Top 10 healthcare tech startups to watch

Doctor working on a virtual screen. medical technology concept. pulseHealthcare startups represent a booming industry: Between 2010 and 2014, healthcare tech venture funding deals grew 200%. Driven by the aging baby boomer population and the proliferation of electronic medical records and mobile devices in the industry, tech startups continue to impact the medical field, collecting data and attempting to improve patient outcomes.

At a startup pitch event on Wednesday at the Louisville Innovation Summit, a number of companies presented their vision to a four-person jury, which was tasked with selecting the most promising idea. Here are 10 companies to watch out for in the coming year.

By Alison DeNisco | TechRepublic


About Peter Coffaro 1104 Articles
A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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