The INVEST Digital Health conference, a collaboration between MedCity News and the Health Wildcatters accelerator, is coming up this Thursday, October 26. Held at Pegasus Park in Dallas, the conference spotlights a wide range of hot topics in digital health, such as how pharma is integrating digital health to address pain points, AI, investment trends, the patient experience, and more. The event also includes a startup pitch contest (femtech is the theme this year) and networking opportunities between traditional and strategic investors as well as collaboration partners across the healthcare industry.
Here’s a preview of some of the panel discussions.
Solving Pharma’s Pain Points Through Technology
Digital technologies are permeating into all aspects of the pharma world – from drug discovery to manufacturing. See where they are most effective and how large pharma players are leveraging tech in a variety of ways.
Moderator: Karl Hess, Managing Partner, Outcome Capital
Supporting the Evolution of Advanced Research, Therapy Development and Patient Care with Data
Harnessing health data promises to transform research, therapy, and patient care. Hear how the use and management of health data will augment research and patient care, and how digital sensor technology, AI, telehealth, and confidential compute will facilitate this evolution while navigating the complex regulatory and business terrain. Other key areas that will be discussed include the key implications of federated learning, and synthetic data for patient privacy and AI algorithm protection.
Digital Health for Employee Benefits: Does the ROI Justify the Investment?
Employers keep making investments in new kinds of employee benefits be they related to employees’ mental health, fertility and even eating disorders. But do these really add value to people’s lives? A panel delves deep into the ROI of employee benefits.
(Sponsored by HealthBook+)
Moderator: Kate Huey, Partner, Business Transformation Leader for Health Care, Ernst & Young
- Nabomita Dutta, SVP, Commercial Strategy and Partnerships, Teladoc Health
- Dr. Bipinchandra (Bipin) Mistry, Chief Medical Officer, Alight Solutions
- Jeffrey Ries, Executive Director, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
- Chris Turner, CEO, HealthBook+
Investment Trends: Convincing Skeptical Investors
Money is not flowing as freely as it did a couple of years ago. What do investors want to see now and where are they finding most value in terms of lowering costs and improving outcomes? Hear from a panel of venture capitalists and startups that have successfully raised capital in this environment.
(Sponsored by Lyda Hill Philanthropies)
Moderator: Dr. Hubert Zajicek, CEO, co-founder and partner, Health Wildcatters
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