There are two models for a healthy life: medicine and wellness. The medicine model is the most common model in our culture, in which the normal state of being is the ideal. The wellness model is quite different. Instead of being a tool, it is a way of life.
Once you get out of the operating room, that’s when a patient’s real road to recovery begins. Your medical provider typically prescribes a regimen that often includes mandates for weight loss and general improvement in wellness. Virtual Health Partners (VHP) provides patients and providers with the toolbox to ensure that these goals are met with its on-demand, […]
Healthcare costs are notoriously expensive for businesses but reducing healthcare costs shouldn’t mean employees should expect lower quality healthcare. Seeking to mitigate the complexity of the healthcare system, Eden Health is a digital health platform that serves as a concierge for healthcare, serving as the first point of contact. Within the platform, employees can access to […]
Cultural shifts and norms are leading people to start families later in life when compared to previous generations, and Extend Fertility wants to provide women with the best family planning options through its cryopreservation (egg-freezing) services. This leading fertility service company allows women to freeze their eggs during the prime of their reproductive health, so […]
Most people have read about an exciting, “breakthrough” in medicine and only to discover a couple paragraphs later that the results are based upon a sample size of 30 people, but Aetion uses real-world data from sources that include insurance claims, electronic medical records, and patient-reported outcomes to enable healthcare organizations to make impactful, informed […]
People are waiting longer and longer to get married and start families. Also, around 1 in 6 couples face some sort of issues surrounding infertility. While historically the focus of infertility has been concentrated on the woman, research has shown that about 50% of infertility issues are actually attributable to the man. Dadi has created […]
New York Venture Partners’ Managing Director Trace Cohen shares his predictions for tech for 2019 and takes a look at how his 2019 predictions fared.
Humans are social creatures and untreated hearing loss is a serious issue can lead to social isolation and depression. There are roughly 35M Americans suffering from hearing loss and Lively has built the perfect tech-enabled solution for those who suffer from auditory issues through its connected hearing aids that connect with users’ phones through an app. […]
Within a few years, we will see the emergence of an entirely new kind of Main Street facility. I call it “the Biotanica”: the combination of biology and science with the spiritual, herbal and community aspects of traditional Hispanic botanicas.
Welcome to NYC Tech Voices’ inaugural installment for 2019. 2018 was an interesting year for NYC Tech, posting the most venture capital raised in history for New York with over $11B in startup funding raised across the city. 2019 promises to be even better. We spoke with some of the leading entrepreneurs, investors, and domain experts in the field to […]
68% of the adult population is not getting a restorative night’s sleep. Enter weighted bedding, which is said to relive stress, reduce anxiety, and improve sleep. The weighted blanket craze can be traced back to a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign for the Gravity Blanket back in 2017 that raised $4.7M with a goal of only […]