• Healthcare Start-Up Roundtable

    Troutman Sanders

    Hello HTFers, We welcome everyone to join us for a series of pitches by some innovative healthcare start-ups in NYC. You'll get to see firsthand how these startups are providing innovative solutions to problems that we face today while better understanding how startups work. Not only that, but you'll be able to give your feedback on the product. We'll have food and beverages along with plenty of time to meet and greet with everyone at the event. Here's the schedule: 6 pm - 7 pm - Check-In and networking 7 pm - 8 pm - Pitch Event 8 pm - 9 pm - More networking and wrapping up the evening. Companies Participating in the Event: Iris Interactive (Speaker: Janaki Joshi) Iris Interactive is a leading provider of innovative cloud based collaboration platform for managing Innovation, Product Commercialization and Execution Excellence. The Iris Interactive platform provides real time visibility for senior management, efficiency for the teams and velocity for the organization. Iris for Life Sciences is purpose built for managing a brand/asset from Proof of Concept all the way to Loss of Exclusivity. 1DocWay (Speaker: Samir Malik) 1DocWay enables psychiatrists to interact face-to-face with patients in clinics in remote and rural settings, such as hospitals, primary care offices and nursing homes. 1DocWay has served over 25,000 patients to date in 11 states via telepsychiatry, helping providers expand their reach of services into underserved care facilities to increase access to psychiatrists and improve community health; and reduces the high cost of comorbid patients suffering both chronic and mental illnesses. Ribbit.me (Speaker: Gregory Simon) Ribbit.me’s LoyaltyNetwork for the first time ever is bringing instant gratification to healthy behavior. People are rewarded real-time for incentivized behavior, reducing health care costs and making them wealthier, healthier, happier. RepDoc (Speaker: Jason Maier) RepDoc allows doctors to schedule sales representative meetings online, so then can get product information when they need it, to better treat their patients. Wellth (Speaker: Alec Zopf) Wellth's mobile app helps chronic disease patients stay motivated by connecting financial rewards to their daily care plans. Insurance companies and provider systems foot the bill, and everyone benefits as patients avoid costly adverse health events. Smart Vision Labs (Speaker: Vickram Jain) Smart Vision Labs was founded to bring vision to everyone. 500 million people around the globe suffer from vision loss due to uncorrected refractive errors. The SVOne is an ultraportable autorefractor powered by cutting-edge technology. Our smartphone-based platform enables you to perform simple, accurate, and fast refractions. Roundtable Judge: Mark Putyanita, Image Reading Center Come ready to give feedback to these companies. Your opinions could help make their products more user friendly down the road! Thank you to our sponsor, Troutman Sanders, for graciously hosting us! Looking forward to seeing everyone at the event. The address information is below: Troutman Sanders 875 3rd Avenue New York, NY 10022 17th Floor Best, NYC HTF Team

  • Patient Empowerment and Digital Healthcare Applications

    Technology is changing health outcomes by facilitating patient involvement in all phases of treatment and, thus, creating a more patient-centered culture in the healthcare system. More patient engagement leads to improved patient outcomes and lower costs. Join us on August 4 as our panelists talk about how technology is accelerating this trend in many ways. First, we will have Nathan Tinker briefly talk about the New York BIO along with its mission and objectives. Then our co-host Kiran Chetry, a former CNN anchor, will moderate as our panel of experts discusses the hot topic of patient empowerment and answers all your questions. Afterwards, there will be time to network and chat with other healthcare and technology enthusiasts. ========================================================= About the speakers: Please click on the links for more information about each speaker. Speaker: • Nathan Tinker, Executive Director at New York BIO http://www.newyorkbio.org/ Moderator and Panelists: • Kiran Chetry, Former CNN Anchor https://www.linkedin.com/pub/kiran-chetry/51/949/737 • Dr Jean-Luc Neptune, Executive Director at Blueprint Health http://jeanlucneptune.com/blog/ • Dr Manny Alvarez, FOX News’ Senior Managing Editor for Health News http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/personalities/manny-alvarez/bio/#s=a-d • Pronoy Saha, Founder and CEO, Health Technology Forum https://www.linkedin.com/pub/pronoy-saha/0/38/430 ========================================================= Agenda: Ø 6:30-7:15 pm - Networking Ø 7:15-8:15 pm - Introductions and Panel Ø 8:15-8:45 pm - Wrap Up ========================================================= Please don’t forget to RSVP and tell a friend! A special thank you to our sponsor Blueprint Health as well as our partner New York Bio. We look forward to seeing you all! HTF NYC Organizing Team

