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MATTER Startup Spotlight: Seven Starling

March 28, 2022

Making high-quality mental healthcare more accessible for new mothers

According to the Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance, one in five women will experience maternal mental health conditions during pregnancy or the first year after pregnancy, and 75 percent of women who experience maternal mental health symptoms will go untreated.

Tina Beilinson, CEO and co-founder of MATTER member Se…

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MATTER startup shoutouts: March 2022

March 8, 2022

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 startup members in our community over the past few months.

MATTER members raised over $200M over the last three months.

AMOpportunities raised $2M in a Series A2 to invest in staffing, technolog…

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MATTER Startup Spotlight: Scripted

March 2, 2022

Empowering pharmacists to improve the lives of their communities

Most Americans live within five miles of a pharmacy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So, why haven’t we leveraged pharmacies to equitably expand access to healthcare? MATTER member, Scripted, has taken on the challenge and is succeeding — very rapidly.

Scripted Founder and CEO James Lott sat down wit…

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MATTER Startup Spotlight: Perx Health

February 16, 2022

Leveraging digital health to engage the patient beyond the appointment

According to U.S. Pharmacist, treatment adherence rates of 80 percent or higher are needed for optimal therapeutic efficacy. However, it’s estimated that adherence to chronic medications is only about 50 percent. MATTER member Scott Taylor, CEO and co-founder of Perx Health, is aiming to leverage digital health to improve t…

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Meet the newest members of the MATTER startup community

January 28, 2022

Between October and December 2021, thirty-nine startups joined the MATTER community. Their innovations range from femtech and digital health to medical devices and solutions for diabetes care management. What do they all have in common? They’re all aiming to transform healthcare.

If you’re interested in joining the MATTER community, you can apply today or request more information and a member …

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