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Check Out This Great Rundown of Tech in Dekalb County

by Tricia Whitlock

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) has recently profiled the emerging technology communities that make up Dekalb County in the latest issue of Hub Magazine (see below). Dekalb is home to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 250 Health IT companies and world class medical institutions like Emory University School of Medicine, Mercer University’s College of Pharmacy and others. Roughly 10% of the City of Atlanta is contained in Dekalb County.

Also, the current issue of Hub (page 40) features GA startups that are driving innovation in the Health IT sector. Check ’em out:

Dermitrax– makers of a mobile app that enables skin cancer patients to manage/monitor and link data about their condition with their physician.

Digital Assent-company that help hospital systems automatically publish patient ratings and survey comments to their online physician directory.

Fit RadioRadio mobile app maker offering thousands of high-energy workout music mixes.

Hybrid HealthIT– an innovative Health IT and professional services consulting firm.

MMJ Labs-developers of the palm-sized Buzzy (R) device that utilizes vibration and cold technology to relieve sharp pain on contact.

SwiftPay MD-a charge capture and revenue cycle management platform for hospitals, medical groups and medical billing companies.

Unicore Health– developer of patented employee health decision-making tools and a communication platform for physicians and employers.

Vitamin C– a patient engagement app that automates follow-up and data collection for healthcare providers.

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