Third annual GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit in Missouri chooses 16 innovative companies, mostly Israeli, to present to healthcare execs and venture capitalists.
By Abigail Klein Leichman, ISRAEL21c
Ten Israeli companies were among 16 chosen from more than 750 international digital health companies vying for the chance to present at the GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 5.
This is the city’s third annual GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit, aimed at bringing transformational international technologies to the region’s $240 billion healthcare industry. Israeli companies have dominated the list at the highly curated event.
“Israeli entrepreneurs have found a lot of success in St. Louis,” said a spokesperson for BioSTL, biostl.org the local agency that sponsors GlobalSTL.
Medial EarlySign’s machine learning-based solution was implemented this year in SLUCare patient-care offices to help flag patients at greater risk of harboring lower GI disorders, from medical data analysis. MDClone signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Institute for Informatics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to introduce a new approach to healthcare data access, privacy, analytics, and research.
This year, digital health companies from Israel, Sweden, Portugal, Canada and the United Kingdom were selected to pitch their products to 75 senior leaders from St. Louis and Midwest hospitals and corporations, partner organizations from throughout the Midwest, and venture capitalists.
The following Israeli firms were chosen for their potential to improve the quality and access to healthcare while lowering costs:
A-Eye Health, an artificial intelligence-based tele-retinal screening company for diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.
Healthy.io, a smartphone-based urinalysis solution for patients with chronic kidney disease, diabetic nephropathy, urinary tract infection or pre-eclampsia.
Healthymize personalized, artificial intelligence-based voice analysis that turns smart devices into remote patient monitoring devices for voice-affecting diseases such as COPD, asthma, heart failure, neurological and mental health disorders and diseases.
IBEX, an artificial intelligence-driven digital pathology platform for rapid, accurate and objective cancer diagnosis
Kryon, using artificial intelligence to increase the efficiency of health-system and payer call centers, claims processing and other administrative tasks.
MilagroAI, a real-time predictive analytics platform using structured and unstructured data to address hospital-acquired infections and readmissions.
MyndYou, an AI platform that tracks, evaluates and addresses behavioral and cognitive-related conditions in seniors.
Nuvo, an AI-powered wearable pregnancy monitoring and management platform.
Uniper Care, a digital health and wellness platform to address social isolation in seniors.