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Carbon Health

Virtual healthcare provider

1001+ employees
  • Healthcare
  • B2B
  • Personal health
  • Mobile
  • Social Impact
  • MedTech
55 Pacific Avenue Suite 100, San Diego CA, 94111 United States

Company mission

Carbon Health's mission is to deliver a uniquely seamless experience by removing traditional boundaries in healthcare, to make high-quality, transparent, and personal care accessible.

Top investors

16% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take

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Sam Franklin

CEO of Otta

Over 25% of counties in the United States are medical desert regions where the population has inadequate access to healthcare and where the quality of care is not guaranteed to be very high.

Carbon Health is a national healthcare provider with the goal of eliminating medical deserts, providing high-quality care at a structure that everybody can afford. It has physical clinics and leverages technology to provide virtual care services to remote areas. The company is taking an omni-channel care approach, where the same trusted providers are accessible in every aspect of a patient's healthcare.

The company grew from 7 to 27 clinics in 2020 and plans to increase to 1500 clinics across the U.S. by 2025. It faces competition from Forward, One Medical and Doctor On Demand, among others, which may dent this ambitious expansion plan. But by focusing on underserved communities, rather than metropolitan cities, Carbon has carved out an attractive niche in order to disrupt the $10 trillion healthcare industry.

Despite tough headwinds in the healthtech sector, Carbon closed a significant Series D round in January 2023 which will enable it to scale its primary care model and introduce new technologies, for instance an AI product which automatically generates patient records from clinical conversations. This renewed focus on its core mission of leveraging technology to improve primary care puts it in a strong position to reduce healthcare inequality in the US over the coming years.

Benefits

  • Work from home opportunities
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Forward-thinking, transparent, and inclusive company culture
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • 401K retirement
  • Free CME subscriptions to UpToDate, HippoED, ECGWeekly (Full-time only)
  • Clinical Rounds for ongoing learning through Carbon clinic cases
  • Medical Malpractice insurance covered
  • FSA Medical and Dependent Care
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 50% off all employee and family care at Carbon Health

Company values

  • We assume Karma exists - Assume that doing the right things consistently will yield disproportionate rewards, even if you can’t always tell how that will happen
  • We respect the craft - Value the collective wisdom that’s been accumulated by people who have been doing a particular job for a long time
  • We put ourselves in positions of insight - Unique insight, which often comes from a position of direct observation, is the reason the Davids of the world can compete with the Goliaths
  • We hire people who genuinely care - There’s no replacement for having people who care deeply about solving the problem we’re hiring them to solve

Funding (last 2 of 7 rounds)

Jan 2023

$100m

SERIES D

Jul 2021

$350m

LATE VC

$616.8m

Total funding

This company has top investors

Founders

Greg Burrell

(Chief Medical Officer)

Former VP of Clinical Strategy and Product at Carbon Health. Currently VP of Clinical Solutions at Accolade Inc. Former Professor in Clinical Medicine at UC San Francisco.

Tom Berry

(CTO)

Former Software Engineer at Twitter and MoPub. BS from Stanford in Engineering (product design)

Co-founder and former CEO at Udemy. Former Founding Engineer at SpeedDate. Co-founder of now band and Eofer. BS Mathematics at the Middle East Technical University.

Caesar Djavaherian

(Chief Clinical Innovation Officer)

Former advisor at TrueCare24 and Associate Medical Director in Emergency Medicine at Northbay Healthcare. Doctor of Medicine from University of Rochester.