Augmedix Gains USD17m For Healthcare Wearable Tech

Augmedix, a US-based start-up that uses Google Glass to reduce the time physicians spend on documentation, has raised USD17m from health systems like Sutter Health, Dignity Health, Catholic Health Initiatives, TriHealth Inc. and an anonymous health system. Redmile Group led the strategic round, with participation from the founding institutional investors Emergence Capital and DCM Ventures. The funds will enable Augmedix and its investors to scale the Google Glass-powered service across health systems and private clinics nationwide.