Nucleus Building, from XLerate Health website
Nucleus Building, from XLerate Health website

Yesterday, XLerateHealth  announced its second class of eight companies in its health-related startup accelerator. The immersion program began this week and will conclude on Demo Day, Oct. 30.

The companies include (descriptions provided by XLerateHealth):

Blue Sky Case Management, Louisville
Blue Sky Case Management is a conflict-free social-service agency for Medicaid waiver participants living with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Blue Sky’s mobile, SaaS-based tools help case managers produce plans of care that deliver better home and community-based services for consumers with IDD.

Count It, New York
Count It pioneers highly social, inter-company challenges, and automates the connection between corporate charitable giving and employee wellness. Powered by a push-button reward platform and utilizing mobile activity sensors (e.g.: FitBit, Jawbone, Shine, etc.), the service dramatically lowers the cost and administrative complexity of conventional wellness programs.

Gyroskope Family Network, Louisville
The Gyroskope Family Network is an online content, gaming, and social platform built for the aging population. The technology streams classic TV shows, movies, radio and other programming on-demand. The platform also offers video and audio experiences and activities that enhance memory and cognition, as well as other features designed to connect aging individuals to their family and friends and keep them engaged and mentally active.

Lift3D, Columbus, Ohio
Lift3D (pronounced: lifted) empowers athletes, patients, trainers and wellness providers with real time movement data and analysis, in order to effect better outcomes and lower costs. Lift3D provides individuals using equipment in fitness facilities with real time actionable data and tracking of their activities. LIFT3D utilizes 3D laser based imaging technology, which provides fitness facility owners with a low cost way to attract and retain the growing segment of data oriented members.

Medbiomarkers, London
Medbiomarkers is a web platform seeking to accelerate the discovery, validation and utility of biomarkers for health monitoring, diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Via its biomarker database and social network, Medbiomarkers strives to be the leading destination online for lifescience companies’ biomarker related data requirements and partnership building needs.

Myliance, Louisville
Myliance has developed the nation’s first Resident Care at Home Concierge Model (RCaHC). Myliance works outside the walls of traditional brick and mortar facilities by providing end-to-end personalized services for the aging in place and disabled populations. Concierge services include both medical and non-medical services.

NeuroAtlas, Louisville
NeuroAtlas is developing medical software that utilizes 3D non-contrast MR imaging (MRI) to detect and develop comprehensive analyses of several neurological disorders (including an initial focus on early diagnosis of Autism).

Personal Medicine Plus, Paducah, Ky. 
Personal Medicine Plus is a mobile health platform addressing underserved Medicaid and rural populations. The software app is designed to help people with chronic conditions such as pre-diabetes and pre-hypertension engage and better manage their health. The technology uses connected health device data and gamified behavior tracking presented in an easy to use and visually appealing screen.

The accelerator operates out of the Nucleus Building on East Market Street.

“Out of a large pool of highly qualified applicants, we have identified an outstanding second group of early-stage companies with technologies that are solving real problems within the healthcare delivery and wellness continuum,” Bob Saunders, XLerateHealth’s chairman and co-founder, said in a news release. Other co-founders include Ted Smith, chief of Civic Innovation for Louisville Metro Government, and Jackie Willmot, who has spent three decades in healthcare and more than 15 years as an executive with Humana.

More than a hundred people are listed as mentors on their webpage. All teams get a $20,000 stipend and office space in NuLu.