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    Date submitted
  • 20-Apr-2016

ORGANizer, Inc.

Abstract

ORGANizer is a communication software for transplant logistics with the goal of overall system improvement with the end result of increasing the number of transplant performed and improving post-graft success and patient survival.

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Who is your customer?

Organ Procurement Organizations and all Hospitals that include Transplant Centers and/or Trauma Centers.

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

Logistical and communication inefficiencies along with poor data accessibility.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

Data accessibility, collaborative, transparent, and protected all describe feature concepts of our product that others do not provide. There is a clear addressable gap, with a clear problem, yet healthcare and transplant especially because of its infancy, remains underserved in technology. We have proved our product concept and will continue to improve our solution. We are confident that we will provide system improvement leading to better patient outcomes and more lives saved.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

Our principal advisor, Manny Villafana, has founded and lead 8 medical companies to successful exits via strategic or IPO. Founder of St. Jude medical and has acquisitions by Medtronic, Lilly, and Boston Scientific. He is joined by Susan Gunderson, CEO of LifeSource who has lead the organ procurement to be recognized as one of the nations highest performing OPO. Our principal advisor, Dr. Robert Emery, considered to be a founding father or transplant, has over 40 years of organ transplant experience. Our development team have founded and lead their softwares to Silicon valley IPO's and acquisitions. Finally, the two founders, Dalton Shaull, former Iowa Hawkeye Football player and Eric Pahl, U of I BSE and currently seeking a PhD in Health Informatics, were initially affected by a family friend who has suffered on the waiting list and has experience several procedures and has struggled with poor procedural outcomes-and continually provides passion to find a solution.