Miami Children's Health System Invests in Aces Health to Accelerate Clinical Research


6/13/2017

Atlanta, GA/Miami, FL — Aces Health, Inc., a leader in transformational clinical research automation, is pleased to announce the close of a landmark investment led by Miami Children’s Health System, through its for-profit investment group, Children’s Health Ventures. Miami Children's Health System is a premier organization for pediatric research. The undisclosed venture round had participation from Venture Capital firms in Miami, New York, and Silicon Valley.


Miami Children's Health System participation establishes a strong relationship that will add value to both organizations, transform the clinical trial industry, and improve patient engagement through Aces’ patented technologies. Miami Children’s Health System will bring to Aces Health institutional knowledge and world-renowned expertise. In addition, as part of the investment deal, Miami Children’s Health System will fill one seat in the Aces Health Board of Directors.

“At Aces, we firmly believe that innovation breeds innovation,” notes Jordan Spivack, CEO and product lead for Aces Health. “That’s why we have made it our goal to work on the most cutting-edge of biopharma and healthcare. Our current roster reflects that mission, from autism to medical devices to more effective healing post surgery. With direct relationships with more than 25 of the largest Clinical Research Organizations and pharmaceutical companies, we are excited to add Miami Children’s Health System and Miami Children’s Research Institute to our cohort.”

 

About Aces Health, Inc.

Aces Health is a privately held company with its headquarters in Atlanta, United States. The company’s flagship platform has over 15,000 integrations, including, medical devices, wearable sensors, over 5,500 Electronic Health Record systems, and more. Aces Health helps their clients save significant time and money in the clinical research phase of drug development in order to reduce net costs in the continuum of care. The company serves some of the largest, most well-known brands in healthcare and life sciences.
 

About Miami Children’s Health System

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, part of Miami Children’s Health System, is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 740 attending physicians and over 220 pediatric subspecialists. The 289-bed nonprofit hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine and routinely has many programs ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. The organization has grown and evolved into the Miami Children's Health System (MCHS) which includes Miami Children's Health Foundation, the organization's 501c3 fundraising arm; a network of 10 nonprofit outpatient centers situated in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties; Pediatric Specialists of America, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary;  a management services organization, an ambulatory surgery center, as well as Children’s Health Ventures, a for-profit entity advancing  innovative healthcare products and services. MCHS is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children.


About Nicklaus Children’s Health System

Nicklaus Children's Health System (NCHS) is the parent organization of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children. The 309-bed nonprofit hospital, known as Miami Children's Hospital from 1983 through 2014, was founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International and is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine, with many programs routinely ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.The health system also includes Nicklaus Children's Hospital Foundation, the organization's 501c3 fundraising arm; a network of nonprofit outpatient centers situated in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties; Pediatric Specialists of America, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a managed care plan, and an ambulatory surgery center, as well as an e-commerce line of children's wellness and safety products that support the hospital's mission of serving the region's pediatric population. NCHS is the region's only healthcare system exclusively for children.