  • Healthcare App Architecture 101

    Troutman Sanders

    Have you ever wondered what goes into creating an app? Do you have an idea that you would want to turn into an app? Mobile app developer and entrepreneur, David Kay will be here to give a high level overview of mobile application technology and what goes into creating a solid healthcare app. So join us for a little bit of networking and a lot of great discussions on revolutionizing health care through the use of well designed and solution meeting applications. Food and refreshments will be provided! ======================================= Presentation Topic: Healthcare App Architecture 101 Using a patient-facing app as our primary case study, we'll learn: * How are apps made? * How much does development typically cost? * How YOU can design your own app (and maybe even develop it!). * What can apps do? What can't they do? * What's a good use case for an app? * What's a web app? What's a native app? When would I want to prefer one over the other? * How can I build an app on a zero-dollar budget? And what if I had all the money in the world? * How do I find a good programmer? How do I build a good development team? Alternatively, how do I build an app without a programmer? * How to make smart technology decisions. * Buy vs build? * How to manage an app develoment project. * What you need to know about HIPAA and FDA regulation. You can also expect a brief intro to programmer culture, Windows vs Linux, and how your business can benefit from open source. And, finally, we'll touch on business models for healthcare apps. ======================================= About the Speaker: David Kay is a on a mission to simplify medical diagnostics by wielding modern technology. He currently leads software development at SALT, a medical device startup focused on bringing hassle-free salt monitoring to patients at home. Happy to have been a Google engineer, and even happier to have rapidly resigned, David feels most alive when pushing his own boundaries and the stakes are high. He was the founding CTO at EnHatch, which provides sales and marketing technology to medical device companies, and the founding CTO of Authy, a security startup which was recently acquired by Twilio. David also deeply enjoys teaching, and has led mobile development workshops at Princeton University and Rutgers University, taught Ruby on Rails at iHub Nairobi, and served as an Android instructor at General Assembly. His technical achievements include: * Winner of the MIT Telehealth grand prize and the Merck Telehealth grand prize at the MIT Hacking Medicine Grand Hack * Winner of "best design/best prototype" at the Yale Patient Experience Hackathon * 3rd place at GHG Patient Outcomes Hackathon * 2x Global finalist at NASA Space Apps Challenge * 2x semi-finalist of StartupBus SxSW * 2nd place at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco * 2x featured for "Hack of the Month" at New York Tech Meetup * Led development on several pioneering iPad apps for Otsuka Medical * Led an 7-man team to build an app in only 3 weeks for a debut on Shark Tank * Project lead on the Android app for 1-800-GOT-JUNK's worldwide truck fleet * iPad lead for Deutsche Bank's first mobile app, GlobalPrime Apart from his love for medical technology, David is also an avid inline skater and certified skate instructor. You can reach David at: [masked] ======================================= A big "Thank You" to our sponsor Troutman Sanders for providing the venue, refreshments, and drinks. We look forward to seeing you there! Come Together For Health, HTF Organizing Team

