AI in Healthcare: Hope or Hype?


The promise of AI in healthcare is enormous but what is really being created and implemented and how is it improving care for patients, helping professionals provide great care, reducing costs, and improving outcomes? Join us to hear about new companies in the space and hear from experts.

Startups: apply to pitch at

Panelists and Pitch Contest Judges:
Tech: Melissa Honour, IBM Watson, Artificial Intelligence Portfolio Lead. Learn more at

Business: Joseph Gough, Board Director, Sonic Ventures; Managing Partner at ITC Health and Former EVP Innovation at Remedy Health. 3 time exit entrepreneur in Digital Health. Learn more at

Clinical: Samantha Nazareth, MD, Gastroenterologist, Writer, TV & Radio Commentator on digital, nutritional, and gut health, MedStartr Mentor and practicing seeking AI innovations for her practice.
Insta: @drsamnazareth Website:
Latest post:

Entrepreneur: Aaron Jun Head of Marketing + Patient Recruitment at Clara Matches Patients to Clinical Trials with the help of AI.

All of the above: Dr. Rahul Remanan
Physician, Investor, CEO and Chief Imagination Officer at Moad Computer which builds AI solutions, deep-learning servers, federated/private and public cloud applications, primarily for healthcare and finance enterprise clients

Moderator: Estrella Jaramillo, Cofounder, B-wom, Author of this article in Forbes on Sex and AI in addition to creating one for Women's health herself.
Twitter: @estrellajrios | Insta: estrellajrios
Forbes article:

Your Host:
Alex Fair, Founder, Managing Member at MedStartr Ventures (, Organizer of this meetup group (Health 2.0 NYC or since 2010.

Early Stage Companies Approved to Pitch so far:
Vincent Cocito, Co-Founder,
Aaron Jun, Clara Health
Brandon Daniell, CEO, Dialog Health,
Alauddin Bhuiyan, CEO,

Apply to pitch your AI innovation at

Stay Tuned, more coming!

6:00 -Meet Tweet and Greet #H2NYC with light, healthy snacks and beverages (maybe not as healthy)
6:15 - Opening by Alex Fair and Estrella Jarmillo
6:25 AI Innovations Startups - 5-minute pitches
7:20 - Networking Break
7:45 - Panel Discussion on AI - Hope or Hype
8:30 - Networking
9:30 - After Event at Windfall, downstairs

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For Startups: and tell us about your innovation
(Note, MedStartr Venture Fund often invests in companies that win our pitch contests)

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For everyone interested in healthcare innovation:
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See you there!