August 14, 2019
StartUp Health Insider
The Digest for Health Transformers & Changemakers
Curatio: The Missing Piece in These Two Patients’ Health Journey

Curatio: The Missing Piece in These Patients' Health Journey

Lynda Brown-Ganzert, founder of Curatio, has developed the world’s first private social network designed specifically for healthcare. Two of Curatio’s Community Managers share how the app’s social and medication adherence support filled a gap in their care path.

Aidar Health's MouthLab

Aidar Health's 30-Second Breath Test Is Transforming Patient Monitoring

Sathya Elumalai and Gene Fridman, co-founders of Baltimore-based Aidar Health, are bringing remote diagnosis into the home with their tricorder-style health assessment device.

A New Model for Patient Payments

A New Model for Patient Payments

Justin Nicols, founder & CEO of Sift Healthcare, breaks down how data science holds the key to improving patient payment models.

StartUp Health Magazine Issue 4: A Blueprint for Achieving the Impossible

StartUp Health Magazine #4:
A Blueprint for Achieving the Impossible

Issue 4 of StartUp Health Magazine is on its way. Here’s an insider view of what’s in this 148-page issue.

Cost to Zero

Moonshot Momentum:
Cost to Zero

‘Cost to Zero’ health innovation funding grew by 45% from 2018-2019. These are the Health Transformers and investors working to bring affordable care to all.

Henry Kane, MedXCom

Connect the Doc

In this podcast episode: Henry Kane, board member at MedXCom, discusses the challenges of doctor and patient communication and the company’s mission to improve connectivity.

Need to Knows


83 Tech Harbor Reverse Pitch

Do you have a technology or solution that will complement or improve the healthcare journey of consumers in the parenthood and/or femtech (specifically teen discovery or menopause) sectors? 83 Tech Harbor, a subsidiary of Advocate Aurora Health, wants to hear from you. Submit your solution to the reverse pitch by August 28 for a chance of up to a $200K investment, access to the 83 Tech Harbor team and advisors, plus space to work alongside them.

Health 2.0 Annual Conference

Join us at the Health 2.0 Annual Conference in Silicon Valley this September 16-18. See the full spectrum of early-stage tech, highly-vetted startups, top investors, patient-dedicated programs, policy-focused dialogues, and authentic provider perspectives fueling the next frontier of healthcare. Save $200 on your registration with discount code: H20SUH200. Applicable for new 2-day, general attendee registration only.

HLTH 2019

HLTH is a one-of-a-kind ecosystem event for the health industry that will bring together 5000+ senior leaders from across the entire health ecosystem – payers, providers, employers, investors, startups, pharma, and policymakers – while also casting a spotlight on patient experience and highlighting innovation centers. We’re proud to be an Innovation Partner this year – come meet us at HLTH this October in Las Vegas. Get $150 off with code startup150.

Want more? See the full events calendar on StartUp Health HQ.

Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health


This Week’s Funding

We saw over $34.5M in health innovation funding this week, led by $18M for Houston-based Sidecar Health. Other raises included Brooklyn-based Dadi ($5M) and Chicago-based TimeDoc Health ($2.5M). Click here to see details on all of this week's funding.
Download the 2019 Midyear Insights Report

Stories to Watch:

How Livongo Just Opened the Floodgate to a Digital Healthcare Wave

NIH-Funded Project Aims to Build a ‘Google’ for Biomedical Data

Google Glass May Have an Afterlife as a Device to Teach Autistic Children
The New York Times

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Menopause Telehealth Startup genneve Closes $4M Round

Podcast: Laura Yecies, SyncThink: "Good Life"
Stayin' Alive in Technology

On-Demand Massage Provider Zeel Seeing 60% Growth Year Over Year

Axia Women’s Health to Power Pregnant Patients With Babyscripts Prenatal App During Their Prenatal Journey
HIT Consultant

Mediktor and Yale University Finalize the Closing of an Alliance

How SyncThink Uses Virtual Reality to Identify Signs of Concussion in Athletes
NS Medical Devices

Privileged Only: Is Digital Health a Solution for Elites Alone? Thought Leadership From Babyscripts CEO

Canadians Are Clear: Latest CMA Polls Show We Want to Manage Our Health Online. Careteam's Dr. Alexandra Greenhill Agrees.
The Globe and Mail

Orthopedics Whitepaper From Force Therapeutics: How to Strategically Build and Optimize a High-Margin Service Line
Becker's Hospital Review

Responsum Health and Duke Clinical Research Institute Announce Collaboration to Create Online Information Platform and Community Hub for Uterine Fibroids Patients

Parents, Teachers Making Final Preparations for Start of School Year With Help From CareDox
WREG Channel 3 News Memphis

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