ORLANDO, Fla., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GuideWell Innovation and Healthbox announced the selection of 11 early-stage health care companies to participate in The Healthbox Florida Studio in Partnership with GuideWell Innovation, an eight-week studio at the new GuideWell Innovation CoRE™ (Collaborative Resource Ecosystem) space in Lake Nona Medical City.
The Healthbox Florida Studio in Partnership with GuideWell Innovation will assist the companies' founders in refining their value proposition to drive traction and diagnose critical business needs, The entrepreneurs also will receive access to a GuideWell Innovation mentor and other industry experts throughout the studio program.
"GuideWell Innovation was created to transform the health industry by rapidly accelerating health innovation and developing impactful solutions," said Renee Finley, head of GuideWell Innovation. "These 11 companies are representative of the future of health care and the innovative ideas essential to its transformation."
This year's participants include:
BloomAPI helps organizations connect to real-time EMR data in less than five minutes.
Buoy Health created a virtual doctor capable of interviewing and educating patients on their likeliest diagnoses to replace searching symptoms online.
CarePredict is solving the problem of over reliance on human observation to catch declines in the health of seniors by developing a technology that aims to replace human observation with machine sensing and learning.
dbaza health has developed and clinically validated a patient onboarding platform for managing and reducing the costs of chronic diseases like diabetes.
Doctella helps hospitals improve quality and reduce costs by delivering smart checklists to patients and their families and monitor their real-time participation to gain insights for critical, timely interventions.
Hint Health is a billing platform for direct pay health care providers.
KynderMed has developed a proprietary, non-invasive, light-based sleep mask solution that aims to reduce factors that could potentially contribute to preterm births.
PotentiaMetrics provides proprietary real-world outcomes registries and analytic platforms to reveal personalized and predictive insights.
Rimidi Diabetes empowers health care systems to deliver more efficient care to patients with diabetes, improve patient quality of life, and decrease the financial burden of diabetes to the system and patients.
Senscio Systems' IbisTM complex care management solution uses artificial intelligence to proactively recognize health complications at home for timely and targeted interventions.
SMRxT is a real-time medication adherence system with a patient-centric approach allowing customers to fully understand and manage adherence challenges.
This is the fourth year GuideWell Innovation has partnered with Healthbox, which previously activated health care technology and entrepreneurial ecosystems in Jacksonville, Tampa and Miami. Through the partnership, 23 early-stage companies participated in Healthbox programs and benefited from GuideWell Innovation's expertise, network and commitment to driving innovation.
The Healthbox Florida Studio Presented by GuideWell Innovation begins today and concludes June 30.
Healthbox is a turnkey growth and innovation platform for the healthcare industry. Through our Studio programs, we have engaged with over 130 early-stage healthcare companies, gaining key insights into entrepreneurial trends, business models and key success factors for building sustainable businesses in healthcare. We also partner with healthcare organizations to advance their innovation agendas, providing organized exposure to the external market while fostering a culture of innovation and commercializing internal ideas from employees. For more information, visit www.healthbox.com.
About GuideWell Innovation
GuideWell Innovation, a subsidiary of GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation, is focused on advancing the transformation of the health industry through rapid acceleration of health innovation. Headquartered in Orlando, Fla.'s Lake Nona Medical City, the GuideWell UST Global Innovation Center facility is anchored by the GuideWell Innovation CoRE™ (Collaborative Resource Ecosystem). For more information, visit guidewellinnovation.com.
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