June 27, 2018 | Ten Israeli digital health companies have been invited present their technologies to US health professionals at the annual invitation-only GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit in St. Louis, Missouri . The summit is hosted by GlobalSTL, an initiative of BioSTL a biotech company in St. Louis, Missouri, which attracts high-growth international international companies in the healthcare, agriculture, cybersecurity and finance to St. Louis for collaboration and entrepreneurship. The summit hopes to help the international startups invited to the event enter the US market via strategic business development opportunities. Over 600 companies applied to be part of the summit and 14 firms from Israel, Ireland, UK and the Netherlands were selected to participate in the event. Of the 14 selected companies, 10 are Israeli startups.
The 10 Israeli companies selected for the program include Clini Works, a big data solution for monetizing clinical research and population health; Datos, a big data platform to leverage patient-generated health data for care delivery; MedAware, a big data solution to eliminate prescription errors; Medisafe, a patient-engagement based medical adherence solution; Medorion, a behavior change population health platform; nym, a workflow automation startup that works through a natural-language based automated coding system; Odoro, a company that provides tech to lower operational costs through workflow automation; Profility, a predictive analytics company offering personalized care planning using advanced profiling tech; TytoCare, a telehealth service offering a remote clinical exam; and VRHealth, a company providing virtual reality-based physical rehab, and cognitive therapy through an app.
The summit includes keynote speaker Jason Dinger, chief incubation officer at Ascension, the largest not-for-profit health system in the United States after which the international companies will present their tech. Then, the 14 international companies will pitch their technologies to the St. Louis health care industry and take part in 120 curated one-on-one meetings facilitated by GlobalSTL. Last year, Israeli companies MDClone, Telesofia and Medial EarlySign closed deals at the summit. The summit will end with a networking reception with leaders from St. Louis’s innovation community.