Carena, Inc., a Seattle, WA-based telemedicine provider, raised $13.3m in funding.
Backers included Cambia Health Solutions, McKesson Ventures, Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Martin Ventures.
The company intends to use the funds for development of its Virtual Clinic solutions for hospital systems.
Led by Ralph C. Derrickson, CEO, Carena operates virtual clinics featuring board-certified clinicians which extend health systems’ services via phone/ Internet visits that typically last 20 minutes. Common conditions treated include cold, pink eye, cold sore, rash, flu, sore throat, and urinary tract infection.
Today, approximately 13 million people in 14 states have access to the company’s partner-branded virtual clinics.