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February 22, 2017
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Warren Buffet


Cost to Zero Moonshots - Radically Reduce the Cost of Care by a Factor of a Million

StartUp Health NOW: Cost to Zero Moonshots

On this week’s episode of StartUp Health NOW, Jonathan Bush, CEO & Co-founder of athenahealth, engages in a lively banter with author & Wall Street Journal columnist Andy Kessler at the 2017 StartUp Health Festival about building sustainable solutions to drive the costs of healthcare down.

Watch the Fireside Chats From the StartUp Health Festival

Festival Speakers

See them all on YouTube

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Can Craig Venter Cheat Death?

The Next Health Craze Is All About Genetics ft. Titanovo

MouthWatch, LLC, Invites Health Advocates to See Teledentistry First-Hand for National Children's Dental Health Month
Yahoo! Finance

HelloMD Announces Nationwide Marijuana Doctor Registry

Medical Minute: LymphoTouch From HLD
OKC News 9

New Haven Tech Startup Inbox Health Raises $1.5M for Patient Billing Software
Hartford Business Journal

Pioneering Healthcare Company Changes Name From Brainshake to Nightingale Health

Xverity Announces Patient@Home Hub at HIMSS 2017 Venture+Forum

The Anti-Snore Wearable by Helps People Sleep Better Together
Yahoo! Finance

RC21X Finalist in Stadia Ventures Spring Cohort
PR Newswire

The World’s Largest Community of Health Transformers

For entrepreneurs who are transforming healthcare, StartUp Health Academy is a lifetime program for every stage of growth that provides coaching, community, access and promotion to each of our Health Transformers.

Health Transformers at HIMSS17

We had a great time exploring the future of digital health at this year’s HIMSS conference in Orlando, FL! See highlights below and the full roundup on Facebook.

MDOps, Open Health Network, Quick’rcare & Xverity Showcasing at HIMSS17 Venture+ Forum
Avinash Kodey, MDOps
Tatyana Kanzaveli, Open Health Network
Alex Guastella, Quick’rcare
Alex Guastella, Quick’rcare
Joe Cellucci, Xverity
Joe Cellucci, Xverity
HIMSS17 Innovation Zone
Jean Anne Booth & Cheri McEssy, UnaliWear
Jean Anne Booth & Cheri McEssy, UnaliWear
Conversa Health
Conversa Health
Greg Hunter, ManageUP PRM
Greg Hunter, ManageUP PRM
Hari Prasad, Yosi
Hari Prasad, Yosi
StartUp Health Colorado at HIMSS17
Julie Reisetter, Polina Hanin & Robin Deterding
Julie Reisetter, Vice President of Innovation, UCHealth CARE Innovation Center; Polina Hanin, Academy Director, StartUp Health; & Dr. Robin Deterding, Medical Director, Children's Colorado Innovation Center
Dr. Rich Zane, UCHealth, speaking at Qualcomm Life Arena
Dr. Rich Zane, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, CARE Innovation Center, UCHealth, speaking at Qualcomm Life Arena

Millennial 20/20: The Future of Nextgen Commerce

Millennial 20/20 will bring together 4,000+ of the world’s leading brands, retailers, corporates, service providers, media, entrepreneurs and startups in NYC on March 1-2 to celebrate the modern age of commerce and business powered by the millennials and future consumer generations. Use code STARTUPHEALTH for a 25% discount.

The Digital Health Technology Show 2017

Join StartUp Health Finland’s Aki Koivistoinen in London on March 7-8 to explore the future of healthcare and learn about the latest disruptive technology transforming the medical sector.

Upcoming Health Events

Millennial 20/20
March 1-2, 2017
New York, NY

Digital Health Technology Show
StartUp Health’s Aki Koivistoinen speaking
March 7-8, 2017
London, UK

SxSW Interactive - Real Stories of Success From Health Hackathons
StartUp Health’s Troy Bannister speaking
March 11, 2017
Austin, TX

Find a Pilot Partner Matchmaking Event
April 6, 2017
New York, NY

AARP Innovation@50+
April 12-13, 2017
Mountain View, CA

April 23-25, 2017
Orlando, FL

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

The Affordable Care Act: The View From a Hospital CEO
Wall Street Journal

You Can Now Download an Artificial Intelligence Doctor

Melinda Gates Is on a Mission to Boost Women in Tech Fields
Seattle Times

Accenture to Open 10 Innovation Hubs in US by 2020
Telecomm Paper

Microsoft Takes Another Crack at Healthcare, This Time With Cloud, AI and Chatbots

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StartUp Health Is Hiring!

StartUp Health is looking for the world’s most passionate, talented and driven leaders to join our mission to transform health. We’re hiring for multiple key roles including with StartUp Health Academy working with Health Transformers, StartUp Health’s Moonshot Media Network to create impactful content and StartUp Health’s partner strategy team. Visit for more info.

StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $28M this week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors $8.0M Chengwei Capital, Mayo Clinic, Bioved Ventures, Fenox Venture Capital, Stanford StartX
mClinica $6.3M Unitus Impact, Global Innovation Fund, MDI Ventures, Endeavor Catalyst, 500 Startups, IMJ Investment Partners, Kickstart Ventures
Intuition Robotics $6.0M iRobot, OurCrowd
ConsejoSano $4.9M 7wire Ventures, Tufts Health Ventures, TOTAL Impact Capital, Wanxiang Healthcare Investments, Acumen, Oxeon Partners, Impact Engine
Paradigm Diagnostics $3.0M New Sciences Ventures
CrowdMed Undisclosed Mindset Ventures
GluSense Undisclosed JDRF T1D Fund
Intelligent Medical Objects Undisclosed Ascension Ventures
Pacifica Labs Undisclosed LEO Innovation Lab, HealthX Ventures, Personal Health Solutions Capital
2016: The Health Moonshot Movement

2016 was the beginning of the health sector’s ‘Moonshot Movement.’ Momentum across pharma, provider, payor landscapes have culminated in a record year of funding and ushered in a new wave of entrants.

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