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AI Health Startup Raises $1.5 Million

Wellframe, a Boston startup attempting to use artificial intelligence software to improve patient care, said Monday it had raised $1.5 million in seed funding. Investors included Athenahealth Chief Executive Jonathan Bush, Tim Draper of Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, president of the British Medical Association, among others. The company uses health data, predictive algorithms and mobile devices to provide patients and physicians with step-by-step plans for managing disease or the recovery process. In February, Wellframe implemented the product at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Mass., where it’s being used to supplement rehabilitation services for cardiology patients.

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