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Echo Portfolio CEO Series: Matthew Michela from lifeIMAGE

Echo Health Ventures invests to build and grow a diverse portfolio of health care technology and services companies. In the Echo Portfolio CEO Series, we’ll feature several entrepreneurs leading health care startups to learn more about their innovative solutions and shared vision for a better health care system.

lifeIMAGE, an Echo Health Ventures portfolio company, is the nation’s most utilized network for sharing medical imaging information. Its services allow hospitals, physicians and patients to securely connect and virtually exchange imaging data and history – regardless of format – leading to faster, better quality care delivered at a lower cost.

We sat down with lifeIMAGE CEO Matthew Michela to learn more about the inspiration behind his work and how lifeIMAGE is breaking down data silos in medical imaging to support better patient outcomes.

“There’s no silver bullet to accelerate change in health care,” said Matthew. “What you have to do is make sure the solutions you create are simple, are clear, are powerful, and provide the greatest value that you can.”

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