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2018 Prime Health Challenge Winner Epharmix Expands its Reach with New Partnerships

Epharmix, winner of the 2018 Prime Health Challenge recently signed contracts with Denver-based healthcare providers AllHealth Network and Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN). Epharmix offers an evidence-based patient engagement platform that uses accessible SMS texts and calls to monitor patients across 24 conditions. The newly formed partnerships will bring Epharmix’s technology into the hands of care […]

myStrength’s Evidence-Based, Non-Opioid Approach to Chronic Pain Helps Stem Opioid Use by Nearly 50%

Chronic pain and subsequent opioid addiction in America remain at epidemic levels. Studies show only about one in five people in need of substance use treatment receive care. myStrength is proud to introduce expansive new resources to support prevention, treatment and recovery from opioid use disorders (OUDs). This expansion is made in conjunction with groundbreaking […]

Nymbl’s Ed Likovich on Preventing 1 Million Falls and Winning the 2017 Prime Health Challenge

Nymbl Science, a 2017 Prime Health Challenge winner, is on mission to prevent 1 million falls. Combining medical science and mobile technology, the company measures, tracks, and improves balance for seniors, helping to boost their confidence and enhance their quality of life. Nymbl’s solutions promote simultaneous cognitive work (“dual tasking”) that prepares the brain to respond to the […]

Meet the Winners of the 2018 Prime Health Challenge

Epharmix CEO Blake Marggraff won first place for his company at the 2018 Prime Health Challenge. Remote monitoring company Epharmix won the first place prize of $75,000. Telehealth provider Care on Location won the second place prize of $50,000. Symptom tracker Tela won the third place prize of $25,000. Last Thursday, six health-tech startups took the […]

Aetna’s Firdaus Bhathena Discusses The Rise of Consumerism in Digital Health

On August 7th, Colorado’s payers, providers and innovators gathered for Prime Health’s Employer Health Innovation Summit. In partnership with Bach Health, Prime Health welcomed Firdaus Bhathena, Chief Digital Officer at Aetna, as the keynote speaker. Firdaus shared his insights on how companies such as Aetna are evolving to meet the changing needs of healthcare consumers. Following […]

The Rise of Consumerism in Digital Health

Prime Health recently spoke with Firdaus Bhathena, Aetna’s Chief Digital Officer, about the rise in consumerism in digital health, and how Aetna is leveraging technology and apps to deliver a hyper-relevant experience to its members. Aetna is moving from being a healthcare financier to becoming a health and wellness partner for consumers at large. What […]

Making The Grade: 13 Companies Make the Semifinalist Round for the 2018 Prime Health Challenge

After an in-depth review by over forty business, community health and hospital leaders, Prime Health, the country’s leading health innovation ecosystem, is excited to announce that thirteen companies have been selected to move forward in the 5th Annual Prime Health Challenge. The Prime Health Challenge and evaluation process are helping to drive meaningful collaborations between entrepreneurs and […]

Payers, Providers & Innovators Gather at the 2018 Prime Health Innovation Summit

Barbara Martin, director of the Colorado State Innovation Model (SIM)l, leads a panel at the 2018 Prime Health Innovation Summit. On May 10th, hundreds of payers, providers, and innovators from across Colorado gathered at the 2018 Prime Health Innovation Summit. The conference featured frank discussions on care coordination, data liquidity, and payment reform. Here are some of […]