Virtmed gains $43 million in second round of funding

August 23, 2000

Virtmed gains $43 million in second round of fundingVirtmed has secured more than $43 million from investors in its second round of funding. Among the investors are eHealth Technology Fund, New Enterprise Associates, Frazier & Co., and the

Virtmed gains $43 million in second round of funding

Virtmed has secured more than $43 million from investors in its second round of funding. Among the investors are eHealth Technology Fund, New Enterprise Associates, Frazier & Co., and the venture arm of 3Com. Virtmed is a three-year-old Cambridge, MA, firm that is banking on the integration of wireless devices, Internet technologies, and existing healthcare information systems to give doctors and nurses access to patient and other data at the point of care.

Virtmed’s primary product is a thin-client server designed to sit on-site and direct data between existing databases and handheld devices. The firm has also developed online reporting functions to allow users to update patient charts remotely.