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Go Digital and Stay Sober

Go Digital and Stay Sober

The FDA now approves Digital Therapeutics. What are they? Basically, it’s Therapy delivered on an app. The app uses artificial intelligence to share guidance with people based on their responses to simple questions. The backbone for these systems is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). According to the American Psychological Association, CBT treats “what is going on

Mental Health Gets Better

The business of Mental Health continues to grow with innovation across major segments of the sector. Quartet Health and Headway enable the provider side of the business. They offer provider matching and referral services, help with practice workflow and integrate with electronic health records to support value base care payments. Targets include the entire spectrum

Fear vs. Relationships – Balance Sells More

Healthcare is more competitive than ever: Point solutions nip away at revenue, venture capital firms lock up large companies with novel partnerships, and larger mergers continue. Companies with an established pipeline have a leg up. If they serve their customers well and exceed expectations, then happy customers = retention. Retention = growth. Companies that aren’t

Funding startups to fuel healthcare innovation

By Marigrace Ragsdale Innovation in any industry is important, but if the pandemic has taught us anything, it is that innovation in the healthcare industry is essential. In the tech world, innovation usually means some sort of flashy new idea, automated system or a new technology that makes our lives more convenient or more enjoyable.

LHCC announces Healthcare Ventures Challenge finalists

By Sally McMahon The Louisville Healthcare CEO Council (LHCC), in conjunction with AARP Innovation Labs, sought submissions for innovations that address barriers to Affordable Healthcare Solutions for older adults. Organizations headquartered in the United States, having less than $500,000 in annual revenue and having raised less than $5 million in total investment funding were eligible.

XLerateHealth selects seven healthcare startups

By Kallie Knopp XLerateHealth (XLH), a nationally recognized healthcare accelerator headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, announced the selection of seven startup companies to participate in the 2021 Louisville bootcamp. Recent successes of XLerateHealth alumni companies include: eBlu Solutions (XLH 2016) raised an $11.4M Series A round led by OCA Ventures with co-investors Mutual Capital Partners and FCA Venture Partners’