Rock Health News9/17/18

6 reasons we can’t wait for Rock Health Summit 2018

Written by Kathryn Messina

Programs

The seventh annual Rock Health Summit is just one month away, and we’re excited to give you a sneak peek at the content and festivities. Haven’t grabbed a ticket yet? Be sure to snag yours ASAP to join 600+ of your fellow digital health friends in San Francisco on October 16 and 17. Read on for six reasons why we’re pretty sure this year’s Summit will be your favorite one yet:

1. First-hand insights from the healthcare movers and shakers leading the charge

You’ll hear from thought leaders and experts from all sectors of the healthcare industry to discuss what’s next for digital health—and beyond. We’ve built in time for Q&A at the end of each session so you can pick the speakers’ brains, too. (View the full speaker list here.)

2. A brand new deep dive into the digital health nitty gritty with Rock Health and seasoned startup founders

Insider Summit pass perk alert: For the first time, we’ve assembled a panel of experts for an exclusive lunch conversation to illuminate funding trends, provide strategic advice, and share commentary on lived successes and challenges. Want in? Lock down your Insider Summit pass before they’re all gone!

3. The opportunity to rub elbows with the best and brightest in digital health

Healthcare’s messiest problems find their smartest solutions among the diverse minds gathered at Rock Health Summit. Year after year, attendees say they <3 the unparalleled opportunities to make meaningful connections with passionate and dynamic individuals. We hear you loud and clear:

  • Meet your future co-founder, investor, or strategic partner during our speed networking session during lunch (a perpetual favorite!)
  • Head over to happy hours at the offices of digital health companies like Welkin Health once we wrap up the day’s content (Our friends at Lyft have graciously provided every Rock Health Summit attendee with $5 off four rides during the Summit—use one to get there!)
  • Seamlessly connect with other attendees before, during, and after the event with the Rock Health Summit mobile app. It’s also your one-stop shop for speaker, program, giveaway, and happy hour info

4. A show and tell with cutting edge digital health technologies

This year, we’re excited to showcase a number our recent investments delivering impact-driven technologies and driving change in healthcare! You’ll have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the companies through interactive demos in the evening.

5. Multiple chances to score some highly sought after goodies and giveaways

Participate in daily surveys, live polling, and chat rooms on the event app to increase your odds of winning! Thanks to our generous donors, some products you’ll want to get your hands on come from the likes of:

  • 23andMe: a genetic test to learn about your ancestry, health, wellness, and more
  • Lief Therapeutics: A smart patch that tracks and improves biomarkers of stress and anxiety
  • Nima Sensor: the world’s first portable, connected food sensor
  • uBiome: a gut health kit that provides you with a comprehensive breakdown of your microbiome
  • Youper: Your emotional health assistant

6. Takeaways and tools to sharpen your digital health acumen

Interested in developing tactical skills to take your career to new heights? Take your pick from two sets of three coinciding breakout sessions hosted by leading companies like Accenture, Omada Health, Diversified Search, and more. This year’s breakout sessions include:

  • Living Health: Digital Disruption Goes Physical
  • Best Practices For Evidence Generation For Digital Health
  • AI-Driven Risk Prediction For Chronic Age-Related Disease From Genomic, Imaging, And Clinical Biomarkers
  • Rethinking Leadership In An Era Of Rapid Change And Shifting Market
  • Delivering Human Experiences Powered By AI/ML

Keep an eye on the program for updates.

Take a deep dive into the full program and get your ticket today. What are you most excited for at this year’s Summit? Let us—and your fellow healthcare nerds—know.

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