If you were going to make a list of the most important things in life, health is at or near the top. Without good health everything else starts to lose any importance pretty quickly. Even the common cold can make your day miserable and make you want to do nothing more than crawl back to bed as quickly as possible. The following health care startups are doing much more than fight the common cold. They are building some of the most amazing companies in the world.
CareDox alleviates the hassle, for both individuals and organizations, by collecting all the existing medical data on a specific person, and getting it digitized and centralized. Having medical records easily accessible leads to greater knowledge and proactivity when making health decisions for yourself, your children, and those caring for them. Portability ensures your records stay with you forever.
Captricity is a cloud-native data management platform that captures and converts data generated by paper forms - including handwritten - into business-ready information with an industry leading accuracy rate of 99.9%+.
Captricity's cloud solution features unique crowd-guided machine learning technology that extracts data from any source - paper documents, scans, faxes, emails, call centers and web forms - and connects automatically to backend systems to empower advanced analytics and eliminate the need for costly, ineffective manual data entry processes.
Circle Medical provides primary care Doctors in-person at your home or work. Your care will be led by one of their board-certified physicians, all of whom were selected for their experience and patient-centered approach. Doctor visits are insured under most plans. Using the app, you may scan your insurance card to check for eligibility and coverage.
Comprehend is a cloud-based software solution for clinical operations teams to optimize quality and speed across a portfolio of clinical trials. Comprehend unifies and analyzes ClinOps quality data and automates alerts and collaboration with the full team including CROs. These capabilities help ClinOps focus on what matters, act faster and increase speed to a quality result. They give life sciences companies a new source of competitiveness. ClinOps now has the ability to confidently take the best actions that deliver on-time, high-quality submissions.
Counsyl is a health technology company that offers DNA screening for men, women and their children. Their philosophy is simple - focus on diseases where advanced knowledge makes a difference in health outcomes, whether it's changing a behavior, pursuing preventative measures, or simply preparing for what lies ahead. Counsyl has screened over 500,000 patients and served over 6,000 health professionals in its modern clinical laboratory. From the purely mechanical to profoundly human, Counsyl strives to make DNA screening truly accessible to everyone.
drchrono is a medical platform for doctors and patients. They are crafting only the best mobile healthcare experience. The driving force of their efforts is in changing the way people engage and experience health care through electronic health records. Since their inception, they have attracted over 85,000 physicians and 5.5 million patients. So far they've booked 19 million patient appointments and processed 1.2 billion dollars in medical billing per year.
Eligible is an integrations partner which offers connectivity and processing to every health insurance company in the country. Eligible's simple API network enables disparate systems to instantly send and receive transactions required for the processing of healthcare payments and reimbursements. Information processed includes claims, payments, remittance reports, and preauthorization requests.
GAIN Fitness is an online and mobile startup company that aims to revolutionize the way people work out and integrate fitness into their daily lives. GAIN Fitness focuses on customizing the workout to your schedule and your needs. They incorporate the latest in algorithmic technology, matching over two million exercise variations to your specific workout needs – parts of your body that you want to improve in the time that you have. They have the expert knowledge required to provide you a detailed workout for optimized results in the pace and intensity that you want it to be. They believe that each body is complexly different, so they think that your path to gaining fitness should be a path made for you.
Ginger.io is a digital mental health program for people with depression and anxiety. They use a combination of smartphone technology, data science, and clinical services to create a personalized, affordable way to deliver mental health care. With Ginger.io, people can analyze their mood over time, learn proven coping strategies developed by medical experts, and receive more mental health support as needed.
Glooko is the unified platform for diabetes management and provides an FDA-cleared, HIPAA-compliant web and mobile application for diabetes patients and clinicians which improves outcomes and lowers costs. The platform seamlessly unifies data from over 50 of the leading blood glucose meters, insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors, activity trackers and biometric devices to deliver insights that improve personal and clinical decision support. Glooko’s mobile app enables patients to easily track and proactively manage all aspects of their diabetes care. Glooko’s population management web app and API’s offers diabetes-centric analytics and supplies insightful reports, graphs and pattern-triggered notifications to patients, health systems, and payers.
