What You Should Know:
– Techstars announces the second class of 10 startups for the UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars.
– This year’s class represents a diversity of ideas, geographies, capabilities, and technologies and are tackling challenges in areas such as health equity, care delivery model innovation, telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, mental health, behavioral economics, and more.
Today, Techstars announce the 10 startups joining the second class of UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars focused on innovations in digital health and wellness that help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. Over the next three months, these companies will rapidly accelerate their businesses by working closely with UnitedHealthcare, Techstars, and a network of expert healthcare mentors.
Healthcare workers, hospital leaders, and medical companies all over the world are working diligently to fight the coronavirus pandemic, and in the midst of that, the healthcare landscape is changing drastically. These shifts have created incredible opportunities for entrepreneurs to reimagine the future of health and the latest class of companies joining the UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars are doing just that.
“From the beginning, we set out to find world-class entrepreneurs solving substantive problems across the health care landscape. We looked for early technology companies enhancing the quality of care, increasing access to care, addressing the cost of care, and improving the experience for all our stakeholders to make health care work better for everyone. We also searched for innovations capable of solving the challenges brought by COVID-19. Similar to last year, applicants were quite impressive, and selected companies represent a diverse spectrum of ideas, geographies, capabilities and technologies. The 2020 class is tackling issues in areas such as: health equity, care delivery model innovation, telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, mental health, behavioral economics, and more,” said Matt Miller, PhD, Managing Director of the UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars.
Here is a look at the 10 companies joining the 2020 UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars.
Personalized digestive health recommendations with data science
Connected care system for better pediatric health delivery
Seamless access to secure technology for effective health data management
Detecting clinical depression and anxiety using machine learning and voice biomarkers
Digital platform using AI to guide difficult conversations between patients and providers, beginning with end-of-life care
Using data to connect people to treatments that better fit their lifestyle
Smart wallets to help people without a home move forward
Culture-centered care for people of color
Using sensor data, incentives, and counseling to change health behaviors
Voice & Sound Intelligence for the physical world