the 2019 Health Tech Venture Challenge called on digital health startups to reimagine the aging experience with solutions that improve care coordination, address social determinants of health and focus on preventive care for this growing population of aging adults.
From an initial pool of 62 applicants, finalists Kindfull, LifePod, medsense, MyndYou and Nymbl were selected to present their solutions to leaders from Advocate Aurora Health at MATTER.
About Advocate Aurora Health
Advocate Aurora Health is the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States and a leading employer in the Midwest with more than 70,000 employees, including more than 22,000 nurses and the region’s largest employed medical staff and home health organization. A national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience, and value-based care, the system serves nearly 3 million patients annually in Illinois and Wisconsin across more than 500 sites of care. Advocate Aurora is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies and is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology, and pediatrics. The organization also contributed $2 billion in charitable care and services to its communities in 2016.
At MATTER, we believe collaboration is the best way to improve healthcare. The MATTER collaborative includes more than 200 cutting-edge startups from around the world, working together with hospitals and health systems, universities and industry-leading companies to build the future of healthcare. Together we are accelerating innovation, advancing care and improving lives
You can read more about the Health Tech Venture Challenge on the Advocate Aurora Health article here.