On Monday, the California HealthCare Foundation announced that it has invested $1.5 million in San-Francisco startup iRhythm Technologies as part of a larger effort to boost health care innovation. The firm's Zio cardiac rhythm monitoring device "has the potential to increase access to timely diagnosis and care for patients in both rural and urban environments," Margaret Laws -- director of CHCF's Innovation for the Underserved program and manager of its Health Innovation Fund -- said. CHCF publishes California Healthline.
- "Foundation Invests $1.5 Million in Cardiac Monitor Startup" (Rauber, San Francisco Business Times, 11/19).