They have plans for over 200 carriers - all the same plans as healthcare.gov. Health insurance can be confusing. Their knowledgeable support staff will help you by phone, email, or chat. Signing up for health insurance can take just a few minutes. They’ve simplified the application and will handle all the paperwork for you. Over 500,000 people have already enrolled with HealthSherpa.
HealthTap is a digital health company that wants to measurably prolong the life expectancy of humankind and help everyone feel good by providing immediate access to top medical experts and their trusted health advice anytime, anywhere.
Members can get expert answers to their personal health questions from HealthTap’s Medical Expert Network of 85,000+ doctors for free. Prime members pay a monthly fee for unlimited live consults with physicians via HD video, voice, and text chat on any mobile device or personal computer. HealthTap Concierge connects members with their own doctors for a low, per-consult fee. RateRx is the first free, large-scale resource of doctor ratings and reviews for over 4,000 drugs and medications.
Medisas is an intelligent patient list that improves key workflows such as handoffs, rounding, and discharge. Beautifully designed by clinicians for clinicians. Medisas is on a mission to bring hospitals to the cloud and improve patient care using great technology. They build tools to help doctors, nurses and other medical providers improve key hospital workflows such as handoff, rounding, and discharge.
Notable Labs is a personalized testing service for cancer patients that prioritizes combinations of FDA-approved treatments that can be immediately prescribed by a doctor without a clinical trial. Notable Labs helps doctors find combinations of FDA approved treatments that brain cancer patients can use today.
Oscar Health Insurance
Healthcare is broken; Oscar is trying to fix it. The Oscar team is focused on utilizing technology, design and data to humanize healthcare. They're a group of technology and healthcare professionals who looked at the current state of the US healthcare system got frustrated by the horrible consumer experience and decided to do something big about it.
PicnicHealth collects your medical records and presents them to you in a clean, digital timeline. Seamlessly access your medical records, see new results, understand your health, and coordinate your care. Consult notes, office visit notes, and radiology reports are arranged for easy scanning. Original records are just a click away. They send records between your doctors so you won’t have to.
Their mission is to connect doctors, patients and data to drive better health and save lives. Practice Fusion provides a free, web-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) system to physicians. With charting, scheduling, e-prescribing, billing, lab integrations, e-referrals, tablet interface, Meaningful Use certification, unlimited support and a Personal Health Record for patients.
TinyRx is an on-demand pharmacy delivery service that works to make sure you never wait in line for your pharmaceuticals again. They track and schedule to coordinate same-day delivery. They partner with the best local, independent pharmacies to provide you with free delivery to the comfort of your home. Their prescription coupon index makes sure that you always pay the lowest price. Even with insurance, they often save customers hundreds of dollars per year.
True Link increases the independence and well-being of financially at-risk seniors and adults with special needs by providing financial tools that can be self-managed or administered by family members, trusted friends, or licensed professionals. True Link offers individuals the ability to choose what level of support is needed when using the True Link Card. Cards can be set up to provide a trusted supporter with read-only access, shared access, or full access to administrator controls. This range of access allows individuals to get the right level of support for their unique situation. If things change, no problem. The support settings can change too.
Walker & Company
Walker & Co. Brands make health and beauty simple for people of color by developing products and services tailored to the unique needs of their community. The company is committed to only developing products that solve acute health or beauty problems for people of color while providing the best possible experience for their customers.
Watsi enables anyone to directly fund life-changing healthcare for people around the world. 100% of donations fund healthcare and they're dedicated to radical transparency. They make their operations and financials public documents. Watsi partners with renowned health organizations to fund low-cost, high-impact care. They keep their team small and their overhead low so they can move fast and innovate.
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