Eight Hi-Tech Health Highlights from the First White House Demo Day [SLIDESHOW]


On August 4, President Obama hosted the first White House Demo Day in history, inviting entrepreneurs from across the nation to share their start-ups, many of which included innovative technology related to health and wellness issues. Whether it was a gel that can stop massive bleeding in seconds, a detection device that can predict and prevent falls, or a teddy bear that helps kids who suffer from chronic illness to bear up, greater autonomy in treatment and prevention was the overwhelming commonality. In our opinion, the following exhibits at the unprecedented unveiling represent a new paradigm in proactive, personal health care.