  • 4th Annual HTF Innovation Conference: Common Good

    Location visible to members

    2015 HTF Innovation Conference: Common Good May: 27 - 28th (1.5 days) Embassy Suites Hotel SFO Waterfront, Burlingame, CA The 4th Annual HTF Innovation Conference titled 'Common Good' hopes to take a deeper look into health and wellness enhancements for the masses made possible through technology and the framing and implementation of key health policies. Discussions at the conference will revolve around next generation technology, the importance of compassion and innovation in care, best practices in public health, and community resilience. Important use-cases demonstrating barriers that impede effective healthcare delivery will be examined. The day and a half long conference will feature keynote sessions, ​panels, live demos, workshops, networking receptions, and an all-day exhibit. Get ready to hear from some of the best minds in healthcare! More details and registration information can be found at: HTF Innovation Conference 2015 (http://healthtechnologyforum.com/2015-htf-innovation-conference/). ​If you would like to nominate someone as a speaker, recommend a session track, or would like to partner with us, please fill out the following form: HTF Conference Contact Form (http://goo.gl/forms/pl05fIitT1) Register Now: HTF Innovation Conference 2015 (http://healthtechnologyforum.com/2015-htf-innovation-conference/)

  • Health Technology Spring Mixer

    The Hill

    Let's celebrate the arrival of springtime with an HTF mixer! Come meet the HTF team along with other biotechnology and healthcare professionals over some craft beers and food. More details to come!

  • Cloud Technology for Your Innovative Healthcare Applications

    The Chrysler Building: 405 Lexington Ave. (42nd St. Lexington)

    Are you starting your own company and deciding what technology you should use? Are you interested in learning more about cloud technology? We have the solutions. Jesus Aguilar from Microsoft will be here to discuss their cloud technology platform and to answer any and all of your questions! Afterwards, there will be a Q&A. Speaker: Jesus Aguilar is a Sr. Cloud Architect & Evangelist at Microsoft in the Global Emerging SaaS team where he partners with awesome companies that are born in the cloud, and helps them deliver compelling experiences at scale. Throughout his career he has fulfilled various roles such as solution architect, technology advisor, team lead and software engineer, in companies of all sizes and types, from top fortune 500 companies to small start-ups. He is passionate about software development and solution design, and you will catch his attention by using terms such as “Predictive Analytics”, “Scalability”, “Concurrency”, “Design Patterns” and “aaS”. Here's the agenda of the event: 6:30-7:00 pm: Reception and Mingle 7:00-7:30 pm: Microsoft Cloud Presentation 7:30-7:45 pm: Q&A 7:45-8:30 pm: Networking Refreshments and drinks will be served, and there will be time to meet and greet with everyone at the event. Dress code is business casual. Please join us for the first of many events of 2015! Thank You to our Sponsor - Troutman Sanders for providing the wonderful venue, appetizers, and beverages.

  • 2014 HTF Mingle And More

    The Chrysler Building: 405 Lexington Ave. (42nd St. Lexington)

