Current Agenda

The Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit (DHIS) unites the investors, entrepreneurs, providers, payers, and industry leaders who are creating the digital tools that create new therapies and deliver more efficient – and effective – care to patients. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with decision makers from across healthcare.

The Second Coming of DTC Healthcare
A.G. Breitenstein, Independent Entrepreneur, Investor & Board Member
Peter Foley, CEO, Let’s Get Checked
Kate Ryder, CEO, MavenClinic
Fay Rotenberg, President, Firefly Health
Patrick Carroll, CMO, HIMs & HERs

State of the Digital Health Industry
The numbers tell the tale. Silicon Valley Bank will present its first deep dive in digital health fundraising, investment, and exits.
Presented by Matt Griffiths, Director, Digital Health/Medtech, SVB Leerink

Building a Strong Case with Real World Evidence
The digital revolution has long held promise for Pharma, but it’s taken several years for that potential to translate into collaboration. In this panel, representatives from the Pharma and game-changing data companies will examine how deals are getting done now and in the future.
Moderator: Rachel Sha, Vice President of Digital Business Development & Licensing, Sanofi
Michael Sherman, CMO, Harvard Pilgrim
Shrujal Baxi, MD, Medical Director, Flatiron Health
Carolyn Magill, CEO, Aetion

A Deep Dive on Value-Based Healthcare Adoption
The scales are tipping toward value-based healthcare. In this panel, a mix of panelists from providers and other entities will detail their success stories, providing signpost for healthcare executives and entrepreneurs to follow.
Moderator: Victor Kats, Managing Director, Ascension Ventures
Jacob Reider, MD, CEO, Alliance for Better Health
Jeff Smith , Executive Vice President, Lumeris

How Do We Achieve Healthcare Innovation For All
Jonathan Gruber Ford Professor of Economics MIT

Exits and IPOs. What's Next for Digital Health?
Digital health technology is beginning to pay dividends for patients, providers, payers, and yes, investors. This was a strong year for IPOs of digital health companies, as well as meaningful mergers and acquisitions. This panel will examine this year’s successes and give attendees a forecast for 2020.

WHO Is Going to Pay for THAT?
Patient care may be the primary focus for many, but this question should drive every entrepreneur, investor, and healthcare executive. This panel will present perspectives from all three of those concerns as they unpack these problems – and identify the solutions – for ensuring new technologies don’t stall at the starting gate without a reimbursement strategy.
Moderator: Jessica A. Zeaske, Echo Health
Jodi Hubler, Managing Director, Lemhi Ventures
Vincent Nelson, Vice President, Medical Affairs in the Office of Clinical Affairs, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
Nick Naclerio, Ph.D., Founding Partner, Illumina Ventures

Healthcare is Hard Live Interview: Kevin Tabb, MD
In a live version of the popular podcast, Keith Figlioli, host of “Healthcare is Hard: A Podcast for Insiders” and partner at LRVHealth, will sit down with Kevin Tabb, MD, President & CEO, Beth Israel Lahey Health to discuss the future of the newly formed provider system, the second largest in Boston.

What Can We Learn from Livongo’s IPO Story?
Glen Tullman, Founder, Executive Chairman, Livongo
Interviewed by Lydia Ramsey, Senior Reporter, Business Insider

What Strategic Investors Want
Sarah London, Senior Principal, Optum Ventures
Richard Wilmot, Head of Philips Ventures
Binoy Bhansali, Vice President, Sandbox Industries
Moderated by Mike O’Hara, Partner, Deloitte

PE meets VC: Digital Transformation of Healthcare at Scale
Moderated by Brandon Hull, Industry Advisor, New Mountain Capital

Join Us on December 10, 2019 at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Boston