Labrador Systems: Enabling Independent Living Through a New Kind of Best Friend

Effective care coordination is crucial for hospital systems, primary care physicians, and community health centers to thrive and provide patients the best care. Yet, outdated methods of communication, fragmentation between departments, and burdensome administrative tasks overwhelm these systems every day.

Enter Hypercare, an organization that believes every second counts, especially when it comes to treating patients. We sat down with Hypercare’s chief executive officer, Albert Tai, to learn more about his company’s approach to alleviating these healthcare challenges and his audacious vision for the future. Read about our recent conversation.

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MedHealth Receives Federal Funding to Support Medical Technology in Southeast Michigan

MedHealth will receive $754,840 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act recovery assistance through TechTown Detroit to support the region’s medical and manufacturing sectors. This grant will be matched with $249,900 in local investment and is expected to generate $5.5 million in private investment. Read more about the award.

MedHealth Matchmaking Mixer

MedHealth is hosting another virtual event on October 21 that will include one-on-one matchmaking opportunities and engaging discussions on how we can overcome healthcare challenges together. More information will be posted on our website in the upcoming months. Curious what to expect? Check out our YouTube channel to see content from past events.

University of Michigan–Flint Seeks Companies Interested in Undergraduate Support

The University of Michigan–Flint Office of Research has opportunities for businesses to receive evaluation support from undergraduate business students. Contact Stacey Frankovich, MedHealth program manager, for more details.

ASPIRE Registration Opens June 24

Applications for ASPIRE Medtech 2021 will open on June 24. ASPIRE is an intensive program that prepares startups for the investments and partnerships necessary to launch their venture. Learn more.

Innovator Competitions and Opportunities

2021 Healthy Mom and Baby Innovation Competition 2.0

Parkview Health, in collaboration with MATTER, seeks product, software, and program solutions that reduce maternal mortality rates and improve the health and well-being of mothers and infants. The winner will have the opportunity to pilot or partner their solution, receive a $10,000 award, and secure a one-year global membership with MATTER. Applications are being accepted until July 28. Apply now.

Digital Inclusion Challenge

Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), Google, and Miracle Software Systems invite entrepreneurs from across the U.S. to develop solutions that address health inequities by promoting digital inclusion. The winning team will have the opportunity to develop their solution in partnership with the HFHS. Apply here.

Bootcamp on Introductory Data Science

The Michigan Institute for Data Science is inviting biomedical scientists and those from the public and private sectors to learn about the basics of data science and how to incorporate it into their research. This bootcamp will take place from July 26 to July 30. Register by June 25.

XLerateHealth 2021

XLerateHealth is now taking applications for its summer cohort. This organization helps early-stage healthcare companies validate their business model, build out their commercial strategy, and get ready to attract funding. Apply by June 20.

Events

Digital Therapeutics and the Future of Medicine

On June 22, Johnson & Johnson Innovation is hosting a webinar on digital therapeutics—the application of evidence-based, software-driven therapeutic interventions for preventing and managing medical disorders and diseases. Join their panel of experts as they discuss the challenges of potential digital solutions and how leaders in the ecosystem are looking toward the future. Those active in this space can also apply to meet the Johnson & Johnson team. Register for the event.

HealthSpark Accelerator Demo Day

Tune in on June 30 at 12:00 PM for HealthSpark Accelerator’s Demo Day to learn from companies on the frontlines of innovation in rural healthcare and get a sneak peek at the newest digital health technologies. Register for this free event.

MedTech Crossroads

Join in2being on Fridays at 2:00 PM for their weekly webinar where they discuss the latest from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and connect the healthcare innovation community. Learn more and register.