American Telemedicine Association 2014: Physical Therapy Pal App Gives PTs & Patients Unprecedented Communications for Guided Rehabilitation at Home

- May 15, 2014
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Katelyn Petersen | 15 May 2014 | Market Watch (via Business Wire) - Physical Therapy Pal (PT PAL) , the first clinical HIPAA-compliant mobile application used between physical therapists and patients, will present the PT PAL Web portal and app at the  American Telemedicine Association Telemedicine Venture Summit , …

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Vacant Mid-Century Modern Building Gets High Tech Tenants

- May 12, 2014
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Lauren Silverman | 12 May 2014 | KERA - Startup accelerators Tech Wildcatters and Health Wildcatters are moving downtown, into a building that’s been vacant for decades. Since 2011, Dallas tech startups have lived and worked in Uptown — calling on angel …

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Society of Physician Entrepreneurs at Health Wildcatters

- May 5, 2014
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Chirag Gupta | 28 April 2014 | LaunchDFW - The Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (Dallas Chapter) had its first meeting at Health Wildcatters. It was well attended by physicians, medical students, technologists, professors, researchers, and friends of Tech Wildcatters. Dallas has the potential to be …

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Medical Technology Leaders to Speak at San Francisco Conference

- April 30, 2014
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Mike Allen | 3 April 2014 | Health Technology Forum - Leading experts will discuss medical technology developments at theHealth Technology Forum’s upcoming annual conference, according to Pronoy Saha, the event’s organizer. Titled Pathways to Sustainable Health, the conference will be held May 20th at the Parc …

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Come Meet our Friends with DreamIt Ventures!

- April 29, 2014

Are you launching the next great tech company? DreamIt Ventures Managing Directors will be in Dallas this week hosting a Lunch & Learn Series and Office Hours at the DEC. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet with Founding Partner Steve …

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Society of Physician Entrepreneurs Opens New DFW Chapter

- April 22, 2014
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Lauren Silverman | 22 April 2014 | KERA - There’s about to be a new home for doctor entrepreneurs in Dallas-Fort Worth.  April 24th marks the launch of the new chapter of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE). The National SoPE group is a global biomedical …

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Health Wildcatters – As the seed grows

- April 18, 2014
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Terry G. Raitt | 16 April 2014 | layeredtech blog - So, you’re an entrepreneur with a bright idea around technology in the healthcare industry. You have the necessary technical and business knowledge and you’ve put together a small, dedicated team. You’ve planted your …

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Health Wildcatters 2014 Applications are Open!

- April 16, 2014
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Bradley Joyce | 15 April 2014 | LaunchDFW - Health Wildcatters is a mentorship-driven healthcare seed accelerator program that runs for 12 weeks beginning in August 2014. The competition for the 15 spots is expected to be strong, with a live quick-pitch “finals” event …

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SoPE – Inaugural DFW Chapter Meeting

- April 10, 2014
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Health Wildcatters co-founder and executive director, Dr. Hubert Zajicek, has started the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE). The Dallas-Fort Worth chapter aims to bring the many local physician and healthcare entrepreneurs together to facilitate the fruition of new ideas/innovations. Join …

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Health Wildcatters is accepting applications for its second class

- April 8, 2014
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Hanah Cho | 7 April 2014 | Dallas Morning News - Dallas accelerator Health Wildcatters is now accepting applications for its second class in the fall. Started last year to foster digital healthcare startups in North Texas, Health Wildcatters provides seed money, mentorship and other resources …

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UTSW – Innovation Health Symposium

- March 28, 2014
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Health Wildcatters supports the student-led initiative that culminates in a “pitch-day” on April 26, 2014. Come and see what these med-students have come up with. Click on the flyer to enlarge. RSVP to: Dyke.Christoper [at] gmail [.] com  

