Innovator’s Pitch Challenge

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Elizabeth Simpson-Howard
Development Director
elizabeth@yoursuma.com

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Company Description

Suma is an online management system that simplifies and streamlines the licensing and renewal process for medical professionals. Initially, our product will target workers that have an increased labor market dropout risk yet are in high demand, highly diverse and have high care impact. Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) and Home Health Aides (HHA) provide basic direct patient care, measure vitals and help patients with activities of daily living (ADL) such as feeding, grooming, bathing, etc. They work predominantly in nursing homes, home health agencies, hospitals, and other long-term care settings caring for the elderly, sick and/or disabled. These positions are held mostly by people of color, women, immigrants, low income and at-risk populations, and are considered entry-level nursing positions. There is an overwhelming need for these healthcare workers nationwide and creating an easy way to maintain their employment will provide resources for our economy and save businesses thousands of dollars every year.Suma is an online management system that simplifies and streamlines the licensing and renewal process for medical professionals. Initially, our product will target workers that have an increased labor market dropout risk yet are in high demand, highly diverse and have high care impact. Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) and Home Health Aides (HHA) provide basic direct patient care, measure vitals and help patients with activities of daily living (ADL) such as feeding, grooming, bathing, etc. They work predominantly in nursing homes, home health agencies, hospitals, and other long-term care settings caring for the elderly, sick and/or disabled. These positions are held mostly by people of color, women, immigrants, low income and at-risk populations, and are considered entry-level nursing positions. There is an overwhelming need for these healthcare workers nationwide and creating an easy way to maintain their employment will provide resources for our economy and save businesses thousands of dollars every year.

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