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Disruptive Healthcare Startups to Watch (Sep)

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VCs invested roughly $2.8 billion in healthcare technologies through the second quarter of 2015. We round up eight startups with particular relevance to Aging Americans:

Mango Health is a patient app for iPhone and Apple Watch featuring dose reminders, drug interaction info, a health history – even points and rewards. http://www.mangohealth.com/

MyGrove empowers age 55+ active adults with online tools and a social media experience that connects them with offline activities in their local communities. http://www.mygrove.co/

VisualDx combines peer-reviewed medical images and concise, actionable information to support the accurate recognition and management of disease. http://www.visualdx.com/

Quartet Health connects PCPs with behavioral health providers through the cloud, bringing meaningful data and enhanced patient experience to collaborative care. http://www.quartethealth.com/
AdhereTech creates wireless bottles that collect, analyze and share data, sending customizable alerts – such as texts or alarms – when patients miss doses. http://adheretech.com/

EarlySense provides an innovative continuous patient monitoring solution designed to enhance patient safety and reduce risk for general care patients. http://www.earlysense.com/

Lively! is a 24/7 emergency medical alert system that pairs home activity sensors with wearable tech, featuring a pedometer and prescription reminders. http://www.mylively.com/

Livongo Health employs a smart meter to advance the connection between patients and certified educators in real-time, merging diabetes management and telehealth. http://www.livongo.com/

Disruptive Healthcare Startups to Watch (Oct)

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Funded by a variety of forward-thinking investors, these eight “care”-driven startups gear products and services toward Seniors and their Caregivers:

Care.com connects families with companions and caregivers to provide medical and non-medical assistance. Services include errands, transportation, bathing, exercise, and 24-hour coverage for Dementia and Alzheimer’s patients.

CarePort Health collects and analyzes data from 100s of post-acute care organizations to identify providers that match a patient’s unique clinical needs and preferences. Higher rated providers, such as those with low readmission rates, are identified.

CareLinx is a professional caregiver marketplace, empowering families to easily find, hire, manage and pay licensed caregivers online. The platform has over 100k caregivers to match specific needs and budgets.

Caremerge creates a care coordination network that keeps care teams, families, and patients informed and connected through a HIPAA compliant, easy-to-use mobile and web-optimized interface.

CarePredict is a remote monitoring system that helps families keep track of loved ones and detect any changes in their routine that could signal a decline in their health. The wearable comes as a bracelet or watch band and alerts families with a text message.

CareSolver is on a mission to improve the health and happiness of seniors and their family caregivers by providing action-oriented content, tools, and resources that help caregivers provide better care with less burden.

eCareDiary licenses online care coordination tools and content to help clients serve the growing population of family caregivers caring for an aging parent or loved one diagnosed with long term illness.

eCaring provides a cloud-based care coordination system that generates comprehensive real-time clinical, behavioral and medication adherence data from a patient’s home.