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Welcome to West Health Investment Fund

The Gary and Mary West Health Investment Fund invests in businesses that share the mission of West Health—four organizations pioneering new and smarter technologies, policies and practices, to make high-quality healthcare more accessible at a lower cost to all Americans. The Investment Fund is a for-profit venture, with all returns committed to medical research and other charitable activities.

Along with the Investment Fund, West Health includes the Gary and Mary West Health Institute, a nonprofit medical research organization working to create new, more effective ways of delivering care; the Gary and Mary West Health Policy Center, a nonprofit resource in Washington, D.C., providing policy education and proposals; and the West Health Incubator, providing expertise and resources to young businesses that share our mission.

 

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Reflexion Health, Inc. is a newly formed startup company that has licensed Microsoft Kinect for Windows-based physical therapy software developed at the West Health Institute.

Sense4Baby, Inc. is developing technology for a wireless fetal monitor

GlySens Incorporated is a privately held corporation that is committed to developing a long term glucose sensor system to continuously monitor glucose levels and enhance the care and treatment of diabetes.

For more information, visit glysens.com.

RxAnte is a healthcare improvement company that provides a new and innovative approach for driving medication adherence.

For more information, visit rxante.com.

The company’s web-based decision support tool Transparency MessengerTM provides consumers with personalized views of pricing information and alerts on where to save money on routine healthcare services including medical, dental and prescriptions.

www.changehealthcare.com

The company’s new generation web-based solutions simplify pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device clinical research. The technology platform is the first purpose-built tool that enables sponsors and clinical research organizations to easily and quickly jump-start clinical trials.

www.gobalto.com

The company’s in-home monitoring sensors and solutions meet the needs of the entire care continuum, increasing independence and improving the experiences of older adults, families and caregivers.

www.healthsense.com

The company’s next-generation clinical informatics provides novel software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based business intelligence solutions to the healthcare industry.

www.humedica.com

The company’s new generation of continuous vital signs monitoring improves the safety of patients on the general floor of hospitals, while at the same time reducing costs. Their solutions enable rapid response and early intervention to avoid adverse medical events that are so prevalent in hospitals today.

www.soterawireless.com

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AirStrip acquires Sense4Baby assets from West Health
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AirStrip acquires fetal monitoring company Sense4Baby assets in milestone for West Health
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Press Release: West Health Investment Fund announces acquisition of Sense4Baby
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Blog: Celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week with Interoperability
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Sense4Baby Raises $4 Million
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Press Release: Sense4Baby, Inc. Names Dr. Jessica Grossman President and CEO
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West Health spinoff uses Kinect platform
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Oct
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West Health puts $4.25M into rehab technology
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Prescription software developer raises $4.25M for physical therapy program
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Reflexion Health Raises $4.25M
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Press Release: West Health Institute licenses Kinect-based physical therapy technology to Reflexion Health; West Health Investment Fund makes $4.25 million investment
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West Health Blog: Bringing senior care home with Healthsense
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Sense4Baby Gets Funding For Wireless Fetal Monitoring
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West Health spins off wireless fetal monitor Sense4Baby
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