Innovations in Healthcare welcomes ten new organizations to the 2019 Innovators Cohort

DURHAM, N.C. – Innovations in Healthcare announced the selection of ten organizations to be a part of its 2019 innovator cohort. The annual cohort was selected through a rigorous, multi-step process that sources and scouts organizations from around the world dedicated to expanding access to affordable and quality healthcare. This year, the innovator applicant pool included hundreds of global healthcare organizations operating in 109 countries.

Over the past eight years, Innovations in Healthcare has worked with more than 90 organizations through the innovators network, including the 2019 cohort, that utilize innovative methods and technology to transform healthcare and health. Innovations in Healthcare strengthens the growth and development of its innovator network; connects them with investors, funders, and other supportive networks; scales their presence; facilitates adaptation into new settings; and generates new evidence about healthcare innovations.

The 2019 innovator cohort comprises Care2CommunitiesCarepayMiracleFeetRubiconMDSystemOneThinkMDTNH HealthTwiageVezeeta, and Wellthy Therapeutics. These organizations’ innovations include mobile health financing solutions, chatbot nurse assistants for patient self-efficacy and education, artificial intelligence to predict health events, simplified data collection via mobile integration, IoT (Internet of Things) diagnostic devices, and more. 

 “We are thrilled to welcome such an inspiring cohort of disruptive healthcare innovators into our Network,” said executive director Krishna Udayakumar. “These organizations are improving health and healthcare in promising ways, and we look forward to collaborating closely to help scale their impact.”

About Innovations in Healthcare

Innovations in Healthcare is a nonprofit organization hosted by Duke University and founded in 2011 by Duke Health, McKinsey & Company, and the World Economic Forum. We aim to improve healthcare worldwide by supporting the scale and impact of promising innovations. We receive support from and collaborate with a global and diverse group of organizations, including corporations and foundations that are committed to strengthening and increasing the scale of healthcare innovations.


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