Co-host

CDHICDHI at UCSF is a powerhouse of passion and intellect pioneering a new era of precision medicine. To improve health worldwide, CDHI collaborates with innovators from UCSF and beyond to envision, realize and evaluate game-changing digital health technologies. Guided by science, CDHI is boldly innovating the future of healthcare. CDHI works with innovators at UCSF, supporting them with resources and funding to help take ideas to product and impact. CDHI also works with startups and companies at UCSF and beyond looking for consultation or looking to evaluate their product in a clinical environment. Lastly, CDHI brings together innovators, thought leaders, and other partners from the digital health community to foster new connections and ideas.

Platinum Sponsors

2016eIbmwatsinWatson is the first commercially available cognitive computing capability representing a new era in computing. The system, delivered through the cloud, analyzes high volumes of data, understands complex questions posed in natural language, and proposes evidence-based answers. Watson continuously learns, gaining in value and knowledge over time, from previous interactions. In April 2015, the company launched IBM Watson Health and the Watson Health Cloud platform. The new unit will help improve the ability of doctors, researchers and insurers to innovate by surfacing insights from the massive amount of personal health data being created and shared daily. The Watson Health Cloud allows this information to be de-identified, shared and combined with a dynamic and constantly growing aggregated view of clinical, research and social health data. For more information on IBM Watson, visit: ibm.com/watson. For more information on IBM Watson Health, visit: ibm.com/watsonhealth.

2016evalidicValidic is the healthcare industry's leading digital health platform. Validic provides convenient and quick access to patient data from mobile health and in-home clinical devices, wearables and applications. By connecting its growing base of customers—that includes providers, pharma, payers, corporate wellness and health IT—to the continuously expanding list of digital health technologies, Validic enables healthcare companies to better coordinate care across their communities, improve patient engagement strategies and more efficiently manage populations.

UHCLogoUnitedHealthcare serves key markets and geographic regions with a broad range of health benefit products and services for both consumers and benefit sponsors. We serve people in employer-sponsored health plans, those enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid, as well as those who purchase their own health plans.

Qualcomm Life is defining and connecting the wireless health network to improve lives and advance the capabilities of medical devices. Qualcomm Life is focused on device connectivity and data management and empowers medical device manufacturers to deliver wireless health quickly and easily to those who need it. The Qualcomm Life team has the experience and the wireless know-how to make the enormous complexities of a wireless connection look simple. We draw from our parent company’s more than 25 years of wireless connectivity experience, know-how and universal interoperability to enable unified machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. To learn more, please visit www.qualcommlife.com.
 
Dedicated to accelerating mobile growth and progress worldwide, Qualcomm is transforming the way people live, learn, work and play. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Qualcomm is included in the S&P 500 Index and is a FORTUNE 500® company traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.

UnitedHealth Group UnitedHealth Group is a leading health care company, serving more than 75 million people worldwide. As a leader in the health benefits and services industry, our six businesses — UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement, UnitedHealthcare Community & State, OptumHealth, OptumInsight, and OptumRx — empower individuals, expand consumer choice and strengthen patient-provider relationships across the health care spectrum.

Gold Sponsor

AARPAARP’s Innovation@50+ promotes entrepreneurship in the marketplace around breakthrough technology-driven products, experiences, and business models that benefit people over 50. Innovation@50+ programs spark entrepreneurial activity across public and private sectors. Anchored by the AARP social mission – to enhance the quality of life for all as we age – the initiative engages visionary thinkers, entrepreneurs, the investment community, industry, nonprofits, and consumers to spur innovation that addresses the needs and wants of people over 50. With Innovation@50+, not only is AARP shaping the 50+ market and expanding possibilities for people. AARP is also reengineering the way nonprofits meet their mission. AARP knows innovation.

 

 

13aplaykinesisdRx Capital AG is a joint venture investment company launched by Novartis and Qualcomm with a capital commitment up to $100M. We strive to catalyze the success of digital medicine products, services and business models by investing in early-stage companies and leveraging our extensive networks in Pharma, Mobile/IT, and investment community.

QualcommQualcomm Ventures is the arm of Qualcomm Inc., a world-leading provider of wireless technology and services. The group acts in order to take special pride in doing the hard work: helping their portfolio companies create real value. Qualcomm Ventures actively work with their partners to overcome obstacles, by providing a host of resources to get their companies to the next level.

CEA-LogoThe Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the technology trade association representing the $208 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at www.CE.org, www.DeclareInnovation.com and through social media.

lifetechnologiesLife Technologies Corporation is a global biotechnology company that is committed to providing the most innovative products and services to leading customers in the fields of scientific research, genetic analysis and applied sciences. With a presence in more than 180 countries, the company's portfolio of 50,000 end-to-end solutions are secured by more than 5,000 patents and licenses that span the entire biological spectrum -- scientific exploration, molecular diagnostics, 21st century forensics and regenerative medicine.  

