This year, there are two categories: LivePitch: For start-ups with teams in place and product under development and Florida Pitch: Rapid fire, 2 minute pitches, from startups based in Florida. We are pleased to present the 15 finalists of the third AARP Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch. These companies will take the stage on May 14th in Miami and be exhibiting at the tech expo.
New York, NY
Audicus aims to mitigate the stigma associated with aging by offering sleek, easy-to-use hearing aids at prices significantly lower than those of competitors. By selling hearing aids over the internet, Audicus is able to cut hefty intermediary costs without sacrificing quality. No one should miss out on a life well-heard.
Constant Therapy’s mobile solution helps people improve their brain function after a stroke, brain injury, dementia, or learning disorders with personalized science-‐based exercises and powerful data analytics. It is used in hundreds of institutions such as Kaiser Permanente & Massachusetts General Hospital, and is helping thousands of patients & caregivers.
San Fransisco, CA
On average, it takes 38 days to see a dermatologist in the USA. With First Derm™ you take a picture of your skin problem, send it to our board-certified dermatologists, and receive an opinion in hours of what it could be, treatment(s), or if you need an in-person dermatologist appointment.
Medella Health is developing smart contact lenses that continuously and non-invasively monitors glucose levels, and transmits that information to a mobile phone, so patients can better manage their diabetes.
MediSafe™ is the leading mobile medication management platform that reminds patients to take their medications via mobile solutions, to improve adherence rates and curb growing health care costs. The personalized application –downloaded by more than 1.4 million users worldwide – alerts family, friends and caregivers if patients miss a dose.
Controlled by voice, ollo is a wearable 4G smartphone that combines a personal digital assistant with real time health monitoring. We enrich every moment of the day by making communication easy and intuitive, whilst smart monitoring software provides constant peace of mind that all is well.
Sharefund is a crowd-sourcing platform that enables families (and communities) to secure help with rides, meals, visits, chores and funds from chosen social networks when caring for an ill or aging loved one.
Keep your loved ones safer while on the road with splitsecnd. It is the most affordable and only portable device that, in any car, provides automatic crash notification, realtime GPS tracking and, at the push of a button, directly connects to a 24/7 emergency response center.
Veridrop has developed a unique platform and an electronic device to help patients administer and track their eye drops medications. It is a bold step that will change the way we install eye drops and overcome the challenges associated with traditional eye drop delivery methods.
San Fransisco, CA
Personalized vitamins on subscription packaged in daily doses and delivered to your home. No more pill bottles running out at different times or filling out weekly pill cases. Each pack is customized based on 1) what you already take, 2) questionnaire leading to a suggested pack, or 3) blood/genetic/activity data.
These Florida-based startups will deliver rapid fire, 2 minute pitches from the stage.
Miami Beach, FL
AlzhUp seeks to improve the quality of life of people with Alzheimer’s by integrating actual memories and scientifically-proven therapies in a single platform, slowing the cognitive decline of the patient, as well as facilitate the active participation of the entire family and care team in the treatment process.
CareSync combines web & mobile apps with 24/7 concierge services to help people coordinate care. Personalized Care Plans, actionable tasks & great customer service help people navigate the healthcare maze.
Wesely Chapel, FL
Punta Gorda, FL
HeadRehab has combined decades of neuroscience research with the latest in Virtual Reality technology to provide an objective evaluation of key brain functions: Memory, Balance, and Reaction Time. Detecting a decline in these functions can alert care-givers to early onset of neuro-degenerative diseases, fall risk, and improve management of Brain Health.
Home For Life Design
Home for Life is a leader in providing solutions for consumers, healthcare providers, and retailers in the aging in place market. Our innovative home assessment software enables our growing network of therapists and product/service providers to reach homeowners with the ideal solutions for remaining in their home for life.
We deliver custom and personalized educational content to the patient to improve health outcomes. By educating the patient at the moment of need with appropriately sized content on relevant medical information increases engagement, the result is a better patient experience, and lowers costs for healthcare focused organizations.
CarePredict makes Tempo, a wearable device, that tracks a Senior’s activities and behaviors such as eating, drinking, bathing and cooking; learns their normal patterns of life and triggers alerts to caregivers and family to provide just in time care.
NOTE: CarePredict will not be exhibiting in the Health Tech Expo
Life In the Moment
Life in the Moment is a disease management platform that changes the way families manage chronic illness. Powered by robust connectivity, Life in the Moment delivers caregiver knowledge, practical daily living tools and decision support analytics to families living with Alzheimer’s disease while delivering integrated technologies for payer and providers that result in improved care and lowered costs
Meerkat is a bathmat scale that enables better health without building new habits. Thin and unnoticeable, it passively sends weight to health-tracking applications. Meerkat is also building apps catered to specific chronic conditions that require close weight tracking (i.e. heart failure, diabetes) to accompany our mat. Smarter health, less effort.
MobiDox Health Technologies
MobiDox is removing the siloes around Patient Generated Health Data to allow for better digestible health data. We provide better visualization for the patient, and also incorporate open health data to help empower them in disease management and drug safety.
CareSpotter helps families find local, professional caregivers for care tasks big and small. Families can search using more than 150 criteria like language, medical experience or even hometown to find the perfect caregiver. Families save up to 50 percent versus agency fees, and they get to choose their own caregiver.
In addition to the above companies, a winner from last year’s show will so be exhibiting in the Tech Expo:
Clear Ear Inc.
Clear Ear Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, CA is a privately held consumer health company focused on making ears happier. Clear Ear is a better way to clean your ears.