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Discover why HealthSpot suddenly failed after raising $40M. Avoid the roadblocks faced by the Dr.-Phil-backed Doctor On Demand after it pivoted and raised $70M. Learn why American Well, an established player with $150M in investments is suffering from low video usage. With video consultations estimated to be $34B market by the year 2020, why are many of the world’s leading telehealth companies still struggling?

Join us for three days of networking and expert insights from health system executives, physicians, investors, hot startups, and tech titans as we examine the failures of telehealth and discover what we can do to build successful businesses and models of telehealth delivery.

Attendees include about 70% C-level execs from a range health care and health tech organizations including GE, ViaSat, TX Medical Center, UNC Health, Stanford Medicine, Zipnosis, and the VA.

Press Release: Top Top Health Innovators, Chief Medical Officers of Qualcomm & Intel Delivering Keynotes at the Telehealth Failures & Success Conference



Paul Smolke

Microsoft, Senior Director of Productivity,Worldwide Health

“the format and content was incredible. Your company’s passion to leverage technology to improve the delivery of healthcare is refreshing and admirable.”


James Hammond

Dell Healthcare, Telemedicine & Telehealth

“I was impressed with the caliber of the speakers and the range of topics… I was also impressed by the caliber of the VSee team.”


Robert Kaul

Cloud DX, President & CEO

“Amazing conference… One day in the future, the people who were at this conference will remember it like people remember Woodstock or the moon landing
–We were there at the very beginning!!!”


Many other attendees also wrote in:

“Great conference I wish my entire team came, you will need a bigger venue next year”

“Provided the most honest look at the business of telemedicine & telehealth of any conference ever”

“Absolutely phenomenal experience. Very well done, informative and fun! Thank you!”

“Thank you so much for a wonderful conference. Hands down the best group of people I have had the pleasure with whom to have spent the last 3 days.”

2017 Venue

Newark, CA, September 20-22, 2017

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Newark – Fremont
39900 Balentine Drive, Newark, California, 94560-0564

Hotel Reservations

You can book a single room or double room at a special group booking rate $179/night, plus applicable taxes and fees.

Please call +1-510-490-8390 and mention Telehealth Failures & Secrets To Success when booking.

  • Cutoff date for the group rate is Saturday, August 19, 2017.
  • After the cutoff date or after the block has been filled, rooms may still be available, but will be sold at the prevailing rate


Parking is free and is available on a first come, first serve basis


Complimentary quick charging stations available – Apple Lightning cables for iPhone; USB micro for Android.

2016 Speakers

James R. Mault, MD, FACS

Qualcomm Life, VP & Chief Medical Officer

Kristi Henderson DNP, CFNP

Seton Healthcare, VP of Virtual Care & Innovation

Prentice Tom MD CEP America

Prentice Tom, MD, FACEP

CEP America, Chief Innovations Officer

Michael Kirchhoff, MD

Cooper Univ., Director of Urgent & Emergent Services

John Sotos, MD, MS

Intel, Chief Medical Officer

Randy Parker

MDLIVE, Founder and Chief Business Development Officer

James Hammond

Dell Healthcare – Telemedicine & Telehealth

Myles Druckman, MD

International SOS, Senior VP &
Regional Medical Director

Mohana Amirtharajah, MD

‎Doctors Without Borders, Surgical Advisor

Shiv Ramamurthi

ARM, Director of Healthcare & Emerging Technologies

Douglas Shinsato

Anthill Ventures technology incubator, Co-founder & CEO

Sigi Marmorstein FNP, MSN, PHN

Telehealth Consulting, CEO

Robin Wiener

‎Get Real Health, President & Founding Partner

Lisa Alderson

Genome Medical, Inc. President & CEO

Stephen Sullivan, MPH

‎Univ. of Michigan “SexLab”, Project Nexus

Andrew Gomory

Lingraphica, CEO

Laurence Girard

FruitStreet, Founder & CEO

Manuela Robinson

DaVita, Senior Director, Mobile Community of Excellence

Paul Smolke

Microsoft, Senior Director of Productivity,Worldwide Health

Dave Wang

Striiv, CEO

K. Michael Rodriguez, MD

Fairfax Family Practice/Privia, Board of Directors, practice owner

Robert Kaul

Cloud DX, President & CEO

Ghafran Abbas

Avizia, Chief Technology Officer

Zain Sikafi, MBBS, MPH, MRCGP, Founder & CEO

Dr. Milton Chen

VSee, Co-founder & CEO

Dr. Erika Chuang

VSee, VP of Product Management

Marc Dean, MD

Vitruvio Institute of Medical Advancement, Co-founder & Chairman

Carolina Escobar, MD

Texas Oncology

Ranya Habash, MD

Everbridge, Chief Medical Officer; HipaaChat, Co-Founder

Dr. Kavita Radhakrishnan

Univ. of Texas, Austin

Michel Choueiri, MD

Cancerdocs, Founder

2016 session leaders from


Let’s crack the secrets to successful telehealth adoption. Can’t wait to see you there!

2016 Sponsors

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