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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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Pulmonary health perspectives in the COVID-19 era: Focus areas for PF innovation

August 27, 2020

On August 18, MATTER, Three Lakes Foundation (TLF) and Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) brought together stakeholders throughout the pulmonary fibrosis (PF) community to discuss challenges in pulmonary health and opportunities to improve PF awareness, diagnosis and care.

PF affects more than three million people globally but remains a disease state with largely unmet need. Part of a family …

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MATTER, Anthem, Inc., and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois launch innovation challenge seeking pandemic response solutions

August 19, 2020

Top concepts to secure pilot opportunities

Chicago, IL, August 20 — MATTER, Anthem, Inc., and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) today launched the Pandemic Response Innovation Challenge. The challenge is a global call to innovators to develop creative solutions aimed at supporting the health care needs of those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The challenge is part of Anthem a…

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How to make your healthcare innovation challenge application stand out: An interview with patientMpower

August 14, 2020

For startups, winning a healthcare innovation challenge or pitch competition can be the boost they need to grow their business. However, hundreds of startups apply to the same challenges each year — and often, businesses with great solutions fail to even make it to the final round of the challenge they applied for. So how do you make sure your application and pitch don’t get lost in the noise? …

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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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