Each week Taproot brings together the latest on the research, technology, companies and people changing health and healthcare for the better in Edmonton. Here are some highlights from this week’s Health Innovation Roundup: News The Sage Seniors Association and the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta have teamed up to combine primary health care with social supports. Q&A: Brothers join forces for diabetes patients at health hackathon. Alberta Health is recruiting members for its Health Information and Data Governance Committee. BioNeutra was ranked #55 in the 30th annual ranking of Canada’s fastest growing companies, the highest ranking among Edmonton-based companies. Nanostics Inc., which recently won the UAlberta startup pitch competition, was profiled by TEC Edmonton as a case study. Nanostics’ liquid biopsy tool, ClarityDX Prostate™ requires only a few drops of blood, which will reduce the number of painful procedures required. Events BioAlberta’s 19th Annual Awards Gala and Health and Life Sciences Showcase (September 24, 2018) 2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Symposium (Deadline for abstract presentations is October 26, 2018) Alberta Health Economics Study Group Annual Seminar 2018 (November 6, 2018) Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital’s 2018 Spotlight on Innovation: Health to Home (November 7, 2018) MEDEC call for ideas for Canada’s MedTech Conference 2019 (April 3-4, 2019) The Health Innovation Roundup, sponsored by Health City, is a weekly email newsletter published by Taproot Edmonton. Sign up to get the full edition delivered directly to your inbox. If you have a suggestion for a future edition of the roundup, send it to email@example.com for consideration.