Tag: investment & entrepreneurship

Emerging Models for Exponential Growth – Alain Gazaui (SpaKinect)

About Speaker Alain Gazaui is the chief executive of SpaKinect Corp, bringing an extensive history in healthcare technology to the firm. After graduating from USC, he started a pharmaceutical repacking business, designed for physicians to offer in office medicine fulfillment for patients, while capturing a much needed revenue stream. He…

Welcome, Patient experience, EMR and CareWell (Intel) demo – Dr. Milton Chen (VSee & This American Doc)

About Speaker Milton is a co-founder and CEO of VSee – the only approved video telehealth platform used by NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station. He did his PhD at Stanford University where he researched human factors and design of video collaboration. Milton is also the co-author of the…

Teledentistry & Oral Health – Maria Kunstadter, DDS (The TeleDentists)

About Speaker In 2013, Dr. Kunstadter was appointed the Dental Director of The PAINS Alliance of Kansas City, an organization developed to address chronic pain in the wake of the opioid crisis. She is the co-founder of The TeleDentists, the first Teledental platform to provide dental consultation services to the…

Health Experience 2030 and beyond – Unmesh Srivastana (P3 Health Care)

About Speaker As Executive Director for Innovation and Business Transformation at Optum Care (Part of United Health Group), Unmesh Srivastava is spearheading the creation and implementation of new operating models and related operational changes, portfolio management processes and strategic investment choices, including M&A & development of next generation business process…

Integration of Medical & Behavioral Health (IBMH) – Eric Haden (Drexly Health)

About Speaker Eric Haden is the founder and President of Drexly Health Solutions, LLC. Drexly works with caregivers to develop patient-centric supportive solutions that facilitate the integration of care and care management/support programs for patients. Currently, our efforts are in the fragmented treatment of behavioral health and substance abuse care…

Gut Biome: Where It All Starts – Naveen Jain (Viome)

About Speaker Naveen Jain is an entrepreneur and philanthropist driven to solve the world’s biggest challenges through innovation. He is the founder of several successful companies including Moon Express, Viome, Bluedot, TalentWise, Intelius and InfoSpace. Moon Express is the only company to have permission from the US government to leave…

Telehealth’s EHR Data Solution – Scott Cressman (Human API)

Scott Cressman is the Head of Growth at Human API. He is constantly working at the bleeding edge with companies across a number of verticals including healthcare, insurance, and clinical trials to evolve their customer engagement strategies, doing so by arming them with real-time, previously unattainable health data via Human…

Sustainable Models Where the Patient and the Doctor Win – Alberto Porciani (Castle Connolly Top Doctor)

Alberto established Top Doctors in 2012 with Lorena Bassas. He is the CEO and brings more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries to the role, including international senior positions in various European countries and emerging markets. Previously, Alberto served as Director of Corporate Accounts for…

Why Physicians/Entrepreneurs Don’t Get Rich – Michael Zhuang (MZ Capital Management)

Michael Zhuang is founder and principal of MZ Capital Management. He is Amazon Bestselling Author in Physician Category. He is also a master storyteller, stand-up comedian and musical improviser. Michael contributed extensively to various publications: Morningstar, Physicians Practice and Investopedia. He also blogs at The Investment Scientist. He is passionate…

How To Be a Physician Entrepreneur – Dennis Patterson, DEd, FACHE (MedVector)

Dennis J. Patterson, Ed.D., is the Founder and Chairman of Verras LTD, a 35-year-old healthcare informatics firm that creates high-performing hospitals, through a transformational process leveraging physician practices, clinical documentation, productivity, and organizational change management. He more recently Co-Founded MedVector, a company that will transform Clinical Trials in the pharmaceutical…

Building Platforms to Drive Global Impact – Enabling Humankind’s Boldest Endeavors – Sean Knierim (Logitech / SidePorch)

Sean Knierim is working with Logitech and a diverse team of world class colleagues to launch a new organization focused on the future of human potential. Sean Knierim is co-founder and Partner at SidePorch, helping partners drive impact into core operations through strategy, evaluation and partnership development.  Sean is also CEO of Estabrook…

Utilizing Nurses & Mid-Level Providers to Extend Virtual Care – Sigi Marmorstein MSN, FNP (Telehealth Consulting Services)

Currently the director for Telehealth and patient engagement at Davita, Inc. Formally was a member of the Health Innovation Team at Kaiser southern California. Founder and President of MedCareLive & Telehealth Consulting Services. Her role as Telehealth expert is the culmination of a 20-year career in health care spanning employers…

Holistic Approach to Improve Employee Health and Well-Being – Jackie Womble (Sodexo)

Jackie Womble is the Senior Manager of Health & Well-Being for Sodexo North America. She helps manage the deployment of Sodexo’s enterprise wide health and well-being strategy. Jackie is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian who specializes in corporate wellness, sports nutrition and physical fitness. She is an American College of…

What (Not) To Do When Selling Your Company – James Marciano (Tuck Advisors)

James is a lifelong entrepreneur. He started an Internet company in 1995 called TheSquare. It was one of the 1st two social networks on the web. The co-founder of HotJobs, acquired TheSquare in 2001. In 1998, James founded Refer-it.com – the first directory of affiliate programs. It was acquired by…

Early Stage Telehealth Startup Tips & Considerations – Neda Amidi (Plug and Play Ventures)

Neda Amidi serves as a Partner and Global Head of Health at Plug and Play. She leads investments in digital health and biotech startup companies. She is responsible for global partnerships with corporations including Johnson & Johnson, Cleveland Clinic, Sanofi, Roche, and others. Prior to Plug and Play, Neda worked…

Trends & Opportunities for Health Tech in the Safety Net – Hong Truong (Health Care Foundation)

Hong Truong is a senior program investment officer for the CHCF Health Innovation Fund, which invests in technology and service companies with the potential to significantly lower the cost of care or improve access to care for low-income Californians.Prior to joining CHCF, Hong sourced, analyzed, and evaluated strategic investment opportunities…

Telehealth: A Payer Strategy To High-Value Health – Neil Parikh (Oscar Health)

Dr. Neil Parikh joined Oscar in 2017 as Senior Medical Director of Care Delivery. He oversees Oscar’s clinic, telemedicine operations, complex case management, and clinical concierge services. He holds the title of Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA, where he continues to teach and practice as a Hospitalist part time. Prior…

How Medicine is Becoming a Changing Big-Data Field – Ted Driscoll (DigitalDx Ventures)

Ted Driscoll is Managing Director at a new venture fund, DigitalDx Ventures, whose focus is on Diagnostics in a Big-Data and Personalized Medicine World. Previously he was a Partner at Decheng Capital, and a Partner at Claremont Creek Ventures leading Digital Healthcare. He led the first investment in Natera (IPOed…

How To Go Viral with Healthcare Innovation — Homero Rivas, MD

How can we get innovations in healthcare adopted more quickly? What does it take to cut down the 17-year healthcare adoption cycle? How can we get doctors to be more open to new ideas? Do we need to change how doctors are trained? Join Stanford’s Director of Innovative Surgery, Homero…

Vision Forward for Telehealth – Dr. Milton Chen (VSee)

Slides Vision Forward from VSee About Speaker Dr. Milton Chen is the founder and CEO of VSee, a telemedicine software platform with investment from Salesforce.com. VSee is the only approved video chat system on the NASA International Space Station, how astronauts see their doctors everyday. Milton did his PhD at…

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