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Three best lines from the all HIT all the time Healthbox demo day in Nashville

December 11, 2013 11:55 am by | 0 Comments

It was a sunny snow day in Nashville on Tuesday. Although there were no flakes in sight, there were plenty of unclaimed badges at the HealthBox Demo Day check-in desk….


Healthbox Chicago’s next batch of startups want to soothe providers’ post-reform pain points

Healthbox Chicago’s next batch of startups want to soothe providers’ post-reform pain points

November 20, 2013 2:20 pm by | 0 Comments

When selecting digital health startups for its second accelerator class in Chicago, Healthbox put a focus on B2B companies addressing the post-reform challenges that hospitals and health systems are facing….


This robot has 4 wheels, 1 ‘eye’ & the potential to be a learning tool for autistic children

This robot has 4 wheels, 1 ‘eye’ & the potential to be a learning tool for autistic children

October 29, 2013 10:46 am by | 0 Comments

The One robot, pictured at right, is under development by a startup and a community of autism patients, parents and caregivers in Florida to help teach communication and social skills…



Don’t forget, Midwestern startups: Only two days left to apply to Healthbox Chicago accelerator

Don’t forget, Midwestern startups: Only two days left to apply to Healthbox Chicago accelerator

September 27, 2013 2:42 pm by | 0 Comments

Healthbox Chicago will launch its second accelerator in November. It will consider startups at any stage of development, but the application is this Sunday, Sept. 29. According to a press…


Healthbox Nashville launches with 7 fresh digital health startups

Healthbox Nashville launches with 7 fresh digital health startups

September 19, 2013 6:00 am by | 0 Comments

The inaugural Healthbox Nashville program is under way, and there are some unique health IT companies in the mix. Each company gets a $50,000 seed investment and four months of…


Healthbox & Florida Blue bet consumer engagement, wellness startups will win in FL market

Healthbox & Florida Blue bet consumer engagement, wellness startups will win in FL market

August 6, 2013 8:40 am by | 0 Comments

Digital health accelerator Healthbox and anchor partner Florida Blue had their priorities straight when they chose the seven companies for their inaugural Florida accelerator program: Address the high populations of…


Healthbox heads south for new digital health accelerator programs in Nashville, Jacksonville

Healthbox heads south for new digital health accelerator programs in Nashville, Jacksonville

July 15, 2013 9:46 am by | 1 Comments

Digital health accelerator Healthbox‘s newest program won’t be based in the comfy Silicon Valley/Boston healthcare scenes. Instead, it will work with startups in the emerging health IT hub of Nashville….


Digital tools for the home, doc’s office & OR: Here are the 10 new Healthbox Boston startups

Digital tools for the home, doc’s office & OR: Here are the 10 new Healthbox Boston startups

April 2, 2013 12:01 am by | 1 Comments

Healthbox Boston, which kicked off with its first class last fall, is back with a second set of digital health startups that it will usher through its 16-week accelerator program….



If it were easy, everyone would do it: 3 keys to a winning healthcare startup

If it were easy, everyone would do it: 3 keys to a winning healthcare startup

February 6, 2013 2:13 pm by | 0 Comments

How can startups get up to speed quickly, navigate the system, and realize their true value? They need to know three things.


A diaper sensor and data is one startup’s solution to helping manage incontinence in seniors

A diaper sensor and data is one startup’s solution to helping manage incontinence in seniors

August 30, 2012 11:58 am by | 0 Comments

Now here’s something you don’t hear every day: an innovation for the adult diaper. With a two-fold purpose of improving urinary incontinence care while standardizing data collection, Gweepi Medical Inc….


You might be a healthcare startup mentor if … (5 must-have qualities of a good mentor)

You might be a healthcare startup mentor if … (5 must-have qualities of a good mentor)

August 28, 2012 9:08 am by | 0 Comments

These days, everyone thinks he’s a mentor. With accelerators, incubators and innovation events sprouting everywhere, there’s plenty of opportunity for seasoned entrepreneurs to pass on their knowledge to a new…


Dermatologists establish ‘instant online practices’ with remote diagnosis network

Dermatologists establish ‘instant online practices’ with remote diagnosis network

August 20, 2012 11:36 am by | 3 Comments

After hearing about how long a co-worker’s wife had to wait to see a dermatologist after being misdiagnosed by a primary care physician, Victor Gane had an idea. He teamed…


Can a startup build a business on prescription drug coupons?

Can a startup build a business on prescription drug coupons?

May 1, 2012 3:51 pm by | 0 Comments

Thanks to the recession, the Internet and TLC, coupons are all the rage these days. And they’ve found a place in healthcare, too. Websites like RxVouchers and MedicationCoupons.com sort through…


Wellness incentive startup rewards employee progress, not engagement

Wellness incentive startup rewards employee progress, not engagement

April 13, 2012 3:45 pm by | 2 Comments

“The wellness industry is awful noisy. Some people are doing some great things, and other people are just adding to the noise.” That’s what Charlie Zei, the co-founder of employee…


Fresh from the accelerator: SwiftPayMD’s Healthbox experience

Fresh from the accelerator: SwiftPayMD’s Healthbox experience

April 12, 2012 3:22 pm by | 0 Comments

Last month, Brandon Glenn’s post challenging the incubator model fueled a fire of debate about programs like Blueprint Health, Rock Health, Healthbox and Startup Health. It even drew a rebuttal…


Wellness gift card aspires to make sure healthy bonuses stay that way

Wellness gift card aspires to make sure healthy bonuses stay that way

February 2, 2012 10:43 am by | 0 Comments

Imagine a new kind of wellness gift card that employees get as a reward for participating in corporate health screenings and other activities. But, as a bonus to companies, the…