Four Digital Health Startups Named for Venture+ Final Comeptition

WASHINGTON, DC (November 9, 2015) -- The Venture+ Forum at the mHealth Summit today announced the four companies selected from 11 digital health startups, to compete in the Venture+ Forum LIVE pitch finals on the mHealth Summit main stage on Tuesday, November 10 (4-6pm). The Venture+ Forum brings together leading digital health innovators, business leaders and deal makers to provide a comprehensive, 360-degree view on health tech investing and today’s most promising startups.

The four top companies who will complete in the "pitch off” contest are: CircleLink Health, CirrusMD Inc., Smart Clinic, LLC and Wellpepper.

Also taking place at the mHealth Summit is the Startup Boot Camp, a one-of-a-kind, interactive workshop for seed and early-stage entrepreneurs – Monday, November 9 (2-6pm). This event debuts at the Summit and offers advice for cultivating an innovator’s mind set, building a successful digital health business and delivering validated health outcomes. Medical innovators from MedStar and Partners Healthcare, investors from Maverick Capital Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Providence Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank, as well as other industry partners AARP, DreamIt Health New York City Economic Development Corporation and HITLAB will offer practical tips for increasing a company’s equity value, maximizing chances for securing funders and customers, and growing a business.

This year’s Startup Showcase will feature 50+ new and emerging companies, plus global incubator and accelerator programs supporting the training and development of early stage companies, including Canadian Technology Accelerator for Health IT, mHealth Israel, New York eHealth Collaborative and StartUp Health.

Taking place November 8-11 at the Gaylord Resort and Convention Center in the Washington, DC area, the mHealth Summit centers around the theme, “Anytime, Anywhere: Engaging Patients and Providers.” This four-day event features industry-leading keynote presentations, six tracks of disruptive, comprehensive programming, an interactive exhibit floor, pre-conference symposia and highly-anticipated sessions. The Summit, along with the new Population Health and CyberSecurity Summits, comprise the new HIMSS Connected Health Conference, an all-inclusive event highlighting how technology is enabling the transformation of healthcare delivery.

GENERAL REGISTRATION: Registration for the mHealth Summit, Population Health Summit or CyberSecurity Summit allows attendees access to all three events.

MEDIA REGISTRATION: For more information, or for complimentary Media Registration, please contact Gina Cella at 781-799-3137 or gcella@pchalliance.org, or visit the mHealth Summit Newsroom.

About the mHealth Summit
The mHealth Summit is the premier conference and expo for exploring what is new in mobile, telehealth and connected health—from the impact on healthcare delivery, clinical care and patient and consumer engagement to new technologies, research, investment activities, policy and shifts in the business environment. This year’s mHealth Summit will again feature the Global mHealth Forum, a gathering of influencers from over 50 countries to discuss the advancement of mobile and connected health in low and middle income countries. Visit the mHealth Summit for more information. Join the conversation at @mhealthsummit and #Connect2Health.

HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. HIMSS produces health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 61,000 individuals, of which 79% work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 640 corporations and 400 not-for-profit partner organizations, that share this cause. HIMSS, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

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