Archive for the ‘WEMBA East’ Category

Philadelphia Daily News: Rx for better after-hospital care, reduced readmissions

June 19, 2013

Great interview with Eric Heil (WG’12), co-founder of RightCare Solutions, winner of the 2012 Wharton Business Plan Competition. MORE

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Digital Journal: The University of Pennsylvania Health System and RightCare Solutions, Inc. Announce Expanded Partnership to Reduce Readmissions

April 5, 2013

“The University of Pennsylvania Health System and RightCare Solutions, Inc., an evidence-based technology organization specializing in hospital care transitions and readmission management, today announced an expanded partnership with the goal of improving care coordination and reducing readmissions.” MORE

Philadelphia Inquirer: New firm works to reduce hospital readmissions of elderly patients

April 5, 2013

Coverage of the 2012 Wharton Business Plan Competition winner RightCare Solutions, founded by Mrinal Bhasker, WG’12 (WEMBA-East) ; Kathryn H. Bowles, Penn professor; Eric Heil, ENG’05/WG’12 (WEMBA-East) ; and Matt Tanzer, W’02/WG’12 (WEMBA-East). MORE

Flying Kite Media: Philly startup is at the forefront of a consumer electronics revolution

February 7, 2013

Graphene Frontiers, with CEO Mike Patterson WG’12, is set to disrupt a number of industries with their revolutionary methods for producing graphene. MORE

Firerce Biotech: After Allergan deal, biotech vets raise $21M for skin drug startup

November 6, 2012

Octagon Research Solutions sells to Accenture & Aclaris Therapeutics raises $21M (founder Neal Walker WG’10) MORE

RightCare Solutions and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Announce Partnership to Reduce Readmissions

November 2, 2012

RightCare Solutions, Inc. [winners of the 2012 Wharton Business Plan Competition], an evidence-based technology organization specializing in hospital discharge planning and readmission management and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Jefferson) today announced a partnership aimed at improving patient care transitions and reducing readmissions. By leveraging RightCare’s Discharge Decision Support System (D2S2), Jefferson’s staff of case managers will utilize evidence-based point-of-care tools to improve and enhance patient outcomes.

IBX Game Changers Challenge Finalists announced

July 16, 2012

4 of the 15 Finalists in the Independence Blue Cross Game Changers Challenge are Wharton students/alums! Congrats to Samir Malik (C’08/W’08/GEN’13/WG’13) of 1DocWay, Cliff Jones (WG’13) of Allazo Health, Lucinda Duncalfe (C’85/WG’91) & Derek Kleinow (WG’13) of RealFood and Eric Heil (WG’12), Matt Tanzer (WG’12) & Mrinal Bhasker (WG’12) of RightCare Solutions. MORE