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Startup Milwaukee IGNITION: Aurora Health Care + EmOpti

Join us for the first-ever Startup Milwaukee IGNITION event during Milwaukee Startup Week. IGNITION events dive deep into partnerships between established Wisconsin companies and local high-growth startups.

The first IGNITION event will focus on the story behind how Aurora Health Care's innovation team has played a critical role in the development of EmOpti, a Milwaukee startup focused on optimizing acute care.

Aurora Health Care is a health system that serves eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Like many other health systems Aurora has seen a steady increase in patient visits to their emergency departments located around the state. Aurora Health Care partnered has partnered with EmOpti to develop a tele-health system that allows physicians to remotely see patients utilizing a command center medicine, analytics-driven approach. Already EmOpti has been used to conduct tens of thousands of remote patient consults for Aurora.

At the IGNITION event Aurora Health Care's Director of Strategic Innovation Mike Rodgers and EmOpti's Founder & CEO Edward Barthell, M.D., an Emergency Physician will discuss this unique partnership that could serve as a model for other companies and startups to follow.

The event is free and open to the public, beer and pizza will be served.

Free event, register here

About Aurora Health Care
Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin-area health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Aurora is Wisconsin's most comprehensive health care provider and the state's largest private employer. Aurora serves more than 1.2 million patients every year via a comprehensive network of facilities, services and providers, including 15 hospitals, more than 150 clinics, 70 pharmacies and 30,000 amazing Caregivers. As evidenced by more than 400 active clinical trials, Aurora is dedicated to delivering innovations to provide the best possible care today, and to define the best care for tomorrow. Get helpful health and wellness information via the Aurora MyHealth blog, our Facebook page, our Twitteraccount and our Pinterest account.

About EmOpti
EmOpti provides software and hardware that enable Physician Groups, Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Networks providers to serve their entire care networks remotely from a command center.

About Milwaukee Startup Week
Milwaukee Startup Week presented by Northwestern Mutual, November 6th - 12th, 2017 will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, local leaders, major companies together to build momentum and celebrate entrepreneurship in Southeastern Wisconsin.

30+ events will be hosted by a group of 25+ Community Partners key themes of Milwaukee Startup Week include: corporate innovation, venture capital investment, free workshops for entrepreneurs, connecting college and high school students interested in entrepreneurship with local resources and more! To view the Milwaukee Startup Week event calendar, click here

Milwaukee Startup Week is supported locally by Aurora Health CareConcordia University WisconsinHusch BlackwellNorthwestern Mutual and Accelity Marketing. Local media partners include BizTimes MediaNewsradio 620 WTMJ and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. Milwaukee Startup Week is run by Startup Milwaukee and is part of the Wisconsin Startup Week initiative.

A special thanks to PKWARE for providing event space and catering for this event!

Earlier Event: November 9
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Later Event: December 14
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