Highline BETA invests in MedStack – The Platform For App-Enabled Healthcare Innovation

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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 »

Artin Biomed

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

Sensassure

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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 »

Turning a family-inspired innovation into a global solution

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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 »

#SMALLROOMS PODCAST: BALAJI GOPALAN OF MEDSTACK ON ENABLING HEALTHCARE APPS

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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 »

3D-printed cleft palate simulator improves surgery training

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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 »