June 5, 2019
StartUp Health Insider
The Digest for Health Transformers & Changemakers
Safety First

Safety First: Five Health Transformers Improving Patient Safety

June: the official start to summer, and since 1996, National Safety Month in the United States. What better time to recognize the Health Transformers here at StartUp Health who are going the extra mile to put patient safety first, even as they are innovating quickly in a rapidly evolving market. It’s a balancing act, but these five entrepreneurs are making it look easy.

Remote Patient Monitoring

Five Entrepreneurs Driving Trends in Remote Patient Monitoring

The remote patient monitoring market is exploding, with expected earnings over $30B by 2023. Thanks to wearable tech, everything from blood pressure to UTIs can be monitored from the comfort of patient homes. Meet five entrepreneurs who were early innovators in the space.

StartUp Health Magazine

Health Innovation, in Print

StartUp Health Magazine is the first consumer-driven print magazine dedicated to the people, companies, and trends shaping the future of health. Sign up for your free subscription.

Dr. Mona Siddiqui, Chief Data Officer, US HHS

Data Sharing & Silo Smashing

Dr. Mona Siddiqui, Chief Data Officer, US HHS, chats with Dan Kendall, Managing Editor & Host, Digital Health Today, on the importance of sharing health data and eliminating silos.

Need to Knows


StartUp Health Partnership Workshop Next Week

Are you a health startup founder passionate about changing the world? Sign up for our next Partnering With StartUp Health Workshop on June 12 to chat with 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.

Applications Close Friday for Two RWJF & Health 2.0 Innovation Challenges

Health starts with where we live, learn, work, and play. In their shared commitment to building a culture of health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Catalyst @ Health 2.0 have launched the Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) and the Home & Community Based Care Innovation Challenges. Applications are open until June 7.


Join us for MedCity CONVERGE June 19 in Philadelphia, an executive summit that brings together all sectors of the healthcare ecosystem to highlight innovation in oncology. You’ll hear from leading hospital systems, insurers, pharma, emerging technology startups, investors, digital health, and other key stakeholders, including patients. Use code STARTUPHEALTH to save 75% off the full rate ticket.

Want more? See the full events calendar on StartUp Health HQ.

Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health


This Week’s Funding

We saw over $530M in innovative health funding this week, led by $200M for Chicago, IL-based precision medicine company Tempus. Other big raises included $110M for Cambridge, MA-based Thrive Earlier Detection and $55M for Columbus, OH-based Beam Dental. Click here to see details on all of this week's digital health funding.
Download the 2019 Q1 Insights Report

Stories to Watch:

Biden Cancer Initiative Pairs Up With IBM, Syapse to Improve Access to Clinical Trial Information
MedCity News

Apple Announces Hearing Protection, Period Tracking, Activity Trends Features on Watch OS6

Workplace Mental Health: 4 Keys to Fixing a Walking Contradiction

StartUp Health Companies in the News

RxRevu - the Industry Leader in Prescription Decision Support - Secures $15.9 Million in Series A Funding Led by UCHealth
PR Newswire

Can You Prevent Pregnancy With the Pullout Method? Trak From Sandstone Diagnosics Helps Answer That Question
Scientific American

Premiere Lacrosse League Adopts SyncThink's Eye-Sync for Concussion Management
Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry

Insurance Innovators to Watch: Sally Poblete, Wellthie
Digital Insurance

Interview With Greg H. Guettler, President & CEO at MetaLogics Corporation
The Digital Enterprise

The Best MedTech Startups in Europe: Mediktor

Understanding Multiple Sclerosis: A New Video Series From the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America and @Point of Care

King County Program Using Tickit Health Aims to Help Students' Mental Health
Seattle Magazine

Thought Leadership From Cyclica CEO on the Future of Pharma: The Role of Biotech Companies

Cyclica Launches Drug Design Platform for Pharmaceutical Scientists

Tulane Football Partners With SyncThink for Concussion Research
Tulane Green Wave

Nightingale Health Collaborates With National University of Singapore to Realise the Prevention of Chronic Diseases in South East Asia

Introducing Dante Labs Business: A B2B Portal for Advanced Genetics Dedicated to Healthcare Professionals and Researchers
PR Newswire

Navimize Partners With athenahealth to Disrupt the Patient Experience and Eliminate Wait Times With Real-Time, Predictive Appointment Notifications

US Bioservices & AdhereTech Collaborate to Improve Patient Adherence to Therapy
Business Wire

Hoy Health Named a TechDiversity Accelerator Company by Nationally Recognized Tampa Bay Wave: Hispanics and Underserved Gain Access to Affordable Rx and Care
Yahoo! Finance

Sybrid Announces Strategic Partnership With Jiseki

FitBliss Names Aaron Sperling as Chief Technology Officer

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