Smart Clinic, a new mHealth company founded by gastroenterologist Paul J. Berggreen, MD, has been selected as a winner in the fall 2015 round of the Arizona Innovation Challenge.
Here are four notes:
1. Smart Clinic's mobile application aims to enable effective, confirmable, two-way communication between medical providers and patients.
2. The application has been clinically proven to increase patient preparation by 35 percent.
3. Gastroenterology physicians and organizations, including the American College of Gastroenterology have endorsed the app.
4. The Arizona Innovation Challenge, powered by the Arizona Commerce Authority, provides $3 million in grants.