Finalists to present the latest advances in virtual care during ATA Nexus in Phoenix, AZ, May 5-7

WASHINGTON, DC, APRIL 18, 2024 – The American Telemedicine Association (ATA), the premier organization dedicated to advancing telehealth, today announced the 12 finalists competing in the 3rd  annual Telehealth Innovators Challenge taking place at ATA Nexus 2024, May 5-7 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Telehealth Innovators Challenge is an exclusive opportunity for early-stage companies and telehealth innovators to showcase novel virtual care solutions in front of key stakeholders, investors, decision-makers, and the global healthcare industry.

The finalists were selected from a field of nearly 50 companies that made it through the first round of judging. Submissions were accepted in four key digital and telehealth solution categories:

Femtech and Women’s Health

– Leva Pelvic Health System – Axena Health

– Nest Collaborative

– The Future of Maternal Care – Bloomlife

In-patient Care Solutions

– Oshi Health Virtual GI Center of Excellence

– ThinkAndor®- Andor Health

– DermEngine AI-Powered Care Coordination – MetaOptima Technology, Inc.

The Patient Experience

– Vori Health

– The TeleDentists

– ThriveLink (Formerly Nutrible)

Tools That Deliver Care

– CardioSignal

– Alio Remote Monitoring Platform

– Strados Labs RESP™ Biosensor

“The Telehealth Innovators Challenge has great traction, as the premier platform for showcasing exciting new innovations in virtual care and the companies and innovators driving next generation technologies,” said Samir Batra, Founder and CEO, BAHA Enterprises, and Advisor and Emcee of the ATA Telehealth Innovators Challenge. “Our thanks to the distinguished judges and to all of the companies  participating in this competition. The live pitch presentations will be an exciting opportunity for ATA Nexus attendees and a virtual global audience to get an insider’s view of the very latest advances that will shape the future of telehealth. We have an impressive group of finalists!”

A panel of industry leaders representing all areas of virtual care are serving as Innovators Challenge judges and will be selecting the final winners during the live pitch competition at ATA Nexus:

  • Samir Batra, BAHA Enterprises
  • Kiran Avancha, PhD, HonorHealth Innovations
  • Amit Aysola, Create Health Ventures
  • Joe Brennan, TytoCare
  • Christine Brocato, CommonSpirit Health
  • Adam Dakin, Medivation Advisors
  • Tracy Dooley, MD, Avestria Ventures
  • Charlotte Gabet, Parkview Health
  • Jon Gabriel, Foley & Lardner
  • Nancy Green, The SAA Group, LLC
  • Rick Hall, PhD, Mayo Clinic/ASU MedTech Accelerator
  • Saira Haque, PhD, Pfizer Medical Affairs
  • Jennifer Joe, MD, AstraZeneca
  • Aditi U Joshi, MD, Digital Health Consultant
  • Connor McDermott, A1 Health Ventures
  • Kate Merton, PhD, ChicagoArc
  • Matt Miller, PhD, Headwater Ventures
  • Julia Monfrini Peev, PACE Healthcare Capita
  • Yuriy Oinyskiv, Orlando Health Ventures
  • Maxim Owen, Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health
  • Rakesh Patel, MD, Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Shravan Rai, Teladoc Health
  • Lygeia Ricciardi, AdaRose
  • Julianne Roseman, Plug and Play
  • Matthew Sakumoto, MD, Sutter Health/West Bay Region
  • Mayank Taneja, OSF Healthcare
  • Kristen Valdes, b.well
  • Elliott Wilson, Flying Pig Consulting
  • Keith Winter, Teal Ventures
  • Emily Zhen, Zeal Capital Partners
  • Anthony Zlaket, Tampa General Hospital
  • Jeff Zucker, Digital Health Entrepreneur/Investor

ATA Nexus features three full days of dynamic content, including new programming formats and interactive sessions that will explore The Next Chapter in Virtual Care, including interactive sessions, collaborative workshops, a bustling exhibit floor and networking and social events that will spark curiosity, foster learning, and ignite transformative discussions, including:

  • Four Deep Dive sessions on the hottest topics in virtual care, plus NEW! Telehealth 101 Bootcamp
  • Over 80 Oral and Poster Research Presentations with CME
  • NEW! System Spotlights featuring leading hospital systems on the forefront
  • NEW! Curbside Consult sessions, engaging and informal “consults” with clinicians and industry experts
  • Annual Telehealth Innovators Challenge live pitch competition
  • NEW! Meet the Experts lounge in the ATA Hub
  • NEW! Insights Workshop on Virtual Nursing for senior nursing leaders
  • Plus over 300 speakers, hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors, and an audience packed with telehealth

and virtual care stakeholders

GENERAL REGISTRATION: For more information or to register, please visit the ATA Nexus 2024 website for details and easy online registration.

MEDIA REGISTRATION:  Register to attend ATA Nexus 2024 here and use comp code ATA24PRMEDIA to receive complimentary press credentials. Or contact Gina Cella at gcella@americantelemed.org.

About the ATA

As the only organization completely focused on advancing telehealth, the American Telemedicine Association is committed to ensuring that everyone has access to safe, affordable, and appropriate care when and where they need it, enabling the system to do more good for more people. The ATA represents a broad and inclusive member network of leading healthcare delivery systems, academic institutions, technology solution providers and payers, as well as partner organizations and alliances, working to advance industry adoption of telehealth, promote responsible policy, advocate for government and market normalization, and provide education and resources to help integrate virtual care into emerging value-based delivery models.

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