Dreamit HealthTech, now in its fifth year, has worked with startups such as Redox, Eko, Protenus, Oncora Medical, Biomeme, Keriton, Lia Diagnostics, and Tissue Analytics, which have all emerged as leaders in their respective fields.

On June 8th, 2018, the team at Dreamit HealthTech hosted a showcase event for its Spring 2018 cohort.

To kick off the event, Dreamit HealthTech Managing Director Adam Dakin hosted a fireside chat with Roy Rosin, Chief Innovation Officer at Penn Medicine, and Brian Lobley, President of Commercial and Consumer Markets at Independence Blue Cross.

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Topics of conversation during the wide-ranging discussion included:

  • How Penn Medicine and Independence Blue Cross have collaborated to bring innovative products like TowerView Health to market.

  • How readmission warranties at Penn Medicine have reduced patient readmissions for conditions like heart failure and COPD by 40% - 50%.

  • The fact that care is extending beyond the traditional hospital setting, which creates an opportunity for innovative new projects such as the collaboration between Independence Blue Cross and Comcast.

  • How technology is enabling high-touch, personalized care delivery, which has become the gold standard of care in the US.

During the main event, participants in the most recent Dreamit cohort pitched their solutions and connected with investors, executives, and other founders from the healthcare community in the greater Philadelphia region.

The following healthcare startups pitched at the showcase:

HealthTensor uses machine learning to analyze patient data, automatically create physician documentation, and diagnose the most common conditions.

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GIBLIB produces and curates a comprehensive library of surgical procedures and medical lectures from leading teaching institutions across the US that has been used by more than 10,000 medical professionals to date.

Infermedica’s artificial intelligence solution helps Allianz Partners, Medicover, HealthLoop, and other healthcare firms guide patients to select the most suitable and cost-efficient means of care based on their symptoms.

TrekIT improves interdisciplinary care coordination by providing real-time patient data with synchronized, team-based task management tools to improve healthcare communication.

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Vitls develops a thin, unobtrusive wireless wearable device that continuously and reliably tracks vital signs for up to six days, enabling early identification of changes in clinical status thereby enabling earlier intervention.

Vytalize Health provides primary care providers with a suite of tech-enabled services that allow them to provide expanded services and transition to risk-based payment models for their Medicare patient populations.

Trials.ai leverages AI to improve study design and execution in clinical trials by delivering protocol recommendations, automating study design, and optimizing day-to-day execution.

After hearing pitches from each of the startups in the program, attendees had a chance to network with one another and founders from past and current Dreamit HealthTech startups.

We would also like to thank our partners Independence Blue Cross, Penn Medicine, DuPont, and Accenture for their support of the Dreamit HealthTech program.

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