INVEST Digital Health Pitch Perfect preview: Chronic disease management and value-based care

Read more to find out which finalists will present in the startup pitch contest during the conference, which will be virtual, and is scheduled for September 20-23.

INVEST Digital Health, a conference that brings together innovative investors across the healthcare spectrum, prominent industry players and the most promising digital health startups, is scheduled for September 20-23, and held in collaboration with Medical Alley. It will be virtual this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The conference will highlight aspects of digital health from the role of digital twins in life science, remote patient monitoring reimbursement, the ethical considerations of AI in healthcare, and more in a series of panel discussions. To view the agenda, click here.

But it will also spotlight digital health startups in the Pitch Perfect contest. Judges will hear presentations and question startups across three tracks: Home Health, Tech to Improve Payer/Provider Operational Efficiency, and Chronic Disease Management and Value-based Care. A winner will be selected from each track who will be interviewed for a profile in MedCity News.

The Chronic Disease Management and Value Based Care track is scheduled for Wednesday, September 22, from 3:30-5pm Central Time. The judges include:

And here are the finalists:

Juli helps people manage their chronic conditions with an AI-powered app that combines all their healthcare data in one place.

Lara Health is a care automation platform built to lower admin burden, streamline care and add new, significant revenue streams to independent medical practices.

Nurture Precision Infant Care by MYOR is a platform that uses predictive analytics to help healthcare providers and parents stay ahead of allergies. Nurture supports both patients and clinicians in implementing the best life adjustments or research-backed interventions to alter the course of the disease and personalize the care of those at risk. Nurture is a 2-step program designed to mitigate the tribulations for babies at risk of developing allergic conditions such as food allergies and eczema. For those children who are at risk, Nurture offers parents a personalized plan which includes lifestyle tips, pediatric recommendations, recipes, and more to ensure that they can take the best steps at the right time.

Reviving Mind brings together small groups of 6-10 people to work on their mental and physical wellbeing through group support with 1 on 1 lifestyle coaching sessions all facilitated by a dual-certified provider matched to users.


Sober Grid has a digital therapeutic program for substance use disorders and mental health with accompanying AI, patient monitoring and health coaches.

Strados Labs is a respiratory management solutions company that focuses on enabling real-world, real-time monitoring of lung health with smart-sensor technologies. Its proprietary biosensor is passive, patient-friendly and clinically validated to acquire lung sounds in the real-world. The Strados Cloud platform collects and calculated the frequency of wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath as well as respiratory dynamics like rate and excursion for a more holistic picture about each subject.

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