April 24, 2019
StartUp Health Insider
The Digest for Health Transformers & Changemakers
Nightingale: Europe’s Answer to the Theranos Debacle

Nightingale: Europe’s Answer to the Theranos Debacle

After five careful years of refinement and on the heels of a Theranos media-blitz, Nightingale’s blood test, which can improve the prediction of diseases like heart disease and diabetes, is ready. The Finnish biotech company, helmed by Teemu Suna, launched their service direct-to-consumer in December and sold out of the blood check-up test within a couple of hours. This year, it’s off to the races.

Read the Story | Message Teemu

Challenging the Status Quo of Clinical Research

Challenging the Status Quo of Clinical Research

When it comes to StartUp Health’s Cure Disease Health Moonshot, the bottom line is this: If a cure exists, it should exist for all, and digital health has the potential to be that democratizing ingredient. This week, we close out our Health Moonshot series with a look at one of the Health Transformers that is opening the door to faster cures by challenging the traditional clinical research model: Brian Newman, Founder/CEO of Sanguine Biosciences.

Read the Story | Message Brian | Learn About Our Cure Disease Moonshot

Lifestyle Medicine

Lifestyle Medicine

Dr. Dean Ornish and Anne Ornish discuss their new book, "Undo It!: How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases” with StartUp Health’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Howard Krein.

Empowering Patients to Accelerate Precision Medicine

Empowering Patients to Accelerate Precision Medicine

Brian Neman, Founder/CEO of Sanguine Biosciences, gives voice to one patient’s health journey and her real-life experience using Sanguine's platform.


Staying Healthy, Longer

This is no fabled fountain of youth. Human Longevity, Inc., is bringing preventive care into the 21st century with 'Health Nucleus Core.'

StartUp Health Insights

Health Innovation by the Numbers

The authors of the redesigned Insights report discuss the first quarter’s top headlines and trends.

The Latest From StartUp Health TV

The Latest From StartUp Health TV

Need to Knows


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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 on May 15 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.

F50 Global Capital Summit

The Global Capital Summit (GCS) is one of the Bay Area’s flagship events for the startup venture ecosystem and it is proud to present this year’s theme: Seeding the Future. The summit will feature speaking sessions covering investment trends, extraordinary products and innovations, and thought-leader talks, including StartUp Health’s Unity Stoakes. RSVP to join us on April 30 at Stanford University.

FT US Pharma and Biotech Summit

The disruption which has become a feature of the pharma landscape in recent years shows no sign of slowing pace. Join the conversation on May 14 in New York at the FT US Pharma and Biotech Summit, where innovators will look at strategies to disrupt the pharma business model. StartUp Health subscribers are entitled to a 20% discount – please use the code SUH20 when registering.

d.health Summit

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

Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health


This Week’s Funding

We saw over $246M in innovative health funding this week, led by PathAI, a Boston, MA-based startup that raised $60M for AI pathology and diagnostic tools. Other big raises included $35.5M for Seattle, WA-based Bardy Diagnostics and $33M for Madison, WI-based Redox. Click here to see details on all of this week's digital health funding.
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Stories to Watch:

WHO Releases First Digital Health Guidelines
Modern Healthcare

Finland, Israel Launch Partnership Initiative for Digital Health Innovation

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Triad Health System Expands Partnership With Pregnancy App Developer Babyscripts
Triad Business Journal

VSee & Doctor.com Partnership: Request A Virtual Doctor Visit Directly From Google, Bing, Yelp
HIT Consultant

CarePredict and CareWorx Team Up to Provide AI Solutions for Senior Care Facilities
Healthcare Tech Outlook

Parents Can Sign Up for Online Car Safety Classes and Receive Rewards From the Baby Box Company
Journal Sentinel

Cloud 9 Is Helping Police Divert Mental Health Patients From ERs or Jails
Route Fifty

Babyscripts Has Partnered With AmeriHealth Caritas DC

Henry Health Co-Founder Named Diversity Champion by Walton College Office of Diversity and Inclusion
University of Arkansas

Mayo Clinic, ASU Select SAFE Health for Inaugural MedTech Accelerator Cohort
Mayo Clinic

Quick’rCare — Digital Health Miami Showcase

wayForward’s Digital Behavioral Health Platform Gives Carebridge Corporation’s EAP Customers Instant and Ongoing Support

AdviceCoach Revolutionizes Physical Therapy Care, Allowing Physical Therapists to Manage Patient Recovery Remotely to Improve Outcomes
Digital Journal

Goldfinch Health Joins StartUp Health Academy
Goldfinch Health

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