Business Finds Innovative Tech Solution for Home Health Care

Neal Shah has experienced firsthand the stormy world of caring for family members with health crises. He couldn’t stop thinking that there must be a better way to help people with home care. Much of the home care he found was expensive, inconvenient, and of uneven quality. It was difficult to find quality help for services such as companionship, cooking meals, and doing light housework. “Not to offend anyone,” Shah says, “but the home care industry is really broken.” So the former Wall Street hedge-fund manager made an abrupt career change by founding CareYaya, an online registry that offers...

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Health Equity Innovation Challenge Winners Showcase Progress and Vision at Cabarrus Center Pitch Round Robin

Winners of the inaugural Health Equity Innovation Challenge are halfway through their accelerator and recently spent the day in Concord, NC at the Cabarrus Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship participating in a rapid-fire pitch round robin. The Challenge, sponsored by Atrium Health and administered by the Flywheel Foundation, is a business idea competition for scalable and investable solutions to problems that lead to or create significant healthcare outcome disparities. Founders Pictured: Kwamane Liddell (Nutrible), Lamont Savage (F.E.L.K. Afterschool), Bentzion Groner (ZABS Place),...

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