NYC-based health technology accelerator BluePrint Health will be graduating its third class of startups today. We corresponded with partner Mathew Farkash, who tells us that BluePrint now boasts 70 alumni founders and continues to form partnerships with industry leaders such as Pfizer and Aetna. The 11 start-ups below will be giving their Demo Day pitches at their SoHo loft later today, and at least one Medgadget editor will be there. These companies include:
- DocASAP is the first solution that enables doctors to publish their profiles and open appointments across multiple websites such as health insurance doctor finders, consumer health portals, and referral coordination portals. They have established partnerships with insurers such as MagnaCare and consumer health portals including Vitals.com that handle over 14M monthly physician searches. DocASAP is live in New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia with 100’s of paying physicians.
- Evoncea helps hospitals attract more patients to their most profitable service lines by providing quarterly research reports with zip-code level data and insights. Evoncea insights enables hospitals to more effectively deliver right marketing message to the right audience, substantially increasing revenue and decreasing their patient acquisition costs.
- ForMDprovides a turnkey recruiting solution for hospitals to identify and hire physicians. They have built their network of physicians by providing private communities for medical societies and alumni associations, including Duke, UPenn, Stanford and Johns Hopkins. forMD already has access to over 30% of all orthopedic surgeons in the US.
- HealthyOut is in stealth with a new product launching this summer to solve our healthy eating problems! Since starting Blueprint Health, HealthyOut’s free mobile app has added over 150k users.
- iMedicare helps pharmacies serve their growing senior population better by providing a solution that helps Medicare patients select a plan. There are 45 million people on Medicare and each day that number grows by 10,000 people. Each Medicare patient must choose from over 50 plans and if they choose the wrong plan, it costs thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. iMedicare makes the comparison and selection simple and has over 40 pharmacy clients.
- IntelligentM provides data-driven hand hygiene compliance solutions for hospitals to reduce healthcare acquired infections. Their Smartband technology offers the only market solution that provides on-the-spot behavior modification via real-time alerts to non- compliant hand hygiene events before the patients are effected. Over the last three months, IntelligentM has signed 4 clients and booked $400k in revenue.
- Keona Health helps hospitals and physician practices put down the phone and see more patients. Their NIH funded online triage solution transforms a typical a 15-minute triage call to “review and click.” This frees up nurses time to actually see patients and generate revenue for the hospitals. Keona Health has 6 paying clients and just announced an agreement with the largest after-hour triage call center in North Carolina.
- Luminate Health gives labs a digital platform for patients to access and understand their lab results. Their solution helps labs differentiate in the marketplace, increase patient compliance and establish a stronger relationship with doctors. Luminate is working with one of the top-10 labs in the US and is in advanced discussions with several other top-30 independent labs.
- Nurep helps medical device companies provide on-demand, virtual device support to physicians in the operating room. This allows medical device reps to support 4x more physicians, increasing sales and improving surgeon retention.
- PadInMotion helps hospitals and other medical facilities improve patient satisfaction and patient care by providing customized medical and entertainment content to patients via tablet technology. PadIMotion has contracts with over 10 hospitals including The Mount Sinai Hospital as well as nursing homes, subacute rehabilitation centers and other medical facilities.
- Touch Surgery helps medical device companies educate and target the surgeon population by providing mobile software platform that simulates any surgery on virtual patients. With over 100,000 downloads in the last 4 months, Touch Surgery has become an integral tool for surgeons across the world to learn, and rehearse operations. Touch Surgery is led by four surgeons who are also developers and animators and are already working with Covidien, a top ten medical device company.
If you want to be part of the action, BluePrint has just opened its application system for the Summer 2013 Class.