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Healthbox is a healthcare innovation services firm that leading organizations trust with decision on when and how to build, buy, or partner. We combine investing experience and consulting services in a way that is strategic, objective, and actionable for providers, payors, and others across the industry. Healthbox is proud to work with healthcare leaders who share our passion for building, harnessing, and advancing solutions to empower the reinvention of healthcare.

Press Releases

September 26, 2017

Healthbox announced today the addition of Sumit Nagpal as Managing Director. Nagpal is a life-long health and social care innovator, a relentless entrepreneur and leader, and a hands-on technologist committed to applying his skills to help transform healthcare. He brings a wealth of experience to the company with practical successes across multiple high-growth companies. The mission of Healthbox is to empower the reinvention of healthcare through the development and support of sustainable innovation strategies. With Nagpal’s addition, Healthbox further demonstrates its commitment to helping healthcare organizations leverage technology to enable healthcare transformation.

Nagpal’s career launched while working with Steve Jobs and NeXT, Inc., lending way to his first company, Wellogic, which brought interoperability and telehealth solutions into real-world patient care. Nagpal then served as President & CEO of Alere Accountable Care Solutions, Inc. where he worked to implement Alere’s vision of utilizing diagnostics to achieve better outcomes. Then as Co-Founder and Chief Architect of LumiraDx, Nagpal drove practical adoption of information technology across the US and European markets to support new models of care that better align and engage individuals, their care teams, and payors. Nagpal’s professional accomplishments include being named in 2017 by ComputerWorld as a Top 100 Technology Leader, a HIMSS Fellow, and election to the Board of HIMSS North America.

“We are thrilled to have Sumit join the Healthbox team as we continue to work with our partners to build and sustain innovation strategies that support dramatic improvements in the service and delivery of care,” said Neil Patel, President of Healthbox. “Sumit’s HIT expertise and demonstrated ability to create new offerings in emerging markets will build on the success of our innovation services model.” “I am passionate about Healthbox because of our shared commitment to empower the reinvention of healthcare,” said Nagpal. “As the pace of innovation continues to accelerate within the healthcare industry, Healthbox is uniquely positioned to help care providers, payors, and entrepreneurs achieve lasting impact through their ability to engage organizations in successful, mission-driven innovation programs and initiatives.”

Healthbox helps healthcare organizations with decisions on when and how to build, buy, or partner through consulting and fund management services. The company was founded in 2010 as one of the world's first healthcare accelerators and evolved into a healthcare innovation services firm in 2015. Healthbox approaches healthcare innovation from the “inside and out”; the company has partnered with leading industry organizations to fuel internal innovation strategies through employee programs and commercialization projects as well as implement external innovation through sourcing tools and custom engagements. 

September 12, 2017

Healthbox is excited to announce the cohort of the 2017 Healthbox Studio. Healthbox hosts the program to support and advance entrepreneurial innovation, which aligns with our overall mission to empower the reinvention of healthcare. The program helps accelerate emerging digital health companies and fosters relationships between startup founders and industry leaders. Healthbox hosts the program free of charge to selected companies with no required equity exchange. 

“Healthbox is excited to welcome this exceptional group of entrepreneurs to the 2017 Studio program,” said Neil Patel, President of Healthbox. “We look forward to helping each company navigate through this crucial stage and guide their path to continued success.”

Healthbox works with leading healthcare organizations to develop and support innovation strategies through consulting and fund management services. The company was founded in 2010 as one of the world's first healthcare accelerators and evolved into a healthcare innovation services firm in 2015. 

“The Studio is a nod to our roots as an accelerator, supporting the Healthbox legacy of entrepreneurial innovation,” said Kristen Lux, Outreach & Engagement Manager at Healthbox. “Our goal is to help accelerate these companies while getting our network of industry leaders engaged and excited about innovation within healthcare. We believe these solutions have the potential to greatly impact their organizations.”

Ten emerging, early stage digital health companies from across the country have been selected participate in the annual five-day program:

1. Agathos (San Francisco, CA): Agathos is a mobile analytics platform that empowers physicians to optimize their practice patterns and demonstrate the value of the care they provide. 

2. Baby Noggin (San Francisco, CA): BabyNoggin is a digital village that allows parents to track their kids’ milestones at home, their pediatricians to get reimbursed from insurance, and the child to be connected to local resources and treatment when in need. 

3. Care Advisors (Chicago, IL ): Care Advisors provides live assistance on hospital websites to build new patient relationships and enhance patient access. 

4. Ensodata (Madison, WI): EnsoData provides software-­as-­a-­service that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to automate complex and time consuming data interpretation previously left to clinicians. 

5. IllumiCare (Birmingham, AL): IllumiCare is an EMR-agnostic platform that presents providers with the patient-specific costs, risks, and other data at the point-of-care to empower a more diligent and efficient delivery of care. 

6. kelaHealth (Durham, NC): KelaHealth predicts risk for surgical complications using machine learning & proactively intervenes by guiding surgeons on best-practices at the point-of-care to decrease complications and improve quality of care. 

7. Parasail (San Francisco, CA): Parasail Health helps providers and patients focus on treatment instead of payment by offering a suite of products that make medical bills affordable for patients and get providers paid right away. 

8. Smart Clinic (Phoenix, AZ): Smart Clinic delivers better health outcomes through sending educational content and automated procedure preparation reminders directly to patients anywhere, anytime, on any device. 

9. SonderMind (Denver, CO): SonderMind provides patients with a well-matched, trusted, professional therapist, while enabling therapists to successfully start and grow their private practice with technology tools, a community network of other professionals, and an insurance contracting & credentialing platform. 

10. Trusted Health (San Francisco, CA): Trusted Health is on a mission to improve access to care by optimizing the healthcare workforce. Their automated matching platform connects the right candidates with the right opportunities better and faster than ever before, starting with America's most trusted profession, nurses. 

The program will be held October 9-13 at the Healthbox office in Chicago, IL and will feature presentations, workshops, and mentor sessions from the Healthbox team and other industry leaders. An Industry Showcase is scheduled for Thursday, October 12. Register for the event here