#TXHealthTech Chat’s Top Takeaways

- January 30, 2014
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Lauren Silverman | 28 January 2014 | KERA — For KERA’s first #TXHealthTech Twitter chat we pulled back the curtains to reveal what goes on behind the scenes for health/tech startups in North Texas. Our featured guest was healthcare startup guru Hubert …

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Health Wildcatters culminates with final pitches

- December 7, 2013
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Bill Hethcock | 6 December 2013 | Dallas Business Journal — The founders of 12 startup companies in the inaugural class of Dallas business accelerator Health Wildcatters made their pitch to an audience of nearly 400 investors, health care executives, …

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Referral Service Aims to be the eHarmony of Senior Care

- December 5, 2013
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Alyssa Gerace | 5 December 2013 | Senior Housing News — READ FULL ARTICLE A Texas-based senior care referral company that recently completed a business accelerator program after a soft launch in April is describing itself as a mix between …

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Health Wildcatters Founder Deems Inaugural Pitch Day a Success

- November 25, 2013
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Mike Nace | 25 November 2013 | BioNews Texas – Since the launch of Health Wildcatters in Dallas — a spin-off of the highly successful Tech Wildcatters — BioNews Texas has tracked the trajectory of the accelerator’s launch, first with the announcement of the first …

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Health Wildcatters Boost Tech Startups In North Texas

- November 19, 2013
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Lauren Silverman | 19 November 2013 | KERA — Health technology start ups are taking off in North Texas. Entrepreneurs from across the country are coming here to take advantage of the capitol, creativity and connections between the worlds of medicine …

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A smartphone that dispenses your medicine

- November 13, 2013
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Bill Hethcock | 12 November 2013 | Dallas Business Journal Click here to watch the video What if your iPhone could remind you when to take your medicine, give you your pills and let your physician know you’ve taken them? …

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MakeMyPlate startup helps dieters envision portion size

- November 11, 2013
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Bill Hethcock | 11 November 2013 | Dallas Business Journal – Watch video Dallas accelerator Health Wildcatters will hold its first pitch day Nov. 20 at the George W. Bush Institute near the Southern Methodist University campus. Twelve entrepreneurs from …

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Startup kicks off crowdfunding campaign for noninvasive glucose meter

- October 25, 2013
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Lindsey Alexander | 25 October 2013 | Medcity News – Socrates Health Solutions has gone to Indiegogo to crowdfund $125,000 for its noninvasive glucose meter technology, the Companion, by Nov. 12. The healthcare startup has Dallas roots as part of the Health Wildcatters incubator. The …

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Episode #25: Cloud 9 Improves Access to Mental Healthcare

- October 24, 2013
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Michael Walsh | 24 October 2013 | Healthsparx – This week on HealthSparx, Cloud 9 Founder J.C Adams joins me to chat about his exciting new mobile product that can improve patients’ access to their mental healthcare providers.  J.C and …

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Three lessons for healthcare startups from AOL vet Steve Case

- October 11, 2013
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Jonah Comstock | 10 October 2013 | Mobihealthnews – Steve Case, the head of investment group Revolution and former CEO of America Online, believes that prevailing wisdom in Silicon Valley isn’t necessarily the smartest way to launch businesses. In a …

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Health Wildcatters holds first pitch day on Nov. 20

- October 8, 2013
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Hanah Cho | 8 October 2013 | The Dallas Morning News – Dallas accelerator Health Wildcatters is holding its first pitch day on Nov. 20 at the George W. Bush Institute. Pitch day is a culmination of the 12-week program that began in …

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So You Want to Launch a Healthcare Startup. Now What?

- September 16, 2013
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William Johnson | 16 September 2013 | D Healthcare Daily – As exemplified by the inaugural Health Wildcatters class announced last month, health technology startups are booming in North Texas. Money is flowing, companies are moving up from Austin, and entrepreneurs are working together to raise …

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Episode #22: KinesioKinect Makes Physical Therapy Fun!

