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AARP,  LivePitch Media Announce Start-Up Finalists For Health

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WASHINGTON, D.C.– September 5, 2012 – AARP and  LivePitch Media announced today the 10 start-up finalists for  the AARP Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch, taking place September 21, 2012 in New Orleans. The showcase features the most exciting start-up companies in the “50 and over” health technology and innovation sector.

AARP Health Innovation@50+   LivePitch takes place during the 2012   Life@50+ AARP National Event & Expo in New Orleans, which is attended by 20,000+ members and guests from across the U.S. and the globe

In a unique dual-pitch  format the 10 start-ups will pitch leading venture and angel        investors as well as AARP consumers.  The day starts with  companies pitching the judges and investor audience. In the  afternoon, AARP members will join the conversation and companies  will have the opportunity to redirect their pitch to the consumer audience, gaining valuable consumer feedback. At the  end of the day two grand prize winners – a Judges’ Winner and AARP Consumer Winner – will be announced.

This year’s expert Judges include: Clayton  Lewis, Partner at Maveron, Brandon Hull, Managing Partner at  Cardinal Partners, Jeff Shoemate, Vice President of Innovation and Business Development, UnitedHealth Group Alliances and Andy   Donner, Partner at Physic Ventures. Lisa Suennen, Managing Member at Psilos Group is emcee’ing the show.

The winning companies will  be receive bragging rights, having won the AARP Health        Innovation@50+ LivePitch 2012 trophy – either consumer or judges favorites – and acknowledgement that they are leading the way in innovative, cutting-edge healthcare technology. The winning   companies will also receive prize packages containing valuable        tech-related products. They will be given interview opportunities with the attending consumer, technology and venture media, providing them the spotlight as leaders in the  future of healthcare technology.


The   2012 AARP  Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch finalists include:


New York, NY

1DocWay is an online   doctor’s office. We connect hospitals with underserved patient        clinics and nursing facilities, through our lightweight  technology and implementation service. In doing so, we improve  community health/wellness and increase patient access to        physician specialists.


New York, NY

AbilTo administers remote  behavioral health programs via phone or web-based        videoconference that help individuals to better manage  depression – enabling better health outcomes – and payors to  eliminate avoidable, near-term medical expenses


San Francisco, CA

CareLinx is the preeminent  online Professional Caregiver Network that provides solutions to   help consumers & institutions easily find, screen, manage and pay caregivers who match their specific needs and budget.  CareLinx is well positioned to capitalize on the growing demand   for caregivers with the aging of our population

Chicago, IL

CareTree is a collaboration platform designed to replace the paper records in the home        health and senior care industries with an online platform that  centralizes information and automates communication with care  stakeholders (the individual, their caretakers, family, and  doctors)


Nashville, TN

For our aging family members and loved ones who live independently, daily rituals are sign  of stability and markers of good health. By monitoring electronic appliances they use as part of their daily routines, Evermind connects us to the rhythms of our loved ones’ daily  lives without diminishing their independence

GenieMD, LLC

Pleasanton, CA

GenieMD offers a cloud-based healthcare platform and associated web and mobile applications  empowering consumers to manage their medication adherence, track vitals, log exercise, generate health reports in addition to providing health related information from reliable sources to  better educate the consumer


Richmond, BC, Canada

GeriJoy, an MIT andTechstars-affiliated company, offers talking pets for socially  isolated elders. Beyond the proven emotional and health benefits  of owning a pet, the GeriJoy companion provides intelligent, compassionate conversation, available 24/7. It lives inside an  Internet-connected tablet and presents information, news,photos, and family messages as discussion topics

LivWell Health

San Francisco, CA

LivWell Health offers a technology-enabled, service for seniors living independently at        home, and for families seeking help in their care. For about the cost of a coffee a day, subscribers can: Access a web-based carecoordination system, book vetted service providers, and  video-chat with their Concierge!


Arlington, VA

MedClimate delivers the  leading secure communications platform that provides an easy,        cost-effective way to connect patients with their preferred  provider. Unlike patient portals, MedClimate offers an  EHR-agnostic secure mobile platform that delivers a higher        quality of care for all patients and increases accessibility of  consultative “visits” to the doctor


Cambridge, MA

QMedic is revolutionizing home health monitoring by automating behavioral alerts to        caregivers and protecting seniors even when they are unable to  press the emergency button.

Attendee Registration

Investors and industry professionals are invited to attend Health Innovation@50+        LivePitch. Attendees can register for $295, (which is $200 off        the door price), when they register prior to Friday, Sept., 14        at        Registration includes access to the full-day event, lunch,        networking, and evening reception. It also includes expo hall        access to the 2012 Life@50+

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