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How CareBand is using wearable technology to automate contact tracing and monitor social distancing compliance

September 16, 2020

As the country shifts to opening more businesses and bringing employees back to the workplace, contact tracing solutions — or solutions that track the interactions of infected individuals — have become increasingly popular and essential to this new way of living. According to Adam Sobol, CEO and founder of MATTER startup CareBand, he realized the importance and demand for these solutions as ear…

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Meet the newest members joining the MATTER startup community

September 11, 2020

The newest startups at MATTER are treating post-traumatic osteoarthritis, using music therapy to engage seniors and caregivers, fighting against COVID-19 and making in-vitro fertilization treatments (IVF) readily available. Take a minute to meet them and see the heroic change in healthcare happening today.

CartilaGen, Inc. — Iowa City, Iowa

CartilaGen, Inc. is working to solve post-traumatic …

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Startup Shoutouts: August 31, 2020

August 31, 2020

Every day, innovators across the MATTER community are building new solutions that accelerate innovation, advance care and improve lives. Here’s a look into some of the most noteworthy headlines from our startup members over the past month.

CareAcademy partners with KairosHQ to create 10,000 new caregivers

CareAcademy, the leading provider of online professional development for caregivers, …

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How physIQ’s AI technology became the perfect pandemic response tool

August 14, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses across healthcare have faced the challenge of retooling and pivoting their solutions to focus on the fight against COVID-19. But for MATTER startup physIQ, no pivoting, revising or overhauling was necessary: The company’s predictive analytics technologies were already uniquely suited to meet several of the needs and use cases of COVID-19 — and ready …

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Meet the newest members joining the MATTER startup community

August 7, 2020

The newest startups at MATTER are improving performance management, developing custom COVID-19 protocols and helping new moms take control of their mental health. Take a minute to meet them.

Advanced Interactive Response Systems — Newaygo, Michigan

Advanced Interactive Response Systems (AIRS) is an FDA-registered respiratory provider of oxygen safety and oxygen delivery data collection. AIRS…

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