Optimizing Health Care

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Over four appointments, I experienced how much progress we have made during the pandemic and how much more we have to go before we have a high functioning software powered health care system in the US. The pandemic has forced health care providers to use mobile apps and software to automate much of the check-in functionality and that is great news. Last week, I had to clear my calendar for two days and spend them in doctors’ offices and radiology labs.

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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. Contributed by Bethany Seton.

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5 Signs you (or a CEO you know) may need mental health help

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Johal and Pimsleur also contributed 3 Ways to Strengthen Your Mental Health and Happiness Right Now. We want to make sure CEOs have access to the resources and tools to handle their own mental health and build a resilient mindset.

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12 Midwest Startups Offering Mental Health Benefits


Are you looking for a healthy work environment with a job that offers mental health benefits? As the mental health crisis continues to worsen and companies continue to work remotely, startups are rethinking their benefits. Tech companies that offer great mental health benefits.

The Modern Customer Success Playbook

The evolution of every high-functioning, effective customer success strategy centers around three C’s: connected experiences, an engaging customer journey, and a culture built on customer-centricity. Satisfaction won’t cut it. Quarterbacking your customers to long-term success and growth is proven to combat churn and transform customer success teams into revenue-drivers. But where do you start? Download the playbook today!

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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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. How can we protect mental health when we’re directed to stay home?

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Mental health app Wysa raises $5.5M for ’emotionally intelligent’ AI


Wysa is an AI-powered mental health app designed by Touchkin eServices, Aggarwal’s company that currently maintains headquarters in Bangalore, Boston and London. million led by Boston’s W Health Ventures, the Google Assistant Investment Program, pi Ventures and Kae Capital. .

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Musculoskeletal medical startups race to enter personalized health tech market


As the pandemic unevenly roars on, Emily Melton , founder and managing partner of Threshold VC , is reflecting on a previous public health crisis: the Spanish flu. And, Melton, a lead investor in health tech startups including Livongo, Tia and Calibrate, says the care pathway ages well.

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advancing preventive health care through biosensor technology: q&a with Noah Hill of Lura Health

Venture Well

Lura Health has created biosensor technology placed on a tooth to aid in preventive health care, delivering real-time updates through a mobile app.

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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.

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. Enterprise Sales | Are health systems engaging with innovation right now?

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4 strategies for building a digital health unicorn


It’s an entrepreneur’s market in digital health today, with startups raising record-breaking funding at soaring valuations and debuting on public markets to eager investors. During the pandemic, lots of investors jumped in to invest in digital health for the first time. BIll Taranto.

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3 golden rules for health tech entrepreneurs


But he could have also been writing about habits for health tech innovators. It’s not enough to develop a “new tool” to use in a health setting. Column Health Startups EC Column EC Healthtech health systems healthcare HealthTechBobbie Kumar. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

Maven’s comprehensive approach to women’s health earns it unicorn status


For Kate Ryder, the founder of women’s health clinic and benefits platform Maven, business is personal. The financing event valued Maven at $1 billion, a rare landmark moment for women’s health, and women-led startups more broadly. Ro started off as men’s health,” Shakir said. “I’m

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.

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.

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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Conversa Health expands its Series B round to $20M


Portland, Oregon-based Conversa Health , a virtual care and communication platform that helps health organizations stay in touch with their patients and customers, today announced that it has expanded its Series B funding round from $12 million to $20 million.

optimizing plant health: a q&a with Francis Pellegrino of Advanced Growing Resources

Venture Well

Francis Pellegrino of Advanced Growing Resources developed a handheld scanner that helps farmers optimize plant health and prevent crop loss. The post optimizing plant health: a q&a with Francis Pellegrino of Advanced Growing Resources appeared first on VentureWell.

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4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

7 Tips Every Startup Should Follow to Maintain Financial Health


Nothing spells disaster for a startup like poor financial health. But, with a clear-minded and methodical approach, you can keep your startup’s financial health on track and ensure that your well laid plans come to fruition. Key takeaways: Keeping your financial health in check.

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Former Iora Health execs raise $13M to guide seniors through Medicare enrollment


Connie Health is leading seniors through the Medicare maze, helping whittle down those 3,000 plans into a handful of best choices based on care requirements. Image Credits: Connie Health. That’s where Connie Health comes in.

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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The Surprising Toll of Entrepreneurship on Founders’ Mental Health

Entrepreneur's Handbook

entrepreneurship founders startup psychology mental-healthAn unspoken story of loss and a misguided attempt at healing Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ».

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.

Yana’s mental health tool for Spanish speakers nears 5 million users


In 2017, when Campos was in her early 20s, she learned to program and created a system to help manage her mental health. So she built an application to provide access to mental health tools for Spanish-speaking people and began testing it with a small group.

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4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Boost Their Mental Health


This is well-known to have a bundle of negative health consequences, including depression. If you’re ready to boost your mental health , here are four expert tips for developing equanimity and resilience against stress. All of this is wrong and can be dangerous to your health.

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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Entrepreneurship and Mental Health Issues (Episode 240)


Tune in to the Business Beat, below, to learn more about how impactful mental health issues were this past year as well as ways to rebound post-pandemic: “Look, to be a great entrepreneur, just as is the case with a great athlete, you need to be at your best.

Elektra Health funnels new $3.75M round into helping women navigate menopause


Enter Elektra Health , a women’s health technology company startup that raised $3.75 The company is also personal for Henderson — she went on a hormonal health journey that began four years ago after experiencing symptoms that went unexplained by specialists.

GSK and R/GA Ventures are launching a health studio for startups


Called the Re/Wire Health Studio, the program will eventually select six startups that will win access to nine weeks of mentoring, business development expertise and cash grants. . The Re/Wire Health Studio is designed for growth and early-stage startups focused on “everyday health.”

Mental health startups are raising spirits and venture capital


A spate of startups focused on mental health recently made enough noise as a group that they caught the eye of the Equity podcast crew. But in preparation, I reached out to CB Insights for new data on the mental health startup space that they were kind enough to supply.

Providing healthcare to lower-income communities values Cityblock Health at $1 billion


Cityblock Health , a company that provides healthcare services to low-income communities, is now commanding a high-priced valuation of over $1 billion after venture capitalists poured $160 million into the company.

Better Health raises $3.5M seed round to reinvent medical supply shopping through e-commerce


New startup Better Health aims to change that, with an e-commerce approach to serving customers in need of medical supplies for chronic conditions, and it has raised $3.5 Better Health estimates the total value of the home medical supplies market in the U.S.,

Burnout Is A Mental Health Matter


The post Burnout Is A Mental Health Matter appeared first on GCUC Community. Coworking Retrospective Failure Mental Health Awareness Mental Health burnout burn out selfcare GCUC entrepreneurA couple months ago I found myself in a funk, except it wasn’t going away.

Folx Health raises $25 million for virtual clinical offerings and care for the LGBTQIA+ community


Folx Health is leveraging the explosion of virtual care services to offer greater access to healthcare focused on the needs of the LGBTQIA+ community, and has raised $25 million in new funding to help it grow. Breitenstein, the founder and chief executive of Folx Health.

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The imbalanced landscape of hormonal health


For this week’s deep dive, Alex, Natasha and Chris dug into the world of hormonal health, a sub-sector within the massive (and booming) world of digital health. These can include mental health issues, infertility, diabetes and more.