1501 Health Media Moves | August 2022

Each month, we round up breaking news featuring 1501 Health, our cohort companies and partners.

August includes insight into the current state of the economy and what it means for entrepreneurs, Top 30 Femtech Brands to Watch, Lantern's partnership with Zola and more. 


Entrepreneurs and the Economy: Tips for Healthcare Startups Entering a Bear Market
Healthworx | August 3, 2022

Historically, the market has had its fair share of ups and downs. The only constant guarantee in the economy is uncertainty, so nothing should stop you from growing your business and focusing on what factors you can control.

As of June 2022, the U.S. stock market officially entered a bear market due to increasing investor concerns due to unpredictable COVID-19 variants, less overall funding in digital health in Q1 and rising inflation rates. 


"Women to Watch 2022: Leaders across eight industries in Greater Baltimore"
 Baltimore Business Journal | August 5, 2022

1501 Health executive sponsor and Director of Healthworx, Emily Durfee was named a Woman to Watch in this year's round up of influential leaders in the Baltimore area. 


"30 Femtech Brands to Watch in 2022
 Bolt PR | August 9, 2022

Bolt PR celebrates companies paving the way in femtech, honoring the top 30 U.S. companies working to revolutionize Healthcare. Named within this list are 1501 Health cohort companies Health in Her HUE and Frame Fertility


"What to Expect When Planning a Wedding While Grieving"
 Zola | August 2022

"Grief experts at Lantern sit down with four Zola couples to get their take on dealing with grief during wedding planning, plus offer advice to those looking to honor their loved ones during their big day."


"Mental Health Resources for People of Color and Indigenous People"

PsychCentral | August 2022


  • "Health in Her Hue: This android and iOS app connects Black women and Women of Color with culturally competent health content, healthcare professionals, and community."


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About 1501 Health
1501 Health is a unique partnership between Healthworx and LifeBridge Health, representing expertise in both health insurance and financing (payers) and healthcare delivery and services (providers). The investment and incubation program empowers entrepreneurs to get their innovative solutions to market and expand their impact in healthcare quality, access and affordability. To learn more about 1501Health, visit www.1501Health.com.

About Healthworx
Healthworx operates at the intersection of healthcare and innovation by creating, co-creating and investing in companies that are improving healthcare quality, accessibility, affordability and equity. As the innovation and investment arm of CareFirst, Healthworx envisions a healthier future for all people by changing the way health works. To learn more about Healthworx, visit https://www.healthworx.com.

About LifeBridge Health
LifeBridge Health is one of the largest, most comprehensive providers of health services in Maryland. LifeBridge Health includes Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Carroll Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, Grace Medical Center and related affiliates. For more information, visit www.lifebridgehealth.org.

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