GoodChime!™ is a revolutionary new social media platform where people engage in meaningful dialogue within a safe community, and participate in activities relevant to their health needs. Leveraging the power of celebrity brand, GoodChime engages consumers as active participants in better managing their health.

Sharecare is an interactive, social Q&A platform designed to greatly simplify the search for quality healthcare information and help consumers live their healthiest life. Sharecare is enlisting the nation’s leading health experts, care providers, organizations, and brands to join the health and wellness conversation and empowering users with high-quality, relevant answers to their health questions from multiple expert perspectives.

Silver Sponsor

Ant+ANT+ is the pervasive ULP wireless technology facilitating the capture of critical market share in the exploding mobile sensor sector. This standardized communication platform enables quick-to-market solutions for application developers, sensor manufacturers, cell phone makers and wireless carriers.

bodymediaBodyMedia pioneered the development of wearable body monitors that collect physiological data for use in improving health, wellness and fitness. The company provides a variety of around-the-clock on-body monitors utilizing proprietary technology that has been clinically validated for accuracy.  BodyMedia has amassed one of the largest databases of information about the human body, and the technology has been used in more than 100 clinical research studies covering various health issues. 

dacadoodacadoo has designed a health scoring platform for individuals to manage their health and lifestyle. dacadoo offers a comprehensive view of health by tracking lifestyle components like fitness, nutrition, stress, and sleep. These components combined with biometric information captured on the user, interact with each other to calculate a unique health score. The score is an indicator of health status, allowing the user to benchmark their health based on health indicators that influence overall health.

DexcomDexcom, Inc. is a leader in continuous glucose sensing technologies. DexCom started with a focus on creating an implantable Sensor that the body would not reject and that would perform for a long period of time. DexCom is committed to delivering best-in-class products and support services to patients and customers.

Everyday Health is the leading digital health and wellness company.  Attracting 38 million people monthly through its popular websites, mobile applications, and social media presence, Everyday Health inspires consumers to live healthier lives and helps doctors make more informed decisions for their patients. Everyday Health reaches an additional one million viewers per episode through its weekly TV series on ABC stations.  The Company’s broad portfolio of products spans the health spectrum, from in-depth medical content for condition prevention and management to healthy lifestyle offerings. Everyday Health was founded in 2002 by CEO, Ben Wolin, and President, Mike Keriakos. 

GreatCall

GreatCall, creator of the Jitterbug® cell phone and 5Star Urgent Response™, provides wireless services to keep you connected, safe, and healthy™. GreatCall® offers a number of innovative, award-winning apps and products to put you in control of your own health and safety anytime, anywhere.

HeartMath is the creator of the award winning emWave Personal Stress Reliever® (PSR) and emWave® Desktop and is recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on emotional physiology, stress and optimal performance. For more than 18 years, HeartMath has made significant contributions to both the scientific and practical understanding of the physiology of stress, heart-brain interactions and performance. This research has led to a deeper awareness of how emotions impact every aspect of our lives, affecting everything from the quality of our health and well-being to our relationships and the decisions we make each day. The HeartMath System offers highly effective, practical solutions for reducing stress, increasing performance and building resilience. Not surprisingly, a decrease in stress and anxiety is directly linked to a substantial increase in performance.

MedivizorMedivizor is the first company to provide truly personalized health and medical information and updates for people with serious or chronic medical conditions. It is founded and supported by doctors’ medical expertise and an interdisciplinary team of entrepreneurs with IT expertise.

 

SecuratrackSecuraTrac® develops, markets, and sells a suite of mobile health and safety solutions. SecuraTrac is a dynamic provider of mobile health and safety solutions dedicated to bringing families closer together and improving employee safety through GPS location based technology and state-of-the-art, easy-to-use websites. SecuraTrac's solutions have earned numerous awards including The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval and Frost & Sullivan’s Best Practices Awards for Excellence in Mobile & Wireless Communication Technology.

willowtreeFounded in 2007, WillowTree® Apps, an INC 500 company, is a leader in application design and development across all major mobile platforms including iOS, Android, Desktop and Mobile Web (HTML5/CSS3), Windows Phone 8, and Blackberry.

Our entirely in-house team of experienced designers, developers, systems architects and QA testers design best-in-class user experiences in our Charlottesville, Virginia office location.

Ximedica is a full service ISO 13485 certified and FDA registered product development firm with an exclusive focus on medical devices and consumer healthcare products. With more than 25 years of experience developing medical devices, combination products and consumer healthcare products our client base spans the globe and ranges from start-ups to the world's largest OEMs. 

