How Employers Can Support Workplace Mental Health

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Our mental health clearly affects all aspects of our daily life—including the way we do business and conduct ourselves in the workplace. Unfortunately, mental health is not a topic people typically discuss openly. Others may not even be aware that they are experiencing mental health problems. To help improve the mental health in your workplace—and thus improve productivity—follow these steps. . Contributed by Bethany Seton.

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Mental health…ask for help


This can come in many forms, but when your mental health needs care, deciding to get that care should be just as straightforward as deciding to treat a torn ACL: you find the right professional and get help. May is Mental Health Awareness month and Techstars is driving to end the stigma that surrounds mental health. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) : Locates mental health resources by city.

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The State of Startup Collaboration at Large Health Systems | 2020 Survey

Dream It

A new survey finds that health system leaders are actively seeking new commercial relationships with startups regardless of when “normal” returns but startup success hinges on not only addressing solutions that are on health systems' shortlist but also data supporting a clear ROI.

Mental Health Should Be Your Top Priority Right Now. Here’s Why

Entrepreneurs' Organization

As COVID-19 devastates nations and businesses, there’s a potential casualty you may not have fullly realized: your mental health. Uncertainty around the health of your family, company and employees can be overwhelming. We asked Dandapani —a Hindu priest, entrepreneur and highly rated speaker for Entrepreneurs’ Organization —how to manage stress and the mental health of your staff during this difficult period. How do we support our employees’ mental health?

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Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

Spora Health launches primary care network for Black people and people of color


Spora Health , which launches today for patients in Virginia, Tennessee, Pennsylvania and Florida, aims to fix that. Spora Health is a primary care provider for Black people and people of color. Image Credits: Spora Health. Spora Health costs $9.99

Health and Hustle Don’t Have to Be at Odds

Entrepreneurs' Organization

If you’re just getting started, you may view health insurance as an untenable expense and forgo it all together simply to avoid the monthly payment. Not having health insurance could be the difference between sink or swim when it comes to your entrepreneurial dream. Here’s how you can look after your own health while also starting a business. Don’t miss a health checkup. Protect your health now by incorporating healthy habits into your lifestyle.

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TrekIT Health Raises $1M Seed Extension, Hires New Executive Chairman

Dream It

TrekIT Health (HT- ‘18) is a HIPAA compliant and secure, real-time workspace for synthesizing information across EHRs and care teams. We’re looking forward to partnering with Dr. Airan-Javia and helping the company make a difference during the global health crisis we’re now confronted with.”

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Carbon Health raises $100 million with plans to expand pop-up clinics ahead of COVID-19 vaccination programs


Carbon Health has raised a $100 million Series C funding round, led by Dragoneer Investment Group and including participation from prior investors Brookfield Technology Partners, DCVC and Builders VC. Carbon Health to launch 100 pop-up COVID-19 testing clinics across the US.

Nym Health raises $16.5 million for its auditable machine learning tools for automating hospital billing


A little less than two years after raising its seed round, the Israeli-based Nym Health has added another $16.5 million to its cash haul so it can roll out its technology developing auditable machine learning tools for automating hospital billing.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Coronavirus is causing a mental health pandemic

Entrepreneurs' Organization

As business leaders, we would be amiss to ignore the impact this will undoubtedly have on our workforce, bearing in mind a staggering 70 million working days are lost each year in the UK due to mental health problems—and all signs point to this figure rising. Mental health.

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How COVID-19 is Changing Digital Health

Dream It

Earlier this month, Adam Dakin , Managing Director of Dreamit Healthtech, joined Phase2 Health to share his insight on how the pandemic is changing healthcare. Dakin joined Dan Baker (Managing Partner, Phase2 Health) and a panel of early-stage healthtech investors that included Neta Amidi (Global Head of Health, Plug and Play) and Matty Francis (Principal, Healthbox). Enterprise Sales | Are health systems engaging with innovation right now?

