Carrot Health

Kurt Waltenbaugh, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Carrot Health

Kurt is a serial entrepreneur with a career spent building solutions to understand, predict, and influence consumer behavior. Kurt has built successful analytic solutions, products and companies in the healthcare, retail, and education/credentialing industries. His previous companies were sold to Oracle and Pearson Education. Most recently, Kurt was responsible for Product Strategy at Optum, Inc. […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 11, 2020

Rebiotix and Ferring announce world’s first with positive preliminary pivotal Phase 3 data for investigational microbiome-based therapy RBX2660 3M completes $650M drug delivery unit sale, but business to remain in Twin Cities Predictive Oncology Initiates $2.2M Direct Stock Offering Study tests revolutionary treatments for depression The Lacek Group Expands Healthcare Practice and Joins Medical Alley […]

Carrot Health Named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Healthcare Technology

MINNEAPOLIS – May 7, 2020 – Carrot Health, a leading provider of healthcare solutions powered by social determinants of health (SDoH), announced today that Gartner, Inc. has recognized  the company in its Cool Vendors in Healthcare Technology1 report. Carrot Health’s MarketView™ software and analytics platform generates insights for growth, quality and health using social, economic, behavioral and environmental data, helping […]

Health Tech to the Rescue: Combatting COVID-19 with Virtual Care and Predictive Analytics

Via 4Sight Health “The Zipnosis platform categorizes patients completing the 11 COVID-related questions into five risk groups. Of the 192,915 patients screened in March:” 14% were asymptomatic/low risk with no need for an in-person visit or test. 7.5% were asymptomatic/high risk. 4.3% were asymptomatic but had exposure risk. 7.5% had a cough only. 66.6% were […]

The Value of Telemedicine During a Global Pandemic

The CDC is encouraging the liberal use of telehealth tools in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Telehealth technology, originally designed to give patients who live far from a provider reliable access to care, is now being used much more widely as a way to screen and diagnose patients without risking the spread of COVID-19 through […]

Graphic Insights: Predicting Coronavirus Risks

Via Carrot Health “At Carrot Health, we use robust data analytics to predict and help manage the health risks of patients and members for our health plan and provider customers. We have developed a risk index that we believe can help providers, plans, communities, public health workers, and political leaders make more informed decisions around […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for February 17, 2010

Carrot Health Named Top Innovator in Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge Nference Poised for Growth Following Mayo Clinic Investment, Partnership Minnesota Partnership Awards Leverage Top Experts Against Disease Medtronic to bolster its AI, surgical robotics work with Digital Surgery acquisition Takeda Pharmaceuticals invests in data management platform Seqster Medtronic and the Medtronic Foundation Commit More Than […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for December 23, 2019

House passes measure to kill medical device tax Bright Health Raises $635M in Latest Funding Round Boston Scientific gets 1st US disposable duodenoscope clearance Medtronic Acquires Klue In a first, researchers sequence single bacterial cells, paving path for rapid sepsis test Faegre Baker Daniels will merge with large Philadelphia law firm on Feb. 1 Ecolab […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for November 11, 2019

Stryker announces definitive agreement to acquire Wright Medical for $5.4 Billion Regeneron and Vyriad Announce Strategic Agreement for Discovery and Development of New Oncolytic Virus Treatments for Cancer Maple Grove-based Pursuit Vascular sold for $75 million to California firm Digi International spends $140 million to buy New Jersey IT company In $660 Million Deal, Takeda […]

The Future of Healthcare Looks Bright at MedCity INVEST Digital Health 2019

“You hear people say ‘here’s the problem with healthcare…’ there’s no one problem. No one in this room would say we have a great healthcare system here in the US, because we don’t.” With that powerful statement, Allina Health | Aetna CEO Tom Lindquist ensured that the first session after lunch at MedCity INVEST Digital […]

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