Entries by PrimeHealthCO

Denver Deemed #1 Best Place for Business and Careers for Second Straight Year

For the second year in a row Prime Health’s home city, Denver, Colorado, is deemed #1 Best Place for Business and Careers by Forbes. Additional rankings for Colorado include: 1st Fastest growing state economy (Business Insider) 1st in labor supply (Best States for Business) 1st in attractiveness to millennials #1 Best places to Live (U.S. News & World Report) #1 Entrepreneurial Startup Week #1 Collaborative […]

How to Become the Nation’s Top Health Innovation Ecosystem

Two weeks ago, Steve Case, one of the founders of America Online and a partner at the investment firm Revolution Growth, visited Denver. He arrived aboard a large bus in which he had been travelling the country, driving from one startup hub to another in search of America’s most innovative companies. As one of the stops […]

Third Annual Prime Health Challenge Brings New Health Innovations Closer to Reality

$150,000 will be Awarded to “Shark-Tank” Style Competition Winners #PrimeHealthChallenge On Oct. 19, six top healthcare innovations will compete for $150,000 and the opportunity to test their products with 15 leading healthcare organizations during one of the largest pitch competitions of its kind in the nation. Prime Health, Colorado’s health innovation ecosystem, will convene over […]

Prime Health Welcomes Startup Health into the Colorado Health Innovation Ecosystem

On Monday, Startup Health announced that it was opening its second regional affiliate, Startup Health Colorado, in partnership with Children’s Hospital Colorado, CU Anschutz, and UCHealth. The offices of the new affiliate will be located on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, where Startup Health Colorado will work with its partners to develop and launch at […]

Announcing the Finalists of the 2016 Prime Health Challenge

On Monday night, the 14 companies participating in the semi-finals round of the 2016 Prime Health Challenge pitched their products before a panel of 25 judges. Each was given six minutes to present, followed by a four-minute question-and-answer session. By the end of the evening, six companies had been chosen to continue onto the finals […]

How We Chose the Semi-Finalists of the 2016 Prime Health Challenge

Last week, something remarkable occurred. On the evening of Tuesday, August 23rd, 47 members of our health innovation ecosystem, including physicians, entrepreneurs, technologists, executives, administrators, and investors, gathered at INDUSTRY to judge the applicants of the 2016 Prime Health Challenge. It was the single largest gathering of judges in the Challenge’s three-year history. Now, let […]

Judge Applicant Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have experience in one or many of the following areas of healthcare: Digital Health Health Tech Healthcare Delivery Systems Payers Providers Safety Net Institutions Startups Capital Investment Health Innovation   Time Commitment: Total commitment: 13-14 hours over 2 months (additional time if provide mentoring, which is optional) Dates  //  Activity  //  […]

It Takes More than a Village — Thank You

They say it takes a village, but we had a whole metropolis supporting Prime Health in bringing together leaders and key stakeholders to explore how, together, we can enhance healthcare in our local communities and across the U.S., through digital health innovations. More than 100 organizations joined forces with us this year to make the […]

Value = (Quality=Outcomes)/Cost. Does that cover it?

Value. It’s driving a lot of change in the industry, but what does it really entail? Does “value” mean the same thing to a consumer/patient as it does to a provider? With more emphasis on the consumer experience, does it contain elements of patient satisfaction? Of convenience? What about the provider’s experience? How do performance […]