StartUp Health, a global organization dedicated to innovate the health industry, and vc firm GE Ventures, announced a new call to discover and support companies focusing on the transition to value based care.
StartUp Health and GE Ventures will support companies building clinical workflow and chronic care management solutions, in addition to financial/payment platforms and operational technologies designed to transition the healthcare industry to value-based-care.
Companies can apply online at StartUpHealth.com/GE by May 31.
In October 2015, the two organizations announced a call for innovation focusing on virtual health solutions. The first three (below) companies related to this innovation call have been selected to join StartUp Health Academy’s GE Program. StartUp Health and GE Ventures have now partnered to build 19 companies together and plan to select at least 7 more companies this year to join the program.
Launched in 2013, the StartUp Health Academy GE Program has selected 19 companies to date, which have raised $51M in funding in total with 2 of them already acquired.
The three newest companies selected to join the StartUp Health Academy with GE Ventures include:
– Biome Analytics, which aggregates data and builds applications that deliver the insight doctors and hospitals need to insure the Americans diagnosed with cardiovascular disease get the best possible care at the lowest cost. Led by Stuart Jacobson, Founder & CEO, the compsny is based in Sausalito, CA.
– Jiseki Health, which provides technology to enable better and more accountable service delivery. Led by Tushar Vasisht, Founder & CEO, the company is based in San Mateo, CA.
– WinguMD, which provides BodyMapSnap, an app that allows users to collect metadata from an image and enables body location and tagging tools for physicians combined with smart object size measurement and document recognition. Led by Manabu Tokunaga, MS, Founder & CEO, the company is based in Palo Alto, CA.
The program is based in NYC.