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Introducing: #storiesthatmatter

March 6, 2019

Today, we are thrilled to launch a new project: Stories That Matter. But first, some history — as told by MATTER CEO Steven Collens — from way back when MATTER was but an idea without a name.

In the years since opening MATTER’s doors, we’ve found that these stories are more than motivating — they’re illuminating. Nor are they the exclusive domain of entrepreneurs: We hear powerful stories fr…

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Meet the newest additions to the MATTER community

February 28, 2019

Our newest MATTER members are on a mission to eliminate patient no-shows, help health systems manage vendor relationships and bring the vitamin industry to the next level.

Stitch Mix

Stitch Mix was started by Megan Wu and Justine Ly, medical students at the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. During their clinical experience, they became aware of the pervasive and expensive problem …

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Startup Shoutouts: February 22, 2019

February 22, 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.

Third eyes on the [$7M] prize

Third Eye Health snagged $7.25 million in Series A financing. Third Eye is on a mission to prevent patient readmission to hospitals with better post-acute…

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MATTER turns four!

February 14, 2019

Four years ago this week, we opened MATTER’s doors with 30 startup companies, a few programs and a thesis: collaboration is the best way to improve healthcare.

Since then, we’ve continued to break down the barriers to healthcare innovation by bringing the right people together in meaningful ways. Today, our startups range from those that are barely more than ideas, to companies with millions o…

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The evolution of health data: A fireside chat with J&J Innovation’s Rowan Chapman

February 12, 2019

With the evolution of technology, health data has advanced far beyond the individual, static data point of the past. But while this advancement promises to improve human health, it also raises big questions: Who owns the data, who controls it and how do we connect it to deliver value to patients?

On February 5, Rowan Chapman, head of J&J Innovation, California, joined us at MATTER for a fi…

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