A COVID-19 therapy trial | Zero readmissions | Imaging tech
“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” — Carl Sagan, American astronomer
April 28, 2021
NAVIGATING THE RECOVERY
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Airway Therapeutics to begin clinical trial
The FDA has accepted Airway Therapeutics’ application for an investigational drug treatment for COVID-19. Airway is now initiating a Phase 1b clinical trial for the protein replacement therapy, known as AT-100AT-100, for use in COVID-19 patients to confirm its feasibility, safety and tolerability..
Baptist Health; Zero readmissions with monitoring platform
When the pandemic hit last year, Baptist Health in Louisville was in the middle of piloting an AI-powered remote monitoring platform for CHF and COPD patients. They pivoted to use it for COVID-19 patients and the result was that they achieved zero readmissions with those patients.
Special mask destroys virus' ability to infect
A researcher from the University of Dayton Research Institute designed a mask that is coated with silver nanoparticles that destroy the COViD-19 virus’s ability to infect.
Tech key to survival of restaurants during COVID-19
Kansas city-based Menufy develops e-commerce software and custom websites for restaurants to enable online ordering. The tech was key to the survival of many restaurants during the pandemic.
Pollution and severe COVID-19
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have found that long-term exposure to polluted air could increase the risk of severe COVID-19 in people with respiratory diseases like asthma and COPD.
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With Refinery Ventures
If you enjoy discovering innovation in surprising places and hearing stories from entrepreneurial leaders, Fast Frontiers is your new must-listen to podcast. Host Tim Schigel, Managing Partner of Refinery Ventures, brings you interviews from leading funders, ecosystem builders, corporate innovators, and startup founders.
Whether you're helping build an innovation ecosystem or your own startup, these episodes will help you think big.
Creating big growth — S2: E1
What is your potential? How do you create an independent entrepreneurial path? Leading digital innovations strategist and ecosystem development guru, Wendy Lea, shares her story and strategies.
How do you achieve 100x growth? — S2: E5
Whether you're building a startup or an innovation ecosystem, you need to hear insights from Baiju Shah. The veteran executive, investor, and entrepreneur shares stories about his passion for growth, Cleveland, and the next generation of healthcare.
Will your startup be a 'Category King'? — S2: E8
Are you ready to solve a key problem and build a startup that’s a category king like Uber or Airbnb? Then, play bigger! Kevin Maney, co-author of Play Bigger and advisor at Category Design, joins the Fast Frontiers podcast to provide insight on developing your next big idea.
You can find the Fast Frontiers podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google, or their website.
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PUDDLE HOPS: HEALTH TECH
Flyover Future has followed medical and tech news around COVID-19 from the beginning of the pandemic. We're adding coverage to this report related to health care innovation to feature more advances across Flyover Country.
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