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stories that matter

#storiesthatmatter: Building a community for youth affected by Huntington's disease

October 30, 2019

We’ve teamed up with our partners at Horizon Therapeutics to spotlight their employees whose personal experiences within the healthcare system have uniquely equipped them for their careers.

In our next Stories That Matter, watch B.J. Viau, director of patient advocacy at Horizon, share his personal experience navigating the Huntington’s disease community alongside his peers.

“We were all look…

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What we're reading

October 22, 2019

In this monthly blog post, members of the MATTER team highlight articles from across the web that cover some of the most relevant business and healthcare topics today.

Eliminating ‘tensions’ in healthcare: a litmus test for innovation, Joseph S. Salama, Alex Lee, and Ashkan Arshin

“My daily commute is an hour each way. If I’m not checking emails, I’m either listening to the news or reading ar…

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matter news

MATTER at HLTH 2019: Here’s what you need to know

October 21, 2019

The MATTER team is heading to Las Vegas!

We’re attending the second annual HLTH conference from October 27-30. This will be the largest presence that MATTER has ever had at an industry conference — we’re thrilled to be producing programming throughout the conference and hosting two (yes, two!) booths in the main exhibition space.

Read on to find out all there is to know about MATTER at HLTH a…

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matter news

Meet the finalists for the 2019 Health Tech Venture Challenge

October 16, 2019

Today, Advocate Aurora Health and MATTER announced the five finalists for the 2019 Health Tech Venture Challenge. The competition, launched in August, challenged startups to reimagine the aging experience with solutions that improve care coordination, address social determinants of health and focus on preventive care for aging adults.

The Health Tech Venture Challenge finalists will present th…

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press release

MATTER, Novo Nordisk and Green Innovation Group partner on sustainable healthcare challenge

October 14, 2019

The challenge calls for solutions that will help Novo Nordisk reach their goal of zero environmental impact.

Chicago, IL, October 14, 2019 — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, today announced a partnership with Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company with 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes, and Green Innovation Group, a Danish company accelerating the…

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