Imagine a future where health works

We create, support, and invest in solutions to make healthcare better for all.

Our goal: quality healthcare accessible to everyone


At Healthworx we enable solutions that increase healthcare quality, affordability, and accessibility for all.

We simplify innovation in healthcare to create real value and improve lives. We're focused on creating a healthier future and a better healthcare experience, and are looking for the best partners to help us redefine healthcare.


Connection to CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst)

Healthworx is the innovation and investment arm of CareFirst, partnering with organizations to navigate the healthcare ecosystem to drive new insights, foster an entrepreneurial culture within healthcare and improve access to affordable and equitable care.

How we work

Healthworx Studio
We build, launch, and scale sustainable health solutions that empower people to live better lives.
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1501 Health
We support purpose-driven partners and business leaders to create shared success.
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Healthworx Ventures
We partner with and invest in companies that solve healthcare’s most critical problems.
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Healthworx Ventures Joins SafeRide Health’s Series C Funding
Transportation access can play a huge role in long-term healthcare outcomes.
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Healthworx Ventures Joins evolvedMD’s $14M Series A-Prime Funding Round to Support Accessible Behavioral Health Care
Our nation is experiencing a mental health crisis, and as a healthcare organization, it’s up to us to seek out, and invest in, the right solutions.
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Event Recap: 1501 Health Graduates Seven Companies and Welcomes New Class of Innovators
To celebrate the start of many new chapters for 1501 Health, we gathered on April 11 to graduate our second cohort and officially welcome our third cohort.
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Eight Healthcare Startups Selected for 1501 Health Incubator in Most Competitive Cohort Yet
Healthworx and LifeBridge Health continue to provide an increasing number of healthcare innovators the opportunity to scale their business and transform healthcare.
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National Healthcare Startup Incubator Offers More Opportunities and Investment Dollars, Accepting Applications for Third Cohort
1501 Health invites innovative and ready-to-scale healthcare startups to apply for year-long investment and mentoring program; applications open Oct. 4, 2022.
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Healthworx Expands Relationship With Socially Determined, Turning Data Into Meaningful Outcomes for Members
Healthworx, the investment and innovation arm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst), recently expanded their relationship with existing portfolio company Socially Determined.
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