On this week’s StartUp Health NOW, Meghan Fitzgerald, EVP at Cardinal Health, and Matthew McAskin, Senior Managing Director at Evercore Partners, sit down at the StartUp Health Festival to discuss the importance of large organizations working with startups.
April 6, 2016
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The Top Deals, Investors and Markets in Digital Health

StartUp Health Insights 2016 Q1
StartUp Health Insights 2016 Q1
StartUp Health Insights 2016 Q1
StartUp Health Insights 2016 Q1

View the StartUp Health Insights Q1 2016 Funding report.

Read more in MedCity News, FierceHealthIT, Becker’s Health IT Review and Politico.

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How One of the World’s Largest Healthcare Companies Thinks About Innovation

On this week’s StartUp Health NOW, Meghan Fitzgerald, EVP at Cardinal Health, and Matthew McAskin, Senior Managing Director at Evercore Partners, sit down at the StartUp Health Festival to discuss the importance of large organizations working with startups.

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Meghan Fitzgerald on StartUp Health NOW

Startups Help Health Systems Find Their Entrepreneurial Side

By adopting a “healthcare transformer mindset,” thinking like an entrepreneur and looking to external partnerships, executives at large institutions can encourage disruption within their own organizations. Read more from Dr. Nick Turkal, president and CEO of Aurora Health Care, and Steven Krein, CEO of StartUp Health, in Modern Healthcare.

StartUp Health Companies in the News

ABPathfinder Acquires Ensure Billing, Becomes Pathfinder Health Innovations
Silicon Prairie News

Cohero Health, Presspart Group Announce Commercialization of Connected Metered Dose Inhaler
HIT Consultant

IU Grad Develops Dermio Dermatology App
Indiana Daily Student

Building the Future With Navid Rastegar of FitBliss, a Corporate Wellness Technology Platform
Building the Future

On-demand Massage Startup Zeel Launches in Seattle Region
GeekWire

Partnering With Startups Helps Health Systems Find Their Entrepreneurial Side
Modern Healthcare

StartUp Health Academy

For entrepreneurs who are transforming healthcare, StartUp Health Academy is a global, long-term coaching program and trusted peer network focused on increasing the equity value of its startups.

Network With Healthcare Innovators and Investors

Join us at MedCity INVEST on April 12-13 in Chicago, where investors will connect with healthcare’s most promising startups. Use code STARTUP to save 40% off the full price. Seats are limited.

Get a Double Dose of Digital Health This Summer

Join us in San Francisco on June 6-8 for the fifth annual Digital Health Summer Summit, which will be joining forces with the Biotechnology Innovation Organization at the 2016 BIO International Convention for a conference showcasing the latest digital health innovations. Learn more and take advantage of StartUp Health’s exclusive 15% discount by using code SHG-15.

Upcoming Health Events

MedCity INVEST
April 12-13
Chicago, IL

Innovation@50+
April 27
Sunnyvale, CA

MM&M Transforming Healthcare Conference
May 5
New York, NY

Health Datapalooza
Meet StartUp Health
May 8-11
Washington, DC

Health 2.0 Europe
Meet StartUp Health
May 10-12
Barcelona, Spain

ATA 2016
May 14-17
Minneapolis, MN

See more digital health events

Invest in the Healthcare Transformers Making a Difference

The StartUp Health Syndicate on AngelList has grown to almost $500,000. Join today to support breakout digital health pioneers. Get access today (for accredited investors only).

Power the Movement to Transform Health, We're Hiring!

StartUp Health is hiring batteries-included team players who want to join our mission to transform health. Check out our current openings and share with your network. Also, our friends at NYCEDC are looking for a Senior Project Manager.

Buzzworthy Headlines

Steve Krein: Startups & Big Pharma
Natural Gazette

Report: As Q1 Digital Health Investment Rises to $1.8B, New Names Appear in Top 6 Investor Ranks
MedCity News

Digital Health Funding Sees Record-setting Start to 2016
FierceHealthIT

$1.8B Invested: Top 10 Digital Health Markets in Q1
Becker’s Health IT Review

Digital Health Is Booming Again
Politico

AOL Co-founder on Taking the Internet to the Next Level
CBS

Mass General Will Use Artificial Intelligence to Improve Hospital Care
Venture Beat

Even Without Meaningful Use, 75 Percent of Adults Will Use PHRs in 2020
MobiHealthNews

The Upside to Technology? It’s Personal
The New York Times

Venture Capital Firms Draw a Rush of New Money
The Wall Street Journal

Want Ongoing Digital Health News and Insights?

Insights

So far, digital health companies have raised over $1.8B in 2016, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount  Investors
Gauss Surgical $12.6M Providence Ventures, Jump Capital, Promus Ventures, LifeForce Ventures, Summation Health Ventures, Stanford StartX
Bluebee $11.4M Capricorn ICT Fund, Korys, Biover II, Buysse & Partners
kiweno $7.9M 7NXT, SevenVentures Austria
Slice Labs $3.9M Horizons Ventures, XL Innovate
HealthJoy $3.0M GoHealth
Peerbridge Health $1.0M Undisclosed
Medic Mobile $1.0M Peery Foundation
Digital Health Funding Rankings Q1 2016

While 2015 was the year digital health funding hit its stride, 2016 has already stepped it up a notch with a record-setting first quarter.

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