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Greater Than Greater Philadelphia: The Power of Nine

Nine regional leaders representing organizations across every facet of the health care continuum are now leveraging their assets, resources and willpower all to create opportunities for innovators to expedite market breakthroughs. When we succeed together, the impact is certain and exponential.

Madeline Bell

President and CEO, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

David L. Cohen

Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation

John A. Fry

President, Drexel University

Daniel J. Hilferty

President and CEO, Independence Blue Cross

Stephen K. Klasko, M.D., M.B.A.

President & CEO, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health

Ralph W. Muller

Chief Executive Officer, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Janice E. Nevin, M.D., M.P.H.

President and CEO, Christiana Care Health System

RoseAnn B. Rosenthal

President & CEO, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA

Stephen T. Zarrilli

President and Chief Executive Officer, Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.

Philadelphia now has a $6 million fund to back local health IT startups

December 9, 2016

This article was originally published by Technical.ly Philly. Safeguard Scientifics, Ben Franklin Technology Partners and Independence Blue Cross are backing the fund, with the hope of turning the region into a health IT powerhouse. Early-stage health IT startups in Philly are getting one more door to knock on for seed capital: a new $6 million investment […]

New $6M funding effort for digital health firms in Philadelphia

December 8, 2016

This article was originally published by the Philly.com. Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Health Group, and Safeguard Scientifics announced plans Thursday to spend a total of $6 million over the next for years funding early-stage digital health-care startups. Each of the partners has pledged $2 million. Ben Franklin will manage the effort, […]

Early Stage Digital Health Companies In Philadelphia Get Boost With $6 Million Funding Initiative

December 8, 2016

This press release was originally published by Safeguard Scientifics. “Joining with these leaders who bring domain knowledge and expertise strengthens Greater Philadelphia’s position to support one of its most thriving technology sectors. Such a collaboration enhances and multiplies the quality of assessment, feedback and opportunity available to the region’s digital health entrepreneurial talent, promoting development […]