The very best in digital health events in September and October
September is jam-packed with some of the most exciting events in healthcare. And lucky you—this time we’re giving you a double feature. Get a peek at October events too—then come find Rock Health and friends and take a dive in the digital health deep end at all these stellar events that’ll last you to Halloween.
9/5-7 Stanford Medicine X, Stanford, CA
This year’s Medicine X spotlights issues in mental health, as well as exploring the future of medicine, and opportunities in chronic disease tracking. Hear from ThriveOn founder Alejandro Foung and our own Malay Gandhi in the Emerging Technologies in Mental Health panel on Sunday.
9/7-9 Mayo Transform, Rochester, MN
Put on by the Mayo Clinic, Mayo Transform brings together leaders from a multitude of sectors to discuss innovation and design solutions and accelerate the future of healthcare delivery.
9/16 Roundtable: How is Digital Health Changing the Industry?, Virtual
While healthcare represents a considerable portion of the US economy, it lags behind most industries in terms of its technological savvy. However, venture capital investments in digital health far outpace funding in other healthcare sectors. Where is this market headed? Hear from Rock Health Managing Directors Halle Tecco and Malay Gandhi on recent trends in this webinar.
9/18-19 GigaOm Structure Connect, San Francisco, CA
Is your activity tracker a connected equivalent of snake oil? What’s the future of the internet of things? Dive in and discover what the future of a connected world will look like and what opportunities exist in this more efficient era.
9/10-12 TEDMED, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, CA
With its signature TED-style talks, TEDMED puts writers, artists, patients, activists, doctors on two stages across the United States for a visionary and thoughtful look at the future of health. Don’t miss Lift Labs and ThriveOn’s stations at The Hive in San Francisco. Rock Health will be livestreaming the event for our entrepreneurs at HQ!
10/3 Body Computing, Los Angeles, CA
Put on by the Center for Body Computing, this one day event explores the power and possibility of the connected body. Don’t miss Rock Health Managing Director Malay Gandhi dropping knowledge on digital health funding and the state of consumer wants and needs in a panel moderated by Kleiner Perkins. Have a concept for a biometric sensor? Submit it by 9/22 for a chance to win $10K in the SLAM competition on Thursday, October 2nd.
10/14 Healthcare Data Happy Hour and Roundtable at Strata+Hadoop World, New York, NY
90% of the data in the world has been created in the last two years. If the US healthcare industry were to effectively use the growing volume of big data to drive efficiency and quality, it would create more than $300 billion in value every year. Join us for a special roundtable (and food, drinks, and networking) on the eve of Strata Conference + Hadoop World to dive in to big data and its impact on healthcare. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for an invite.
10/27-28 HealthBeat, San Francisco, CA
HealthBeat 2014 takes a look at the patient journey and the ever-growing deluge of information. Join forward-thinking providers, scientists, and technologists to look at how to integrate data and utilize technology to improve the entire care process. Lucky you! Use the code Rock for 20% off!
10/27-29 Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit, Cleveland, OH
Take a ride to the Sixth City for Cleveland Clinic’s Medical Innovation Summit. With speakers ranging from the CEO of GE to the CMO of Castlight, the four day summit (including our co-produced Sunday pre-conference) will bring an unrivaled perspective on the newest medical innovations and the financial drivers behind those innovations. Then stop by and hear from Rock Health startups in the Startup Zone.