Ecosystem

Frida Launches Uncensored Educational Platform for Women’s Health Products

Women’s health education often faces censorship in the US and beyond, hindering access to vital information on conception, pregnancy, postpartum, and breastfeeding. Frida is now addressing this issue with the launch of Frida Uncensored, a website dedicated to empowering women with uncensored information and guidance for their journey to motherhood. Frida Uncensored offers detailed, uncensored how-to demo videos for products such as…

Nonprofit Healthcare Provider Kaiser Permanente Launches Food is Medicine Center of Excellence

US nonprofit healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente has taken a significant step forward in integrating food and nutrition interventions with care delivery with the launch of its Food Is Medicine Center of Excellence. This initiative aims to transform the prevention and treatment of diet-related diseases by leveraging evidence-based solutions to improve nutrition security for its members across the nation. The Food Is Medicine…

WHAM and KPMG Announce $1.1 Million Partnership to Advance Women’s Health

WHAM (Women’s Health Access Matters) and KPMG have initiated a partnership, amounting to $1.1 million, with the aim of advancing women’s health research and investment. This multiyear collaboration, announced today, seeks to harness the power of data and innovative strategies to accelerate progress in addressing women’s health needs, particularly in autoimmune disease, brain health, cancer, and heart health. “We are thrilled to…

The Motherload: Elvie Report Unveils Insights into Postpartum Maternal Health Challenges

Femtech brand Elvie has recently released a report titled “The Motherload: The weight of limited postpartum support,” in partnership with Mother.ly, shedding light on the challenges faced by mothers during pregnancy and postpartum. The report, based on a survey of over 1,000 women with children, offers a factual overview of the significant hurdles encountered by mothers. As a female-founded company committed to…

Aegis Ventures Announces Partnership with Nine Health Systems to Build and Deploy Healthtech Solutions

Aegis Ventures, a New York-based venture studio, welcomed nine leading health systems as founding members of the Digital Consortium. These health systems will innovate directly with Aegis to co-develop, invest in, and deploy healthtech solutions that address healthcare’s most pressing quality, equity, and cost problems, and enable them to better care for the communities they serve, while generating diversified sources of revenue. The health systems…

New Research Unveils Insights on Economic Impacts of Womanhood in California

Mount Saint Mary’s University has unveiled its 13th annual Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California. The release, facilitated by the Center for Advancement of Women at Mount Saint Mary’s, serves as a cornerstone in understanding and addressing gender disparities within the state. Titled “The Cost of Being a Woman: Solutions for Economic Equity,” this year’s report delves into…

NHS Appoints First National Clinical Director for Women’s Health

In a landmark move, the National Health Service (NHS) has named Dr. Sue Mann as its inaugural national clinical director for women’s health. Dr. Mann, a consultant renowned for her work in women’s health in City and Hackney, North East London, will spearhead initiatives aimed at enhancing women’s healthcare provision across England. Dr. Mann’s appointment marks a significant milestone in the NHS’s…

Innovating in Women’s Health with adyn & Daye: Bridging Gaps and Building Futures

I’ve been writing about the business of women’s health for the better part of the past five years, and it’s always the founders who really continue to amaze me. Most of you will agree that there is undeniable opportunity at the intersection of healthcare and innovation, but building solutions that truly move the needle in women’s health requires more than just a…