Health Care Startups

A newly released report, “Primer for private-equity investing for health care organizations,” from Concord Health Partners and the AHA Center for Health Innovation explores what leaders need to know about private equity as they explore innovation investing.
General Catalyst (GC) increasingly has become focused on engaging and supporting startups and bringing together transformation-minded health care systems to reduce friction, inefficiency and cost while accelerating innovation, said Daryl Tol at the recent AHA Leadership Summit.
Six health care startups shared their approaches to addressing complex challenges in areas like improving access to high-quality mental health, delivering clinical risk intelligence for hospitals and leveraging enterprise time-study data to optimize caregivers’ performance.
Seven organizations recently completed the third cohort of Verizon’s Forward for Good Accelerator, which is focused on scaling solutions that address barriers to health access and high-quality care.
There’s never a shortage of predictions about health care annually, but a recent Health Tech 2023 forecast based on a survey of 90 digital health startups and investors offered some interesting findings.
At the recent AHA Leadership Summit, attendees got an inside look at six startups at the forefront of transforming health care.
In a new AHA Innovation Dialogue, AHA Maternal and Child Health Council Chair Lara Khouri, executive vice president and chief strategy and transformation officer at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, talks with SteelSky Ventures Founding Partner Maria Velissaris about where the fund, which invests in…
AHA recently provided a second round of funding for startups led by women and people from racial and ethnic minorities. The AHA selected the funds because they finance historically marginalized entrepreneurs who have limited access to the capital needed to develop innovative health care solutions.
Here are three key takeaways that senior health care leaders, venture fund managers and entrepreneurs shared at the recent ViVE conference hosted by HLTH and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).
A record $37.9 billion poured into the U.S. digital health market in 2021, according to CB Insights’ recent “State of Digital Health” report. A large share of that money helped fund startups focusing on telehealth, mental health and wellness, and digital therapeutics.