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Two Philly companies are joining an accelerator inside the ‘largest medical complex in the world’

Feb. 8, 2019

Philly's own Roundtrip and Oncora Medical are heading to the Texas Medical Center Innovation Institute for the 16-week TMCx program.

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Oncora, UPenn, and UMaryland co-author research published in Medical Physics

Nov. 30, 2018

To date, this is the largest breast cancer study to demonstrate that is it is feasible to automatically extract EMR data and use the data to train reliable predictive models of post-RT treatment failures and adverse events.

Oncora Medical Teams Up with Oncologists at N.Y.'s Largest Health System

Oct. 26, 2018

Oncora Medical's software will be used by Northwell Health oncologists in New York to help develop personalized treatment plans for cancer patients.

Northwell Health to use Oncora Medical's data-powered software to deliver targeted cancer treatment

Oct. 18, 2018

Oncora Medical will provide software powered by real-world data for Northwell Heath to deliver targeted cancer treatments.

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Oncora and radiation oncology leaders review the future impact of AI in radiation oncology

Oct. 2, 2018

Industry leaders and Oncora consider implications of AI in radiation oncology for patients, providers, and the entire healthcare system.

Oncora and MD Anderson abstract accurately predicts acute RT toxicities, and will be presented at ASTRO 2018

Oct. 1, 2018

Oncora heads to San Antonio, TX showcasing a successful application of a machine learning-based, precision oncology approach to accurately predict acute RT toxicities. Presentation will be delivered by Dr. Jay Reddy, a radiation oncologists at MD Anderson Department of Radiation Oncology.

Implementing an Electronic Data Capture System to Improve Clinical Workflow in a Large Academic Radiation Oncology Practice

Oct. 1, 2018

Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Brocade [before Oncora Patient Care] proves to be a reliable Web-based EDC tool that improves clinical documentation without disrupting clinical workflow. Moreover, Brocade has the advantage of capturing data in a structured manner that facilitates real-time analytics and outcome reporting.

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Electronic data capture system, built by Oncora and MD Anderson, to be highlighted at ASTRO 2018

June 30, 2018

An abstract authored by MD Anderson was accepted for publication and presentation at ASTRO's annual meeting. The study emphasizes a prospective electronic data capture tool built in collaboration between Oncora and MD Anderson to improve workflow and research.

Oncora to present two abstracts at the 2018 AAPM conference

May 1, 2018

Oncora will travel to Nashville, TN to present two accepted abstracts! The first abstract will discuss linearity of risk functions across radiotherapy outcomes. And the second will explore predictors of unplanned hospitalizations after radiotherapy. Great work data science team!

10 Biz Leaders Share the Biggest Lesson They've Learned Growing a Startup in Philly

April 30, 2018

Starting and sustaining a startup is no easy task, and the Philadelphia region comes with its own benefits and drawbacks. The Philly startup leaders below have all held their own in growing their startups in the region and share the biggest lesson they have learned along the way.

Oncora manuscript published in the journal Lung Cancer

March 20, 2018

Oncora's research discusses the postoperative outcomes and overall survival for malignant pleural mesothelioma by facility volume...

An Update on the Year's Innovation Watchlist

Nov. 16, 2017

Back in January, we polled the tech community to determine Philly’s top ten startups to watch for 2017. As we enter the final months of the year, we’ve checked back in with the ten companies to highlight their developments and challenges and to find out what’s next.

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Oncora manuscript accepted in Journal of Thoracic Oncology

Nov. 1, 2017

National Cancer Database Report on Pneumonectomy versus Lung-Sparing Surgery for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma...

Oncora research accepted to ASTRO 2017

Sept. 24, 2017

Oncora Medical recently showcased new research at the annual ASTRO conference in San Diego, CA discussing the potential impact of predictive analytics in radiation oncology...

Oncora presents two research abstracts at the 2017 AAPM

July 30, 2017

Oncora Medical traveled to Denver, CO to present two abstracts at the annual American Association of Physicists in Medicine, exploring which clinical variables contribute the most to the prediction of different radiotherapy outcomes and practical uses for radiation oncologists...

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Radiation Oncology Health Information Technology: Is It Working For or Against Us?

