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December 13, 2016
The 31 Digital Health Tech Startups Participating in PULSE@MassChallenge

Today, MassChallenge is announcing the companies participating in its new digital health competition called PULSE@MassChallenge.  31 companies will be competing for more than $100,000 in zero-equity awards.

The program is aiming to provide entrepreneurs with access to several partners within the massive biotech and healthcare ecosystem in the Boston area.  Partner examples include Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Philips Healthcare, Mass General Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Liberty Mutual, and many more.

You can meet the companies tonight at MassChallenge's Pulse@Check event at Hatch Fenway in Boston @ 6pm.

Here's the full list of companies participting.  The descriptions are from each company's website or LinkedIn company page:

2017 PULSE@MassChallenge Cohort:

3Derm System, Inc. - Massachusetts
3Derm is a cost-effective skin imaging system that allows any user to take clinical-quality 3D images of concerning skin lesions and upload them instantly for review by a dermatologist.
https://www.3derm.com

ACT.md - Massachusetts
ACT.md’s interoperable Care Coordination Record promises a better, safer, less expensive, and more flexible approach to managing healthcare’s complex tasks and achieving your goals.
http://act.md

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Cake - Massachusetts
Cake makes it easy to start thinking about your values around end-of-life. Cake simple interface guides you through a series of simple propositions, and outputs a life handbook of your preferences that you can share with your loved ones, your doctor, your lawyer, and anyone else you think should know.
https://www.joincake.com

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Care Thread, Inc. - Rhode Island
Care Thread provides secure mobile messaging and team-based collaboration solutions that empower hospital providers to deliver more efficient patient care, improve patient outcomes, and shorten time to discharge.
http://www.carethread.com

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ConquerX - Texas
ConquerX is developing the next-generation medical device for molecular diagnostics, the Metachip.
http://conquerxlab.com

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EDI Institute, Inc. - Massachusetts
The EDI Institute promotes recovery and emotional resilience through the imagery people create on their mobile devices.
http://ediinstitute.org

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Emerald Innovations - Massachusetts
Modern fall detection for caregivers
http://www.emeraldforhome.com

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Gain Life - Massachusetts
Gain Life combines consumer-grade product development principles and technology (big data & AI) with best-in-class science to give individuals what they want (e.g., reduced health risks and weight loss) while building into the process what they really need (change in mindset).
http://gainlife.com

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HealthyMation - Massachusetts
To take on massive health challenges like obesity, HealthyMation blends a unique fusion of evidence-based clinical programs together with digital health technology, entertainment-grade animation, personal human interaction, and interactive learning. Their adaptive mobile application puts life-changing care directly in users' hands around the world.
http://www.healthymation.com

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Herald Health - Massachusetts
Herald Health is an early stage digital health startup based at the Harvard Innovation Lab in Boston, MA.  Herald’s mission is to make health care safer by offering providers seamless access to their clinical data.
http://www.heraldhealth.com

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Hey,Charlie - Massachusetts
A minimally-invasive tool for those suffering from #opioid use disorders. HeyCharlie digitizes proven addiction recovery techniques. Founded at MIT Hacking Medicine.
http://heycharlie.org

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Human Resolution Technologies - Massachusetts
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http://www.followapp.me

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Insightfil - Massachusetts
Insightfil is delivering the first-ever comprehensive medication delivery, education and adherence platform solution. 
http://insightfil.com

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LifeGuard Games, Inc. - Massachusetts
LifeGuard Games, Inc. is a Boston-based company 'gamifying' healthcare through mobile games that teach and motivate kids to manage chronic health conditions.
http://wizdygames.com

Medumo logo

Medumo - Massachusetts
Medumo’s CareTours™ enable healthcare organizations to guide patients using automated just-in-time instructions and checklists pre, peri, and post-procedure.
http://www.medumo.com

Meetcaregivers logo

Meetcaregivers - Massachusetts
Meetcaregivers is a unique online platform that uses video technology to help families safely find and connect with qualified caregivers for their aging parents.
https://www.meetcaregivers.com

ModioSense

MobioSense - Massachusetts
MobiSense's HERO provides instant & affordable heart disease monitoring.
http://www.mobiosense.co

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Neopenda - Illinois  
Neopenda is a global health tech startup striving to engineer healthcare solutions that give newborns in low-resource settings the healthy lives they deserve.
http://www.neopenda.com

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​Neuroelectrics - Massachusetts
Neuroelectrics® is a digital brain health company that innovates at the intersection of neuroscience, physics, machine learning, and hardware.
http://www.neuroelectrics.com

QueueDr logo

QueueDr - Connecticut
QueueDr is an award-winning schedule automation product that seamlessly integrates into your EMR to optimize your schedule.
https://www.queuedr.com

Redox Logo

Redox - Wisconsin  
Redox is the modern API for EHR integration, the bridge from health systems to the cloud and back. 
https://www.redoxengine.com

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Remedy Labs, Inc. - California  
Remedy Labs protects you and your family from medical bills. We negotiate with hospitals and doctors to save you money.
https://www.tryremedy.com

Rendever Logo

Rendever - Massachusetts
Rendever is an MIT company that takes a human-centered design approach, applying the latest MIT research to deliver affordable, customized virtual reality experiences for people who receive and provide eldercare.
http://www.rendever.com

Spring Care logo

Spring Care, Inc. - New York
Data-driven treatment selection for depression  
https://www.spring.care

STATech logo

STATech - Massachusetts
Cuffless wearable blood pressure monitor
http://www.statech.co

SyncThink logo

SyncThink - Massachusetts
SyncThink is a leading neuro-technology company with foundational IP in eye-tracking metrics and devices.
http://syncthink.com

ThinkMD logo

THINKMD - Vermont
THINKmd is a global healthcare innovation company developing solutions that expand quality healthcare coverage for everyone, anywhere in the world.  
http://www.thinkmd.org

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TORq Interface, LLC - Massachusetts
TORq Interface is devoted to elevating the mode in which hospitals and medical device companies collaborate by leveraging the FHIR API and developing a scalable and secure platform for efficient communication.
http://torqinterface.com

Twiage logo

Twiage - Massachusetts
Twiage is an advanced cloud-based platform that uses best-in-class security technology to put telemedicine at the fingertips of emergency first responders and physicians to accelerate live-saving patient care.
http://www.twiagemed.com

VIT logo

VIT - Pennsylvania  
VIT is a health and safety company using smart technology to track, evaluate and improve physical wellness. By identifying patterns and behaviors that cause illness and injury, our products prevent incidents from occurring and save healthcare costs.
http://www.vitinitiative.com

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VRPhysio
Israel - Tel Aviv | USA - Massachusetts
VRPhysio develops virtual reality tele-rehabilitation platform that gamifies physical therapy and makes it Fun and easy to monitor.
http://www.vrphysio.com


Keith Cline is the Founder of VentureFizz.  Follow him on Twitter: @kcline6.