- September 9, 2013
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Michael Walsh | 9 September 2013 | Healthsparx This week on HealthSparx, KinesioKinect Founder (and Health Wildcatters participant) Nake Sekander joins me to chat about their approach to solving the issue of poor physical therapy compliance as well as his …

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Part pillbox, part smartphone, part symbol of two worlds

- August 31, 2013
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Bill Hethcock | 28 August 2013 | Dallas Business Journal – ReMind Technologies describes itself as a developer of patient-centric medication adherence technologies. Look at the company’s product, and it’s essentially a pillbox melded to a smartphone. “Basically what it …

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HEALTH WILDCATTERS ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL ACCELERATOR CLASS

- August 28, 2013
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Will Schmidt | 26 August 2013 | Tech Cocktail – The new healthcare seed accelerator Health Wildcatters, co-founded by technology accelerator Tech Wildcatters, today released the 12 companies chosen for their inaugural program. This is the first healthcare accelerator Southwestern America has ever seen, …

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North Texas’ coolest health-tech ideas slideshow

- August 27, 2013
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Bill Hethcock | 26 August 2013 | Dallas Business Journal – New Dallas-based health care accelerator Health Wildcatters has named the 12 companies chosen for its inaugural program. Some of the ideas behind the companies include: Read More  

Health Wildcatters announces its inaugural class

- August 26, 2013
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Hanah Cho | 26 August 2013 | Dallas Morning News - Dallas’ newest accelerator focused on health technology announced today its first class of 12 startups. Health Wildcatters will begin its first 12-week program today. Startups receive up to $35,000 in seed money …

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Startup Incubator, Health Wildcatters Unveils First Class of Startups

- August 25, 2013
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Fred Pennic | August 26 2013 | HIT Consultant – Health Wildcatters, the Southwest’s first healthcare seed accelerator announced the twelve companies chosen for the inaugural Dallas accelerator program. The mentor-driven program focuses on healthcare innovation driven startups to improve quality of …

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How to Give a Great 3-Minute Pitch to Investors

- August 22, 2013
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Deb McAllister-Holland | 22 August 2013 | Business2Community – Usually, when I watch start-up companies give a pitch to potential investors, I’ve got the easy job: sitting in the audience of angel investors or mentors with a scoring sheet in my …

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Episode #21: How To Be Even Better Caregivers

- August 20, 2013
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Michael Walsh | 20 August 2013 | Healthsparx This week on HealthSparx, Dr. Goldie Erowele joins me from Houston to chat about her experiences as a pharmacist assisting our nation’s soldiers and protectors, her new project called Carenovate Magazine that …

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Green Park & Golf Ventures investing at rapid clip

- August 12, 2013
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Bill Hethcock | August 9 2013 | Dallas Business Journal - Twenty-three deals in 24 months. That’s the track record for Dallas-based Green Park & Golf Ventures, an angel investment firm with an unusual name and a penchant for investing in Texas-based health care-related startups. …

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Mobile Health Brings Opportunity, Challenges

- July 27, 2013
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Bradford Pearson | 26 July 2013  | D Healthcare Daily – As consumers become more connected electronically, the demand for mobile health—mobile patient records, health applications for smartphones, real-time wellness data—will continue to climb. The trick is to manage those demands in a …

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Health 2.0 aims to solve industry problems with technology

- July 25, 2013
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Danielle Abril | July 25 2013 | Dallas Business Journal - A 6-month-old meet-up group called Health 2.0 is hoping to educate the community about health care technology in hopes of eventually providing solutions for the health care industry. And after its largest meeting on …

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Health Wildcatters Deadline Approaches

- June 27, 2013
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27 June 2013 | TexasTechPulse – Dallas-based Health Wildcatters, the healthcare seed acceleration program headed by Hubert Zajicek, is rapidly approaching the deadline for its August program. The group, which is running a 12-week, accelerator program based on the success of such …

