March 31, 2022
Health IT
  • A new Rock Health analysis indicates that investors are increasingly funding digital tools to fill gaps in behavioral health care for children and teenagers. According to the analysis, venture capital funding for digital behavioral health startups serving children and teens reached $919 million in 2021, more than double the year before and up from $54 million in 2017. While the tools could offer some solutions for young people, clinicians and health executives warn that they also face challenges with payment, access, and building up their clinical workforces. (Article here)