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February 8, 2017
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Access to Care Moonshots: Delivering Quality Care to the World

StartUp Health NOW: Access to Care Moonshots

On this week’s episode of StartUp Health NOW, Melanie Evans, healthcare reporter for the Wall Street Journal, moderates a lively Fireside Chat with Toby Cosgrove, MD, CEO & President, Cleveland Clinic; Steven J. Corwin, MD, CEO, NY-Presbyterian Hospital; and Jena Hausmann, CEO & President, Children’s Hospital Colorado, on ways in which hospitals and providers can provide quality care to everyone, regardless of income or vulnerability.

Watch the Fireside Chats From the StartUp Health Festival

Festival Speakers
  • Quick 1 Minute Recap: The StartUp Health Festival
  • A Global Approach to Transforming Health With Bill McDermott
  • Longevity Moonshots With J. Craig Venter, PhD
  • Cure Disease Moonshots
  • The Rise of Healthcare's Emerging Innovation Hubs  
  • Children's Health Moonshots
  • The Power of a Global Army With Jerry Levin
  • Cancer Moonshots With Greg Simon
  • Transforming an Industry With Vinod Khosla  
  • Cost to Zero Moonshots With Jonathan Bush
  • See them all on YouTube

    StartUp Health Companies in the News

    Cohero Health Expansion Includes Collaboration With Pharma Partners to Support Remote Monitoring
    MedCity News

    Cohero Raises $13.3M for Connected Inhaler Tech
    Drug Delivery Business

    LifeDojo Secures $5.1 Million in Series A funding to Expand Global Behavior Change and Health Coaching Platform

    Inbox Health Raises More Capital in Quest to Empower Physician’s Practices
    MedCity News

    Sunrise Labs, HT Presspart, Cohero Health Partner on Fully-connected Inhaler
    New Hampshire Business

    International Design Honor for AdhereTech ‘Smart Bottle’
    Innovate Long Island

    Disruptive Healthcare Companies to Watch in 2017: MedXCom & Patientory
    Becker’s Hospital Review

    BreathResearch's Nirinjan Yee on Being a Female Entrepreneur
    Medical Media & Marketing

    Mitchell's Story: BrainPaint Creates New Picture for Local Family
    Central Illinois Proud

    Feeling Tense? Zeel's On-demand Massage Service Is Now Available in Charlotte
    Charlotte Five

    Zeel Massage on Demand Brings In-Home Massage to Lake Tahoe
    Yahoo! Finance

    The World’s Largest Community of Health Transformers

    For entrepreneurs who are transforming healthcare, StartUp Health Academy is a lifetime program for every stage of growth that provides coaching, community, access and promotion to each of our Health Transformers.

    AARP Innovation@50+ LivePitch

    The deadline has been extended to apply for the AARP Innovation@50+ LivePitch -- a two day pitch competition for emerging caregiving and financial tech startups. Startups can apply to pitch before February 10.

    Upcoming Health Events

    Lake Nona Impact Forum
    StartUp Health’s Dr. Howard Krein speaking
    February 15-17, 2017
    Orlando, FL

    StartUp Health @ Power Press Party
    February 19, 2017
    Orlando, FL

    Venture+ Forum @ HIMSS
    StartUp Health’s Polina Hanin speaking
    February 19, 2017
    Orlando, FL

    Dragon's Den Watch Party
    Hosted by StartUp Health company Curatio
    February 22, 2017
    Vancouver, BC

    Millennial 20/20
    March 1-2, 2017
    New York, NY

    For more digital health events, visit our website.

    Buzzworthy Headlines

    How Will StartUp Health Engage With Colorado’s Health Innovation Ecosystem?
    CyberMed News

    Telemedicine, Big Data Among Those Leading the Race for Health IT's Billions
    Healthcare Dive

    Jonathan Bush: Time for a Health IT Arms Race
    Healthcare IT News

    The Triple “E” of #digitalhealth

    Moving Patient Data Is Messy, but Blockchain Is Here to Help

    Trump Says Health Law Replacement May Not Be Ready Until Next Year
    The New York Times

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    StartUp Health is looking for the world’s most passionate, talented and driven leaders to join our mission to transform health. We’re hiring for multiple key roles including with StartUp Health Academy working with Health Transformers, StartUp Health’s Moonshot Media Network to create impactful content and StartUp Health’s partner strategy team. Visit for more info.

    StartUp Health Insights

    Digital health companies raised over $125M this week. Some of the most recent deals:

    Startup Amount Investors
    PointClickCare $85.0M Dragoneer Investment Group, JMI Equity
    Comprehend Systems $14.8M Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, Eminence Capital
    Verato $12.5M Bessemer Venture Partners, Columbia Capital
    LifeDojo $5.1M Sodexo Ventures, Launchpad Digital Health, GP Ventures, JD Investments, Telluride Venture Fund
    Beta Bionics $5.0M Novo Nordisk
    Geneva Health Solutions $1.9M Nebraska Medicine, Don Cohn
    Inbox Health $1.5M Connecticut Innovations, Launch Capital, I2BF Global Ventures, Mohawk Ventures, David Sturek, Margaret Ricciardi
    Cannabi-Tech $1.0M Agrinnovation Fund
    2016: The Health Moonshot Movement

    2016 was the beginning of the health sector’s ‘Moonshot Movement.’ Momentum across pharma, provider, payor landscapes have culminated in a record year of funding and ushered in a new wave of entrants.

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