The co-founder of StartUp Health company Cerora discusses how his company is transforming the detection of brain injuries...
February 10, 2016

A New Era for Brain Health

On this week’s StartUp Health NOW, Adam Simon, Co-founder and CEO of StartUp Health company Cerora, discusses how his company is transforming the detection of brain injuries with a real-time portable wearable device. As for why Adam loves being a Healthcare Transformer: “I can spend 99 or 98 percent of my time creating value.”

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Social Support for Heart Patients

Providence/St. Paul’s Hospital recently concluded a study on the use of StartUp Health company Curatio for women with heart disease. Following this positive evaluation, the Heart and Stroke Foundation is launching its community on the Curatio platform across Canada as part of its Promote Recovery program. Additionally, Curatio has been selected to present at TED2016 in Vancouver on February 15-19.

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Pear Therapeutics $20.0M 5AM Ventures, Arboretum Ventures, JAZZ Venture Partners, Bridge Builders Collaborative
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