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Event recap: A conversation with AbbVie women in science

April 30, 2019

In March, a panel of female leaders from AbbVie joined us at MATTER to share their advice on opportunities in STEM for the next generation of women. The group discussed why diversity in healthcare innovation matters and how to shatter glass ceilings — or rather, glass beakers. Tara Bannow, a reporter at Modern Healthcare, moderated the conversation, which featured AbbVie’s Joan Byrne, Vice Pre…

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Startup Shoutouts: April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019

Every day, innovators across the MATTER community are building new solutions that accelerate innovation, advance care and improve lives. Here’s a look into the most noteworthy headlines from the past few weeks.

Apervita takes the stage for data analytics

Apervita was named a Top 10 Most Promising Healthcare Tech Startup for 2019 by CIOReview. Founded with the vision of connecting healthcare o…

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Helping people die better: A conversation with Vynca's Emelia Altschul

April 24, 2019

Most healthcare startups share a common goal: to improve lives. Whether through a new drug, medical device or platform, most are focused on helping individuals live better and longer.

However, living better doesn’t always mean living longer. Like all healthcare companies, MATTER startup Vynca shares the goal of improving lives, but their focus is on a part of life many of us ignore — often unt…

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Meet the newest additions to the MATTER community

April 19, 2019

Our newest MATTER members are challenging conventional views of cancer treatment, helping reduce the effects of dry eye in North America and revolutionizing personal care monitoring.

Tieös Pharmaceuticals

Tieös Pharmaceuticals was formed in an operating room theater by two anesthesiologists who were frustrated with the current status quo of treatment outcomes for cancer. Dr. Arun Anand and Dr…

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#storiesthatmatter: Mental health care for the in-between

April 17, 2019

Next from Stories That Matter, Blueprint CEO Danny Freed shares how the loss of a friend led him to uncover the need for better communication between physicians and patients in mental health treatment.

Blueprint is both a patient and physician-facing platform that helps psychiatrists monitor patients between visits and make more efficient and effective treatment decisions. Recently, the comp…

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