Small logo Subscribe to leading news on impact investing. Learn More
The Brief Originals Dealflow Signals The Impact Alpha Impact Voices Podcasts Agents of Impact Open
What's Next Capital on the Frontier Measure Better Investing in Racial Equity Beyond Trade-offs Impact en las Americas New Revivalists
Local and Inclusive Climate Finance Catalytic Capital Frontier Finance Best Practices Geographies
Slack Agent of Impact Calls Events Contribute
The Archive ImpactSpace The Accelerator Selection Tool Network Map
About Us FAQ Calendar Pricing and Payment Policy Privacy Policy Terms of Service Agreement Contact Us
Locavesting Entrepreneurship Gender Smart Return on Inclusion Good Jobs Creative economy Opportunity Zones Investing in place Housing New Schooled Well Being People on the Move Faith and investing Inclusive Fintech
Clean Energy Farmer Finance Soil Wealth Conservation Finance Financing Fish
Innovative Finance
Personal Finance Impact Management
Africa Asia Europe Latin America Middle East Oceania/Australia China Canada India United Kingdom United States
Subscribe Log In

Vital raises $5.2 million to streamline emergency room care

ImpactAlpha, April 25 – Patients without immediately life threatening conditions can wait hours to be seen by doctors in U.S. emergency care centers. While that’s not necessarily a sign of poor care, Atlanta-based Vital is nevertheless trying to improve patient ER experiences.

“Hospitals rely on outdated, slow, and inefficient software,” which means doctors and nurses spend a lot of time filling out patient paperwork, Vital founder Aaron Patzer said. The company makes software that uses artificial intelligence and language recognition to triage patient when they arrive.

Vital’s funding round was led by First Round Capital and DFJ, with backing from Bragiel Brothers, Meridian Street Capital, Refactor Capital, and SV Angel and several angel investors. Other companies like Diligent Robotics are using smart tech, like artificial intelligence and robotics, to allow skilled medical professionals to focus on delivering care. 

You might also like...