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Healthcare 2040: How AI will transform clinical decision making

May 11, 2021

What will healthcare look like in 20 years? What should we invest in today to help us get there?

In 2021, MATTER and Hillrom partnered to produce Healthcare 2040, an event series that invites industry leaders working in significantly transformative areas of healthcare to help us explore these questions.

For the inaugural event, Microsoft Health Next Corporate Vice President Dr. Greg Moore joi…

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AgileMD receives $750K BARDA contract to speed development of early warning system for COVID-19 severity

May 5, 2021

MATTER Support Startup Grant springboarded AgileMD’s eCart solution to next stage of development

May 5, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) has announced AgileMD as the recipient of a $750,000 contract to advance clinical decision support solutions for COVID-19. This partnership will further the development of …

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Inflect Health announces partnership with MATTER

May 4, 2021

Relationship will provide MATTER healthcare startups and corporate innovators with access to Inflect Health’s expertise and network of frontline healthcare providers

May 4, Emeryville, CA - Inflect Health, the new nationwide, multispecialty investment and innovation hub formed by Vituity, has announced a partnership with MATTER, the Chicago-based global healthcare incubator and corporate innov…

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HealthQuest Capital’s Project PulseCheck partners with MATTER’s BRIDGE program to support underrepresented entrepreneurs focused on disrupting healthcare

April 27, 2021

April 27, Chicago, IL — HealthQuest Capital (“HealthQuest”), a growth capital firm investing in commercial-stage healthcare companies that meaningfully improve patient outcomes and reduce costs in healthcare, has partnered with MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, on their BRIDGE mentoring program.

HealthQuest launched Project Pulsecheck in late 2020 to provide office h…

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What is brand essence — and why does it matter for startups?

April 26, 2021

A conversation with Public Communications Inc.

This post was originally published on March 10, 2020 and updated on April 26, 2021.

Each day in the life of an entrepreneur is filled with competing questions.

Do we need to hire more people? Who’s going to buy our product? How long is our runway?

Because so many of those questions seem to demand an immediate answer, it’s easy to save the ones…

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