In the midst of the constantly shifting landscape of healthcare, there is a strong and central focus on the quality of care delivered to patients. For physicians, this focus is paramount to the work they do. Patient engagement, hospital structure, electronic medical records all become tools to best implement the highest standard of care. This panel allowed for a lively conversation between the technology innovators on the front lines, the physicians and the thought leaders in quality improvement.
A partnership between Health 2.0 & Moregenthaler Ventures, DC to VC is the culmination of a nationwide contest to find the best venture-backable startup ideas in health IT. Finalists presented their startup ideas on stage to a packed room of health IT professionals, government officials, Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors in a format modeled after the TV show, The Voice.
CEO of WorldOne Peter Kirk introduced the session with an inspiring video and speech from the session sponsor. The 3 CEOs panel included back to back interviews of CEOs about how their companies are growing within the Health 2.0 world. Matthew Holt conducted a spoof interview with avaricious Brantley Whittington of Extormity. Writer Sara Reistad-Long interviewed Christine Robins previously of BodyMedia and now Jawbone, David Shaywitz of CATCH had a discussion with Doximity CEO Jeff Tangney, and Jane Sarasohn-Kahn of THINK-Health spoke with Peter Hudson of iTriage.
A group of panelists gathered to discuss the new policies we are facing as the health care reform is established. Panelists include Healthcare Economist and Author, J.D. Kleinke, Sol Ross from the HHS, Rob Cronin of WCG, and Marcia Hatch from Gunderson Dettmer. The panel was moderated by Nate Gross, Co-Founder at Doximity.
Nate Gross is a developer, designer who is both, medical director., and Co-Founder of physicians network Doximity as well as incubator Rock Health. At Health 2.0 Nate described his work at Doximity developing a HIPAA-Compliant physician network.
David Shaywitz, Co-Founder of CATCH, interviewed Jeff Tangney, CEO of Doximity. Doximity is a fast growing communications and social network for doctors, often called Linkedin for doctors or RePocrates, in reference to Jeff’s founding of Epocrates. Jeff’s a 2 time state math champion in Wisconsin, and looks like being a successful two-time health IT entrepreneur.
Missy Krasner, Executive in Residence, and Matthew Holt Co-Founder of Health 2.0 opens the DC to VC event followed by the interview of Jeff Tangney, CEO and Founder of Doximity and Epocrates moderated by Rebecca Lynn, Partner at Morgenthaler Ventures. Then, there are financial presentations for Health IT by Partners from a variety of Venture Capital firms and a panel consisting of the Director of the ONC, HIT and the officials who are at the forefront of Health Care today.
Jeff Tangney, CEO, Doximity
Doximity is a fast growing communications and social network for doctors, often called Linkedin for doctors or RePocrates (in reference to Jeff’s founding of Epocrates). Founded in 2011, it already has on the way to 30,000 doctors on board. Jeff’s a two-time state math champion in Wisconsin, as well as a successful two-time health IT entrepreneur. This demo was part of “The Doctor Will See You Now: Health 2.0 in the MD’s Office (Part 1)” panel at the Health 2.0 San Francisco 2011 conference.