Digital Health

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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NIH Grant Gives Roundtrip $252K to Study Impacts of Transportation on Opioid use Disorder Treatment

June 2, 2020

Looking to the opioid use disorder space the National Institutes of Health has given Roundtrip, a software platform for organizing medical transport, a $252,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant in order to look at the impact of transportation on OUD treatment. Specifically, the study will be zeroing in on appointment show-rates and […]

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How ROAR for Good’s CEO is Thinking about Pivoting its Safety Device During the Pandemic

May 4, 2020

Since ROAR for Good’s founding in 2014, the wearable safety device company has been through a few changes. CEO Yasmine Mustafa first founded the company with the Athena, a personal safety device for women who wanted a way to alert emergency contacts when they feel unsafe. At the end of 2019, the company discontinued the […]

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How A Female Finance Pro Became A Pioneer In Healthcare Innovation

April 15, 2020

With the COVID-19 crisis disrupting the entire world, the need for rapid innovation in healthcare has never been clearer. But beyond this terrible virus, there remain many afflictions that impact the weakest and most disadvantaged population the most, due to a lack of funding for accessible and affordable treatments. Tammi Jantzen is a lifelong finance […]

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Watch the Webinar: “PRIMA: Why Medical Product Development Starts at Commercialization”

April 2, 2020

Eric Sugalski, CEO of Archimedic, led an interactive, case study based workshop focused on: How to identify the most critical commercial risks facing your medtech business How to turn nascent medtech ideas into comprehensive business focused solutions How to build a product development and commercialization plan that secures the investment needed to advance your medtech […]

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