May 15, 2019
StartUp Health Insider
The Digest for Health Transformers & Changemakers
StartUp Health Welcomes 25 New Health Transformers From 11 Companies

StartUp Health Welcomes 25 New Health Transformers From 11 Companies

The latest founders to join StartUp Health are putting their firepower behind the most complex health challenges of our time. In this special editorial, they open up about the Health Moonshots driving their missions.

Read the Story | Learn More About the Moonshot Academy

This Entrepreneur Is Creating a Future Where Food Is Medicine

This Entrepreneur Is Creating a Future Where Food Is Medicine

Victor Penev, Founder and CEO of Edamam, is a digital disruptor who is on a mission to radically evolve our relationship with food. His guiding vision? Food is medicine. He and his team have created a set of digital solutions that sit squarely at the intersection of nutrition, tech, and health: the world’s largest food knowledge base and most accurate nutrition analysis tool. Find out what he plans to do with it.

Read the Story | Message Victor | Learn About Edamam

The Millennial Founder Fixing One of Healthcare’s Oldest Problems

The Millennial Founder Fixing One of Healthcare’s Oldest Problems

Imran Cronk might be a fresh-faced twenty-something, but his startup, Ride Health, is taking on one of healthcare’s oldest problems – getting people to and from their healthcare appointments.

She Built a Health Record That Tells the Whole Story

She Built a Health Record That Tells the Whole Story

Linda Van Horn and the team at iShare Medical have created an award-winning platform that helps EHRs communicate. Read how they’re giving patients a single source of health info to carry throughout their life.

Changing How Healthcare Is Delivered, Together

Changing How Healthcare Is Delivered, Together

Dr. Nick Turkal, CEO/President, Advocate Aurora Health, chats with StartUp Health’s Howard Krein, MD, PhD, on "The Collaboration Mindset."

StartUp Health Magazine

Health Innovation, in Print

Sign up for your free subscription to StartUp Health Magazine, covering the people, companies, and trends shaping the future of health. Issue #4 will be out this summer.

Need to Knows


StartUp Health Partnership Workshop

Are you a health startup founder passionate about changing the world? Sign up for our next Partnering With StartUp Health Workshop to chat with the StartUp Health Team about what it means to join our global army of Health Transformers. Start by completing a 10-Minute Mindset Audit now.

Bayer's G4A Applications Open

G4A is driven to make a difference and change the experience of health, together with the brightest entrepreneurs. They realize this mission through commercial partnerships, healthcare technology funding, mentorship, and access to exclusive networks. The G4A Growth and Advance Tracks offer a gateway to partner with Bayer in the digital health space. Partners benefit from Bayer’s global presence and business acumen to grow their healthcare business startup ideas while driving towards changing the experience of health through collaboration. Learn more and apply before May 31.

Applications Open for Two RWJF & Health 2.0 Innovation Challenges

Health starts with where we live, learn, work, and play. In their shared commitment to building a culture of health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Catalyst @ Health 2.0 have launched the Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) and the Home & Community Based Care Innovation Challenges. Applications are open until June 7. Summit

See StartUp Health’s Polina Hanin in Boston at the Summit Aging Innovation Conference on June 11. Now in its fifth year, the Summit provides an industry-leading platform to promote cross-disciplinary collaboration, highlight bold thought leadership, and inspire new partnerships to disrupt aging innovation.

HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference 2019

HIMSS and Health 2.0 continue to strengthen their ties and have chosen one of the most innovative countries worldwide to host the 2019 conference. The HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference will be held on 11–13 June 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. Join over 2,000 digital health innovators to network, learn, educate, and disrupt. The Conference is bringing together the entire healthcare ecosystem: from hospital C-level decision makers to clinicians, nurses, payers, life science, innovators, and so much more; all under the same roof, all at the same time. Use discount code HHEBP when you register to get the HIMSS Member rate.

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

Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health


This Week’s Funding

We saw over $395M in innovative health funding this week, led by DocPlanner, a Warsaw, Poland-based online doctor booking company, which raised €80M. Other big raises included $75M for Bangalore, India-based CureFit and $65M for San Francisco, CA-based Jawbone Health. Click here to see details on all of this week's digital health funding.
Download the 2019 Q1 Insights Report

Stories to Watch:

Not Texting in Healthcare? Here’s Why You Should
MedCity News

Tech's Changing Role In Health Management

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Jennifer Meller, CEO at Navimize: Improving Physician Efficiency and Patient Experience
Outcomes Rocket

Featured Interview: Jamey Edwards, Co-founder of Cloudbreak Health
Business Rockstars

Exclusive Interview With Pinaki Dasgupta, Founder and CEO of Hindsait
Analytics Insight

Study: Patients Are Equally Satisfied With Virtual Prenatal Care via Babyscripts, In-Person Appointments
Becker's Hospital Review

How Healthcare Organizations Are Fusing Primary Care and Behavioral Health Using Valera Health
MedCity News

SyncThink Is Hunting for Concussions With VR
ZD Net

Inside Senior Living 2019: CarePredict
McKnight's Senior Living

How Canadian AI Is Kick-Starting New Discoveries in Health and Science, Featuring Cyclica
Global News

Meet the 2019 HITLAB World Cup Finalists Disrupting a $50B Industry: Babyscripts
HITLAB Won First Place at the 2019 Parkway Pantai Innovation Challenge
Parkway Pantai Innovation Challenge

UCHealth Launches Prescription Pricing Tool From RxRevu
Globe Newswire

CliniVantage Healthcare Partners With StartUp Health
Express Healthcare

Help Us Spread the Word

When you shoot for the moon, it’s important to surround yourself with people that can help you get there. Thank you for being a part of StartUp Health’s global army of 200,000+ leaning in to health innovation. If you found this email valuable, odds are others will too, so please pass it on.

Copyright © 2019 StartUp Health, All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy
subscribe to this list   unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences