June 2, 2014
Company to Grow & Scale Predictive Software Platform for Treating Bacterial Infections
Boston – June 2, 2014 – LuminaCare Solutions Inc., developer of a cloud-based predictive software platform that guides treatments for serious bacterial infections, today announced it has been accepted into StartUp Health Academy , a global startup platform that accelerates digital health and wellness innovation. LuminaCare will participate in a three-year program focused on customer development and establishing a sustainable business model. StartUp Health will provide structured business training; networking opportunities with peers and subject matter experts; and coordinated meetings with potential customers, investors, and strategic partners.
David Howe, CEO and co-founder of LuminaCare Solutions, said: “We are pleased to enroll in StartUp Health Academy, which will guide us as we grow and develop strategic alliances with hospitals and healthcare point-of-care diagnostic companies. With LuminaCare’s unique product offering and StartUp Health’s expertise, we are poised to make a significant impact on the healthcare system.”
Unity Stoakes, President of StartUp Health, said: “LuminaCare Solutions is a great fit for StartUp Health Academy. The company’s short and long term goals are incredibly promising and we are excited to contribute to LuminaCare Solutions’ success.”
About LuminaCare Solutions Inc.
LuminaCare Solutions provides a clinical decision support platform that optimizes treatments for patients with bacterial infections. LuminaCare’s proprietary technology rapidly guides the selection of the appropriate antibiotic treatments within 24 hours of diagnosis, minimizing the length of hospital stay and cost of care for each patient. With the LuminaCare platform, physicians can rapidly determine which antibiotics are susceptible or resistant to each patient’s infection, creating a true point of care solution. By rapidly selecting the right drug at the right time and dose, LuminaCare will drastically impact the healthcare system while saving millions of lives. For more information visit:www.LuminaCareSolutions.com.
About StartUp Health
Startup Health, a global startup platform accelerating innovation in health and wellness, represents a new model for helping entrepreneurs succeed in the health sector. StartUp Health is on a mission to help 1,000 health startups to reimagine and transform healthcare by 2020. The StartUp Health platform includes the StartUp Health Academy, the StartUp Health Network and a growing community of Healthcare Transformers. StartUp Health was founded by health tech entrepreneurs Steven Krein and Unity Stoakes and is chaired by former Time Warner CEO Jerry Levin. The organization’s investors includes Mark Cuban, Esther Dyson, Roger Ehrenberg, Brad Feld, Richard Forman, Jason Finger, Linda Holliday, Jon Kaplan, Howard Krein, MD, PhD, Jon Miller, Jeff Stewart and Wayne Kimmel. Learn more and apply at startuphealth.com and follow @startuphealth.