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Care Angel won The People’s Choice at the HealthTech Conference 2015

Written by Anne DeGheest // 30 October 2015 // Conferences, healthtech, НealthTech Capital,

CareAngel won the prestigious People Choice Award selected by a 400-person audience voting for the most exciting exhibiting company!

"Although it was a tight race between the 46 exhibitors, CareAngel won the People Choice Award of the 2015 HealthTech conference," said Anne DeGheest, Founder of the HealthTech Conference and Managing Director of HealthTech Capital. We want to support these companies by bringing visibility to their proven models and connecting them to the right players. It is my pleasure to award CareAngel the People's Choice award! Voted by our audience"

Care Angel is revolutionizing the way we care for our aging loved ones. Fact is, we all could use help caring for aging loved ones but traditional options are costly, technical & complicated to use and maintain. Introducing, "Angel", every families' virtual caregiving assistant (like Siri-for-Seniors). Angel uses powerful AI & voice-recognition to interface with a simple telephone, so mom doesn't need anything other than any landline or mobile phone to help mom be safe. In less than 2 minutes a day, Angel does check-in calls to your elderly loved ones and has a guided conversation gathering mental, physical & emotional well-being measures that includes medication adherence and overall health vitals status.

"Caring for your aging parents is an emotional undertaking," said Wolf Shlagman, Chief Angel and Founder. "Since losing my father years ago, and now supporting my mom living in another city, I have been working diligently to help caring families have more peace of mind and for seniors to live healthier lives independently at home. Care Angel's high-touch, no tech AI monitoring technology is proven to empower families to reduce stress and lower costs." Care Angel is currently launching in Canada and the United States with major partners to empower millions of families to take better care.


Wolf Shlagman and Anne DeGheest

 

The 4th annual HealthTech Conference

Once again we gathered around 400 of the brightest minds in Healthcare and Technology this week at the two-day event in Santa Clara, CA. Hosted by Anne DeGheest and Carl Bouthillette of HealthTech Capital, the conference focused on how to build sustainable HealthTech businesses and how to move the needle in improving healthcare delivery by bringing together the best minds - providers, payors, technologists, investors and entrepreneurs. Key takeaways from this year's conference include the significance of developing earlier scalable solutions as the payers and providers are consolidating into larger organizations. Another key point was the need for innovator to differentiate between filling the needs for consumers vs. patients: "Consumers make choice and are not defined by their disease. Patients receive care"

A unique aspect of the exploding HealthTech sector is the increased collaboration between hospitals, established industry players and entrepreneurs to improve healthcare delivery models through technology innovation and partnerships. In line with this theme, HealthTech Conference hosted over 100 match making meetings between 46 exhibitors and 24 potential customers or business partners. In addition, our HealthTech Conference Venture Competition focus on discovering innovative companies that leverage technologies to change healthcare delivery, decrease cost and empower patients.

The People's Choice

In the Exhibitor Hall, conference attendees met entrepreneurs and explored the latest HealthTech products and services. All our attendees received a ballot to vote for the most exciting exhibiting company. Most attendees voted, and when the ballots were counted, CareAngel won The People's Choice after a tight race between exhibitors.

About HealthTech Capital

HealthTech Capital is a group of private investors dedicated to funding and mentoring new "HealthTech" start-ups at the intersection of healthcare with the computer and mobility worlds. HealthTech Capital has created a new ecosystem with leading edge clinical providers, venture firms and strategic industry players.

About Care Angel

Care Angel is revolutionizing the way we care for our aging loved ones. The company's proprietary Smart Care 3.0 platform is poised to save families, employers and payers billions in avoidable costs by helping millions of people take better care. Utilizing simple yet powerful remote monitoring technology, Care Angel checks in and watches over our aging loved ones day and night, gathering well-being measures, daily activities and health status indicators, serving as a virtual caregiver for aging-in-place seniors. The platform optimizes care by interpreting data and alerting caregivers, keeping loved ones happy, healthy and safe while families are informed, connected and given much needed peace of mind. For the latest company news and updates, please visit careangel.com, follow Care Angel on Twitter or like the official Facebook page. #mycareangel

Media Contacts:
HealthTech Capital
Anne DeGheest
adegheest@healthtechcapital.com

Care Angel Media Contact
Mark Baratto
Mark@careangel.com



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