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Taking a look inside the Texas biomedical industry – Health Wildcatters

- June 26, 2013
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Isamu Hartman | 25 June 2013 | BioMedTexas – Last Tuesday I attended a kickoff meet-and-greet for Health Wildcatters, a new Dallas-based healthcare-oriented seed accelerator. My impression of the event? Electrifying. The venue (“Tech Church,” headquarters for both Health Wildcatters and its older sibling Tech Wildcatters) was filled to …

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Startup Incubator focuses on health industry in Dallas

- June 20, 2013
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Matt Taylor | June 19 2013 | Matt Taylor’s Tumblr Blog - Last night the Health Wildcatters incubator program kicked off with a meet and greet at the home of it’s partner program Tech Wildcatters in Uptown. Among some of the guests were various investors, potential …

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Got an idea? Need seed money? Try Health Wildcatters

- June 19, 2013
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Bill Hethcock | June 19 2013 | Dallas Business Journal - Glenda Cooper believes the physioacoustic chair she has developed could be big. Very big. So she attended the inaugural meeting of Health Wildcatters in a converted church in Uptown to get more information about …

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Meet the Health Wildcatters

- June 18, 2013
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Jenna Clark | 17 June 2013 | Launch DFW - Seed accelerator program for health industry prepares for the inaugural fall season. Stemming from the success of Tech Wildcatters, expectations are high for the initial Health Wildcatters class to graduate this November. Twelve to …

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Rewiring Health Care: Affordable Care Act changes industry

- June 8, 2013
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Bill Hethcock | May 31 2013 | Dallas Business Journal - Many employers — and more than a few hospitals and physicians — view recent laws overhauling the U.S. health care system as a pain in the neck. John Olajide is not among them. Olajide, …

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Health Wildcatters Accelerator Program Launching In Dallas

- June 3, 2013
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Michael Walsh | Jun 3 2013 | Health 2.0 DFW - When chatting with people about Cariloop, I get asked a lot “Why Dallas?”.  Seems like a fair question in most situations, like asking someone “Why yellow?” when they buy a car or “Why extra …

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Health Wildcatters Co-Founder Talks Dallas Health Startup Accelerator

- May 14, 2013
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Fred Pennic | May 14 2013 | HIT Consultant - Dr. Hubert Zajicek, Co-Founder of Health Wildcatters talks about their mentorship-driven healthcare seed accelerator. Last month, Health Wildcatters, a Dallas based seed stage healthcare accelerator announced their launch and is accepting applications for its first class of …

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‘Wildcatting’ health tech acceleration in Texas

- April 27, 2013
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Donna Cusano  | April 26, 2013 | Telehealth & Telecare Aware – Instead of oil wildcatting, well gushers out of ‘Giant’ and the travails of the Ewing family in Dallas, think…tech accelerator. Health Wildcatters is introducing the RockHealth-StartUp Health-Blueprint Health model to the …

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Doctors launch new Dallas-based health accelerator

- April 26, 2013
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Jonah Comstock | Apr 26 2013 | MobiHealthNews – One of the findings of a recent California Health Care Foundation whitepaper about health-specific accelerators was the importance of involving healthcare experts such as doctors in the organization. Dr. Hubert Zajicek …

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Digital Health Accelerator Opens Its Doors to Startups

- April 24, 2013
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Steve Jacob | 24 April 2013  | D Healthcare Daily – Health Wildcatters is now open for business. The digital health accelerator began accepting applications for its first class of entrepreneurs yesterday. Executive Director Hubert Zajicek, MD, co-founder of the …

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Health IT startup accelerators bring knowhow, mentors, funding

- April 23, 2013
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Jennifer Bresnick | Apr 24 2013 | EHRIntelligence – The digital revolution currently transforming healthcare is bringing just as many new problems as it is solutions.  From bolstering IT infrastructures to fostering interoperability, helping physicians and nurses do their jobs better …

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