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Globally scalable healthcare data collaboration tool for community care teams, owned by the patient Saves $ and lives by early intervention

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Dunedin, Otago Region, New Zealand
  • Currency NZD
  • Founded February 2010
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

We improve the way healthcare data is made available and communicated. Patients suffer because of medical oversights, non-communication and mistakes that could/should have been caught earlier.
We are building a profitable company by licensing innovative health and medical data tools providing better health information for individual users and their clinicians.
Our customers are health service providers.


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    J. Lyle Bootman
    Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board

    Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, University of Arizona
    Dean, College of Pharmacy
    Professor: Pharmacy, Medicine, Public Health
    Founding Executive Director, Center for Health Outcomes & PharmacoEconomic Research
    He is former president of the American Pharmacists Association and president emeritus of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Society. A founding director of the Healthcare Transformation Institute (HTI).

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    Atsushi Matsunaga

    The 36th generation family owner of the 700-year-old Ohkita Medical Clinic, in Osaka, Japan. He spent his career frustrated at modern medicine's inability to prevent sickness. The holistic principles used at Ohkita led to his breakthrough insight for a health record that could create a true partnership between patient and care team.

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    Stanley J. Pappelbaum
    Chairman of the Board

    Managing Partner of Pappelbaum, Turner & Associates, a US healthcare consultancy that advises hospital, medical group, health insurance, & governmental healthcare clients. He was President & CEO of Scripps Hospital when the hospital reached annual revenues of over $1billion. Awarded an Alfred P Sloan Fellowship at MIT.

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    Hamish MacDonald
    Founder & CEO

    Hamish is a dedicated entrepreneur, with experience in both bootstrapping ventures and building out sales organizations .He twice built multi-million dollar businesses in consumer marketing in Japan. He works with Dr. Matsunaga to refine the vision, build upon the core ideas, and commercialise LHD as a product line for global markets.

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    Jay Kunin
    Member of the Board

    Over 30 years experience as an entrepreneur, business consultant and investor - member of Tech Coast Angels. Has been a Director of several private companies including RegeneMed, InsilicoMed and CODA Genomics. A founding Board Member of the Life Sciences IT Global Institute.

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    Norman Evans
    Acting Managing Director

    An entrepreneur/investor who, apart from building several companies of his own, has helped others to build 40 companies in NZ & Australia. Two of the companies he assisted were 2nd and 3rd in the Deloitte Fast 50 2004 (1st and 16th in 2003). He has served on the Boards of a number of companies and been an IoD since 1996. He is currently a director of companies in a range of sectors including Power, Forestry, Utilities, and Software.

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    Peter Gootjes
    Member of the Board

    CEO of Southern Community Laboratories, a national medical laboratory group in NZ. Dr Gootjes has a very good understanding of the NZ health sector. He has worked in hospital management in Dunedin and Hamilton and as Medical Officer of Health for the Waikato region. He is the Angel Investor Representative on the Board of LHD and represents the NZ Venture Investment Fund (NZVIF).


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    Gunderson Dettmer (USA)
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Previous Investors

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    Keith David Weiner, Evans Family Trust, Benjamin Paul Hopkins, Grant & Rebecca Craies,
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    NZVIF, Upstart Incubation Trust
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    And 12 smaller angels