Virtual health care guide HealthJoy raises million in seed funding

Health-tech startup HealthJoy, whose artificial intelligence platform helps consumers navigate health care-related decisions, has raised $3 million in seed funding from GoHealth and angel investors. The River North-based company — founded in 2014 by CEO Justin Holland and president Doug Morse-Schindler — sells a platform called “Joy” that acts as a virtual health care assistant for those trying to cut costs and navigate their insurance plan. “The way we see it is health care is very individualized and very complex,” Holland said. The platform, available via app and website, uses artificial intelligence to help consumers navigate a litany of situations, like picking the most cost-effective prescription or reviewing and negotiating medical bills. Patients can use Joy’s human-powered concierge service to find physicians or answer questions about health care benefits. The company also offers telemedicine services for minor…


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