Matt Wiggins, Founder, Remedy Ventures
A group of artists, doctors, developers, and entrepreneurs, Remedy Ventures built an iPhone platform for healthcare. Immediately post launch two of their apps hit the top of iPhone health apps. Their mobile portal is linked to a web portal that helps communication between doctors and nurses, provides digital prescriptions, and more.
Clive Pinder, Founding Parner, Healthy Worlds
Focusing on the big issue of “health in the rest of the world”, Healthy Worlds focuses on global lifestyles and how to improve health issues in each community. Using virtual worlds Healthy Worlds uses avatars to create engaging and immersive health coaching experiences.
Michael Lenoir, Founder, Global Village for Health
An interactive social network, Global Village for Health targets African Americans. Their effort is to improve the health of African-descended people, who are often neglected in healthcare outreach. Global Village for Health also targets issues of heart disease, diabetes, and other health issues that are uniquely targeted to this demographic.
Ron Keen, President, PureWellness
Focusing on health prevention, PureWellness supplies tools, infrastructure, rewards systems, and services to help employers work with their employees to maintain a higher level of overall health. Employers can register for an event and encourage their employees to meet personal health goals for various rewards. PureWellness puts you on a trackable proactive plan towards better health.
Stephen Lanzet, National Director of Lata Life Care Innovations
ElderTalks uses interactive conversations to help seniors and caregivers understand the risks and protective methods of being older.
Ellen Badenelli, Founder & CEO, ScanAvert
ScanAvert takes information that is only relevant to you, providing a personal profile that helps you control what food you buy. Based off a personally established database of calories and ingredients, ScanAvert is a mobile app that allows consumers to scan each food item and immediately assess how it fits (or doesn’t fit) into their health plan.
Henry Albrecht, Limeade
An employeer – wellness service, Limeade helps employers lower their insurance costs by encouraging better health in their employees. Offering personal assessments, Limeade predicts more than ten times the variants in productivity than health facts. alone by also assessing work conditions.
Paul To, CEO and Founder, Emota.net
One of the beneficiaries of the National Science Foundation, Emota.net helps busy and remote families stay in touch and stay supportive of their elderly parents. Using a simple visual interface, Emota offers a way to communicate messages, do video chats, and share records.
David Rose, CEO, RxVitality
Based out of Cambridge, RxVitality created a single-pixel display that is now used to help communicate information to patients through color. Believed to be one of the best feedback loops out there, these displays are now being used for medical adherence. By using an ambient LED display they can help patients realize if they’ve taken their medicine, when they need to refill their prescriptions, and so on.