BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Alabama Launchpad promotes high-growth and innovative startups from across Alabama. The program is for new and innovative ventures in the seed or early-growth stages, or for existing businesses moving into a new high-growth market. XpertDox was one of the finalists chosen from 18 participants. A panel of judges, comprised of successful entrepreneurs and leaders from multi-national corporations, made the selections.
XpertDox, a website designed to help patients with rare and serious diseases, was chosen as a winner and was awarded $40,000 at Alabama Launchpad.
XpertDox is a website focused exclusively on improving care of patients with rare and/or serious diseases. They have already built a database of 130 specialties, 4,000 diseases, 200 procedures and 1,000 medicines. Powered by their proprietary algorithm, XpertDox evaluates all doctors and hospitals in the U.S. in the five critical domains of clinical expertise, research, educational contributions, leadership role among peers and recognition as an expert. Based on these criteria, XpertDox calculates an XpertMatchTM score. A high score indicates a high degree of match to the patient's question which could be a disease, procedure, medicine or specialty. Within 3 months of launch, XpertDox has received praise from the medical community because of the unbiased nature and accuracy of search results.
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