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MATTER awarded $50K to four startups at Accelerating Innovation in Aging demo day

August 9, 2022

Platform that enables older adults to privately record meaningful life stories from their home phone wins grand prize

August 9, 2022, CHICAGO — With support from RRF Foundation for Aging, MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, has announced four winners of the inaugural Accelerating Innovation in Aging program. The eight-week accelerator focused on advancing solutions tha…

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Community

August 2022: Meet the newest members of the MATTER startup community

August 4, 2022

From digital health solutions and medical devices to consumer health startups, our newest members join MATTER from four countries, 19 global cities and six U.S. states. Learn more about each new MATTER startup below.

If you’re interested in joining the MATTER community, you can apply today or request more information and a member of our team will be in touch.

Meet the startups

KOSME cohort

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press release

Loyola University Chicago and MATTER launch 2022 Loyola Chicago Health Equity Quest

August 2, 2022

Competition will advance solutions at the cross-section of health equity and climate change

August 2, 2022, CHICAGO — Loyola University Chicago’s Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health and MATTER today launched the 2022 Loyola Chicago Health Equity Quest. The competition will advance innovative solutions that address health disparities and climate change and prepare them for the…

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tales from the trenches

Listen: A conversation with women+’s health tech leader Paris Wallace

July 27, 2022

Serial entrepreneur shares views on his entrepreneurial journey, building a culture of belonging, his recent exit and diversity and gender equity

Paris Wallace is an enterprise expert who has founded two successful companies in the women+’s and reproductive health areas. As co-founder of Ovia Health, the leading women+’s health and technology company focusing on fertility, pregnancy and parent…

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insights

Listen: Health system leaders discuss the future of the healthcare workforce

July 21, 2022

How will we address current personnel burnout? How has the pandemic affected the healthcare workforce, and what solutions are going to solve our current staffing challenges? What will staffing look like in 2040, and what will the gaps be?

Legacy Community Health Chief Information Officer David Chou and UNC REX Healthcare Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer Joel Ra…

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