In 2020, amidst a global pandemic, several game-changing health startups originated from Irvine, California, a city known for its innovative young companies. These ventures span a variety of sectors in healthcare, from personal health and home care to IT and pharmaceuticals. They are focused on using technology to improve healthcare quality, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and accessibility. Here are companies that have left their mark on the healthcare industry in just a short amount of time.
Telesair is a medical device company that focuses on developing respiratory care solutions able to expedite the transition of patients from the hospital to their homes. By improving existing standards of care, the company seeks to enhance patient and health system outcomes. You can follow them on Twitter and LinkedIn.
A blood pressure monitoring wearable device is the key product of Vena Vitals. Their small, convenient device continuously tracks blood pressure and has proved accurate even in critical settings such as operating rooms and ICUs. Vena Vitals is targetting numerous clinical areas where monitoring blood pressure is critical.
Tenovi’s technology allows for superior remote health monitoring capabilities. Their proprietary hardware and software enable remote monitoring programs to utilize a cellular gateway that’s easy to use, with a growing number of FDA-approved user-friendly devices and an intuitive clinician software portal. Learn more about them on LinkedIn.
Tally Surgical, a MedTech company, leverages proprietary RFID technology to create a faster, more accurate counting procedure in surgical settings. The technology aims to eliminate surgery’s lingering problem of retained surgical sponges and thus substantially improve patient outcomes. Connect with them on LinkedIn.
Curenta’s digital healthcare and pharmacy network focuses on enhancing medication management through API-connected solutions and on-demand delivery. This B2B platform revolutionizes the pharmaceutical industry by integrating modern tech solutions. Check them out on Facebook and LinkedIn.
With a unique focus on fitness, healthcare, and IT, SprintFWD is working to develop innovative solutions in the cross-section where these industries meet. Learn more about them on their LinkedIn page.
Comma8 is not a traditional healthcare startup. They operate at the intersection of healthcare, advertising, and marketing, integrating these fields to create a unique business platform. Find out more on their LinkedIn page.
MB AI Health includes biotechnology and artificial intelligence, providing unparalleled diagnostic care that serves the healthcare community. They offer services for patients of all age groups. They can be found on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
EmeritusDX delivers testing and diagnoses for cancer patients. Their services include laboratory testing and custom research for clinical trials, improving both diagnosis and treatment for patients. You can follow them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
Homeless to Home extends its services to the homeless, providing lifesaving services, and saving hundreds of millions in unnecessary healthcare expenditures. Check out more about their work on LinkedIn.
Sprightly Health offers a unique AI-powered health screening and people management mobile application and is also developing a home-testing solution for COVID-19. Their solution is quick, economical, and as accurate as the gold standard PCR test. Their ambitions extend beyond COVID-19, aiming to revolutionize diagnostics through decentralization and democratization. Their LinkedIn has further details.
These Irvine startups have all begun their journey with a strong focus on enhancing healthcare and improving people’s lives. Their groundbreaking work is helping to shape the future of healthcare in the United States.