A quartet of British digital health start-ups were named among the winners at the Digital Health Hub Awards at HLTH in Las Vegas on Monday.
The prestigious awards, announced at the annual HLTH conference, which brings together a huge array of start-ups, investors and innovators from across all parts of healthcare. More than 1,500 submissions and evaluated by more than 1,000 judges. Thirteen Best in Class winning companies and twenty-seven Rising Star companies were named across nine categories.
Huma Therapeutics was named Best in Class Winner in the Remote Diagnostic Tool or Device category. Huma Therapeutics, previously Medopad, has been granted multi-condition US FDA 510(k) Class II regulatory clearance for its configurable SaMD disease management platform.
CyberLiver was named a rising star in the Clinical Diagnostic Device, Platform or Tool Category. CyberLiver are developing digital therapies for the treatment of advanced liver disease, with a series of clinical trials underway in the NHS. A delighted Ravi Kumar, co-founder of CyberLiver told Digital Health News, “We are truly honoured and excited to be recognised at the Digital Health Hub Awards 2023 as a rising star for addressing the significant unmet medical need in advanced liver disease, as well as the critical importance of providing innovative new digital intervention devices like AlcoChange and CirrhoCare to patient with advanced liver disease.”
Skin Analytics, meanwhile, was named a rising star in the best use of AI Best Use of AI In Health Tech category, and are a beneficiary of a share of a grant bursary of $50,000. Skin Analytics are working with the NHS to build world leading skin cancer pathways using the only UKCA Class IIa AI as a Medical Device (AIaMD) for dermatology to sustainably deliver better patient outcomes.
Pangeaea meanwhile, were also shortlisted as a rising star in the best use of AI in Health Tech were named a grant beneficiary, and also share in the $50,000 award. Pangeaea specialise in data extraction from medical notes using AI.
“The companies that apply to the Digital Health Awards consistently exemplify the pinnacle of innovation and excellence in the healthcare industry, setting new standards for quality and patient-centred care,” said Mark Goldstein, founder and chairman of the Digital Health Hub Foundation
“Alongside my fellow Digital Health Awards producers Daniel Kraft, Stephen Klasko, Matthew Holt, and Geeta Nayyar, we extend our congratulations to the exceptional champions who have truly stood out from their competition.”
The full detail of the category winners can be found on the Digital Health Hub Awards website.