Health 2.0′s Spring Fling: Matchpoint Boston – Final Agenda Announced
In case you haven’t heard, Health 2.0′s Spring Fling is returning to Boston on May 14-15. The panels and sessions will focus on commercializing Health 2.0, and feature Matchpoint, the industry’s preeminent deal-making and partnership forum. The final agenda was announced today, and highlights include:
Matchpoint Boston. Face-to-face meetings between entrepreneurs and decision makers from the nation’s leading health care organizations and investors including: Aetna Inc., Angie’s List, athenahealth Inc., AT&T, Bristol-Myers Squibb, California HealthCare Foundation, Healthline Networks Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Virgin Healthmiles Inc., and Ziegler. The deadline for entrepreneurs to apply to meet with the leading companies is April 17th.
Featured speakers. Farzad Mostashari, M.D., National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, will announce the latest winners of the ONC’s i2 Developer Challenges. The competitions, run by Health 2.0, were created to accelerate the development and adoption of health technology solutions. Jonathan Bush, CEO of athenahealth, will be the keynote speaker, detailing his company’s rise from start-up to $2.5 billion market cap segment leader.
Fireside chats: The Anatomy of a Matrimony. Industry leaders, from Aetna, iTriage, General Electric, and MedHelp, will discuss their successful collaborations with smaller companies and share their takeaways or lessons learned.
Investors and incubators. Leading incubators Blueprint Health, Healthbox, and Remedy Ventures and influential investors CHCF and Health Evolution Partners will discuss how their investment models are changing the industry.
Customers panel. Executives from Aetna, Kaiser Permanente, UnitedHealth Group and Pfizer Inc. will discuss what they’re looking for from technology vendors.
Launch! A series of rapid-fire, back-to-back, 3.5 minute demos from brand new buzz-worthy companies.