CO.LAB CEO Marcus Shaw said in a recent release that the cohort includes:
Canopy Innovations (NYC) - an e-learning language platform helping hospitals and community clinics eliminate language barriers. Founder: Bill Tan. Tan in 2018 participated in the Nashville Entrepreneur Center's Project Healthcare, under the company name, Transcendent Endeavors.
Healing Innovations (Nashville) - a medical device company offering its Rise&Walk patented gait-training device for walking therapy for impaired patients. CEO: Luke Benda. Related VNC coverage here.
KelCor (Chattanooga) - a stealth-stage medical device start-up developing product solutions to help improve infection control and patient care. Co-founded by Cory Allison, a founding general partner in The Jump Fund. Early VNCAllison coverage.
Medical Search Technologies - a SaaS company creating searchable data from unstructured text, such as radiology and patient progress notes, to help manage compliance and define care pathways for complex medical conditions. CEO: Jan Sevcik.
MedX Services (Ooltewah,Tenn.) - a startup dedicated to improving medication management to reduce costs associated with patient non-adherence. President: Ken Lowden.
Pretel (Chattanooga) - a developer of wearable biosensors, regional uterine physiologic signal detection software, and personalized labor progress status algorithms to reduce preterm birth and the costly poor outcomes of induction delivery. CEO: Marc Finch.
Rhinogram (Chattanooga) - a Telehealth texting solution addressing patient-provider communication barriers and provider staffing costs, enabling reimbursable virtual consults, and leading to new-patient acquisition. Chairman/CEO: Keith Dressler.
VendRx, Inc. (South Jordan, Utah and Norco, Calif.) - a prescription-dispensing system accessible at points of convenience, to increase patient adherence and reduce healthcare costs. CEO: Trent Jefferies.
Unum and Erlanger employees will serve as mentors to the accelerator cohort, according to a CoLab release. (###)