14 10, 2021

‘The program is buzzing:’ Business startup program at UConn-Stamford sees major growth

By |2021-10-14T10:02:14+00:00October 14th, 2021|Connecticut, Hospitals|0 Comments

TIP Digital, a technology incubation program for data science-focused startups hosted at the University of Connecticut’s Stamford campus, has seen the number of participating companies more than triple since its launch about eight months ago, according to data released this week by the initiative’s funding organizations. The program now hosts 17 data science startups, compared [...]

1 07, 2021

Where 13 health systems are investing their innovation dollars this year

By |2021-07-01T10:21:55+00:00July 1st, 2021|Hospitals|0 Comments

Below is a list of investments that health systems made in digital health startups and internal innovation efforts in 2021. Ascension Ventures, the healthcare venture arm of St. Louis-based Ascension, closed a $285 million strategic venture capital fund, bringing the firm's total assets to more than $1 billion. The new fund is backed by 13 health system [...]

9 06, 2021

Arizona State University: Mayo Clinic and ASU MedTech Accelerator Boosts Health Startups

By |2021-06-09T12:42:30+00:00June 9th, 2021|Arizona, Hospitals|0 Comments

Alliance for Health Care, was designed to help empower medical startups to better navigate challenges while bringing forth life-changing health innovations. The second cohort of this program is set to launch March 30, 2021. The accelerator provides emerging companies with a multi-day immersive curriculum in health care entrepreneurship including: lectures and workshops with world-class scientific [...]

11 11, 2020

Tampa General to Launch Venture Fund

By |2020-11-11T10:06:17+00:00November 11th, 2020|Hospitals, Venture Fund|0 Comments

Tampa General Hospital has joined the growing list of health systems with an innovation hub and venture capital fund. It has announced the creation of a venture capital fund dedicated to driving a culture of innovation across Tampa General through the support of early-stage startups and direct investments. Tampa General Hospital is a 1,006-bed nonprofit [...]

7 10, 2020

Children’s Hospital LA launches pediatric digital health accelerator

By |2020-10-07T15:58:25+00:00October 7th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, California, Hospitals|0 Comments

The hospital is introducing a 13-week pediatric digital health accelerator program, dubbed KidsX, which will link more than 30 hospitals across the US, the UK, and Australia with companies focused on cultivating pediatric digital health innovations. As part of the program, hospitals will present problems and challenges to the startup community and work with digital health companies [...]

2 09, 2020

UPMC grows innovation in the last 4 months

By |2020-09-02T12:31:20+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Hospitals, Pennsylvania, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

Over the past four months, UPMC has continued to invest in technologies and innovations for healthcare delivery despite financial pressures related to the pandemic. On Aug. 26, the health system revealed more details about two key innovation initiatives in its second-quarter financial results. During the first half of 2020, the health system reported $59 million in operating income and [...]

21 11, 2019

AHA closes on $50M strategic venture fund

By |2019-11-21T08:58:25+00:00November 21st, 2019|Hospitals|0 Comments

The American Hospital Association announced Nov. 13 the final closing of the AHA Innovation Development Fund, which provides financial and technical support to innovative healthcare startups. The $50 million fund is sponsored and managed by Concord Health Partners. Beyond just financial return, the AHA Fund's goals include advancing promising healthcare technologies and solutions, creating venture opportunities for [...]

29 10, 2019

OSF Ventures invests $7.3M in healthcare data analytics startup

By |2019-10-29T10:33:49+00:00October 29th, 2019|Hospitals|0 Comments

Peoria, Ill.-based OSF HealthCare's venture arm participated in a $7.3 million funding round for Socially Determined, a startup using data analytics to identify patients in need of social services and other resources, OSF Ventures announced Oct. 28. Socially Determined's analytics and machine learning tools are fed commercial and government data and information from insurers and health systems. [...]

24 10, 2019

Partners pours $80M into investment funds for digital tech, AI, life sciences

By |2019-10-24T08:22:10+00:00October 24th, 2019|Hospitals|0 Comments

Partners HealthCare has created two new investment funds to support innovation in the realms of artificial intelligence, digital technology and pre-clinical life sciences, the Boston-based health system announced Oct. 21. The Artificial Intelligence and Digital Translation Fund boasts initial funding of $30 million over five years. It will be used to back Partners' active vendor [...]

16 10, 2019

Biomedical startups seek funding at Lundquist Institute’s 6th annual Innovation Showcase 

By |2019-10-16T13:38:14+00:00October 16th, 2019|California, Hospitals|0 Comments

A gene therapy that relieves pain; a device to diagnose ear infections in children; a virtual reality microscope that allows doctors to see 95% more of a cancer cell. These are just some of the state-of-the-art medical advances, currently under development, that were featured by 24 startup companies this week at the sixth annual Innovation Showcase, [...]