The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
The collaboration will bring together Aurora’s integrated health care system of hospitals, clinics, home care, pharmacies and physicians (it serves more than 1.2 million patients every year via a comprehensive network of facilities, services and providers, including 15 hospitals, 159 clinics, 70 pharmacies and 30,000 caregivers) with StartUp Health’s network of healthcare entrepreneurs and their portfolio of innovations.
As an investor in StartUp Health, Aurora will be get early access to proposed innovations and will be able to work side-by-side with entrepreneurs to implement solutions in its provider and patient communities. The new collaboration will also provide the organization with first-look opportunities to invest in, pilot and implement innovations from StartUp Health companies around the globe.
Aurora Health Care will immediately begin reviewing innovations proposed through the StartUp Health platform for possible adoption. Health and wellness technology startups from around the world may apply to StartUp Health at startuphealth.com/apply. Applications are reviewed every 30 days.