Local healthcare services firm Compliance Partners has formed a partnership with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA), the leading U.S. association focused on improving access and equity for more than 21,000 rural facilities nationwide. The partnership will help these rural and community healthcare organizations access the services Compliance Partners provides for maintaining streamlined patient safety, quality, risk, and compliance programs in shifting regulatory environments. Shared services provided through this partnership will allow hospitals and community health centers to efficiently implement industry best practices, services, and technology that have traditionally been available only to larger healthcare systems.
November 12, 2017 — Learn more at The Advocate
Digital health startup RDnote won the 2017 BioChallenge pitch competition, the Center’s annual business challenge for Louisiana life science startups. Four companies pitched in the finals at the Joy Theater, and our expert judges awarded RDnote the competition’s $25,000 grand prize. The startup helps providers deliver quality care and receive compensation for effective, customized nutrition interventions with high-risk patients. This can have demonstrable impacts on health outcomes, and RDnote is already working with Lafayette General Health. The company also won the $25,000 BioFund Investment Prize, and biopsy imaging startup Instapath was selected to receive the $2,500 Audience Favorite Prize. The other two finalists were fat-on-a-chip startup Obatala Sciences and EMT network developer Ready Responders.
November 8, 2017 — Read more in The New Orleans Advocate