Healthbox is Hiring: Associate, Innovation Consulting

by Lisa Bower01-03-2017

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Healthbox is Hiring: Associate, Innovation Consulting
Healthbox is seeking a creative, energetic, and detail-oriented individual with a deep understanding of healthcare to join our Innovation Consulting team. The position would be focused on our Foundry product, an end-to-end internal innovation program to capture, evaluate, and advance high-potential employee ideas.
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Innovation Rising Episode 6: Sumit Nagpal

by Chuck Feerick12-21-2016

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Innovation Rising Episode 6: Sumit Nagpal
This week’s featured interview is with Sumit Nagpal, Co-Founder, CEO - LumiraDx, Inc. and Co-Founder, Chief Architect and UX Officer - LumiraDx Holdings Limited, in the first of our series around Remote Monitoring.
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Innovation Rising Episode 5: Eric Louie

by Chuck Feerick12-21-2016

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Innovation Rising Episode 5: Eric Louie
In this special episode of Innovation Rising, I sat down with Healthbox’s Chief Medical Officer, Eric Louie, to talk about his takeaways from the Exponential Medicine conference which he attended back in October.
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Innovation Rising Episode 4: Stephen Hunter

by Chuck Feerick12-14-2016

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Innovation Rising Episode 4: Stephen Hunter
In this special episode of Innovation Rising, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Stephen Hunter, Physical Therapy Administrator for Intermountain Healthcare Physical Therapy and founder of ROMS, which stands for Rehab Outcomes Management System, which he developed at Intermountain Healthcare in 2000 and which was accepted to go through the Intermountain Foundry Program in 2015.
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Innovation Rising Episode 3: Sanjay Shah

by Chuck Feerick11-29-2016

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Innovation Rising Episode 3: Sanjay Shah
On this week’s show, Sanjay Shah joins the program to discuss internal Health system Innovation. Sanjay Shah is the Director of Strategic Innovation for Dignity Health where he supports Dignity Health’s innovation efforts, which seek to create, test, and invest in novel services, programs, partnerships, and/or technologies – from within and outside of healthcare – that have the potential to reduce the cost of care, improve quality, and/or increase access to healthcare services.
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Innovation Rising Episode 2: Jeremy Porter

by Chuck Feerick11-29-2016

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Innovation Rising Episode 2: Jeremy Porter
On this week’s episode of Innovation Rising, we sat down with Jeremy Porter, Director of Business Development at Intermountain Healthcare to discuss what Internal Health System Innovation looks like for his organization, Intermountain Healthcare, based in Salt Lake City, with multiple locations across the state of Utah. Jeremy and his team look to leverage existing assets, patents, technology, and business models to support Intermountain's core mission and values while identifying additional revenue opportunities.
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How to be an Entrepreneur-Friendly Health System

by Chuck Feerick11-03-2016

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How to be an Entrepreneur-Friendly Health System
From self-driving cars to AI-aided investment tools, innovation is seemingly everywhere. Venture capital continues to flood new startups looking to change the way we experience the world. However, there is one industry has continually lagged behind: healthcare.
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Innovation Rising Episode 1: Podcast Introduction

by Chuck Feerick09-26-2016

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Innovation Rising Episode 1: Podcast Introduction
Innovation Rising is a podcast examining the intersection of innovation and healthcare featuring interviews with industry leaders and experts. The podcast, presented by Healthbox team member Chuck Feerick, is centered around specific themes within healthcare innovation. Each theme is explored through a 3-episode series through the lens of a hospital or health system, an investor, and a founder of a relevant solution.
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Healthbox Announces Neil Patel as President and Chief Operating Officer

by Kristen Lux09-22-2016

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Healthbox Announces Neil Patel as President and Chief Operating Officer
Healthbox is pleased to announce that Neil Patel has been appointed to President and Chief Operating Officer.
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5 Ways to Optimize Your Healthcare Accelerator Experience

by Matty Francis09-10-2016

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5 Ways to Optimize Your Healthcare Accelerator Experience

Founded in 2011, Healthbox was one of the earliest healthcare-focused startup accelerators, so we know a thing or two about how to get the most out of that experience.

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5 Tips for Startups Hoping to Land That Health System Pilot

by Neil Patel08-03-2016

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5 Tips for Startups Hoping to Land That Health System Pilot
Wayne Gretzky famously said, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” When it comes to selling to a health system, however, you often only get one shot, so you need to make the most of it.
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Healthbox Studio Program Receives Gold Ranking

by Kristen Lux03-14-2016

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Healthbox Studio Program Receives Gold Ranking
The Healthbox Studio program is honored to have received a Gold Ranking from the 2016 Seed Accelerator Ranking Project. Healthbox was recognized as the top program focused specifically in health tech. Over 150 accelerator programs were evaluated for the report, placing Healthbox in the top 10% of programs nationwide. Read more on MedCity News here.
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Healthbox Florida Joins Partner Florida Blue for an Internal Demo Day

by Lisa Bower10-20-2014

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Healthbox Florida Joins Partner Florida Blue for an Internal Demo Day
In the 10th week of Florida’s Healthbox accelerator, the seven companies traveled from Tampa to Jacksonville to participate in an internal demo day at the corporate headquarters of Healthbox anchor partner, Florida Blue. Between 75 and 100 employees, spanning all levels of Florida Blue's Jacksonville campus, attended. Employees mingled with the CEOs and founders of the startups, who both presented their companies and answered questions from the inquisitive crowd. 
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Don’t Forget to Reality Check your Pitch Before Giving it to this Accelerator Director

