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Cedars-Sinai & Techstars Announce Inaugural Healthcare Accelerator Class

The Techstars Healthcare Accelerator, in partnership with Cedars-Sinai, have announced the 11 healthtech startup companies that will be participating in their inaugural three-month accelerator class. According to a recent press release, the class will receive “mentorship and guidance from Cedars-Sinai doctors, nurses and executives along with investors and entrepreneurs from the Techstars network and the healthcare industry.”

Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live. With dozens of mentorship-driven accelerator programs and thousands of community programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey, from inspiration to IPO.

In regards to the announcement, Chief Information Officer at Cedars-Sinai, Darren Dworkin said, “We are proud to be partnered with Techstars and their mission to empower entrepreneurs to bring the best new technologies to market. We are excited to extend this mission to the healthcare ecosystem.”

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Learn more about the companies selected:


  • AppliedVR
    AppliedVR is a virtual reality platform that enhances the inpatient experience

  • HomeHero
    Home Hero is a tech-enabled non-medical home-care provider helping families find, hire and manage high quality home care for seniors.

  • Stasis Labs
    Stasis Labs offers portable continuous health monitoring allowing doctors, members of the care team and family to identify clinical changes and intervene before a critical event.

  • Ella
    Ella is a mobile health platform that uses mindfulness programs to help patients with pain better manage their symptoms.

  • Grace
    Grace is comprehensive, technology-driven concierge service for families managing end of life care, which helps families deal with loss of loved one, funeral logistics etc.

  • Deep 6 Analytics
    Deep 6 analyzes unstructured data to build cutting-edge artificial intelligence applications for healthcare

  • Silversheet
    Silversheet is a talent management platform, empowering healthcare facilities and medical staff to work together and connect.

  • Inscope Medical
    Inscope Medical Solutions is a disposable low-cost video laryngoscope that is the first all-in-one intubation solution to provide a clear view of every airway.

  • WELL Health
    WELL Health is a secure patient to provider communication platform that helps physicians and their offices connect with patients between visits.

  • ZendyHealth
    ZendyHealth is a digital health marketplace where patients can bid and name their own price on standardized health and dental services to get quality, affordable care.

  • Yosko
    Yosko is care coordination platform for hospitals that improves team collaboration, transitions of care and efficiency in procedural areas.

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