The Louisiana Hospital Association’s Ninth Annual Winter Healthcare Leadership Symposium will kick off with an American College of Healthcare Executive (ACHE) panel discussion addressing critical challenges and innovative opportunities in healthcare technology. The ACHE-accredited panel discussion will be led by Heidi Redmond Raines, President and CEO of the healthcare quality, risk and compliance services and technology firm Compliance Partners. This symposium, which will take place from January 31 to February 1 at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel, convenes hospital leaders from across the state around key issues that affect hospital strategic decision-making. Compliance Partners was founded by experienced hospital executives who set out to deliver value by developing quality, risk and compliance solutions, specifically designed for community health systems, which create an environment of prevention while reducing costs.
Two life sciences startups have been selected as finalists in the 2017 JEDCO Challenge. Five regional companies will compete for over $20,000 in prizes on Monday, March 20 in the final event during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week. This Jefferson Parish-based pitch competition gives entrepreneurs a platform to raise awareness of their early-stage companies. BioAesthetics was founded with the mission to improve reconstruction options for breast cancer patients after they undergo mastectomies, and Chosen Diagnostics aims to improve healthcare delivery for patients by providing diagnostic tests that personalize their treatment.
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Better Day Health, a provider of interoperable software and services for medical clinics, has been selected as one of the Top 50 Healthcare Solution Providers 2016 by CIOReview. The startup’s platform facilitates highly-efficient data collection throughout the patient encounter cycle, significantly compressing the amount of time it takes physicians to document, code and complete documentation and billing for patients.
We saw major growth in our state’s life sciences community in 2016. Our Commercialization team provided free consulting services to more than 50 startups and presented more than 20 educational events for over 1,100 attendees, and the New Orleans BioFund closed funding deals with seven local businesses. Startups we support formed new partnerships, expanded their product sales nationwide and internationally, raised new funding, and much more.