Opportunity Health

Opportunity Health is an accelerator program focused on healthcare companies that are looking to improve care, reduce costs and create new efficient approaches to problems within the medical industry. The six startups chosen to participate in the program will receive access to c-level healthcare industry leaders who are willing to open their facilities’ doors to test innovative products/services, mentor startups and potentially invest to create smart partnerships.

Our partners include several healthcare trailblazers and our list continues to grow!

Acadian Companies

Acadian Companies

LHC Group

LHC Group

VieMed

VieMed

Ochsner Lafayette General

Ochsner Lafayette General

Tides Medical

Tides Medical

The selected startups will have benefits:
  • 30k Cash
  • Interns
  • Access to medical expert mentors
  • Business expert advisers
  • Professional Service Grants
  • MBA Candidate Interns
  • Tailored Curricula
  • Travel/Lodging Reimbursements
  • Along with Office Space in the progressive
    Opportunity Machine, located in
    Lafayette, Louisiana (The Happiest, Tastiest City in America).
Where:

Acadiana Center for the Arts

How it works:
  • Apply by August 1st
  • Notified by August 28th
  • Program begins September 13th
  • 12 weeks total
  • 1 week in person (if CDC guidelines permit)
    November 1st – November 6th
  • 11 weeks hybrid
  • Demo Day Info November 4th

Our Mentors

Deedra Harrington

Deedra Harrington

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology

Greggory Davis

Greggory Davis

Associate Professor and Director of the School of Kinesiology (UL Lafayette)

Ryan Sullivan

Ryan Sullivan

Executive Vice President of VieMed