Archive for the ‘Healthcare’ Category

CBS News: Smart pill bottle could help you take your meds on time

May 8, 2014

CBS News ran a segment on AdhereTech’s smart pill bottle, which could help you take your meds on time. Great press for founder Josh Stein WG’12! Watch the video and read more HERE.

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Philly.com: Digital health startup wants to disrupt how health-care professionals care for patients

May 5, 2014

Divya Dhar WG’14 tells Philly.com how Seratis is going to disrupt how health-care professionals care for patients. Read MORE

Entrepreneur: 6 Hot Healthcare Companies: From Smart Pill Bottles to Smart Diapers, What’s Driving Innovation in Medical Tech

April 11, 2014

Entrepreneur Magazine rounds up 6 Hot Healthcare Companies that are driving innovation in medical tech — no surprise that AdhereTech, founded by Josh Stein WG’12, made the list. MORE

Wall Street Journal: South by Southwest turns more of its focus to health care

March 14, 2014
The Wall Street Journal spotted Josh Stein WG’12, founder of AdhereTech, talking to investors at SXSW!
“I can’t imagine an executive of his stature listening to health-technology pitches even a few years ago,” Mr. Stein said. “Now we’re at the forefront.” MORE

Technically Philly: These 10 Philly tech founders made Business Journal’s ’40 under 40′

March 14, 2014
Hey, that’s Eric Heil, president and CEO of RightCare Solutions, the 2012 WBPC Grand Prize winner, on the Philadelphia Business Journals annual ’40 under 40′ list! MORE 

WHYY Newsworks: What’s next for workplace wellness?

March 5, 2014
WHYY’s NewsWorks looks at workplace wellness, and takes serious note of LifeVest Health (founded by Jon Cooper C’03/WG’09), ‘A stock exchange for your health’, which provides direct financial incentives for employees to live healthier. MORE

The Hindu: Numbers and nutrition

February 19, 2014
The malnutrition rate is 42 percent among children in India. As many as 1500 children die everyday due to lack of a balanced diet. That’s why Ridhima Parvathaneni W’13/ENG’13 started Indian Impact–the “first and only online platform” with the goal of reducing malnutrition among Indian children.

Read about her in this terrific profile in The Hindu: MORE

Philly.com: They connect patients suffering rare diseases to experts who can treat them

February 19, 2014
“They connect patients suffering rare diseases to experts who can treat them.” That’s Speso Health, founded by Jonathan McEuen and Rajiv Mahale, who gave a great interview to Philly.com.

Thanks for the shoutouts to the WBPC and VIP! MORE

Daily News: R-Health pioneers direct primary care in Philly

February 19, 2014
Serial entrepreneur Mason Reiner W’99, co-founder of R-Health, gives Philly.com a snappy interview about his innovative health care startup. MORE