Two startups emerged as big winners at A Houston
Two startups emerged as big winners at Accenture’s Houston-based health tech competition.
Two health tech companies won awards at Accenture’s Houston-based health tech competition. The regional competitions took place in Boston and San Francisco. Houston hosted the finals last week. According to the reports, Capital Rx that is from New York was selected as the 2020 Innovation Champion of the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge. Carrot Health grabbed the second spot from Minneapolis for Top Innovator. The program was first launched in 2016.
The main aim of the program is to pair startups with health organizations to bring innovative solutions to real problems in the health sector. Capital Rx won the award for Clearinghouse ModelSM that connects pharmacies and employers for a more efficient and transparent way to coordinate prescriptions. Carrot Health won the award for algorithms to use consumer data analytics to predict and determine health issues. Its MarketView platform weighs in factors including social, economic, behavior, and environmental information.