MedHealth Connects Innovators to Pitch @ Henry Ford

Last month, MedHealth, in partnership with Henry Ford Innovations, invited healthcare startups to share their digital health and medical device solutions with clinical and administrative experts at Henry Ford Health System. Learn more.

Spellbound Selected for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles KidsX

MedHealth recently helped connect the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to Spellbound, a company that maintains an augmented reality platform in the form of a digital scavenger hunt. This game aims to motivate critically ill and recovering pediatric patients to engage in movement-based therapy. Due partly to this connection, Spellbound was selected as one of 13 startups to participate in KidsX, the largest pediatric-focused digital health accelerator in the world. Learn more.

Innovator Story Preview: HealthOpX

HealthOpX is a startup dedicated to helping patients who do not speak English as a first language to navigate the healthcare system. In our February edition of the MedHealth Minute, we will learn why HealthOpX CEO Wesley Ma was compelled to launch this company and how his team made a crucial connection with the American Heart Association at the 2019 MedHealth Summit.

Learning from TechTown Detroit: Navigating Through COVID-19

Dr. Jae Hyeung Kang, associate professor of entrepreneurship at Oakland University, recently spoke with Stacey Frankovich, program manager of MedHealth, and Kelly Kozlowski, TechTown’s chief operating officer, on how they are supporting startups through the pandemic. Learn more.

Workit Health Cofounders

Workit Health Raises $12 Million

Workit Health, a virtual substance use disorder care provider based in Ann Arbor, aims to make addiction treatment more accessible for all. This past December, Workit Health announced it raised $12 million in its latest funding round to serve more people. Learn more.

MedTech Innovator 2021 Program

Medical device, diagnostic, and digital health companies are invited to apply for MedTech Innovator—a virtual accelerator program. Applications are due by January 25, 2021. Learn more.

MedTech Crossroads Pitch Party

Starting February 5, in2being will invite one U.S. medical technology company per week to deliver a ten-minute pitch at the end of their MedTech Crossroads webinar. During the month’s last webinar, judges will select a winner to receive $1,000. Those interested can send a pitch deck to pitchparty@medtechcrossroads.org for consideration.