November 14, 2018
StartUp Health Insider
The Digest for Health Transformers & Changemakers
Biome’s Machine Learning Tech Cut Surgical Readmissions in Half

Biome’s Machine Learning Tech Cut Surgical Readmissions in Half

Stuart Jacobson, founder and CEO of Biome Analytics, isn’t one to brag, so you might not know that he and his team of data scientists are quietly revolutionizing cardiac surgery and post-op care on the US West Coast. Biome has partnered with five of the University of California Health (UC Health) medical centers to analyze their cardiac surgery data and through the company’s patented machine learning technology, were able to drop patient readmission rates by 50%.

@Point of Care: Delivering the Data Doctors Need at the Right Time

@Point of Care: Delivering the Data Doctors Need at the Right Time

With 250K clinicians on their platform (⬆50K users since January 2018), @POC is paving the way for mobile tech to support better decision analysis at the point of care. Read more.

3 Health Transformers Bringing the Human Touch to Health Innovation

Bringing the Human Touch to Health Innovation

Meet three Health Transformers that turned their frustrations with healthcare into health moonshots. Hear their stories at StartUp Health Festival 2019

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What “Portfolio Diversity” Means to Amit Aysola

What “Portfolio Diversity” Means to Amit Aysola

Investors to Watch: Amit Aysola of Wanxiang Healthcare Investments Innovation Fund

Ellie Wheeler: Paying Attention to Companies That Are Focused on the Patient

Ellie Wheeler: Paying Attention to Companies That Are Focused on the Patient

Investors to Watch: Ellie Wheeler, Partner at Greycroft

8 Health Transformers Helping Marathoners Go the Distance

8 Health Transformers Helping Marathoners Go the Distance

More than 52,000 runners crossed the finish line at the TCS New York City Marathon two weekends ago. These avid runners – pro and amateur alike – need the proper clothing, coaching, and when necessary rehabilitation support to go the distance. Meet eight Health Transformers that are meeting those needs.

22 Health Transformers Radically Rethinking Disease

22 Health Transformers Radically Rethinking Disease

These companies share a common belief: if a cure exists, it should exist for all. Meet the Health Transformers creating digital disruption in healthcare in order to expand access to treatment and cure disease. Catch them at the 2019 StartUp Health Festival January 8 Spotlight session.

Join us. Apply to attend by December 7.

ICYMI: check out the highlights from the 2018 StartUp Health Festival.

Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health

We saw over $51M in innovative health funding this week, led by RapidSOS, a New York-based emergency response data provider, which raised $30M led by Playground Global.

Download Our 2018 Q3 Insights Report
Stories to Watch:

Veritas Capital, Elliott Clinch $5.7 Billion Acquisition of Athenahealth

Google Has Hired Geisinger's David Feinberg to Lead Its Health Strategy, Source Says

Frontiers Health: StartUp Health Showcase in Berlin

Novartis Made Big Bets on Digital Health in Q3 2018, Invests in StartUp Health

StartUp Health Companies in the News

How CarePredict Is Revolutionizing Elderly Care

Prognos Is Using AI to Make Consumers Healthier

CareDox Offers Free Flu Shots to Students in Portsmouth

Can Human Longevity, Inc, Extend the Human Lifespan?
Psychology Today

Open Health Network Launches PatientSphere Medical Data Blockchain
Bitcoin Exchange Guide 

Health Management Systems Adds wayForward to Its Wellbeing Technology
Business Insider

New Poll From CareDox & Families Fighting Flu Sheds Light on Flu Shot Disparity
PR Newswire

Community Healthcare Network Partners With Valera Health to Improve Behavioral Health Services.
PR Newswire

CarePredict, AI-Driven Digital Health Company, Signs Multi-Year Agreement with SRI Management
PR Newswire

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 Unity Stoakes and the rest of 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.

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New York eHealth Collaborative Gala & Awards

Join your peers on November 27 at the New York eHealth Collaborative’s Gala & Awards as they honor industry leaders and innovators from across the healthcare spectrum. Use code STARTUP for a 10% discount when registering.

Health 2.0 VentureConnect's Top 20 Digital Health Showcase

Join hundreds of investors on the evening of January 7 in San Francisco to meet 20 of the most cutting-edge digital health startups. Get investing insights and exclusive access to Health 2.0 VentureConnect’s showcase featuring proven technologies that are reshaping the digital health landscape.

Upcoming Health Events

Digital R&D & Cloud Based Technologies in Pharma
Webinar hosted by StartUp Health company Cyclica
November 15, 2018

Frontiers Health 2018
StartUp Health Showcase
November 15-16, 2018
Berlin, Germany
Discount code: FH20STH

New York eHealth Collaborative Gala & Awards
November 27, 2018
New York, NY 
Discount Code: STARTUP

Slush 2018
December 4-5, 2018
Helsinki, Finland

See more event information on our website.

Applications Are Open! StartUp Health Fellowship Program

Are you passionate about supporting the world's Health Transformers as they work to achieve Health Moonshots? We are currently accepting applications for the Winter/Spring 2019 Fellowship which begins in mid-January. The deadline to apply is November 15.

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