Bora Chang, MD, CEO of kelaHealth

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We started as a group of surgeons, statisticians, and engineers at Duke University who wanted to make surgery safer.

 
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We've come a long way in data and medicine...

But we're still making high-stakes surgical decisions based on gut feeling.

It costs US hospitals $45 billion each year.

 
 
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15%

average rate of complications

$11,626

average cost per complication

5x

increased hospital cost
per complication

 
 

HALF

of these complications are avoidable.

 
 

We found a way to accurately predict every patient's likelihood of developing a surgical complication, using AI and big data.

We couple these analytics with evidence-based interventions, so surgeons know their options before things go wrong - for every patient, every procedure.

 
 
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We've had some amazing support and validation along the way.

 
 
 

traction

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Investors

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Grants

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Partners

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Follow us on our journey!

Bringing insights from millions of patients to every patient.

 
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