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ExplORer Surgical CEO Jennifer Fried breaks down its tech implementation process, shares thoughts on hospital vulnerabilities

  • August 16, 2018
Written by Staff | Originally posted on Becker’s Hospital Review  | June 07, 2018 In this special Speaker Series, Becker’s Healthcare caught up with Jennifer Fried, CEO and co-founder of ExplORer Surgical. Ms. Fried will speak on a panel during the Becker’s Hospital Review 4th Annual Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference titled “Chicago Companies Leading the Way in Hospital...

Crain’s Chicago Top 50 of 2018

  • August 16, 2018
Meet the Crain’s Tech 50 of 2018 The founders, leaders, technologists, investors, connectors and mentors you need to know in Chicago tech are all here. There’s one difference this year: They’re all women. Yes, women are underrepresented in tech, in Chicago and beyond. But there are plenty of awesome women to be found. You just...

Improving Operating Room Outcomes and Efficiency with Jennifer Fried, CEO & Co-Founder of ExplORer Surgical

  • August 16, 2018
Improving Operating Room Outcomes and Efficiency with Jennifer Fried, CEO & Co-Founder of ExplORer Surgical Outcomes Rocket Podcast: July 24, 2018 Saul Marquez Hey I really thank you for tuning in today. I’ve got an outstanding guest for you. Her name is Jennifer Fried and she’s the CEO and co-founder at ExplORer Surgical. She’s a...

ExplORer Surgical selected to participate in 2018 Health InnovatAR Healthcare Accelerator Program

  • June 8, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brittany Genelin; 612-562-4102;   ExplORer Surgical selected to participate in 2018 Health InnovatAR Healthcare Accelerator Program Accomplished Collection of Early Stage Healthcare Companies Begin Work in Arkansas   CHICAGO (June 7, 2018)– ExplORer Surgical, a mobile-friendly, cloud-based software platform which provides workflow management for even the most complex surgical procedures,...

ExplORer Surgical, Chicago Innovation Award Winner, Rings the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

  • May 10, 2018
March 26, 2018 — Chicago Innovation, the organization that annually hosts the Chicago Innovation Awards, the region’s foremost celebration of innovation, visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, the winners of the 2017 Chicago Innovation Awards, along with Chicago’s industry leaders and venture capitalists who comprised the organization’s board, rang the...

ExplORer Surgical is Named to Built in Chicago’s list of 50 Startups to Watch in 2018

  • February 6, 2018
Chicago, ILーExplORer Surgical has been named to Built in Chicago’s annual list of 50 startups to watch. Consisting of companies that have been founded in the last five years, Built in Chicago recognizes startups that are poised to push Chicago’s technology ecosystem to new heights in 2018 and beyond. They companies bring novel ideas, talented...

ExplORer Surgical Announcing that it is a Siemens Healthineers Digital Ecosystem Partner

  • November 29, 2017
CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ExplORer Surgical is pleased to announce that its digital playbook for the OR and interventional suite is being offered as part of the Siemens Healthineers Digital Ecosystem. ExplORer Surgical is one of the initial partners; the relationship was announced at RSNA this week in Chicago. This partnership will allow...

ExplORer Surgical is Named Winner of 16th annual Chicago Innovation Awards

  • October 31, 2017
Chicago, IL—  ExplORer Surgical of Chicago has been named one of the Up-and-Comer Award Winners of the 16th annual Chicago Innovation Awards. The winners were announced at an event held at Chicago’s Harris Theater on Monday, October 30, with nearly 1500 business and civic leaders, and supporters of innovation in attendance.  The Chicago Innovation Awards,...

Explorer Surgical is Named One of the Top 100 Finalists Chicago Innovation Awards 2017

  • September 14, 2017
Chicago, IL— Out of 530 nominees, Explorer Surgical of Chicago has been selected as one of the Top 100 Finalists still in the running for the 16th annual Chicago Innovation Awards.  The awards celebrate the most innovative new products and services in the Chicago region across all organization sizes, sectors and industries.  1500 business and...

ExplORer Surgical, the OS for the OR, Announces $3M Series A Financing Funding to accelerate commercialization of interactive workflow management platform for surgery

  • August 29, 2017
CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ExplORer Surgical, a leading platform for intraoperative surgical and interventional procedure workflow management and analytics, announced today the closing of an oversubscribed $3MSeries A Financing.  Aphelion Capital led the round with participation from existing and new investors including Elliott Management, the University of Chicago, M25 Group, and the Harvard Business School Angels of Chicago.  In...

ExplORer Surgical Writing the Digital Playbook to Get OR Teams on the Same Page

  • April 27, 2017
Podcast originally published on Breaking Health at – LISTEN TO PODCAST HERE April 21, 2017 By Tom Salemi Surgeons must be meticulous and detail-oriented to do their jobs well, but those traits don’t necessarily gibe with the dynamic flow of a hospital. ExplORer Surgical is working to expand the comfort zone for surgeons by...

The Need to Upgrade Technology in America’s Operating Rooms

  • March 15, 2017
By Jennifer Fried – Originally Printed in Becker’s Review, March 15, 2017 When a patient sued Yale New Haven Hospital earlier this year for allegedly removing part of the wrong rib during surgery and then covering up the mistake, the case highlighted a problem facing operating rooms across America—avoidable human error. Although the most egregious...

Propublica’s Hot on the Trail of What Hospital’s Waste

  • March 13, 2017
By Marshall Allen at Propublica Talk to experts and many agree that waste would be a good place to start. In 2012 the National Academy of Medicine estimated the U.S. health care system squandered $765 billion a year, more than the entire budget of the Defense Department. Dr. Mark Smith, who chaired the committee that...

In this startup’s case, it actually is brain surgery

  • February 9, 2017
As Posted in Crain’s Chicago BusinessFebruary 9, 2017 By: J. Duncan Moore Jr. Jennifer Fried is an accidental entrepreneur. After three years at Bain Consulting and some time in venture capital, she thought her next step would be becoming an investor in health care startups. Instead she’s the CEO of her own​ med-tech startup. Her...

ExplORer Surgical, Workflow Management Software for Surgery, Announces $1M Seed Round

  • October 10, 2016
ExplORer Surgical has cracked open the “black box” of intraoperative surgical activity with its interactive workflow management tool. CHICAGO, Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — ExplORer Surgical, a leading developer of an intraoperative workflow management tool for surgery, announced today the closing of $1 million in seed round funding. Investors include CJM Ventures, M25 Group, SymphonyAlpha...

ExplORer a Finalist for New Venture Challenge

  • October 10, 2016
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2015 The Polsky Center for Entrepreneureship and Innovation at the University of Chicago announced ExplORer, the surgical workflow management app first created by Drs. Alexander Langerman and Marko Rojnica of the Operative Performance Research Institute, will be competing in the final round of theEdward L. Kaplan New Venture Challenge. The New...
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