Transforming
The Healthcare Industry

An immersive 5-day program for healthcare executives

Available Online and In Person

April 20-24, 2020

July 13-17, 2020

October 5-9, 2020

January 25-29, 2021

What Is The Program About?

Healthcare needs to transform to move into the 21st century, with digital playing a vital role in that change. Care is becoming more customer-centric, with wearables, cloud technologies and artificial intelligence giving individuals more control and transparency over their own health outcomes than ever before. A new wave of startups is building the innovative products and services to drive this change forward, in the process pushing down costs and delivering a better, more convenient patient experience.

Our immersion program will educate you in all of these trends, connect you with the companies pioneering groundbreaking solutions and inspire you to turn your own organization into a leading innovator for the long-term.

As with all of our immersion programs, Transforming The Healthcare Industry Is available both online and in person in silicon valley.

Healthtech startup innovation map

What Will I Learn?

Our immersion program is made up of sessions with leading companies operating at the forefront of major healthtech trends such as:

Diabetes Management

Diabetes management is among the most innovative fields in the healthcare sector, with a range of companies in the space building products and services to help people manage the condition. Omada Heath focuses on remote behavioral counselling to motivate changes in lifestyle. Glooko, meanwhile, is an insights platform for diabetes that supplies personalized information, while Intuity Medical develops blood glucose monitoring systems for diabetes management. Intuity Medical, Omada Health, Glooko, Bigfoot Biomedical, iHealth Labs, Calibra Medical, Asante Solutions

Pharmaceuticals

In the pharmaceuticals space innovations abound as a crop of startups vie to create and bring to market new drugs. TwoXAR is an artificial-intelligence drug discovery company while Tricida is a late-stage pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing a drug to fight kidney disease. PaxVax, meanwhile, is a vaccine startup developing oral vaccines that overcome the delivery hurdles of traditional injectable vaccines.

Medical Devices

Nanotechnology, artificial intelligence and robotics are all coming together to create the next generation of medical devices. Whereas Onera builds wearables to combat sleep-related ailments, Notable is using natural language processing and voice recognition to automate and digitize physician-patient interactions. Zipline Medical, meanwhile, a startup with $56 miilion in venture funding, is developing and commercializing innovative tissue repair devices.

Wellness

Wellness has become one of the fastest-growing trends in the health sector, with more and more early-stage companies catering to this market. Among them is Modern Health, a mental health platform for employers that want to reduce burnout and prevent staff turnover. Headspace is another startup in the wellness vertical; the company offers guided meditation sessions and mindfulness training. Livongo, meanwhile, is a digital health company that offers users real-time, personalized insights and support to help manage chronic conditions.

Program Agenda

This schedule is tentative and features past speakers and participating companies.
Subject to change without prior notice

Day 1

The World of Healthtech

What is healthtech and where is it taking us? Why is it exploding now and what are the forces driving its expansion? These are the questions we answer on day 1 of our immersion program on The Future of Healthcare. We explain how startups have capitalized on demographic trends, new technologies and the ready availability of venture funding to create companies reimagining healthcare for the 21st century. We see these dynamics in practice with visits to companies such as Heartflow, a developer of software for cardiovascular applications, Helixa genomics specialist connecting people to their DNA, and Neurotracka leader in the diagnosis and prevention of memory loss. Other possible participating companies: Nektar TherapeuticsNotable LabsQventusIntuity MedicalBigfoot Biomedical

Day 2

Exploiting Market Niches

The journey continues on day two with an exploration of the limits of the healthtech space as they exist today. How many areas of healthcare are being disrupted? What is the nature of this change and how fast is it moving? We answer these questions through visits to startups operating in a wide range of niches. Possible visits include Althleasa deep learning company for biotech, Apixioa data science for healthcare startup, and Carrot, which seeks to empower people to quit smoking. Other possible participating companies: SymphonyRMAjax HealthEvidation HealthAthosTruepill

Day 3

The ‘Tech’ In Healthtech​

Day three of the immersion program is dedicated to the technologies fueling the disruption of the healthcare sector. We hear from experts in artificial intelligence and machine learningrobotics and biosensors to learn what these technologies can currently do and what they will offer in the future. We visit companies such as Sukimakers of a voice-based digital assistant for doctors, Lark, a digital health company using AI and clinical science to help users manage chronic diseases, and Lumiata, an AI-powered  predictive analytics platform for healthcare cost and risk prediction. Other possible participating companies: MoovNotableNeuroPaceVital ConnectInnit

Day 4

Corporate Innovation and Healthtech

Having seen and heard how digital is disrupting healthcare on days 1 to 3, on day 4 of our immersion program we challenge attendees to turn words into action. Participatory workshops with leading Silicon Valley experts on design thinking, design sprints, venture capital and open innovation provide executives with the blueprints and frameworks they need to execute on innovation within their own organization. We look at how digital is rebuilding healthcare to become more customer-centric, how emerging technologies are helping overcome regulatory barriers and data privacy issues, and how a focus on prevention and access is shaping the agenda for a new wave of healthtech startups. Visits include companies such as HealthCrowd, a communications platform for healthcare, OptiScan, developers of automated, bedside glucose monitors, and CareSkore, a web and mobile platform that uses AI for patient engagement. Other possible participating companies: ViewicsFit3DKodiakAvingerOptovueFundly

Day 5

The Future of Healthtech

What’s next for Healthtech? Day 5 brings the program to a close with its sights firmly set on the future. We learn about market trends still in their infancy and meet the companies seeking to capitalize on those trends. Meetings include companies such as Graftworkxmakers of smart wearables and implantables that automatically transfer data to clinicians, Deepcella startup developing non-invasive genetic tests, and Lifesignals, builders of wearable biosensor technologies. We discuss which areas of the healthcare sector are next in line for the application of emerging technology to reimagine the patient experience. Other possible participating companies: ScribelinkAntheiaKurbo HealthBasehealthShopwellQuanttus

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Why Should I Join?

