INAUGURAL COHORT PARTNER
Venture Winston Grants is proud to partner with Novant Health around the mission of identifying, funding and supporting entrepreneurs who are building the future of Healthcare and Wellbeing. Novant Health will provide mentorship and guidance for VWG winners and work to connect VWG startups to industry, government, commercial and investment channels where there is product-market fit.
About Novant Health
Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to communities in Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia. The Novant Health network consists of more than 2,400 physicians and over 37,000 employees who provide care at more than 800 locations, including 18 hospitals and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. In 2021, Novant Health was the highest-ranking healthcare system in North Carolina to be included on Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity list. Diversity MBA Magazine has also included Novant Health on its 2020 list of “Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work.” In 2020, Novant Health provided more than $1.02 billion in community benefit, including financial assistance and services.
Novant Health is looking to support innovative ideas in the following areas:
Patient Driven Experiences
Applications in Patient Driven Experiences will be focused on improving the overall healthcare experience through patient empowerment and enablement. Solutions in this space range from concierge care to chronic health monitoring.
Enterprise AI Solutions
Applications in Enterprise AI Solutions will focus on technologies that provide artificial intelligence or machine learning architecture to drive innovation and rapid cycle improvements inside of healthcare enterprises. Solutions in this space range from direct patient care to device optimization to workflow improvement, optimization and automation.
Next Generation Hospitals
Applications in Next Generation Hospitals will focus on products and solutions that will disrupt some major aspect of healthcare and usher in the future of medicine. Solutions in this space range from surgical technologies that will help create the “OR of the Future” to new breakthroughs in green buildings and design to “smart hospitals” interconnected through the Internet of Things (IoT).
Virtual and Remote Care Expansion
Applications in Virtual and Remote Care Expansion will focus on products and solutions that expand the capacity for patients to receive quality care outside of the healthcare facility. Solutions in this space will range from telehealth to remote monitoring to wearable technologies.
October 9, 2021
Join our inaugural Disrupt Winston Pitch Event featuring the smartest minds and innovators in business as they pitch their start-up ideas for the future of Nutrition & Agriculture, the future of Health & Well Being, and the future of Aviation & Aerospace.
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