Tuesday, August 18, 2015

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10 Healthcare Technology Disruptors To Watch (All Led By Women).

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Many women cite their company’s outdated maternity leave policies, lack of flexible work arrangements or salaries that are inadequate to cover the costs of childcare as their main reasons for exiting the tech industry. But not all sectors of tech are experiencing a female exodus. Women seem to be flourishing in healthcare technology. A study recently released by XX in Health, a national organization fostering female leadership in healthcare, found that women make up 78% of the healthcare workforce, and that firms with female leadership yield greater returns for investors.
 “Not only have we seen an increase in female leadership in the Health Tech industry, but there has been an increase in technologies aimed at helping women,” said Ann Fyfe, President and CEO of Fogarty Institute for Innovation (FII).  Founded by cardiovascular surgeon Thomas Fogarty to spearhead innovation in medical technology, FII had two of their female CEOs recognized by Forbes in the “30 Under 30” list for shaping healthcare in 2013 and 2014: Surbhi Sarna, co-founder and CEO of InPress, and Jessie Becker, co-founder and CEO of InPress Technologies.
Given the above, investors may want to keep an eye on some of these women-led healthcare tech disruptors. Here are ten to watch in 2015:

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