American Heart Association Announces 5 Finalists in Health Tech Competition

The American Heart Association Center for Health Technology & Innovation has announced the selection of five finalists in its 6th annual Health Tech Competition. The competition aims to drive technology innovation and foster advancements with the potential to transform the landscape of heart and brain health. This year’s finalists will present their innovative technologies during the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions, the premier global event for advancements in cardiovascular science and medicine. The competition winner will be selected and announced on Nov. 13. American Heart Association national volunteer, TV personality and legal expert Star Jones will join the panel of judges for the second year.

The Association’s Health Tech Competition serves as an annual forum for technology innovators to showcase new health-related solutions for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Winning ideas involve, engage, or support patient treatment and solve pervasive problems in various areas of heart and brain health. The Health Tech Competition is a vital initiative supported by the Laerdal Million Lives Fund and produced by the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all.

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The judges will evaluate the presentations based on validity, scientific rigor, and impact. These criteria encompass the functionality of the prototype or product in the consumer market, the utilization of evidence-based health research, and the extent to which the product improves patient outcomes through innovative technology. The winner will receive membership to the Center for Health Technology & Innovation Innovators’ Network, a global consortium that connects entrepreneurs, providers, researchers, and payers, providing access to the Association’s digital guidelines and best-in-class science for the development of digital healthcare technologies.

From the perspective of Pinnacle Digital Advisors, the American Heart Association’s Health Tech Competition exemplifies the innovative and consumer-friendly solutions that are essential for advancing healthcare technology. This forward-thinking approach aligns with our core values and commitment to leveraging technology to improve patient outcomes and empower healthcare professionals.

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From the perspective of Pinnacle Digital Advisors, the American Heart Association’s Health Tech Competition exemplifies the innovative and consumer-friendly solutions that are essential for advancing healthcare technology. This forward-thinking approach aligns with our core values and commitment to leveraging technology to improve patient outcomes and empower healthcare professionals.

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