Minneapolis startup CareWire makes Chicago’s Healthbox accelerator



By Rip Empson, TechCrunch

Healthbox is set to launch its three-month accelerator program on January 9, 2012 and will be seeding the 10 companies it has chosen from over 200 applications with $50,000 equity investments (for a 7 percent stake). The 10 teams will share space and collaborate at the accelerator’s headquarters in Chicago…

CareWire is a patient engagement solution that utilizes automated patient text messaging to increase billable appointment yield, visualize patient satisfaction in near-real-time, and improve provider performance.”

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Related, it was announced this summer that Ridgeview Medical Center had partnered with Healthbox.