BOSTON – Ten startups presented their products at the Connected Health Symposium Innovators Challenge last week, promising solutions to challenges in the home health care space.
Here’s a quick run-down of those startups:
Bio Ink, an electronics-free wearable in the form of a tattoo that changes color or shape for health alerts. The product has a companion mobile app.
Care Angel, a virtual caregiving assistant that conducts regular Care Calls to help monitor patients. Responses during the calls are turned into actionable notifications, alerts and reports on the Caregiver app.
Conversa Health, a digital health checkup platform that is fully automated and allows physicians to collect data from a patient via text or email, then interact with the patient’s medical records to map symptoms and diagnose possible conditions.
Cre8MDI, a product that captures pulse wave velocity to determine or predict arterial stiffness, which can be an initial indicator of heart attack, stroke or kidney disease. It incorporates an instrument and single-use disposable sensor.
Dacadoo, a digital health score and patient engagement platform. Using hundreds of data inputs, dacadoo translates the information into areas of lifestyle, body and feelings, producing a health score which users can track daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The product is also being used by insurance payers who want to digitally connect with members.
Hear and Know, an indoor and outdoor GPS-free geolocation solution for Alzheimer’s or dementia patients. The rechargeable and wireless device is inserted into the wearer’s shoe sole.
Medivizer, a curated personalized health information platform offering pertinent, focused and updated information on a patient’s condition. For patients with severe or chronic illness, the platform offers a personalized summary of their particular case.
Nutrisavings, a digital nutritional ecosystem for employers and health plan providers who offer wellness plans. The system uses a person’s grocery shopping habits to calculate a food score, provide tips for saving money on groceries, and advice on how to eat healthy.
Sherbit, a platform powered by a user’s existing apps and devices, which are already collecting data about their daily activities. It puts all of that information together and analyzes it, producing information on trends and insights, and helps the user build healthy habits.
Silver Cloud, evidence-based programs provided to health systems and care organizations to treat mental health and chronic disease. The content is designed to be motivational, easy to use and interactive for the user.