Daily Record Staff//April 10, 2023
//April 10, 2023
The seven startups selected for 1501 Health’s second cohort will graduate Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. after completing a year of programming and the company will also welcome its third group of companies joining the national incubator this year.
The event, scheduled for the offices at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield at 1501 S. Clinton St., 9th floor, will provide a unique opportunity to meet these emerging leaders in health tech along with payer and provider executives and better understand how innovation is transforming the health care landscape.
Graduating Cohort 2 companies which will partake in a Q&A session include:
Incoming Cohort 3 includes the following eight companies, chosen from 147 international applicants:
Expected to attend the event are CareFirst President and CEO Brian D. Pieninck and LifeBridge Health CEO Neil M. Meltzer; 1501 Health Leaders including co-leaders Soo Jeon and Jordan Evans; Corporate advisers from CareFirst, Healthworx and LifeBridge Health; and local startup ecosystem members.
David Black and Heather Townsend, co-founders of Annapolis-based Even Health from the inaugural cohort, will emcee the Q&A session.
1501 Health is a partnership between Healthworx and LifeBridge Health, representing expertise in both health insurance and financing (payers) and health care delivery and services (providers). The investment and incubation program empowers entrepreneurs to get their innovative solutions to market and expand their impact in health care quality, access and affordability.
LifeBridge Health is one of the largest, most comprehensive providers of health services in Maryland. LifeBridge Health includes Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Carroll Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, Grace Medical Center and related affiliates.s