Health Wildcatters adds 10 startups to its accelerator

By Christy Torres • August 27, 2015

Health Wildcatters adds 10 startups to its accelerator

August 26th, 2015 | Aditi Pai | Mobihealth News

Dallas-based Health Wildcatters has announced the next 10 startups that will take part in its health technology accelerator. The brings the total number of companies that have taken part in Health Wildcatters accelerator to 32.

“We couldn’t be more excited to work with this group,” Health Wildcatters CEO Hubert Zajicek said in a statement. “All the companies demonstrated viable solutions to some of the biggest challenges in healthcare today — how to improve access, how to enhance education and prevention, how to leverage technology, to name a few. With our support, we feel this class can make huge strides in advancing these areas of healthcare, and we look forward to playing a role in that.”

During the accelerator, which lasts 12 weeks, startups receive office space, educational programming, and a network of mentors. Health Wildcatters highlights that in this year’s accelerator, 50 percent of the startups are led by women.

Last year, in June, the company reported that its first class, which launched in August 2013, had raised almost $5 million in VC funding within six months of the program. This year, the accelerator added that its second class also raised about $5 million in funding within six months.

Here are the 10 new startups in the Health Wildcatters accelerator: 

Codegi has developed automatic coding software for clinical notes and electronic health record (EHR) documentation.

Dynofit offers a wireless smart electromyography system that helps people with stroke, traumatic brain injury, and cerebral palsy gain control of their muscles.

Dualalms has created a system that delivers nebulized agents prior to laryngoscopic examinations to eliminate the common discomfort and complications that occur from the exam.

Exhale Healthcare Advocates offers a service that helps consumers navigate the healthcare industry. Services they help with include health insurance enrollment, price shopping and negotiations, prescription shopping, and bill analysis.

Flow MedTech is developing a patent-protected medical device to reduce the high risk of stroke in atrial fibrillation patients.

md Portal is a healthcare software company with an asynchronous telemedicine platform that allows patients to see a physician remotely using tailored questionnaires and photos.

Insight Optics uses mobile imaging technology to allow primary care physicians to record fundus examinations — a critical tool in preventative and diagnostic healthcare — and forward results to ophthalmologists for review.

Noninvasix has developed a way to conduct accurate, noninvasive monitoring of fetal welfare during labor and delivery using optoacoustic technology.

Obaa aims to help primary care physicians to connect with specialists during patient encounters using Google Glass.

Vidas Sanas has developed a platform that provides unique bilingual wellness offerings for employers and healthcare providers to engage their Latino populations into behavior change that transforms their health and wellbeing.