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Challenge the status quo.

MDP Labs gives healthcare and technology entrepreneurs unrivaled exposure to athenahealth’s R&D teams, senior leadership, and a curated network of mentors. Join us to build the next game-changing innovation in health IT—and accelerate your path to an athenahealth partnership or investment.

Learn more about the best and brightest innovators working with us.

Collectly

Fast and transparent debt collection service using machine-learning to help providers collect more bills and reduce revenue cycle

Daysaver

Intelligent cloud-based scheduling engine for finding and pushing appointments that match patient preferences and availability

Edgility

Bringing Air-Traffic Control like situational-awareness to healthcare operations

Fireflies

Leveraging deep learning and NLP technologies to power conversations and automate care coordination inside the hospital 

GYANT

Leading patients from their symptom to the best solution – through AI, and if needed, with a human doctor in the loop

Health Samurai

An HL7 FHIR clinical data repository, development platform, and interoperability solution for modern web and mobile healthcare applications

Merit Technologies

AI platform that powers conversational chatbots for clinics, providing patients with around the clock appointment scheduling via text message, automated voice, or chat

Pacifica Labs

Engaging, evidence-based mental health tools for consumers and clinicians

ReHAP

Clinical decision support for rehabilitation therapy management that drives efficiency, generates revenue, and improves patient care

Simply Vital Health

Leveraging blockchain technology to tackle bundled payments, improving care coordination and decreasing financial risk

What you get
Community

Fostering a welcoming community of likeminded entrepreneurs.

Tailored programming

Get paired with internal R&D and business experts to help design a program catered to your company's needs.

Mentorship

Ongoing, dedicated mentorship and feedback from athenahealth’s product teams, senior leadership, super users, and our curated network of advisors.

Partnership and Funding Opportunities

Fast track your way to an athenahealth partnership or investment.

Exposure to clients

Get broad exposure and access to the athenahealth provider network and beta programs that will help you grow and scale.

About Us

athenahealth

athenahealth partners with hospital and ambulatory clients to drive clinical and financial results. We offer medical record, revenue cycle, patient engagement, care coordination, and population health services. We combine insights from our network of 99,000 providers and 88 million patients with deep industry knowledge and perform administrative work at scale.



More Disruption Please

Healthcare needs less distraction and more disruption. More Disruption Please (MDP), athenahealth’s partnership and innovation program, brings together entrepreneurs, investors, clinicians and industry experts who share our vision of disrupting the status quo in healthcare.

Through collaboration and seamless integration on athenahealth’s open cloud platform, MDP provides easy access to the world’s most innovative thinking, offering solutions to help healthcare professionals thrive in the face of industry change and pressure.

  • The MDP Network brings together entrepreneurs, investors, clinicians and industry experts who share our vision of disrupting the status quo in healthcare.

    MDP Labs gives healthcare and technology entrepreneurs unrivaled exposure to athenahealth's R&D teams, senior leadership, and a curated network of mentors.
    The athenahealth Marketplace delivers solutions seamlessly integrated with athenaNet, enabling providers to get the most out of their care giving experience.

What we're looking for

athenahealth is interested in working with everyone: from a solo entrepreneur with an idea to a mature company looking to make its first venture into the digital health space. Interested? Email us at MDPLabs@athenahealth.com. We review companies on an on-going basis.

We evaluate companies based on the team, business model, stage of development, demonstrated traction, and how well the product or service offering is aligned with our vision of building healthcare's cloud-based information backbone.

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