Pitch Competition

Congratulations to the Pitch Competition Finalists! 

1st Place: Drugviu
Drugviu is a population health platform that empower communities of color to use their data improve their health outcome. Our data helps minority populations know the experiences, side effect of people like them who have taken the medication they are about to take. Our customers are pharmaceutical and insurance companies. Our team consists of health tech executives and medical advisors. Our mission is to help improve the health outcomes of 40% of Americans and empower them to be more engaged in their health. Drugviu was launched in March 2019.

2nd Place: Valhalla Healthcare 
Less Documenting, More Doctoring: automating clinical notes with AI-powered intake.

Mission: We’re a team of healthcare providers and data scientists leveraging artificial intelligence to deliver the affordable, accessible, and effective healthcare everyone deserves.

Product: Allevia™ is a fully patient-driven, AI-powered intake solution that automates clinical documentation for healthcare providers.


3rd Place: Uppstroms 
Machine learning analytics to address upstream social risk for promoting better health.

Uppstroms   was   founded   by   five seasoned   researchers   with   expertise   in   public   health, epidemiology,  health  policy,  medicine  and  machine  learning  who  are  affiliated  with  Indiana University and the Regenstrief institute. With the support of these institutions, we have filed for patent  rights  for  our  work,  and  are  in  the  process  of  recruiting  a  Chief  Executive  Officer  and establishing a commercial entity to productive and launch our services. To date, our application has won two notable competitions; the AMIA 2019 Pitch IT contest and the Indiana Inject Tech Challenge of 2019.


Pitch Competition Panel of Judges

Julie A. Dooling, MSHI, RHIA, CHDA, FAHIMA

Paul B. Felix, MBA, Partner at LeapFrogBI

Britney Robbins, Founder & CEO, The Gray Matter Experience 

Giovanna Stahl, RHIA, Corporate Communications Specialist

Monica Vajani, Partnerships Director - MATTER

Pitch Moderator
Leslie M. Stokes, AHIMA Chief Product, Marketing & Sales Officer

This program is hosted in collaboration with MATTER.



A digital health startup aimed at transforming the way people collaborate to improve value-based healthcare.

Smarter Health is a digital health startup aimed at transforming the way people collaborate to improve value-based healthcare.  Started in 2017, our innovative software solution is one of less than a dozen digital health solutions in the country to receive 100% certification by the National Center For Quality Assurance in the management of HEDIS and AMP measure reporting. After an initial pilot in collaboration with MD Anderson, we have started taking on full clients with two more under tow. We are looking for innovative partners who are seeking to turn the quality reporting and measurement into industry leading competitive advantage.
A digital health startup aimed at transforming the way people collaborate to improve value-based healthcare.

Smarter Health is a digital health startup aimed at transforming the way people collaborate to improve value-based healthcare.  Started in 2017, our innovative software solution is one of less than a dozen digital health solutions in the country to receive 100% certification by the National Center For Quality Assurance in the management of HEDIS and AMP measure reporting. After an initial pilot in collaboration with MD Anderson, we have started taking on full clients with two more under tow. We are looking for innovative partners who are seeking to turn the quality reporting and measurement into industry leading competitive advantage.