by Lisa Bower04-15-2014

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Don’t Forget to Reality Check your Pitch Before Giving it to this Accelerator Director
Healthcare experts and entrepreneurs will come together to discuss the challenges and opportunities in digital health and other sectors at the MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum, April 22-23 in Chicago. Amy Len, the director of Healthbox, will join in on the discussion around digital health. To get to know the speakers better before the conference, MedCity News asked them each the same four questions.
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Learn It Live’s Trip to the White House: Creatively Working with Government to Grow My Tech Company

by Lisa Bower04-14-2014

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Learn It Live’s Trip to the White House: Creatively Working with Government to Grow My Tech Company
Last week, I had the unique opportunity to attend a meeting on technology innovation and entrepreneurship at the White House hosted by Business Forward. I engaged in discussions with a variety of senior White House advisors and met with Congressman Jared Polis, founder of Techstars and a representative from Colorado.
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Why Florida Blue Embraces Innovation

by Lisa Bower04-11-2014

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Why Florida Blue Embraces Innovation
If you’re wondering why a health insurance company like Florida Blue would be committed to harnessing the disruptive power of digital health, you wouldn’t be the first person to question our involvement. The short answer is we’re passionate about helping people and communities in Florida achieve better health, and digital health is one avenue to achieve that goal. The longer answer provides a bit more context about why Florida Blue embraces innovation. 
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Want to Sell into Hospitals? Three Things for Entrepreneurs to Remember, as Told by Community Health Network

by Lisa Bower03-26-2014

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Want to Sell into Hospitals? Three Things for Entrepreneurs to Remember, as Told by Community Health Network

“How do we get the attention of hospital executives to either pilot or implement our solutions?” asks every healthcare entrepreneur who has ever tried to sell into a hospital.

During the last week of the Healthbox Chicago program, we were fortunate to have our partners from Community Health Network, a non-profit health system with more than 200 sites of care throughout Central Indiana, lead a dynamic discussion with our Chicago portfolio about how startups can successfully navigate their organizations. Ramarao Yeleti, MD, President, Community Physician Network and Pete Turner, Network VP of Innovation, indulged us with their organization’s goals, hunger for innovation and suggestions for startups that want them to buy their products.

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Untapped Markets for Healthcare Entrepreneurs: Dual Eligibles

by Lisa Bower03-25-2014

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Untapped Markets for Healthcare Entrepreneurs: Dual Eligibles
In this series, Healthbox will expose untapped, large and often complex markets in healthcare that are ripe for innovation. By adding clarity to these markets and their associated challenges, the reports will help serious entrepreneurs identify specific areas where they can grow a sustainable bus...
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Thoughts from SXSW: 3 Key Questions for Entrepreneurs to Consider When Entering the Healthcare Wearables Market

by Lisa Bower03-17-2014

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Thoughts from SXSW: 3 Key Questions for Entrepreneurs to Consider When Entering the Healthcare Wearables Market

Despite being cited as one of this year’s hottest digital trends, wearables have yet to demonstrate the ability to infiltrate the larger population and secure long-term user engagement. Currently one in 10 US consumers over the age of 18 owns a modern activity tracker, but one-third stop using it consistently within six months.

Entrepreneurs, if you are aiming to drive real healthcare change through wearable technologies, you should consider the following questions.

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Five [BRIEF] Absolutes: For Entrepreneurs Selling into the Healthcare Industry

by Lisa Bower03-03-2014

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Five [BRIEF] Absolutes: For Entrepreneurs Selling into the Healthcare Industry
Joe McCormack has just published an insightful book entitled Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less, where he emphasizes the importance of being a lean communicator in today’s business environment. Faced with shrinking attention spans, interruptions and a constant inundation of information, executives expect you to respect and mange their time more effectively than ever before. Of course when I read these principles, I couldn’t help but think about how they relate to selling into the healthcare industry. 
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US Presidents as Entrepreneurs and Pioneers of the Modern Day Healthcare System

by Lisa Bower03-03-2014

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US Presidents as Entrepreneurs and Pioneers of the Modern Day Healthcare System
For President's Day, Healthbox wanted to recognize how our nation's leaders demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit or used their platform to pave the way for a better national healthcare system. Find o...
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Three Steps to Effectively Master Interpersonal Team Dynamics in a Startup Environment

by Lisa Bower03-03-2014

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Three Steps to Effectively Master Interpersonal Team Dynamics in a Startup Environment
Working on a lean team is extremely exhilarating and rewarding. Ideas are flowing, engagement is high and employees exude a relentless passion for the business. With the territory though, arise a number of challenges to effectively and efficiently maintain positive team dynamics. The lack of formal structure, the potential for rapid change, the long working hours and high emotions are all components of a startup environment that can lead to moments of both sheer brilliance and intense stress.  
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Expert-Led Event Showcases Opportunities Ahead in Light of Affordable Care Act

by Lisa Bower12-20-2013

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Expert-Led Event Showcases Opportunities Ahead in Light of Affordable Care Act
Healthbox staff and our Chicago 2013 portfolio companies attended a panel at 1871 to gain new perspectives on how health reform will affect and provide opportunity to entrepreneurs.
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