Highline BETA invests in MedStack – The Platform For App-Enabled Healthcare Innovation Highline BETA is excited to announce an investment in MedStack, the Platform for App-Enabled Healthcare Innovation. We’ve been tracking and informally advising the company while they built their now-validated offering, and feel it is the perfect time for them to enter our new… Read more »
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Artin Biomed develops highly personalized orthopedic implants using a novel absorbable synthetic material that mimics the natural composition of human bone.
CleanSlate UV is a portable UV-sanitizing device for hospital tools and handheld electronics. It enables healthcare facilities to sanitize portable electronics – such as smartphones and thermometers – in just 30 seconds, while automatically tracking compliance with sanitization protocols.
Hospital Connection introduces brands directly to new parents by donating kits filled with products to parents upon the birth of their child.
Translatum Medicus Inc. (TMi) provides therapeutic for age-related macular degeneration (blindness). They are dedicated to saving sight for patients with dry AMD. TMi de-risks and accelerates drug development for “dry” Age-Related Macular Degeneration.
Tecla Shield helps people with physical impairments use mobile devices BY ADAM SWIMMER, POSTMEDIA NETWORK FIRST POSTED: MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017 03:24 PM EST | UPDATED: MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017 03:54 PM EST Mauricio Meza demonstrates how to use a joystick to control the Tecla Shield. (Adam Swimmer/Postmedia Network) TORONTO — Mauricio Meza says the… Read more »
Cleft palate repair in infants is one of plastic surgery’s toughest challenges. Now an Ontario researcher has created a better way for surgeons to practise it Dale Podolsky shows off his invention — a true-to-life model of an infant’s mouth, which surgeons can use to practise cleft palate repairs. (Fred Lum/Globe and Mail) When Dale… Read more »
Sensassure is a startup that is working on a reusable Smart Patch that sits on the outside of any commercially available incontinence product. At the beginning, the co-founders identified what they thought was the biggest issue with incontinence management – nurses don’t have the data to know when a resident has urinated. Instead, nurses often… Read more »
Spencer Waugh, Founder of AceAge, was inspired to launch his entrepreneurial journey during a family dinner in 2014. A casual conversation about a final-year engineering project became the catalyst he needed to turn an idea for helping his grandfather into an industry-changing product. Waugh’s grandfather was admitted to the hospital eight times that year because… Read more »
Rob Kenedi sits down with Balaji Gopalan, founder of MedStack, a cloud-based platform that allows developers to easily create healthcare apps. Balaji discusses his experience building developer platforms for other firms such as Nymi and Desire2Learn, and then applying that skill to his own endeavour. Balaji also points out considerations in building healthcare software, including… Read more »
A new simulator developed by U of T medical resident and IBBME PhD candidate Dale Podolsky may help doctors to better perform uniquely challenging cleft palate surgeries. Cleft palate is a potentially serious birth defect that affects 400 to 500 Canadian babies each year. The tissue on the roof of the mouth does not join together… Read more »
For most people things like Facebook or Skype, even just turning on your television, are a simple touch away. But what about those living with limited mobility? One Canadian tech company says accessibility is more than just ramps and elevators. Digital access is just as important and at times even life changing. Komodo OpenLab, the… Read more »