Inspiration

Meet the Silicon Valley innovators passionate about using the latest technologies to create new value. Learn the frameworks and methodologies of the experts and embrace innovation with confidence.

Long-term value

Apply newly learned innovation skills to your own company to ensure its survival and prosperity in times of technological disruption.

Connections

Turn motivation and knowledge into concrete actions with the business development opportunities that make an established business a world-class innovator.   

Technology insights

See the disruptive power of the latest technologies and learn how they are being applied to solve humanity’s greatest challenges.

Education

Gain insight into the digital disruption of consumer packaged goods and see how startups are applying emerging technologies to redesign how, where and what we buy.

New perspectives

Challenge your thinking on what it means to run an enterprise in the 21st century. Make innovation part of your personal mission and commit to the future of your business.

What Companies Will I Meet?

A digital behavioral medicine company dedicated to inspiring and empowering people everywhere to live free of chronic illiness.

Glooko is the Unified Platform for Diabetes Management.

Intuity Medical develops blood glucose monitoring systems for diabetes management.

Developing an end-to-end Type 1 Diabetes Management System using simple design, cloud connectivity and human centered automation.

iHealth offers cloud-based, personal healthcare products for individuals of all ages to take a more active role in managing their health.

Calibra is a medical device company developing a wearable three-day insulin patch designed to treat diabetics.

Asante Solutions operates as a medical device company that focuses on the management of diabetes in the United States.

Artificial intelligence-driven biopharmaceutical company.

Tricida operates in the healthcare industry focusing on pharmaceutical business.

PaxVax is a start-up developing candidate oral vaccines for key infectious diseases, including influenza.

Onera advances sleep medicine by creating breakthrough diagnostic solutions that help people who struggle with sleep-related ailments.

Notable is a new AI powered health start up that automates and digitizes every physician-patient interaction.

Zipline Medical develops tissue repair devices as a solution for non- invasive skin closure.

Modern Health is a news source that provides healthcare business and policy news, research and information.

Headspace is a digital health platform, providing guided meditation sessions and mindfulness training.

Livongo is empowering people with chronic conditions to live a better life.

HeartFlow develops software for cardiovascular applications.

Helix is a health company that focuses on personal genomics and connects people with insights into their own DNA.

Transforming the diagnosis and prevention of memory loss.

ROSS Intelligence builds artificially intelligent tools to the legal world.

Enables users to notarize digital transactions and certify the existence, integrity, and ownership of any file or communication.

Qventus optimizes decisions in hospitals in real time to reduce costs, improve quality and experience.

The data science company for healthcare

Mission is to engage and empower millions of people to quit smoking.

Healthcare's Next Best Action Platform, redefining Health CRM & AI for Healthcare Organizations

Ajax Health is a clinical-stage Company.

New ways to measure health in everyday life.

The Athos mission is to help athletes train more effectively and reach their performance goals faster.

Truepill is a B2B pharmacy fulfillment service.

Suki is a voice-based digital assistant for doctors.

Lark is the leading digital health company using AI & clinical science to deliver scalable, positive health outcomes in chronic disease.

Lumiata provides AI-powered predictive analytics for managing healthcare costs and risk impacting millions of lives.

Moov is a fitness wearable that offers connection in real time to motivational coaching.

NeuroPace develops and markets implantable devices for the treatment of neurological disorders.

Wearable biosensor technology for wireless hospital and remote patient monitoring

Innit is an "eating technology" company that has developed the world's first Connected Food Platform.

HealthCrowd is an end-to-end communications platform for healthcare.

OptiScan Biomedical develops glucose monitoring systems to assist healthcare providers to manage the glucose level of the patients.

CareSkore's web and mobile platform helps healthcare organizations better manage patient populations.

Viewics is an analytics platform for healthcare organizations

Fit3D provides 3D body scanning products to the health, wellness, as well as apparel and retail industries.

Avinger is a medical device company engaged in developing catheter-based technologies and devices for treating vascular diseases.

Fundly is an online fundraising platform that empowers people to make a difference.

GraftWorx is turning the Internet of Things into the Internet of the Body.

Deepcell aims to provide detailed genetic health information through ordinary blood sampling.

LifeSignals’ offers innovation in wearable biosensor technologies to address a broad set of needs and opportunities throughout healthcare.

ScribeLink reduces physician documentation burden so they can focus on patient care.

Their mission is to make & fairly provide Medicines to all.

Kurbo Health is using mobile technology and personalized coaching to help millions of overweight children get their weight under control.

The first predictive health platform that is evidence-based and data-driven without reliance on retrospective claims and ICD data.

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April 20-24, 2020

July 13-17, 2020

October 5-9, 2020

January 25-29, 2021

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What Is Included?

  • Executive Program: 5 full days of educational sessions, meetings and company visits
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Transfers between company visits
  • Lunches
  • Program support with an SVIC representative accompanying the group

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