Greater Madison companies to be well-represented at annual health IT conference in Orlando
MADISON, WI – Befitting its status as an emerging hub for health innovation, Greater Madison companies will be well-represented at the 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition taking place Feb. 19-23 in Orlando. The annual conference, which brings together more than 40,000 health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world, will feature exhibits and pavilions from a diverse offering of health innovation companies located in Madison.
Redox, the leading integration platform for digital healthcare applications, announced today that it has closed a $9 million Series B financing. RRE Ventures led the round with participation from existing investors .406 Ventures, HealthX Ventures, and Flybridge Capital Partners. Redox will use the new capital to accelerate its product roadmap along the way to building the industry standard platform for seamless interoperability between health technology developers and health systems.
Not long after the New Year brings a three-month conference schedule for venture funds like our who are solely focused on digital health, including J.P. Morgan Healthcare in San Francisco; HIMSS in Orlando and SXSW in Austin.
We’re planning on attending each conference and have in the past. With each attracting a different crowd – often including entrepreneurs pitching new ideas – we wanted to summarize the three conferences as we see them to give a little more color. Hopefully, it helps readers prioritize as they’re planning and prioritizing their 2017 calendars.
As the Wisconsin Badgers football team prepares to head to Chicago for a Big Ten clash against the Northwestern University Wildcats this weekend, the team from Chicago’s collaborative healthcare hub, MATTER, made the reverse trip to Madison for something a bit more cooperative.
At a time when people are reading less news every day, it's worth noting two recent stories that ran in newspapers the same day across Wisconsin. Both exemplify the opportunity and challenges with startup investing that HealthX Ventures and others are trying to address in our home state.