October 24, 2018
StartUp Health Insider
The Digest for Health Transformers & Changemakers

The Company That’s Changing Eating Habits One Pic at a Time

Bentley Adams, founder and CEO of MealShare, is putting a healthy spin on all of those food pics you post to Instagram. His concept is simple: snap a picture of what you eat, upload it to the MealShare app, and receive nutritional reviews of your food from registered dietitians. What would normally take two hours of client intake takes just 90 seconds on MealShare. Read more.

See You in Berlin #FH18

See You in Berlin #FH18

If you were looking for an excuse to visit the German capital, we’ve got a good one. Frontiers Health is Europe’s premiere digital health conference, the place where an exceptional mix of humans from investment funds, health innovation hubs, insurance companies, and digital health startups get to together to talk healthcare disruption. This year, the conference takes place in the city that David Bowie once described as “the greatest cultural extravaganza that one could imagine.” StartUp Health has put together a quick guide for how to get the most out of this vibrant event. Read the rundown here.

Ready to register? Get an exclusive 25% discount with code FH20STH.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month

These six startups are rolling up their sleeves to revolutionize cancer care.

Imran Cronk, Ride Health

Improving Medical Transport One Ride at a Time

Meet millennial entrepreneur Imran Cronk, founder of Ride Health.

Devoted Health

Devoted to Health

We welcomed Devoted Health into our global army of Health Transformers. We’re excited to link arms with Todd and Ed Park, Bob Kocher, and DJ Patil. Read more in Forbes.

StartUp Health Magazine

StartUp Health Magazine

Don’t miss the next print edition of StartUp Health magazine, dedicated to the people, companies, and trends shaping health innovation. Sign up for a free print subscription.

StartUp Health Festival

Sneak Peek

Meet 21 of the Health Transformers Gathering for StartUp Health Festival 2019

In addition to an all-star lineup of speakers at our Fireside Chats, including Esther Dyson, Jane Metcalfe, and Todd Park, the 2019 StartUp Health Festival will feature dozens of moonshot companies during our showcase events. Check out the who’s-who of companies presenting at this year’s Access to Care Showcase.

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

Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health

We saw over $110M in innovative health funding this week, led by Aledade with another $23M. Other big raises included $20M each for AI-driven health tech company Gauss and Chinese smart treadmill maker Xqiao. See more of this week’s deals.

Download Our 2018 Q3 Insights Report
Stories to Watch:

StartUp Health Joins Andreessen Horowitz in Investing in Devoted Health
MedCity News

Why Digital Health Is a Sector to Watch in Los Angeles

AMA Unveils Digital Health Implementation Playbook
American Medical Association

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Devoted Health, New Medicare Advantage Business, Raises $300 Million

Finnish Blood Testing Startup Nightingale Is Looking to Solve the Global Burden of Chronic Disease

What’s NEXT Ep. 10: Melissa Manice, Cohero Health - Using AI to Help Patients Breathe Easier
Samsung NEXT

Northwell Health Teams Up With Conversa for AI Patient Engagement Chatbot
MedCity News

KingFit Diabetes App -- Diabetes Education in Your Hand
Diabetes in Control

Stride Health Partners With CareLinx to Provide Heath Coverage for Caregivers
MedCity News

Prognos CEO: Healthcare Is Overdue for Innovation Disruption
Chief Executive

CareLinx Partners With Lacuna Health, Connects Caregivers to Insurance Options
Home Healthcare News

Zeel Named to Crain's Fast 50 for Second Consecutive Year
PR Newswire

Beyond Lucid Technologies Deploys the MEDIVIEW™ Platform in Connecticut

Formativ Health Partners With Conversa to Improve Patient-Provider Access and Clinically Intelligent Conversations
Business Wire

PreventScripts CEO Wins Kentucky Health Awards

Cloud 9 Wins Austin $100k Smart Cities Challenge
Austin Startups

Healthbox Announces 2018 Healthbox Studio Cohort: Valhalla Healthcare

Careteam Among the Winners of the 2018 Innovate BC-New Ventures Competition
New Ventures BC

Top 6 Health and Fitness Startups to Watch in 2018-2019: Care at Hand

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.

Take the 10-Minute Mindset Audit

Digital Medicine 2018 Report: Part 1

The regulatory environment for digital medicine is rapidly changing, what’s on the horizon for 2019? The latest report dives into how the FDA is forging into new territory and folding digital medicine into the regulatory process. Download the NEW Digital Medicine 2018 Report: Part 1.

Upcoming Health Events

Pulse Point Digital Health Forum
StartUp Health’s Steven Krein presenting
October 30, 2018
New York, NY

CNS Summit and Innovation Showcase
November 1-4, 2018
Boca Raton, FL

November 6-7, 2018
San Diego, CA
Discount code: STARTUPHEALTH 

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

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

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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