Contessa Health, Inc., a Nashville, Tenn.-based developer of home hospitalization programs, raised $3.5M in Series A financing.
Backers included BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Sandbox Advantage Fund and Martin Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Anna Haghgooie, managing director of Sandbox Industries, will represent BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners on Contessa Health’s Board of Directors.
The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations.
Led by Travis Messina, chief executive officer and co-founder, Contessa Health helps physician partners optimize the initial site of care delivery and provides in-patient level acute care in a home environment via administrative services and a proprietary technology platform, ContradoClaim™.