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Early-stage health tech investment is getting squeezed – as published in VentureBeat

June 27, 2018

At the end of Q3-2017, Crunchbase famously reported that projected near-term global venture “deal and dollar volume” would revisit “post-Dot Com highs.” The numbers matched up. Q3-2017 was the fourth consecutive quarter of growth for both deal and dollar volume, surpassing previous highs reached in 2016. Through Q1-2018, public markets showed some volatility, but venture deals continued…

IPHA Releases Health Tech Early-Stage Funding Snapshot

June 21, 2018

The Inova Personalized Health Accelerator launched its Health Tech Early-Stage Funding Snapshot, a quarterly analysis of the U.S. early-stage funding environment in health technology.  In spite of recent indications by research organizations that global venture deal and dollar volumes are increasing, this report identifies a clear contraction in U.S. early-stage health tech venture funding.

Inova Personalized Health Accelerator Invests in CoverMyTest, a New Software Platform that Speeds Insurance Verification for Genomic Testing

June 20, 2018

Prior Authorization Software Facilitates Broader Access to Genomic Testing Fairfax, Virginia — Expanding its portfolio of innovative health solutions, the Inova Personalized Health Accelerator (IPHA) has invested in a new software system designed to optimize and automate the workflow involved with prior authorizations (PAs). CoverMyTest is the only PA service provider solely focused on assisting laboratories offering genetic…

Inova Personalized Health Accelerator Invests in New AI-Powered Platform to Predict Physical Therapy Progress

June 20, 2018

Funding and Pilot Program to Validate Algorithms to Improve Patient Outcomes Falls Church, VA — The Inova Personalized Health Accelerator (IPHA) announced today it has invested in a new platform that improves tracking of patients’ physical therapy (PT) progress by providing more accurate, transparent information to providers, patients and payors. Developed by Maryland-based KinometriX, the…

Inova Personalized Health Accelerator Announces Spring Entrepreneur Education Program

March 1, 2018

Health System Expands Program To Train The Next Generation of Healthcare Technology Entrepreneurs The Inova Personalized Health Accelerator (IPHA) announced today that it will expand its free educational program designed to teach first-time healthcare technology entrepreneurs how to grow successful companies. The Spring 2018 session will build on the curriculum provided during the Fall 2017…

Inova Personalized Health Accelerator Accepts HeMemics Biotechnologies, Inc. into Portfolio

December 6, 2017

Innovative Point of Care Diagnostic Company is Accelerator’s first investment Fairfax, VA. – Inova Personalized Health Accelerator (IPHA) has selected HeMemics Biotechnologies, Inc. (HBI) as its first portfolio company. HBI is a research and development company located in Rockville, MD that develops rapid diagnostic test platforms to detect various bacterial and viral pathogens. The company’s…

Rick Gordon Named Director of Inova Personalized Health Accelerator

October 23, 2017

Tech Entrepreneur and Business Strategist to Co-lead Accelerator with Personalized Health Focus Fairfax, VA – TThe Inova Personalized Health Accelerator (IPHA) announced today that area investor and business strategist Rick Gordon has been appointed Director. He is a proven leader with more than 25 years of experience in providing organizations with strategic growth direction. Prior…

Inova Personalized Health Accelerator Launches New Entrepreneur Education Program

September 15, 2017

Health System Driving Innovation by Developing the Next Generation of Healthcare Technology Entrepreneurs Fairfax, VA – The Inova Personalized Health Accelerator (IPHA) announced today that it is launching a free educational program designed for first-time healthcare technology entrepreneurs. The program is designed to provide entrepreneurs with a comprehensive set of skills required to execute the…

Inova Personalized Health Accelerator Names Michael Thomas as Director

August 22, 2017

Med Tech Veteran to Invest and Build Early Stage Healthcare Ventures with Precision Medicine Focus Fairfax, VA – August 23, 2017 – The Inova Personalized Health Accelerator (IPHA) announced today that health and biosciences industry veteran Michael Thomas has been appointed as a Director of the Accelerator. Prior to joining Inova, Michael was founder and CEO…

Inova Launches Strategic Healthcare Investment Initiative to Enhance Patient Care, Better Predict and Prevent Disease, Lower Costs, and Improve Health Outcomes

December 13, 2016

Strategic initiative includes Inova Personalized Health Accelerator FALLS CHURCH, VA – Inova Health System announced today the launch of Inova Strategic Investments and Inova Personalized Health Accelerator, a system-wide initiative to improve patient care, predict and prevent disease, lower costs, and improve health outcomes. The investment initiative will help Inova lead the way in adapting…