January 30, 2019
StartUp Health Insider
The Digest for Health Transformers & Changemakers
Think Like a Startup

Dear Freshman Politicians: Think Like a Startup

Jerry Levin, the former CEO of Time Warner and current Executive Chairman at StartUp Health, looks back at 60 years of moonshot thinking and gives five suggestions for how newly-minted politicians can learn from startups... and perhaps shake loose government gridlock.

Women's Health Moonshot

‘Owning Up to My Role in the Woman’s Health Moonshot’

This year's StartUp Health Festival offered a measure of hope that women are finally leading the charge in guiding health innovation. StartUp Health’s Senior Writer, Nicole Clark, offers her take on what it looks like to amplify the voices of those historically less-heard in a setting like the JP Morgan Healthcare Week.

What Was Your Aha Moment?

What Was Your Aha Moment?

We talked to the founders of our newest companies in the StartUp Health portfolio and asked them about their ‘aha moment’ - that moment when they realized their work was about improving people’s lives and achieving health moonshots. Part I of II.

Giving a Pharma Giant a Tech Startup Makeover

Giving a Pharma Giant a Tech Startup Makeover

Bertrand Bodson, the Chief Digital Officer at Novartis, is only a year into his post, yet he’s already changing the DNA of the pharmaceutical giant, building on his years spent transforming retail experiences.

Shining the Light of Innovation on Rare Disease

Shining the Light of Innovation on Rare Disease

Last week, Chiesi Farmaceutici and StartUp Health launched a global call for innovation, inviting entrepreneurs passionate about ridding the world of rare diseases to apply to collaborate with Chiesi and join hundreds of Health Transformers in the StartUp Health ecosystem working to achieve health moonshots.

StartUp Health Fellows

StartUp Health Fellowship Deadlines

We are currently accepting applications for the New York City Summer and San Francisco Spring and Summer 2019 Fellowships. For the NYC Summer Fellowship, the deadline to apply is February 15. For the San Francisco Spring or Summer Fellowships, please complete your application by February 13.

StartUp Health Insights

A Record Year for Digital Health

Download the full StartUp Health 2018 end-of-year digital health Insights report now, and read the analysis on StartUp Health HQ or Fast Company’s coverage of the report.

StartUp Health Magazine: Issue 3

StartUp Health Magazine: Issue 3

The third issue of StartUp Health magazine is here. Enjoy 132 pages of trends, wisdom, and deep dives into Health Moonshots. Subscribe to get your free copy.

Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health

We saw over $39M in innovative health funding this week, led by Medigate, a medical device security and asset management platform, with $15M. Farzad Mostashari's Aledade, a startup that helps create and operate physician-led ACOs, also raised another $10M.  

Download Our 2018 Year End Insights Report
Stories to Watch:

StartUp Health's Unity Stoakes Offers Insights on Why Home Health Tech Is Capturing Investment in 2019
Healthcare Dive

Moonshots & Nursepreneurs - TobiTalks Live at StartUp Health Festival

Why It’s Time to Rethink the Laws That Keep Our Health Data Private
The Verge

Apple and Aetna Are Teaming Up on a New App to Help Track and Reward Healthy Behavior

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Nightingale Health Wins €20M in EU Financing Toward Platform Development
Clinical OMICs

Nightingale Health Secures €20M Financing From EIB

Why Home Health Tech Companies CarePredict & AdhereTech Capturing Investment in 2019
Healthcare Dive

Cyclica’s AI Drug Development Hit The News

Sabine Seymour, Founder & CEO of SUPA @ World Web Forum
World Web Forum

Text Message Surveys From Rivews Help Improve Quality and Gain Online Review Data
Healthcare IT News

New International Prescription Vouchers From HoyRX Allow Consumers to Purchase Medications in U.S. for Those Overseas
R&D Magazine

Doctor.com Says Medical Treatment and Diagnosis Is One of the Best Virtual Reality Uses to Date

Julota Improves Healthcare Through Tech
Colorado Springs Business Journal

Community Paramedicine Insights Forum: Beyond Lucid Technology
The Paramedic Foundation

The 10 Most Innovative Companies Bringing AI to Healthcare: Conversa & Hindsait
Insights Care

21 New Health and Fitness Trends for 2019: Trak Fertility
Men’s Health UK

TQIntelligence Names New CEO
Advanced Technology Development Center

Open Health Network’s Blockchain Potential in Healthcare
Healthcare Dive

Resility Health Announces Acceptance Into StartUp Health's Moonshot Academy

Former Walgreens SVP Brad Fluegel Joins Cecelia Health Board of Advisors

AAIH Names Naheed Kurji of Cyclica to Inaugural Board of Directors and Officers

Accelerating the Digital Revolution in Healthcare: Multisensor Diagnostics

Vision Care Direct Chooses KingFit for Diabetes Prevention Video Content

A Market (and Company) on the Move

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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Upcoming Health Events

DataAI National Summit
StartUp Health company Open Health Network presenting
Feb 8
San Francisco, CA

HIMSS 2019
Feb 11 - 15
Orlando, FL
Health 2.0 VentureConnect
Feb 13
Orlando, FL

Wearable Tech + Digital Health + Neurotech Silicon Valley 2019
StartUp Health’s Unity Stoakes speaking
Feb 21-22
Stanford, CA
See the full events calendar on StartUp Health HQ.

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