Texas Medical Center boasts 21 digital health startups at showcase event

Twenty-one digital health startups on June 8 pitched ideas to hospital stakeholders, advisors and members of the Houston innovation ecosystem as part of the Houston-based Texas Medical Center Innovation Institute's TMCx Demo Day.

The pitching demonstration marked culmination of the fourth-month TMCx program, which provided startups with more than 100 hours of entrepreneurship curriculum. In fall 2016, more than 300 companies applied to the program. The 21 selected startups — which made up the fourth class to complete the program — comprised projects leveraging virtual reality for mental health, genomic solutions for antidepressant prescribing and remote monitoring for identify high-risk pregnancies.

In total, the 21 startups executed 82 pilots and agreements and participated in 522 customer engagements during the program.

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