Babyscripts recognized for achievements in digital innovation and remote monitoring for obstetrics
CB Insights today named Babyscripts to its fourth-annual Digital Health 150, showcasing the 150 most promising private digital health companies of 2022.
“From reimagining clinical care, to leveraging tech like AR/VR to improve surgical training, this year’s Digital Health 150 winners are transforming the future of healthcare with digital technology,” said Brian Lee, SVP of CB Insights’ Intelligence Unit. “This increasingly global cohort, representing more than 18 countries across five continents, is not only driving better patient outcomes, but making healthcare more accessible. We are excited to follow the meaningful impact and continued success of this year’s winners.”
“This recognition is a huge confirmation of the valuable work that Babyscripts is doing and sets apart our solution in a highly competitive and saturated market,” said Anish Sebastian, CEO and co-founder of Babyscripts. “We’re proud to be recognized by such a respected entity for the innovative solutions we’ve brought to the table to actually create safer pregnancies for all mothers, especially the most vulnerable.”
Utilizing the CB Insights platform, the research team selected these 150 winners from a pool of over 13,000 private companies, including applicants and nominees. They were chosen based on factors including R&D activity, proprietary Mosaic scores, market potential, business relationships, investor profile, news sentiment analysis, competitive landscape, team strength, and tech novelty. The research team also reviewed over 3,000 Analyst Briefings submitted by applicants.
Since 2014, Babyscripts has been building a clinically validated virtual care platform to allow OBGYNs to deliver a new model of prenatal and postpartum care. Through digital education and remote patient monitoring delivered via a mobile app and internet-connected devices, Babyscripts’ virtual maternity care helps providers and payers deliver comprehensive care to their pregnant populations, regardless of social or clinical risk. Babyscripts’ solution addresses some of the greatest risks associated with pregnancy and postpartum, including access, hypertension, and mental health, while empowering mothers to take ownership of their own health and wellbeing up through and beyond the pregnancy journey.
Quick facts on the 2022 Digital Health 150:
- Equity funding and deals: Since 2017, this year’s Digital Health 150 winners have raised around $5.6B in equity funding across 378 deals. This includes approximately $1.6B raised across 85 deals in 2022 YTD alone.
- Unicorns: This year’s list includes only 5 unicorns with a $1B+ valuation, around 3% of the total list. For comparison, last year’s list contained 17. This tracks with a broader drop in new unicorns across sectors in 2022
- Global Reach: Winners in this year’s Digital Health 150 span 18 countries across 5 continents. A quarter (25%) are headquartered outside of the US — the most in the history of our list. While the US still leads, the UK comes in second with 9 winners, followed by Canada with 5 and Brazil with 3.