February 28, 2018
StartUp Health Insider
Transformer Inspiration
“You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So get on your way!”
— Dr. Seuss

Reducing the Cost of Healthcare to Zero

Cost to Zero @ StartUp Health Festival
In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Sam Glick, Partner at Oliver Wyman, moderates a lively Cost to Zero Moonshot panel titled, “Obliterating the Cost Curve: Reducing the Cost of Care by a Factor of a Million.” Watch the full panel discussion on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.

Health Transformer Spotlight: Asif Khan, Caremerge

Asif Khan, Caremerge
Health Transformer Asif Khan, Founder & CEO of Caremerge, has made a long-term commitment to two very important Health Moonshots: helping people live longer, healthier lives while reducing costs. Watch the spotlight on YouTube and read our in-depth interview with Asif on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.


StartUp Health’s Guide to HIMSS18: Our roundup of must-attend events featuring Health Transformers and industry leaders from around the world

Embrace ‘Moonshot Medicine’ to Make the Leap to a New Era of Human Health: Insights from StartUp Health’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Howard Krein

Bringing the Magic and Wonder Back to Health: Fireside Chat with Vas Narasimhan, MD, CEO of Novartis

StartUp Health Companies in the News

HealthTechApps Is One of the Best Tech Startups in Honolulu
The Tech Tribune

Workers, Payors Demand Home Care Providers Offer Education Programs Like CareLinx Does
Home Health Care News

Babyscripts Is a New Mobile App That Monitors the Health of Pregnant Women
Reports Healthcare

Group Health Cooperative Adopts Valera Health Behavioral Health Management Platform
Open Minds

Patientory Exhibits at HIMSS18
The Bitcoin News

Sandstone Diagnostics to Showcase Trak Fertility Products at HIMSS 2018 Intelligent Health Pavilion
EIN Newsdesk

Prognos Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security and Compliance
PR Newswire

Human Longevity, Inc., Scientists Publish Paper Diving Deeper Into Non-coding Genome Which Represents 98% of the Human Genome
PR Newswire

Zeel Massage App Expands Sleep Massage Therapy Nationwide
Markets Insider

Edamam Becomes the Leading Source of Nutrition Data to Food Media

The World’s Largest Community of Health Transformers

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

Bayer G4A Generator Is Open for Submissions

G4A Generator, the newest edition of the Bayer G4A program, is looking to collaborate with like-minded healthcare innovators in the US to help fulfill the potential of self-care. You can find detailed information about each challenge on the website and have until March 23 to apply.

World Medical Innovation Forum

The World Medical Innovation Forum is coming to Boston, April 23-25. Don’t miss this fourth annual event covering all things artificial intelligence, including the innovations driving future investment, research, and patient care. Use this link for a 20% discount.  


Join us at MedCity INVEST on May 1-2 in Chicago. Hear from and connect with over 300 innovative venture capitalists, angel investors, prominent industry executives, and 40+ selected healthcare startups. Register now and use code STARTUPHEALTH to save 40% off the full rate of $1095 (discount rate is only $650). We look forward to seeing you there!

Upcoming Health Events

Healthcare 2020: How Automated Patient Experiences Will Transform the Landscape
Webinar Hosted by StartUp Health Company Conversa
February 28, 2018

Harvard Business School Africa Business Conference
StartUp Health Company access.mobile Presenting
March 2-4, 2018
Cambridge, MA

HIMSS18 Conference & Exhibition
Meet StartUp Health Co-founder Unity Stoakes and Network Director Katya Hancock
March 5-9, 2018
Las Vegas, NV 

SXSW - Health and Wellness
Meet StartUp Health Team
March 9-13, 2018
Austin, TX

Impact Pediatric @ SXSW
StartUp Health Company Open Health Network Presenting
Austin, TX

Addressing Sports’ Concussion Problem With Technology @ SXSW
StartUp Health Company HealthTech Apps Presenting
March 10, 2018
Austin, TX

Greatist Redefines Healthy @ SXSW
StartUp Health Company Greatist Presenting
March 10, 2018
Austin, TX

Connect to End Cancer @ SXSW
StartUp Health Companies Play It Health & Fruit Street Participating
Austin, TX

WIRED Health 2018
March 13-14, 2018
London, UK 

TEDxUCLA 2018: Waves
StartUp Health Company inRecovery Presenting
April 7, 2018
Los Angeles, CA 

Future of Obstetrics: A Babyscripts User Experience
April 25-26, 2018
Austin, TX 

Health Datapalooza
April 26-27, 2018
Washington, DC

ATA 18
April 29-May 1, 2018
Chicago, IL

HLTH: The Future of Healthcare
Meet StartUp Health's Unity Stoakes and Katya Hancock
May 6-9, 2018
Las Vegas, NV

Buzzworthy Headlines

Why Apple Is the Most Important Health Company in the World

Digital Health Hubs Are Emerging in China, India, and Israel, According to StartUp Health
LinkedIn Premium Report

Apple Is Launching Medical Clinics to Deliver the 'World's Best Health Care Experience' to Its Employees

Apple’s Decision to Make Health Care Records Available on the iPhone Is a Game-changer

Heritage Provider Network and Crain's New York Business, Custom Division, Announce Judges for 3rd Annual Heritage Healthcare Innovation Awards
Crain’s New York

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Career Opportunities With StartUp Health

We’re looking to add a Corporate Paralegal, Miami Fellows, and an Online Community Manager to our growing team! To apply and for more information on all open positions, please visit startuphealth.com/careers.

StartUp Health Insights

Innovative health companies raised over $154M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount   Investors
Bind Health $60.0M   Lemhi Ventures
Cota $40.0M   IQVIA, EW Healthcare Partners, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Boston Millennia Partners, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Hackensack Meridian Health, Atoc Holdings
OcCam $30.4M   Clal Insurance, Meitav Dash
CureApp $14.0M   Beyond Next Ventures, Keio Innovation Initiative, Itochu Corporation, Itochu Technology Ventures, Cyberdine, Dai-ichi Life, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, Iwagin Jigyo Souzou Capital, Saison Ventures, Chibagin Capital, Mizuho Capital
Care3 $3.7M   J. Mario Molina, MD; Precursor Ventures
THB $2.1M   Blume Ventures, HealthQuad, Fireside Ventures, Apoorva Patni, Arpan Sheth
oladoc.com $1.1M   Glowfish Capital
Veda Data Solutions $1.0M   New Dominion Angels, Riverbend Capital, Vidinovo
XpertDox $1.0M   Undisclosed
Digital Health Startups Raised a Record $11.5B in 2017

With over $11.5B of capital invested into the sector globally, 2017 was the most active funding year since we began tracking in 2011. We expect a dynamic year ahead!

Download the free StartUp Health 2017 Year End Insights Report now.

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