Digital Health

Healthcare Is Experiencing A Boom In Female Entrepreneurs And Leaders

November 10, 2020

In October, the Nobel Prize for chemistry was awarded to two women, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for the development of a method for genome editing called CRISPR. This is the first time two women have won this prestigious prize and is a timely signal of the growing role women play in health-related fields. […]

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Philadelphia Tech Startup Lands Contract With U.S. Air Force, Space Force

October 1, 2020

Mental health tech company NeuroFlow has secured a $1.5 million contract with the United States Department of Defense to roll out its technology at 11 Air Force bases and for the new U.S. Space Force. Old City-based NeuroFlow’s platform is designed to help health care providers monitor their patients’ moods and emotions, track their progress […]

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NeuroFlow Expands Services and Staff as Need for Mental Health Care Spikes

September 8, 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic drives a spike in demand for mental health services, Old City-based NeuroFlow is expanding the scope of its services to help health care providers handle swelling caseloads. NeuroFlow makes an app that’s designed to help providers monitor their patients’ moods and emotions and track their progress, but it’s also increasingly focused […]

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Soaring 76, Part 2: Meet More of Greater Philadelphia’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

August 28, 2020

That’s why the Philadelphia Business Journal is excited to reveal this year’s Soaring 76, our annual list of the fastest-growing companies in the region. As we announce the names of these thriving companies, we hope it reminds us all that Greater Philadelphia will soon soar again. We’re unveiling our 5th annual list in stages. The […]

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NextUp: Roundtrip Is Removing Transportation Barriers From Healthcare

August 26, 2020

Who: Mark Switaj knows patient transportation well. He spent several years working on an ambulance providing direct patient clinical care. In those years, he noticed a recurring issue: the ride to the hospital was stressing patients out. “I saw people giving up on their healthcare, not because of the care they were going to receive, […]

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QRS is Expanding its Automatic Anatomy Recognition Software to Help Physicians Personalize Treatment Planning and Response Assessment for Cancer Patients.

August 18, 2020

Quantitative Radiology Solutions (QRS) was awarded a second STTR grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for development of software for automated PET/CT interpretation and reporting. This grant will allow the company to extend the application of its Automatic Anatomy Recognition (AAR) software to automated disease burden estimation and standardized reporting on PET/CT images. “I […]

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This Tech CEO Raised a $1M Seed Round While Treating Covid-19 patients, and Relying on Her Own Product

July 29, 2020

During the height of the Covid-19 pandemic in Philadelphia, tech entrepreneur Dr. Subha Airan-Javiaspent weeks taking care of recovering Covid-19 patients at a local long-term acute care facility. Not only did she and her fellow clinicians rely on the product she created, in-patient workflow management app TrekIT Health, she was also busy raising a $1 […]

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Bainbridge Health Is Harnessing Medication Utilization Data to Conserve Waste and Manage The Supply of Critical Care Drugs Used to Treat COVID-19 Patients

July 27, 2020

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Bainbridge Health has been closely monitoring network data to identify trends in the utilization of neuromuscular blockers, vasoactive agents, and sedatives. Through the analysis of smart infusion pump data and drug preparation data, the company has been assisting its network hospitals in surfacing drug waste and determining optimal formulations […]

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Roundtrip Hauls in a $4M Strategic Capital Raise

July 21, 2020

Roundtrip, the leading digital transportation marketplace for better health outcomes, announced the completion of a $4 million capital raise earlier this morning bringing its total amount of financing to $10.5 million. Motley Fool Ventures and ZOLL® Medical Corporation each participated, with Motley Fool Ventures as lead. UH Ventures, the innovation and commercialization division of University […]

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Money Moves: These 8 Philly-Area Companies Raised More Than $118M Total This Spring

July 6, 2020

A handful of Philly-area companies across industries like biosciences and and information sciences have announced some fundraising in the past two months ranging from a few hundred thousands dollars up to $45 million. In late May, Palvella Therapeutics, a Wayne-based biopharmaceutical company focused on genetic diseases, announced that it had raised $45 million in Series […]

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