TriHealth partners with Olive

Integrated health system TriHealth is partnering with Olive, a company developing healthcare innovation through AI. Olive has started in TriHealth’s revenue cycle department by optimizing processes like claims status checks.

Fighting water pollution

Clean Earth Rovers develops tech to fight the plastic pollution crisis in oceans, highways, and water systems. Two days before Earth Day 2021, they conducted their first “water test” of their prototype autonomous vessel designed to pick up plastic from harbors (and collect massive amounts of data in the process).

Miami U to research mental health meds

Biotechnology company PsyBio Therapeutics Corp., which is developing psychoactive medications to treat mental health disorders, has awarded a $1.5 million grant to researchers at Miami University. The grant will further the efforts to show that compounds like those found in different varieties of hallucinogenic mushrooms – could reverse the course of disease..

Pivotal hire for ReadySetSurgical 

ReadySet Surgical has hired Health Mills, former CFO of Updox, a Columbus telehealth company that was acquired in December by Denver’s EverCommerce. The hire was part of many as the company moves toward a “significant Series B” round later in the year.

Selection magazine recognizes Cincy

REDI Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Tri-ED were recognized by Site Selection magazine as being among the top economic development organizations in the country. Site Selection’s methodology is based on data from global economic data sources.

RNA drugs and brain cancer

Researchers at UC have are exploring RNA-based drugs (which are among those being used in COVID-19 vaccines) to target brain cancer. The study was published in the journal Science Advances and could lead to new treatments.

Kable Academy expands

Tech training provider Kable Academy is expanding with a partnership with the Entrepreneur’s Center in Dayton. The goal is to create resources needed to fuel innovation and drive revenue.

CO.STARTERS comes to Northern Kentucky

Blue North and Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) are celebrating National Small Business Week by announcing a new partnership to bring the next CO.STARTERS cohort to Kentucky in July. CO.STARTERS includes session about goal setting, marketing, accounting, team building and more.