DreamIt Health Unveils Third Class and Announces New Backers

1-20-2014 12-47-37 PM

Digital health incubator DreamIt Health has unveiled its third class of startups. The nine selected companies will partake in a four-month program based in Dreamit Health’s Baltimore office space. This will be DreamIts second class in Baltimore. After hosting its inaugural class in the city, DreamIt launched a second location in Philadelphia last year.

Each startup selected will receive $50,000 in seed capital, one-on-one mentorship opportunities, and a host of legal and professional services. Here’s the startups that made the final cut:

Aegle Wearable biometric devices.

AvhanaAvhana is working to consolidate clinical decision support into a one-click EHR supporty system.

Cognuse – Estonia-based Cognuse is building a web-based cognitive training platform designed to bring a web-based solution to the market that will support stroke and brain injured patients in their mental task training and rehabilitation through mobile games.

eMOCHACreated at the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education before spinning off into its own startup, eMOCHA uses OCR to extract medication and clinical trial data for back-end analysis.

Patient Feed – Based both in Philadelphia and NYC, Patient Feed is building a collaboration platform for inpatient care.

Phobious – Phobius is building a fastinating augmented reality-based platform designed to help treat mental health by bringing patients face to face with their fears in a safe, virtual environment.

Protenus – Baltimore-based Protenus is building a digital management of patient consent  and other administrative workflows.

Respi – From Athens, Greece, Respi is building a smartphone-based spirometry and respiratory data platform.

The Smartphone Physical – Making their debut at TEDMED 2013, The Smartphone Physical is using smartphone-connected devices to capture as much of the same information discovered in the traditional exam room, and putting these tools in the physicians’ pocket, and at times, in the patient’s home.

In addition to introducing its new class, DreamIt announced that it has secured Kaiser Permanente as a strategic partner. The third class will be backed by Kaiser, Johns Hopkins, and Northrop Grumman.


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