Healthcare Information Technology: Change, Outlook & Opportunity

The Conference highlighted fundamental topics critical to building a successful company in Healthcare Information Technology (HIT), including the healthcare system’s complexity from the point of view of hospital executives and FDA regulators. In addition, panelists discussed the real-world successes and failures of experienced entrepreneurs and investors.

Keynote: Esther Dyson “Change as an Opportunity”

Esther Dyson is a leading angel investor, entrepreneur, philanthropist and commentator focused on breakthrough innovation in Healthcare, government transparency, digital technology, biotechnology and space

The purpose was to give entrepreneurs a sharper focus as they execute innovative ideas by sharing knowledge with active participants in the healthcare ecosystem, and to give established players a window to entrepreneurial innovation and fresh approaches to improve health and health care.

8:30 – 9:00 am

Opening Note: Dominique Pahud, Director, Innovation & Networks, Kauffman Foundation

9:00 – 9:30 am

Keynote: Esther Dyson “Change as an Opportunity”

9:30 – 10:30 am

Healthcare System Explained

Susan Dorfman, Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer, CMI Media
Steven Hochberg, Chairman of the Board, Continuum Health Partners
Daniel Conroy, Director, CarePass Program
Kristin Baker Spohn, Director Business Development, Castlight Health

10:30 – 11:00 am

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00 pm

Teaching Old Dog New Tricks?

Andrew Litt, MD Medical Director, Dell Corporation
Mark Tomaino, Senior HIT Advisor, Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe
David Feygin, VP, Corporate Strategic Innovation, Becton Dickinson
Jean-Luc Neptune, MD VP Health 2.0 Conference

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Networking Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Consumer and Corporate Wellness: New Frontiers in Healthcare

Mike Keriakos, President and Co-Founder, Everyday Health
Gavin Teo, Director, Comcast Ventures
Nadeem Kassam, Chief Alliance Officer, Basis
Artem Petakov, co-CEO, Noom

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Follow the Money: Business Models in HIT

David Caluori, Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe
Esther Dyson, EDVenture Holdings
Andy Weissman, Union Square Ventures
Todd Pietri, Milestone Ventures

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Coffee Break

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Regulations and Regulators in Digital Health

Bakul Patel, Policy Advisor, Office of the Center Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), FDA
Richard Morrison, CEO, Comprehend Systems
Ben Chodor, CEO Happtique
Sandeep Bhan, Medivo

4:30 pm+

Adjourn & Cocktails

The Conference was followed by a cocktail reception. All sessions were interactive, allowing for Q&A with the audience.

Organizating Committee

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