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2 Reasons Why Forums Are Important for the Mental Health of Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Forum is an amazing way to navigate and manage your mental health. Here are the two main ways that Forum can help you with your mental health issues. This is one way forum can serve your mental health. In my opinion, every entrepreneur should experience the power of forum even if it’s just for the mental health benefits. Best Practices Health Inspirational Mentor

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MindLabs raises £1.4 million for its new platform, a “Peloton for mental health”


Ebrahim told TechCrunch that MindLabs’ goal is to “make taking care of your mental health as normal as going to the gym.” It can be hard staying motivated to use a self-directed mental health app when someone is already stressed, depressed or very busy.

Techstars New Health Care Partner: Announcing UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars


Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and UnitedHealthcare, a leading health care company, today announced the UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group, a diversified health care company ranked fifth on the Fortune 500. . The program will focus on digital health and wellness solutions that help support and enhance the experience of UnitedHealthcare members.

Presbyterian Health Foundation awards $4.6 million in new research grants

Innovation 2 Enterprise

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 20, 2020: The Presbyterian Health Foundation has awarded nearly $4.6 million in biomedical research grants to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF). “We About Presbyterian Health Foundation.

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Health Insurance Coverage Declines (Episode 126)


in February of this year, an estimated 12 million people have likely lost the health insurance coverage that they would otherwise receive if they were currently employed, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.

Linear Health Sciences founder ‘living his dream’

Innovation 2 Enterprise

During one of the earliest conversations I had with Dr. Ryan Dennis, CEO of Linear Health Sciences, he told me that he was living his dream. Or is his dream the success of a tireless physician and entrepreneur who started his own hospital group and then co-founded Linear Health Sciences, a medical device company with a safety valve technology having the potential to improve the care of virtually any patient connected to an intra-venous (IV) line. By Scott Meacham.

creating sustainable and durable women’s health products: q&a with Greta Meyer from E-Team, Sequel

Venture Well

Through intensive customer discovery, E-Team grantee, Greta Meyer and her team is designing more durable, sustainable women's health products. . The post creating sustainable and durable women’s health products: q&a with Greta Meyer from E-Team, Sequel appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators healthcare innovation

i2E leads $11.5 million investment in Oklahoma City-based Linear Health Sciences

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Oklahoma City, OK-based Linear Health Sciences has developed a globally patented medical device known as the Orchid Safety Release Valve (SRV), designed to limit disconnection of IV catheters for patients worldwide. iMCI), recently led an $11.535 million go-to-market investment in Oklahoma City-based Linear Health Sciences. The iMCI-led investment in Linear Health Sciences includes $2.5 About Linear Health Sciences. Linear Health Sciences M.D. April 1, 2020.

reducing grid reliance: q&a with Doris Marie Candelaria from e-team, INSU Health Design

Venture Well

Doris Marie Candelaria of E-Team, INSU Health Design, has learned to be open to feedback and understand different perspectives on the team's innovation. The post reducing grid reliance: q&a with Doris Marie Candelaria from e-team, INSU Health Design appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators healthcare technology

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NeuroFlow Closes $7.5M Series A Financing to Advance Behavioral Health Integration and Engagement

Dream It

NeuroFlow ( Healthtech - Fall 2019 ) is a platform for getting patients with behavioral health issues better by supporting clinical teams with collaborative and measurement-based tools in all care settings. NeuroFlow will use the funds to support the expansion of its team and further invest in product integrations and data science to continue building its comprehensive behavioral health and collaborative care platform.

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AI and Health Care

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

This slide got my attention: It is interesting, and not totally surprising, that the sector that AI-focused entrepreneurs are targeting more than any other is health and wellbeing. It seems like there is so much opportunity to improve our collective health and wellbeing with data science and machine learning. David Kelnar sent me this deck that he did on the state of AI. It is very good.

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Pandemic brings lasting change to world of hospitality, health care

Innovation 2 Enterprise

By Scott Meacham. If anyone had told me a year ago that we would be in the situation we are in today, I might not have said it out loud, but I would have thought that they were completely nuts. The global pandemic has given me a new standard for what a worst case scenario looks like.

Telemedicine poised for growth because of pandemic, says Linear Health Sciences co-founder

Innovation 2 Enterprise

He is the co-founder and CEO of Linear Health Sciences, an Oklahoma-based company preparing to launch the Orchid SRV, a device designed to address dislodgement and disconnection of intravenous (IV) catheters in patients in most clinical settings worldwide. By Scott Meacham.

