HealthTech Conference 2012

November 5, 2012

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH

On Friday, October 26th at the UCSF Mission Bay campus, HealthTech Capital hosted the first Annual HealthTech Conference. Below is a video mash-up of some highlights from the event.

For a discussion of the conference including the ‘people’s choice’ winner as well as the ‘most promising’ healthtech company in the competition, see: HealthTech Capital Announces Awards for the HealthTech Conference 2012.

Panel topics and speakers included:

  • What are the unmet needs of the providers? Amir Dan Rubin, CEO, Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Tomi Ryba, CEO, El Camino Hospital, Mark R. Laret, CEO, UCSF Medical Center, Rich Roth, VP Strategic Innovation, Dignity Health
  • Engagement and enabling technologies disrupting healthcare delivery. Jack J. Young, Managing Director, Qualcomm Life Fund, Aimee Jungman, VP Health & Wellness Innovation, Frog Design, Kenneth R. Pelletier, PhD, MD(hc), Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF and University of Arizona, Kyra Bobinet, MD, MPH, President, Senior Care Solutions, Aetna
  • How to build a HealthTech business. Brian Ascher, Lead director , Vocera Communications, Ashley Dombowski, PhD, CBO, 23andMe, Alan Portela, CEO, Airstrip Technologies
  • What are Investors/Acquirers are looking for? Stephen Bloch, MD, Canaan Partners, Thomas McKinley, Cardinal Partners; Tom Rodgers, Corporate Development and Ventures, Cambia Health Solutions, Victor Kats, Ascension Health Ventures

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