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Ringadoc adds another $700,000 for after-hours patient calls
This week San Francisco-based Ringadoc announced an additional $700,000 in funding for its seed round, which combined with its previously raised $1.2 million, brings its total round of funding up to $1.9 million. While Founders Fund's FF Angel led the round, the new $700,000 comes from Los Angeles-based Siemer VC, Telegraph Hill Group, and Dr. Lyle Dennis, who is the Chief of Neurology at Bon Secours Health System. Additional angel investors include: Practice Fusion Founder and CEO Ryan Howard and Sharon Knight, the former president of concierge medical practice company One Medical Group.
Ringadoc CEO and Founder Jordan Michaels told MobiHealthNews in an interview that the company plans to use the new funding to ramp up sales and marketing of its after-hours, practice management offering. Michaels said that Ringadoc has now helped facilitate north of 100,000 after hours calls to physicians for patients.
As�we noted at the beginning of 2013�-- when Ringadoc added $450,000 to its coffers -�Ringadoc planned to use those funds to scale its new offering Ringadoc exchange, develop new patient-facing apps, and to develop a premium service offering that could add video conferencing capabilities to the current voice-only communications offering.
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