On Monday, January 9 th , 2016, CaptureProof was recognized as a Top Innovator at the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge. The award was announced at the StartUp Health Festival during the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.
Meghan Conroy, right, receiving the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge Innovation Award.
CaptureProof’s chief executive officer and founder, Meghan Conroy said, “This designation shows that healthcare is ripe for disruption, and we are excited to be changing the face of healthcare.”
This was the first year for the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge. The purpose is to bring together leading-edge startups with prominent health and life sciences organizations to tackle some of the world’s greatest healthcare challenges, including access, affordability and transparency.
Accenture’s HealthTech Innovation Challenge included over 500 startups from around the world. Each startup demonstrated the innovative ability to improve the way people access and manage healthcare. In December of 2016, CaptureProof was selected as a semi-finalist.
On Monday, January 9 th , 2017, Meghan Conroy presented CaptureProof to a panel of 29 judges at the StartUp Health Festival during the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. CaptureProof was selected as a top three finalists and named a Top Innovator at the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge. New York based company QuiO was named the Champion of the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge and Philadelphia based UE Life Sciences, Inc., also received the Top Innovator designation.
In an Accenture press release, Brian Kalis, managing director of digital health at Accenture, said, “The excellence and diversity of submissions received from startups around the globe further demonstrate the momentum of digital innovation in healthcare. Accenture is proud to help the likes of QuiO, CaptureProof and UE Life Sciences infuse fresh ideas through programs such as the HealthTech Innovation Challenge. We look forward to working with these and other companies in the future, continuing our role in facilitating open innovation between a broad spectrum of stakeholders to help advance solutions to the healthcare industry’s toughest challenges.”