Overland Park, KS (June 19, 2014) – ABPathfinder, LLC, developer of autism therapy management solutions, has joined the StartUp Health Academy as a Healthcare Transformer. The three-year program combines coaching and community support to grow and scale digital health companies and includes 71 companies from seven countries.

“It’s an exciting time for innovation in autism therapy, and therapists working with us are bringing the best and brightest ideas to the field,” said ABPathfinder CEO, Jeff Blackwood. “ABPathfinder is proud to bring healthcare innovation and technology to autism therapy, and our inclusion in the StartUp Health Academy is recognition of our efforts and those of our customers.”

A global startup platform accelerating innovation in health and wellness, Startup Health will work with ABPathfinder to extend its business and solve critical healthcare problems. ABPathfinder is one of eight companies to join StartUp Health’s portfolio this month in celebration of its third anniversary.

“We designed StartUp Health for companies we believe are going to transform healthcare over the next several years, bringing critical solutions to address the healthcare challenges facing this country,” said Unity Stoakes, co-founder and president of Startup Health. “We are excited about how ABPathfinder is using technology and data to help therapists improve the lives of individuals with autism.”

Founded in 2010, ABPathfinder develops solutions that assist therapists in helping individuals with autism spectrum disorders live more social lives. Through its support software and technology tools, ABPathfinder helps autism centers around the country improve therapy and significantly cut administrative time. The ABPathfinder system cuts administrative time, increases face-to-face time with students, and reports individual progress to better inform strategic therapy decisions.

About ABPathfinder
ABPathfinder, LLC develops special education and therapy management solutions that increase the efficiency and effectiveness of special education and autism therapy programs. The cloud-based platform helps educators and therapists craft lesson plans, as well as collect, graph and analyze performance data. By reducing paperwork and administrative tasks, ABPathfinder maximizes the time and effort invested in each child. For more information, visit www.abpathfinder.com.

About StartUp Health
StartUp Health, a global startup platform accelerating innovation in health and wellness, represents a new model for helping entrepreneurs succeed in the health sector. StartUp Health is on a mission to inspire, educate, and help 1,000 health startups to reimagine and transform healthcare over the next decade. The StartUp Health platform includes the StartUp Health Academy, the StartUp Health Network and a community of Healthcare Transformers. StartUp Health was founded by health tech entrepreneurs Steven Krein and Unity Stoakes and is chaired by former Time Warner CEO Jerry Levin. The organization’s investors include leading health, technology, and business minds, including Mark Cuban, Esther Dyson, Roger Ehrenberg, Brad Feld, Richard Forman, Jason Finger, Linda Holliday, Jon Kaplan, Howard Krein, MD, PhD, Jon Miller, Jeff Stewart and Wayne Kimmel. Learn more and apply at startuphealth.com/apply and follow @startuphealth.

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Andrea Jones

Andrea Jones is a technology specialist in Virginia. A former French teacher, she currently supports technology integration in a middle school.