November 28, 2018
StartUp Health Insider
The Digest for Health Transformers & Changemakers
Hoy Health

Hoy Health: Providing Cash-Based Healthcare Solutions for Medically Underserved & Hispanic Families

Mario Anglada and his core team at Hoy Health have developed a suite of primary care provider services and prescription programs that are shaking up the healthcare system by making affordable medication and culturally-relevant care accessible for some of the most medically underserved populations. In StartUp Health’s interview with the founder and CEO of Hoy Health, Anglada shares how his company is leveraging decades of health industry knowledge to open up access to care, particularly within Spanish-speaking communities.


SOLIUS: Bringing Revolutionary Light Therapy to the Masses

This startup developed a light therapy that delivers vitamin D without harmful radiation, and they’re working to make it available on every corner.

Anna Haghgooie

Anna Haghgooie on Why Change Is Hard in Healthcare

In this installment of StartUp Health’s Investors to Watch series we meet Anna Haghgooie, Managing Director at Sandbox Industries.

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StartUp Health Festival

3 Moonshot Companies Using the Power of Collaboration to Transform Healthcare  

Cyclica, AdhereTech, and Sanguine Biosciences present their moonshot stories @ the 2019 StartUp Health Festival.

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

This week's innovative health funding was led by dental care startup Quip, which raised $40M. About half of the funding is an equity deal led by Sherpa Capital and the other half is debt financing from Triplepoint Capital.

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Stories to Watch:

Chinese Scientists Are Creating CRISPR Babies
MIT Technology Review 

FDA Looks to Restrict Older Predicate Devices, Introduce New Regulatory Pathway

StartUp Health Companies in the News

AI-Aided Diagnostics From Cohero Health Is Revolutionizing Respiratory Care

Rivews Helps Healthcare Organizations Collect Patient Feedback
MedCity News 

Silicon Valley Startup Open Health Network Launches Blockchain Product for Patients to Sell Their Data
MedCity News 

Why Communities Are Key to Patient Satisfaction With Lynda Brown-Ganzert, Founder & CEO,
Outcomes Rocket 

Choosing Turn-Key Biomarkers and Data to Treat Patients Better With Sathya Elumalai, CEO & Co-founder at Multisensor Diagnostics
Outcomes Rocket 

Howard Morgan Joins CareDox Board of Directors

Fit4D and WellCare Partner to Deliver Diabetes Management Solution to Members in New York
PR Newswire 

NODE.Health Announces Oxitone Medical & Mediktor Winners of the 2018 Best in Class Clinical Studies Competition

Cyclica Drives Drug Discovery Through AI-Augmented Integrated Network of Cloud-Based Technologies Together With Bayer
Business Wire 

AngelMD Investor Group Closes Funding Round With Indago

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Digital Medicine 2018 Report: Part 3 - Securing Against Cyber Threats

From drug developers all the way to providers, it’s key to find secure ways to access and use data to improve human health, all while protecting individuals’ privacy. With security and privacy changing as rapidly as science itself, it’s important to know what’s on the horizon for the future. Download the new report and check out Part 1 and Part 2 now!

Health 2.0 VentureConnect Pitch Competition Puts You Center Stage at HIMSS19

Join us at Health 2.0 VentureConnect’s paramount pitch competition at HIMSS19 Global Conference. Apply to compete for the title of most fundable startup or register to join the audience of venture capitalists and corporate investors for a full day of programming from the most active investors in healthcare.

Upcoming Health Events

Digital Medicine Conference
December 5-7, 2018
New York, NY
StartUp Health Academy Manager Mark Liber speaking
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Slush 2018
December 4-5, 2018
Helsinki, Finland
StartUp Health Festival
January 7-8, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Apply to attend this exclusive invite-only event by December 7!

Health 2.0 VentureConnect's Top 20 Digital Health Startup Showcase
January 7, 2019
San Francisco, CA
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