At the end of February tech-savvy private duty startup HomeHero announced it was ceasing operations, now the company is changing names and changing its focus to telehealth.
The company had become a source of competition to traditional private duty agencies by using a technology-based model featuring a list of online caregivers, leading many to call HomeHero and similar companies the “Uber” of elder care.
In a blog post this week, Founder and CEO Kyle Hill announced the company’s new direction as “an integrative medicine company called Harvey.
Harvey, left with much of HomeHero’s $23 million in funding intact, will now offer virtual consultations with functional and naturopathic doctors, in-home lab testing and natural treatments aimed at helping patients with chronic health conditions, according to the blog post.
Hill says in the post that Harvey has been accepting clients for five months.
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