OCAST Health Research Conference focuses steps to advancing products to market

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Once a year, the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST) gathers scientists from across the state who are currently receiving funding from its health research program in a sort of show-and-tell educational event. Recently, about 100 OCAST-funded life science researchers assembled at the Samis Family Education Center on the Oklahoma Health Center campus for OCAST’s 32nd Health Research Conference. By Jim Stafford.

Making Steps Toward Better Mental Health in Your Workplace

Entrepreneurs' Organization

And our workplace environment, culture and habits have a significant impact on our health—particularly our mental health—which, in turn, has a great effect on our productivity. In fact, a study led by World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that depression and anxiety disorders cost the global economy US$ 1 trillion each year in lost productivity. The Top Signs of Mental Health Issues at Work. Risk Factors That Affect Mental Health in the Workplace.

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Announcing the Founder Support Fund


It’s an evergreen microgrant-making fund dedicated to supporting founders’ mental and emotional health and well-being. As we enter the first full week of Mental Health Awareness Month, the GAN team, like many others, has been thinking about the additional stress many people are facing in the midst of this global pandemic. 94% of founders have experienced severe anxiety, depression, or other mental health challenges. “No

Tulsa startup aims to improve health care communication

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Some companies bring in wellness programs to help employees get more fit, but the actual impact of wellness initiatives on employee health and cost savings remains an open question. Medefy Health ( ), a Tulsa-based software company, is succeeding with a new approach. “A lot of people want to use their benefits effectively; they just don’t know how,” said Matt Scovil, CEO of Medefy Health. News Matt Scovil Medefy Medefy Health Scott Meacham

Digital Health Becoming a Reality

Both Sides of the Table

Yet 2010 is already showing me how connected our lives and our health are starting to become. Social networking meets online personal health management. WakeMate - With eating, exercise and my weight being digitized there is obviously one major health component left out and it’s one that I’m often failing in … sleep.

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Month


In case you’ve been under a rock and didn’t know – It’s Mental Health Awareness Month. If you are not familiar with us here at GCUC, we strongly believe in advocating and supporting mental health. It’s time that we make a change and destigmatize the conversation around mental health. For over a year now, our founder, Liz Elam, has been opening our conferences with a talk called “Health is the new black”. Beginnings Mental Health Awareness

Dreamit Invests in TrekIT Health

Dream It

TrekIT Health , a clinical workflow management and analytics company, announced their newest round of funding from IP Group , Inc. IP Group’s expertise in university spin outs combined with Dreamit’s successful track record with health tech startups and its vast network of leading payers, providers, and pharma companies are ideal partnerships for TrekIT Health. TrekIT provides users with everything they need to manage their entire shift - all in one place, on any device.

5 startup theses that will transform the 2020s


That sometimes gets elided to just “mental health” and reduced to a prescription bottle, but this area really encompasses so much more than that. Then there’s the health system in general. There is huge work to be done to make health a key component.

The Female Trailblazers Impacting Mental Health, Analytics, GovTech, and More


The post The Female Trailblazers Impacting Mental Health, Analytics, GovTech, and More appeared first on 500 Startups. “Out of every ten investors that you’ve pitched, how many of them were female?” When we polled the female founders of Batch 26, the answers ranged from only one out of 10 to upwards of seven out of ten. For those that had over half of their pitches with female investors, they each cited having to actively seek out female investors in order to keep the number high.

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Health insurance startup Alan lets you chat with a doctor


French startup Alan is building health insurance products. Alan has obtained its own health insurance license and is a proper insurance company. In France, employees are covered by both the national health care system and private insurance companies.

The Health of the US Venture Market in 2020

Tomasz Tunguz

We are 12 years into the longest bull market in US history and this bullishness has powered the venture market. Investors deployed $117 billion in 2019 up from $106 billion in 2018. This market has grown 20% over the last five years. It's been go, go, go for nearly a decade. However, Q4 2019 saw meaningful dip from Q3, but it's too early to say whether it's an aberration, or the beginning of a longer-term trend.