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New developments from healthcare startups

ChromaCode’s Board Member Carol Gallagher was recently named this year’s honoree for Companies in Transition from the Corporate Directors Forum for her work to assess & balance financing and transaction alternatives for the company.

NeuroFlow has integrated with Epic and is now available in the App Orchard marketplace. Hospitals and health systems using Epic can deploy NeuroFlow to streamline clinical workflows and scale existing initiatives for measuring and treating patients’ mental health symptoms.

Activ Surgical this week announced the formation of a European Advisory Board, further investing in its commitment to democratize surgical care and empower global access to best-in-class surgery, regardless of location and saving millions of lives in the process.

The European Advisory Board, which consists of world-class surgeons from leading hospital systems across the European Union (EU), will advise Activ Surgical on the company’s go-to-market efforts for ActivSight, the company’s first product to launch from the ActivEdge platform in 2021. The EU Advisory Board will work in collaboration with the company’s U.S. Advisory Board, which was formed in 2019.

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Members of the board include Prof. Dr. Nicole Bouvy, PD Dr. Hans Fuchs, Prof. Dr. Kai Nowak, PD Dr. Benjamin Weixler, and Prof. Dr. Luigi Boni. You can learn more about the board members by following this link.

Activ Surgical recently announced the opening of its European operations and the appointment of Holger Schipper as the general manager and vice president.

“I am thrilled to announce this esteemed group of surgeons as the founding members of our European Advisory Board,” said Schipper. “Each of these appointees has extensive, firsthand experience regarding the current and unique challenges surgeons face in the operating room, and they share our vision for improving patient outcomes via breakthrough technology. Their expertise will play a critical role in the commercialization of our ActivEdge platform not only in Europe, but across the globe.”

Quil Health, a joint venture between Independence Health Group and Comcast, is collaborating with AmeriHealth Caritas on a program to support caregivers who look after family and friends who are Medicaid members.

AmeriHealth Caritas is bolstering the assistance it provides to informal caregivers through Quil Engage. The digital health platform provides organized and actionable information for caregivers as they look after the health of loved ones. Through the program, caregivers will receive a code to register with the platform, download an app to a smartphone or tablet, and complete a survey. Based on users’ responses to the survey questions, they will receive written, video, and interactive content applicable to their needs.

Sandesh Ilhe
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