PLENARY TALK II: Connected health and digital therapeutics: Hype vs. Reality in transforming healthcare delivery

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Anne DeGheest - Advisor, Investor and Mentor Capitalist via Medstars, HealthTech Capital

Short description of the presentation:

Billions are being invested to connect Electronic medical records, medical devices and consumer wearables. There is high expectation that this new connected medical world will enable a new patient centric healthcare delivery industry.  What are the challenges today? Is more data liquidity enough? What are the other key technologies needed to turn this more fluid data into actionable insights and behavior changes? How will this impact providers, payers, employers and patients? Why is digital therapeutics a hot new business model and industry category?

Biopgraphy of the speaker:

Anne DeGheest is a well-known pioneer of the HealthTech or Digital Health space as a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, corporate advisor and mentor capitalist. She is the founder of HealthTech Capital and MedStars. Anne has a legendary track record in developing category-changing companies like VISICU, Pyxis, Omnicell, Nellcor, Masimo and more.  Anne founded in 2010 HealthTech Capital, a group of private investors, venture and industry members dedicated to funding and mentoring new "HealthTech" startups to decrease healthcare cost and empower patients. She is respected speaker and moderator at industry conferences including her own HealthTech Conference. Anne has an MBA from Harvard University and a Master in Business Engineering from University of Brussels.


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