Author Archives: Ian

TextInTheCity Featured on NBC Nightly News

Saturday’s edition of NBC’s Nightly News featured TextInTheCity – a collaboration between Rip Road and the Adolescent Health Center at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Its creator, Katie Malbon, MD, described the popularity and value of the program, which allows doctors to communicate anonymously with hard-to-reach teen populations. Excerpt: “TextInTheCity allows teens to send in […]

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Rip Road Joins StartUp Health as a new “Healthcare Transformer”

On Wednesday, Rip Road was one of 12 “Healthcare Transformers” selected to join StartUp Health’s national academy for health and wellness entrepreneurship. As part of StartUp Health, Rip Road joins 21 other early stage and growth companies that are poised to revolutionize healthcare. “After reviewing hundreds of applications, it was incredibly difficult to narrow it […]

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Rip Road and IDPH Promote HIV Awareness

As part of the upcoming National HIV Testing Day on 6/27 and the inaugural National HIV Awareness Month in July, Rip Road is proud to provide educational services for adolescents across the state of Illinois. Since 2009, Rip Road has worked together with the Illinois Department of Public Health to create Text 2 Survive, an […]

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Partners Healthcare CCH adds TextConnect to their OB Innovation Unit

The Innovation Unit joins Lynn and Brookside as the third clinic participating in the TextConnect Pregnancy Program, developed by Rip Road and Partners Healthcare CCH. The addition features new, clinic-specific message content ranging from three months pre-natal to three weeks post-natal.

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