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A Deep-dive Into Specialty Pharma

A specialty drug is a class of prescription medications used to treat complex, chronic or rare medical conditions. Although this classification was originally intended to define the treatment of rare, also termed “orphan” diseases, affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the US, more recently, specialty drugs have emerged as the cornerstone of treatment for chronic and complex diseases such as cancer, autoimmune conditions, diabetes, hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS.

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HealthTap wins over Khosla and big Series B round

HealthTap has raised $24 million in Series B financing, with Khosla Ventures leading the round. Previous investors Mayfield Fund and Mohr Davidow Ventures also participated. Keith Rabois will join HealthTap’s board of directors, and Vinod Khosla is now an advisor. On HealthTap’s site and mobile app, patients ask questions of doctors who answer at no […]