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MATTER member Alertive Healthcare acquired by Carbon Health

January 10, 2022

As remote and in-person care converge, MATTER member Alertive Healthcare was acquired by Carbon Health. The Seattle-based company’s remote patient monitoring will be integrated into Carbon’s rapidly expanding, next-generation clinic network.

Alertive CEO and Co-founder Dr. Nirav Shah sits down to share the journey to acquisition and what lies ahead.

Responses have been edited for length and c…

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MATTER Top 10: Our favorite stories of 2021

December 30, 2021

2021 was the year following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Regardless of where anyone thought we may be two years later, there’s no doubt the healthcare community has made great strides. The MATTER community has developed new partnerships, secured funds to advance innovation projects and shared insights on addressing several of the most pressing issues facing healthcare today.

Join us as …

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Member Spotlight: Siris Medical

December 22, 2021

Improving oncology outcomes through AI-enabled decision-making

According to the American Cancer Society, there were 16.9 million Americans with a history of cancer at the beginning of 2019, and the National Cancer Institute states that patients paid $16.22 billion in out-of-pocket costs for cancer care in 2019.

Colin Carpenter, founder and CEO of Siris Medical, is on a mission to alleviate th…

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Listen: Leaders from Parkview Health and Brainlab join MATTER and Hillrom to discuss how operating rooms will evolve over the next two decades

December 21, 2021

How will operating rooms enable more efficient, more effective and less risky surgeries over the next two decades? Parkview Health VP of Virtual Health Max Maile and Brainlab Digital OR Director Florian Moser discuss these questions and more in a conversation moderated by Hillrom Global Surgical Solutions Director of Clinical and Market Insights Kirsten Emmons.

“On one hand, there’s this drive…

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Listen: A conversation with Sheila Mikhail, serial entrepreneur and co-founder and CEO of AskBio

December 17, 2021

Influential biotech leader and EY’s 2021 Entrepreneur of the Year Sheila Mikhail shares insight on her entrepreneurial journey with MATTER

Sheila Mikhail founded Asklepios BioPharmaceutical (AskBio) in 2001 and set out on a mission to bring life-changing drugs to patients in desperate need. Started during a time when gene therapy was not thought of as a realistic therapeutic approach, AskBio w…

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