    Please join us for the 2014 holiday celebration and more. We will meet and have drinks and refreshments and will stage two speakers for about an hour of presentation. ============================ Topic 1: Decision Support Systems for Infectious Diseases Speaker- Paul Ehrlich, MD The antibiotic era is approximately 100 years old, but, according to the World Health Organization, may be coming to an end. Overuse and misuse of antimicrobial agents have bred resistant "superbugs" that could lead us to an age where antibiotics are no longer effective. The economic impact has been estimated conservatively at $35B in the US alone. While consultative programs such as Antimicrobial Stewardship programs have been effective in aiding in more judicious use of some of the more expensive drugs, resource limitations prevent such programs from being widely used. A ubiquitous, electronic decision support system at the point of prescribing is a critical must to allow us to continue to be successful against infectious diseases. Bio: Paul is a Venture Advisor at Gotham Ventures and enjoys identifying new technologies that have the potential to transform their industries. As both a physician and computer scientist, Paul’s main areas of focus are healthcare, technology and software. Paul enjoys teaching and mentoring new startups. In addition to helping launch an early-stage technology accelerator in Tel Aviv in partnership with Microsoft, Paul has been a mentor at the Blueprint Health accelerator in New York for several years. In both roles he has been involved in coaching early-stage companies as they refine and grow their businesses. He has also held teaching positions at several New York metro area medical schools. Prior to joining Gotham Ventures, Paul was Vice President of Clinical Informatics at Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX), a Fortune 500 medical device company. Before that, he was Chief Medical Officer at Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) and Chief Medical Informatics Officer at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Paul received his BA in Computer Science from Columbia University, his MD from the New York University School of Medicine and an MHA from Seton Hall University. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine. =============================== Topic 2: FDA Jurisdiction on mHealth Speaker- Clark G. Sullivan, JD Mobile health, or “mHealth,” is the use of portable devices such as smartphones and tablets for medical purposes, including diagnosis, treatment, or support of general health and well-being. More than 97,000 mHealth apps were available as of March 2013, according to one estimate, and some observers predict as many as 1.7 billion users of mHealth worldwide by 2018. The explosion of mobile health has become a challenge for the Food and Drug Administration, the agency responsible for ensuring that medical devices are safe and effective. This presentation will focus on the public health benefits and risks of mHealth devices and FDA jurisdiction and how FDA might best use its regulatory authority. Bio: Clark is a partner in Troutman Sanders’ New York office, where he heads the firm’s FDA regulatory practice. Clark is also a chemical engineer and patent attorney, and focuses his time in the pharmaceutical, medical device, and healthcare industries. Clark has supported the growth of a number of venture-backed companies over the years, including several pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies with propriety treatment technologies. He helped them secure funding, coordinated their patent and regulatory approval strategies, and negotiated the ultimate sale and disposition of their businesses. He has written several papers on personalized medicine, and is very interested in the role that health-technology can play in the efficient selection and utilization of medicines and medical therapies. Clark is also an avid writer, serving on the editorial boards for Pharmaceutical Patent Analyst and Regulatory Focus, the monthly journal of the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society. Prior to joining Troutman Sanders, Clark was an attorney at King and Spalding in Atlanta, Georgia. ==================================== Agenda- 6:00-7:00PM: Networking Reception 7:00-8:00PM: Announcements and Presentations 8:00-8:30PM: Networking with Speakers A big "Thank You" to our sponsor Troutman Sanders for providing the venue, refreshments, and drinks.

  • HTF Innovation Conference: Pathways To Sustainable Health

    Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel

    We are inviting you to the HTF 3rd Annual Conference: When: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 (8AM-7:30PM) Where: Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel, San Francisco Register at: HealthTechnologyForum.com (http://healthtechnologyforum.com/) Be at the forefront of innovations that are transforming healthcare. Pathways to Sustainable Health (http://healthtechnologyforum.com/) will feature a day full of compelling keynotes, panels, discussions, product demonstrations and an expo. Registration includes full conference access, breakfast, lunch, and a networking cocktail reception. More info: HealthTechnologyForum.com (http://healthtechnologyforum.com/)

  • Holiday Mixer

    Blueprint Health

    The holidays are coming up and we thought it would be a good time for to get together for some informal networking alongside some wine. That said we will also have a couple of translation software companies doing a system demo. Please join us before we close out for the year! Scheduled Demo: Canopy Apps Check out the 6 second Video of the app: https://vine.co/v/hp7iOQwJu5D A little more about us: Canopy Apps (http://www.canopyapps.com/) in NYC received $2M in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health’s Small Business Innovation Research program. With the grant, the company has been developing technology to help improve communication between healthcare providers and the growing number of patients who either do not speak English or those who have low health literacy, especially after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). What? The Canopy Translator (http://www.canopyapps.com/ecosystem/), which enables doctors and nurses to communicate with patients in different languages using thousands of routine medical phrases pre-translated into dozens of languages. The app also enables providers to call live telephone interpreters directly from their iOS devices (Android soon) for more complex conversations. Result? Within 2 months of beta, the app has been recognized as the Best Innovation amongst Medical Directors at the 2013 Meeting of American College of Emergency Physicians. Also, within the 2 months – the app is being deployed to pilot at dozens of hospitals across the nation such as NY Hospital of Queens and Mt. Sinai Hospital in NYC, which has the busiest ER in the nation. Back Story? Ran by two entrepreneurs with background story of immigrant parents struggling to communicate in America.