Echo Health Ventures (EHV), a strategic collaboration of Cambia Health Solutions and Mosaic Health Solutions, announced the completion of an investment in Strive Health (Strive), a new company launched to fundamentally change the lives of kidney disease patients through early engagement, comprehensive coordinated care, and expanded treatment options.
“Strive’s new integrated approach to kidney care will be transformative for millions of patients with kidney disease and we are delighted to partner with EHV in this effort,” said Chris Riopelle, CEO of Strive Health. “The experience that EHV and its Parents bring will significantly accelerate our ability to change how kidney care works in America today.”
Founded in 2018, Denver-based Strive works with innovative payers and providers to deliver a turn-key kidney care service line for health systems. Strive deploys a high touch, team-based care model powered by specialized technology and nephrology caregivers that services the entire CKD journey for patients – from primary care level prevention through end-stage renal replacement therapy.
“We’re very excited to welcome Strive into the EHV portfolio,” said Echo Health Ventures CEO, Rob Coppedge. “Strive is already seeing strong market interest in driving new advances to kidney care, and we’re looking forward to supporting the company as it continues to grow. The management team brings the extensive experience and market leadership that is required to develop innovative care delivery models in the chronic kidney disease sector, and we believe Strive is well positioned to drive better clinical outcomes and improved quality of life for patients.”
EHV joins a group of investors in Strive, led by New Enterprise Associates, with participation from Town Hall Ventures. EHV’s approach to corporate investing is focused on building a health care system centered on people and their families. By leveraging strategic relationships, talent and capital from established industry leaders and influencers, EHV is transforming the corporate venture model to build a more sustainable health care system.