ZocDoc gets another healthy dose of funding to drive strategy

ZocDoc is expanding its focus on patient-doctor interaction to boost the user healthcare experience and has raised $130 million in a new funding round to drive the strategy forward, according to a Crain's New York Business report.

The New York-based service is now valued at $1.8 billion, which lands it in fourth place among top New York billion-dollar technology providers, notes Crain's. Such big fundraising rounds is not new to ZocDoc; as FierceMobileHealthcare noted a year ago it raised $152 million.

The service, which offers appointment reminders and guidance to users regarding needed medical visits, aims to be the "digital center of care," CEO Cyrus Massoumi told Crain'sArticle