YouScript has been named as the clinical track winner in the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Startup Showcase, honoring companies best positioned to disrupt healthcare and make change. Cleveland Clinic, JumpStart, HIMSS, HealthXL and Plug and Play voted on 5-minute live pitches to kick off the 2018 Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland, OH on October 22, 2018.
YouScript Precision Prescribing Software identifies at-risk individuals within patient populations, helps medical professionals interpret pharmacogenetic testing results, and provides expert support for medication management. YouScript is the first and only analytics software tool available to prescribers that predicts potential drug-drug and drug-gene, and cumulative drug interactions based on both cytochrome P450 metabolism and genetic testing. The software is available in all major electronic health records covering over 60% of the US population with the capacity to impact internationally.
The 16th annual Medical Innovation Summit brings together industry leaders and stakeholders across diagnostics, pharma, clinical leaders, health IT, public and private payors, investors, and more all in the name of medical innovation. In this time of healthcare change and reform, Cleveland Clinic believes it is essential that innovation remain at the core in the delivery of medical care. Winners of the Startup Showcase receive:
- Expert guidance from an esteemed team of clinical experts at Cleveland Clinic
- Complimentary tickets to an exclusive HealthXL Global Gathering of 100 leaders in healthcare
- Booth in the Innovation Zone at MIS2019
- Exhibitor passes to Innovation Live at HIMSS19 in Orlando
- 1 Year of exposure and access at HIMSS Innovation Center
“It is an honor for YouScript to receive recognition from such respected leaders in patient care and healthcare IT,” said YouScript CEO Kristine Ashcraft. “Having access to the resources and connections made available by The Cleveland Clinic, HIMSS, and HealthXL will enable us to move more quickly in our mission to end avoidable adverse drug events that currently claim a life every 2 minutes in the U.S.”
The Startup Showcase was designed and developed in partnership Cleveland Clinic, HIMSS, HealthXL, Jumpstart, Plug and Play. The judging panel was comprised of experienced professionals working in the health IT and venture fund fields.
For more information on the Startup Showcase, please visit https://innovations.clevelandclinic.org/Summit/Startup-Showcase.aspx.