October 14, 2014 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

October 15, 2014 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

San Mateo County Event Center 1346 Saratoga Ave, San MateoCA

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Growing Your Business in the Changing Healthcare Ecosystem

The Two Days Event Bringing Together Providers, Payers, Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors

HealthTech Conference

The HealthTech conference has emerged, after the last two years, as the leading conference on how to build successful HealthTech companies. We focus on practical and in depth discussions on how emerging and established companies can grow their innovative products that enable existing healthcare players to adapt to a fast changing healthcare delivery system. The conference provides a unique blend of all the key players in the same room:

  • Providers
  • Investors
  • Payers
  • Emerging companies
  • Established companies


Stanford Health Care and HealthTech Capital are pleased to present the HealthTech Conference 2014. HealthTech Capital is a group of private investors dedicated to funding and mentoring new "HealthTech" start ups at the intersection of healthcare with the computer and mobility worlds. HealthTech Capital has created a new ecosystem with leading edge clinical providers, venture firms and other strategic industry players.

Our community consists of experienced, inquisitive and innovative entrepreneurs, providers, doctors, venture capitalists and large corporations across public and private sectors.

Our expertise extends across medical devices, HIT, technology leveraged services, mobile health and patient engagement

HealthTech Capital is excited to announce



Lessons Learned at the HealthTech Conference 2014

Anne DeGheest and Don Ross from HealthTech Capital on the Lessons learned at the HealthTech Conference on October 15 2014: summary of her key notes on the changing healthcare ecosystems and Top Ten takeaways from our 50 panelists and thought leaders on How to Build Sustainable Business in the Changing Healthcare Ecosystem.

Day 1: Workshops

Session 1

Building the right team = talent + culture + innovation

Panelists include Talent and Recruiting Leaders, legal and proven entrepreneurs.

Session 2

Financing strategy and tactics beyond traditional VC

Panelists include angel groups, Venture debt, corporate investors, lawyers.

Session 3

Board and investors management dynamics

Panelists include investors, entrepreneurs, lawyers.

Session 4

Scaling up via business partnering: opportunities and pitfalls

Panelists include corporate investor, lawyer and proven entrepreneurs.

Day 2: Conference

Panel 1

How to integrate and implement new HealthTech tools in the ACO world

How do ACOs and integrated care delivery network "string together" these new Healthtech tools and new service partners?

Session 1

Employers: new role at the forefront of healthcare innovation?

Session 2

Big Data Analytics: New data display? Making data actionable?

Session 3

Public and Private Insurance Exchange


Anne DeGheest, Review of HealthTech Opportunities

What are the major industry trends and Healthtech Opportunities? Results of participants' survey.


Panel 2

What are the Unmet Needs of the Providers? New care delivery models?

How can workflow productivity tools to manage more patients with fewer resources: wherever they are? Risk sharing care delivery models?

Panel 3

Creating Winners: Lessons learned from stars.

Revenue model and building sustainable competitive advantage? Creating network effects? Getting above the noise?

Panel 4

Retail medicine? Changing Aging at Home? Health vs. Care Anywhere?

New Technology enabled services? New PCP retail models? Medical devices @home?


Venture Pitches and Audience Votes

Five minute presentations by Top 3 Companies from Young Companies Demos with VC discussion

Awards: The people's Choice and Most Promising 2014 HealthTech Company


World class speakers that will energize and inspire you.

View whole list and detailed bio.

Anne DeGheest Founder, Managing Director
HealthTech Capital
Don Ross Founder, Managing Director,
HealthTech Capital
Amir Dan Rubin President & CEO
Stanford Health Care

Jody Holtzman Senior Vice President, Thought Leadership, AARP
Lisa Suennen Managing Partner
Venture Valkyrie
John Mattison CMIO
Kaiser-Permanente, Southern California
Jim Sweeney Chairman
David Sayen Regional administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Dr. Nathan Gunn President of Population Health and Analytics business, Valence Health
Bryce Williams Managing Director/ CEO Extend health, Exchange Solutions for Towers Watson
Seth Frazier Chief Transformation Officer
Evolent Health
Dave Thornton Chief Talent Officer
Evolent Health
Chris Willrich Regional Vice President Strategy & Business Development, Sutter Health
Owen Tripp Co-Founder and CEO
GrandRounds Health
Bryan Roberts Managing Director
Pat Basu Chief Medical Officer
Doctors on Demand
Joel Krikston Managing Director
Merck Global Health Innovation Fund
Wende Hutton Managing Director
Canaan Partners
Marty Felsenthal Partner
HLM ventures
Cora Tellez CEO
Sterling HSA
Mike Bates Band of Angels
Jeff Rideout Senior Medical Advisor, Covered California
Barb Johnston CEO, HealthLinkNow
Kent Bradley Chief Medical Officer
Safeway Corporation
Dean Hovey CEO, DigiFit
Steve Myers Chief Technology Officer
Optum Health Behavioral Solutions
Jeff Tangney CEO, Doximity
Mike Payne CCO, Omada Health
Michael Esquivel Partner, Fenwick & West
Gale Richards Partner, Bioquest
Casper de Clercq Partner, Norwest Venture Partners
Paul Markovich President and CEO, Blue Shield California
Thomas Duley Partner, King & Spalding
John de Souza President, Physicians Interactive
Michael Blum Chief Medical Information Officer, UCSF
Nina Kjellson General partner, Interwest Partners
Wen Dombrowski Aging, Healthcare, & Technology Advisor
Alan Stein VP product, HP Autonomy
Jonathan Root General Partner, USVP
Peter Hudson Co-founder,iTriage
Laureen DeBuono Partner, FLG Partners
Jeff Arnold CEO, Sharecare
Mark Cameron Senior Vice President, Square 1 Bank
Aftab Jamil Assurance Partner, BDO
Michael O'Donnell Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Lauren Vela Executive Director, Silicon Valley Employers Forum
Ali Diab CEO, Collective Health
Murray Brozinsky Chief Strategy Officer, Healthline
Rick Altinger CEO, Glooko


The Healthtech Conference uniquely brings together healthcare systems, payors, suppliers, entrepreneurs, and investors in practical engagement and conversation to advance innovation and technology for the betterment of humanity.
Amir Dan Rubin President and CEO
Stanford Health Care
This was the best conference I attended all year. The lineup of speakers was impressive, the topics timely and interesting, and the demos thoughtfully laid out and informative! This is the best aggregation of healthcare innovation I have seen. The combination of industry, inventors, and investors sparked great discussions and valuable networking opportunities.
Ken Yale DDS, JD
ActiveHealth Management
The combination of accomplished panelists and moderators who understand the complexity of today's healthcare information technology made this one of the most interesting conferences I have attended. As an entrepreneur I came away with many practical insights, important contacts, and moral support for the really hard problems we are trying to solve in healthcare.
Patricia Meisner CEO and Co-founder
HealthTech Apps, Inc.

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