HIMSS15 Trade Show Vendor Highlight: Apervita

In this series, we are featuring some of the thousands of vendors who will be participating in the HIMSS15 conference and trade show. Through it, we hope to offer readers a closer look at some of the solution providers who will either be in attendance – with a booth showcasing and displaying key products and offerings – or that will have a presence of some kind at the show – key executives in attendance or presenting, for example.

Hopefully this series will give you a bit more useful information about the companies that help make this event, and the industry as a whole, so exciting.

Elevator Pitch

apervita_logoApervita, the fastest-growing health analytics community, empowers health professionals from around the globe to collaboratively share expertise and content through evidence-based point-of-care analytics. Apervita is a secure, self-service platform that enables health professionals and enterprises to author, publish and subscribe to a market of evidence-based algorithms, quality and safety measures, pathways, and protocols, easily connecting them to data and workflow. Available to every health professional and powerful enough for the entire health enterprise, Apervita provides health analytics at a tenth of today’s cost, in a hundredth of the time.

About Statement

Apervita is the leading health analytics community, where together with health professionals from around the globe, Apervita is transforming the world’s health knowledge into thousands of point of care health analytics. Apervita is a secure self-service platform that enables any health professional to connect health data to a market of trusted algorithms, protocols, assessments, pathways and measures, published by leading authors.

Founder’s Story

Paul Magelli is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Apervita, Inc. An accomplished entrepreneur, he brings together a pioneering vision for computable health with seasoned leadership and experience building global ecosystems. Paul brings together a broad range of leadership qualities, an acute focus on customers and a pioneering vision for digital health strategies.

Market opportunity

Apervita believes health researchers and practitioners have already created the greatest wealth of health knowledge that has ever existed and it is just waiting to be unleashed to improve health.

Today, the majority of this knowledge is paper-based or locked into proprietary systems. Apervita’s market is already unlocking them, turning them into computable and shareable analytics and putting them to work to improve health. They are addressing some of the biggest health challenges, such as the 100,000s of patients that die prematurely every year in the United States from chronic disease, complications and preventable adverse events.

Apervita recently completed an $18 million Series A funding round, led by GE Ventures and Baird Capital with participation from Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Math Ventures and existing investors, to support its goal of empowering enterprises across the globe to transform health knowledge and data into computable insight, addressing healthcare’s most pressing challenges.

Services offered

Apervita, Inc., the first health analytics market, enables health professionals and enterprises to author, publish and subscribe to a evidence-based algorithms and measures, easily connecting them to data and workflow. Available to every health professional and powerful enough for the entire health enterprise, Apervita provides health analytics at a tenth of today’s cost, in a hundredth of the time, and was just voted “most likely to make the biggest immediate impact on digital health” by industry partners and advisors at HealthXL, the global clearing house for innovation in healthcare.

Problems Solved

Apervita democratizes health analytics by making the world’s health knowledge shareable and accessible, connecting health professionals and enterprises with experts and insights that can help them improve performance. Cloud-based and to use, Apervita enables health professionals and enterprises to disseminate impactful content far quicker and cost effectively than ever before to improve performance in organizations across the globe in just days. Health enterprises and professionals access a wealth of valuable computable content through Apervita they would otherwise have to wait years to access, including analytics, algorithms, measures, protocols and checklists.

Value Proposition

Among the greatest challenges in healthcare is the time it takes to transition research from the scientist’s bench into practice. It is estimated that it takes 17 years, according to Dana P. Edelson, MD, MS, University of Chicago Medicine, a number that’s unacceptable when it’s costing lives. This is among the reasons Apervita was recently named most likely to make the biggest immediate impact on digital health” by industry partners and advisors at HealthXL. Apervita solves this problem by offering a simple solution for authors and professionals to share and use health analytics that can quickly benefit patients. Apervita aims to connect the world’s computable health knowledge to empower health professionals everywhere.

Key Messages

Industry Outlook (What’s the most important, trend, topic or challenge the organization faces?)

The growing trend of cloud adoption enables collaboration across a wide range of disciplines, and Apervita brings new advances in collaboration to health professionals, enabling technologies and people to connect faster and more efficiently than ever before. Apervita’s cloud-based community enables health professionals to collaborate and share computable content to improve patient care and health enterprise operations by connecting health datasets, authoring evidence-based algorithms and measures, sharing and publishing to a marketplace. It used to take 17 years for a scientist’s breakthrough findings to reach the front lines and improve patient care or health enterprise operations. Apervita has harnessed the cloud to accomplish this in just days.

Selling proposition

Apervita empowers health professionals and enterprises to capture and share health knowledge, allowing them to easily author, publish and use health analytics, such as algorithms, quality and safety measures, pathways, and protocols. The cloud-based Apervita market enables anyone, anywhere to create and subscribe to analytics, and easily integrate them into their workflow. For the first time, it provides fast, flexible and affordable analytics necessary to satisfy the burgeoning demand for health insights. Apervita’s rapidly growing market, including algorithms from top academic medical centers, are

addressing fundamental provider challenges, such as chronic disease management, preventable adverse events, readmissions, cancer, early warning, quality and safety.

When Founded

Renamed Apervita in January 2015, the company was founded in 2012 as Pervasive Health.

Booth

#3688

Key Executives in attendance

Clients served:

Headquarters

Chicago, IL

Number of full-time employees

30

Booth Bait (Swag) Offered

Thermos mugs, polo shirts, stickers, pens, pins

Number of Previous HIMSS Conference Appearances

First time

Specific Reason for Attendance

Customer, partner, and Apervita community meetings

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