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Parkview Health and MATTER announce finalists for the Healthy Mom & Baby Innovation Competition 2.0

September 21, 2021

NUA Surgical leads finalist cohort into accelerator program

Five finalists have been announced in the 2021 Healthy Mom and Baby 2.0 Innovation Competition. The contest is a collaborative effort of Parkview Health, a not-for-profit, community-based health system serving more than 895,000 people in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, and MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation …

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Meet the inaugural Health Equity Innovation accelerator cohort

September 9, 2021

With the help of Chicagoland health equity leaders, MATTER and YWCA Metropolitan Chicago welcome ten startups to the accelerator

Earlier this summer, MATTER, the global healthcare innovation hub headquartered in Chicago, and YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, a social enterprise committed to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all, announced the H…

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How Clearstep became the front runner in patient navigation

September 3, 2021

Chicago-based, MATTER member company Clearstep has made great strides with hundreds of thousands of users since its start in 2018. We sat down with Clearstep CEO and Co-founder Adeel Malik to learn more about their journey and how MATTER has played a vital role in the company’s progress.

Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

MATTER: How was Clearstep founded?

Adeel: Clearstep wa…

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tales from the trenches

Listen: A conversation with founder of precision nutrition startup DayTwo, Lihi Segal

August 31, 2021

Lihi Segal founded DayTwo in 2015 to bring personalized health solutions based on the gut microbiome into the mainstream consumer market. Since then, the company has become a leader in precision nutrition with the world’s largest and highest resolution microbiome discovery platform, offering a sustainable path to remission for metabolic disease.

DayTwo’s results set a new national benchmark fo…

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Parkview Health and MATTER announce semi-finalists for 2021 Healthy Mom & Baby Innovation Contest 2.0

August 27, 2021

A global group of innovators with solutions for maternal or infant health advance

Parkview Health, a not-for-profit, community-based health system serving more than 895,000 people in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, and MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, have announced eight semi-finalists for the 2021 Healthy Mom and Baby 2.0 Innovation Competition. Launched in …

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