June 30, 2017

Radiation oncology software, Brocade (now Oncora Patient Care), improves workflow at MD Anderson Cancer Center by reducing documentation time for breast radiation oncologists by 68%. Leaders in the radiation oncology field further address the need for improvements in HIT to improve clinical efficiency, reliability, cost effectiveness, provider satisfaction and patient ...

MD Anderson, Oncora Medical team up to fight cancer with precision medicine alliance

April 4, 2017

Oncora Medical and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will collaborate in combining tools for collection and prediction of oncology outcomes to enable precision radiation oncology.

8 startups repping Philly’s health IT scene at SXSW

March 17, 2017

Oncora Medical's David Lindsay has the lowdown on the region's health IT ambassadors.

Oncora Is One of the "Top Artificial Intelligence Companies in Healthcare to Keep an Eye On"

Feb. 3, 2017

Dr. Meskó Bertalan at The Medical Futurist has featured Oncora as one of the "Top Artificial Intelligence Companies in Healthcare to Keep an Eye On." Dr. Bertalan thinks Oncora is using technology and AI to help redesign healthcare for the better.

Oncora Makes Technical.ly Philly's "Most Exciting Startups" List

Jan. 30, 2017

Technical.ly named Oncora one of the "most exciting startups in Philly" on its realLIST 2017. Technical.ly created the realLIST to highlight companies that have already proven themselves in their short lifespans, and whose moves Technical.ly be watching closely in 2017.

Philadelphia Magazine Names Oncora One of "10 Philly Startups to Watch in 2017"

Jan. 9, 2017

As we said farewell to 2016, BizPhilly put a call out to the tech community: Which local startups are you most excited about for 2017? That call was answered with overwhelming excitement for what’s ahead in Philly’s innovation space. Here are 10 startups to watch in 2017, according to the ...

Oncora presents new research at ASTRO 2016

Sept. 28, 2016

Oncora Medical was recently in Boston to present new research comparing the predictive power of treatment site-specific and treatment site-agnostic models at the 58th Annual Meeting of American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). The abstract is published in ASTRO's official journal.

Oncora presents research at National Cancer Institute workshop on Precision Medicine

June 16, 2016

Oncora traveled to the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD to present research evaluating predictive models built from automatically extracted EMR data. With collaborators from Penn Medicine, Oncora compared the reliability of models employing ensemble methods against those using logistic regression.

Oncora's CEO Makes It to the Greater Philadelphia EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Finals

May 20, 2016

David Lindsay, co-founder and CEO of Oncora Medical, was recently announced as a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Greater Philadelphia Awards program.

How Philadelphia’s tech scene helped Oncora Medical raise $1.2 million

March 10, 2016

No early-stage capital in Philly? This digital health company will make you rethink that. Oncora Medical just closed a seed round of $1.2 million from investors like Philadelphia’s BioAdvance, San Francisco’s iSeed Ventures and Wisconsin-based oncology entrepreneur Dr. Thomas “Rock” Mackie.

These 15 Philly tech jobs caught our eye this week

Jan. 22, 2016

In this edition of On the Market, you could run Penn's new coworking space, help get technology into Philly schools or make our dream emoji come true.

6 Startups That (Actually) Make the World a Better Place

Oct. 16, 2015

Entrepreneurs’ braggadocio has long been an item of parody, but their claims to “make the world a better place by disrupting (insert jargon)” highlight a deep-rooted problem in the world of innovation.

Dreamit Health Philadelphia Announces 2015 Class of Health-Tech Startups

July 13, 2015

Independence Blue Cross (Independence), Penn Medicine, and Dreamit Ventures today announced the third class of Dreamit Health Philadelphia health-tech startups.

Peer-reviewed abstract accepted for publication at the 2015 AAPM Annual Meeting

June 15, 2015

An abstract authored by Oncora and Penn Medicine was accepted for publication at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. The abstract demonstrated that prediction of post-radiation treatment outcomes is feasible even on a relatively small data set.

How the founders of Oncora Medical are fighting cancer with data science

March 31, 2015

The Dorm Room Fund-backed startup is the brainchild of a Penn M.D./Ph.D. student who decided to take the leap into entrepreneurship.