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Update: Health IT Investor Insiders: Larry Miller of IW and Lee Kim of WPHIMSS

  • Mar 19, 2013 · 6:30 PM
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Welcome to Health 2.0 Monthly!

We meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month to provide networking opportunities for clinicians, developers, entrepreneurs and large organizations with interest in Health 2.0, mobile health, patient-centered innovation, personal medicine and emerging opportunities in the healthcare industry to come together. Our meetup is a hub for clinicians, enterprises, organizations and investors to present opportunities, provide mentorship and engage in conversation with Pittsburgh's developer the entrepreneur community.

 

Health 2.0 Pittsburgh Agenda:

6:30-7pm Networking

7:00-7:30pm Demos - Startup 5&5
Three health startups will have five minutes to present and five minutes for Q&A and resource sharing from the audience.


James Lomuscio, CEO, DropKicker

http://www.playdropkicker.com

DropKicker uses game mechanics and the psychology of play to make it fun for patients to complete their physical therapy exercises at home. This helps improve a patient's overall physical therapy experience, and enables physical therapists to provide higher quality care by increasing home exercise plan compliance.

 

Paul Sandberg, CEO, PHRQL

http://www.phrql.com

PHRQL (Personal Health Recording for Quality of Life, pronounced freckle) is a software development firm that creates enterprise level electronic record systems and apps which enable pharmacists and nutritionists in retail grocery, pharmacy and hospital settings to help customers or patients gain control of their health.

 

7:30-8:15pm Speakers & Panel

Health IT Investor Insiders: Larry Miller of Innovation Works and Lee Kim of WPHIMSS

Two exciting speakers have been confirmed to bring deep insider investor insight to you tonight. Our evening with George Fechter will be rescheduled to a later date this year.

Health IT Investments are gaining popularity both locally and nationally. Our innovation ecosystem relies heavily on access to capital. Join us as industry insiders share their knowledge on what is on the minds of tomorrow's Health IT investors.

Each speaker will speak for 10 minutes and then we will have a panel discussion with audience participation.

Our speakers include:


Larry Miller, Executive in Residence, Innovation Works

innovationworks.com

As an Executive in Residence, Larry Miller works with the management teams of early-stage life sciences and medical device companies and other start-ups.

Larry helps entrepreneurs address their critical business issues including product and business development, fundraising, sales and marketing, and strategic planning. Some of these high potential enterprises receive grant or investment funds and become members of the Innovation Works investment portfolio.

For portfolio companies, Larry provides mentoring and network access, and may serve as an observer on the board of directors. Larry has more than 20 years experience in leading and managing medical device companies to identify commercializeable IP and accelerate product development, raise venture capital, manage cash flow, identify market opportunities and generate sales, sustain profits, and implement productivity and quality improvement practices.

His background includes 16 years of P&L and balance sheet management of divisions as large as $600M in sales to as small as a skunk works product development team designing novel permanent magnet based MRI systems.

 

Lee Kim, Esquire, Tucker Arensberg, P.C.
President-Elect of the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of HIMSS

http://www.tuckerlaw.com

Lee practices health law, health information technology law, and intellectual property law. Lee counsels clients in all aspects of intellectual property protection and technology related transactions, including in the healthcare and high technology fields.

Lee has been providing legal counsel to the Pennsylvania Regional Extension Center East and West (REC).

She has assisted hospitals, physician practices, and vendors to address their health information technology law needs.

Examples of representative transactions include assisting a hospital with sublicensing their EHR and related software to physician practices, negotiating EHR and related agreements for physician practices, and facilitating the acquisition of EHR related software to a major healthcare software vendor.

Lee is the Chair of the mHIMSS Legal/Policy Taskforce, member of the mHIMSS Advisory Council, and President-Elect of the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (WPHIMSS).

She is also an active member of the Pennsylvania eHealth Initiative and she serves on the council for the Allegheny County Bar Association Health Law Section.

Lee lectures nationally on health information technology law and intellectual property law, including various Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) programs such as the PBI Health Law Institute, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) programs, the mHealth Summit, and local and national continuing legal education courses.

Lee earned her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and my undergraduate degree in chemistry from Duquesne University.

 

8:15-8:45 Networking


Want more networking?
Fuel And Fuddle, 212 Oakland Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (412)[masked]

 

Join us for the Pittsburgh Health 2.0 Technology March meetup!

We help members:
* Pilot a technology
* Discover new technologies
* Find a CTO
* Demo a technology
* Find new jobs
* Find new projects
* Find new customers
* Start a company
* Sell a company
* Get feedback
* Access capital
* Share ideas

Any driven professional in Health IT is invited!  Good candidates are those obsessed with improving healthcare and disrupting broken systems and already reaching out all over the country to build your network and grow new technologies.

Are you already dedicated to expanding your network amongst other health oriented professionals while being challenged to work together to innovate solutions to big problems?  Join us as we form a local family that perfectly aligns and delivers upon objectives you already have established!

Questions?  Email Rick Cancelliere -- [masked]

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  • A former member
    A former member

    http://aqua.io/codes - the codes themselves!

    March 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    And just like that, a list of healthcare data APIs.

    [sourced from an email sent to the New York Tech Meetup. Welcome :)]

    March 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great meetup! Like! (Damn you Facebook, you don't own 'like')

    1 · March 19, 2013

  • Srinath V.

    Sorry for last min dropout. See you in April.

    March 19, 2013

  • Bill B.

    Guests:
    Steve McLean
    Linda Proud

    1 · March 19, 2013

  • Susan R.

    looks like I can make it after all! Thanks

    March 18, 2013

  • Virginia D.

    If I miss it (unlikely), it will be because I am on call. But if this fills let me know and I can give up my spot.

    March 10, 2013

  • Susan R.

    Sorry, have to miss this one. See you in April

    March 8, 2013

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