Digital Health

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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Accolade, a Philly-Seattle health IT Company, Announces Terms for IPO

June 26, 2020

Connected healthcare company Accolade, with headquarters in Plymouth Meeting and Seattle, set terms this week for its IPO, GeekWire first reported. Founded in 2007, Accolade could be the first company in both regions to go public in 2020. The process started back in February, when it announced it had filed its S-1 form. Accolade helps […]

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Can a Free Lyft Ride Help Combat Opioid Addiction? Philly Startup Gets $252,000 to Find Out

June 15, 2020

A Philadelphia-based tech company is joining with the University of Pennsylvania, Lyft and a California health system to test out a thesis — affordable and reliable transportation can make it easier for patients to recover from opioid addictions. Roundtrip, based in Old City, makes a platform that helps health care providers coordinate patient transportation, anything […]

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