To learn more, visit our website: www.ximedica.com

 

The Innovation@50+TM initiative aims to spark entrepreneurial activity across public and private sectors. Anchored by the AARP social mission – to enhance the quality of life for all as we age – the initiative enlists the expertise of visionary thinkers, entrepreneurs, the investment community, industry and not-for-profits to spur innovation to meet the needs and wants of people over 50.

AudaxFounded in 2010, Audax Health believes that consumers can and should be active participants in managing their own health. Through Careverge, an end-to-end digital health platform, Audax Health enables consumers to access health tools, record fitness goals,  and research conditions. With Careverge, consumers engage in a community that makes health simple, personal and fun. Please visit www.audaxhealth.com and www.Careverge.com.

Independa, Inc. provides an integrated telecare platform to help family and professional caregivers enable their loved ones and patients to continue living at home longer, more safely and more comfortably. With Independa, caregivers can delay or even eliminate the costly and dreaded move to significantly more expensive and cumbersome levels of care.

PillJogger is a full-featured server-based mobile adherence solution for exchanging medical information, incentives, and content. The platform is primarily designed for prescription drugs with additional modules under development for transitional care and chronic disease management. MedWheel, a proprietary phone based medicine delivery device is being developed with Smart Design.

Ximedica provides comprehensive product development services to leading medical device and healthcare companies. We assist clients in successfully getting innovative user-focused medical products to market with reduced risk. Expertise includes integrated research, human factors and usability, engineering, regulatory, and introductory manufacturing. Ximedica is ISO 13485:2003 certified and FDA registered.

Supporting Partner

2015eMobiquityMobiquity is a leading professional services firm working with the Global 2000 to create engaging enterprise-class mobile solutions and apps that drive business value. Because mobile is in our DNA, clients benefit from how we expertly and effectively blend the three key disciplines that unleash the power and innovation of mobile computing: strategy, user-centered design and core technology. Since inception, we have worked with more than 140 companies, including CVS, Fidelity Investments, MetLife, the New York Post, Putnam Investments, The Boston Globe and Weight Watchers International, and we partner with SAP to help its customers develop and implement mobile strategies and applications that optimize enterprise solution investments.

CESThe International CES  is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) , the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $209 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services.

 

WelloWello is changing the fitness landscape by delivering live, online fitness training via two-way video to clients across the country and around the world. Wello matches clients with the right Wello-vetted trainer or workout for them, provides seamless scheduling and booking, and establishes the live video connection for the workout. Wello takes what works about in-person training (accountability and customization) and combines it with the convenience, affordability, and flexibility afforded by live, two-way video. 

The Aging Technology Alliance (AgeTek.org) is a non-profit trade association for companies in the aging technology industry. AgeTek’s mission is to promote the awareness, benefits and value of member-company products and services and assists in their advancement in this dynamic industry.

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) unites 2,000 companies within the consumer technology industry. Members tap into valuable and innovative members-only resources: unparalleled market research, networking opportunities with business advocates and leaders, up-to-date educational programs and technical training, exposure in extensive promotional programs, and representation from the voice of the industry.

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation and leadership. The company leverages 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 40 offices on six continents. To join our Growth Partnership, please visit http://www.frost.com.

Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH) is one of the nation's leading non-profit business coalitions focused on health care. PBGH works on many fronts to improve the quality and affordability of health care,often in close partnership with health insurance plans, physician groups, consumer organizations, and others concerned about our health care system.

Rock Health is a seed accelerator that challenges developers and entrepreneurs to address issues in health and wellness through consumer web and mobile technologies. Founded in 2010, it provides early stage funding and strategic support as well as mentorship and office space to new companies. For more information, or to apply, visit RockHealth.com.

Media Partner

CONNECTCONNECT is a regional program that catalyzes the creation of innovative technology and life sciences products in San Diego County by linking inventors and entrepreneurs with the resources they need for success. Since 1985, CONNECT has assisted in the formation and development of more than 3,000 companies. The leadership of CONNECT attributes its success to the unique culture of collaboration between industry, capital sources, professional service providers and research organizations that CONNECT has sought to foster in the region.

radiomdRadioMD is the world's #1 interactive, interview-based website dedicated to your health & wellness. We offer hundreds of LIVE & on-demand interviews, featuring top doctors and proven wellness, fitness, and lifestyle specialists. You'll also find videos, articles, news, recipes, and blogs. Our experts are always here to help you...Get Well. Live Well. Stay Well.

RadioActiveRadio Active Broadcasting Network  is a unique niche’ based content provider whose mission is to provide riveting talk radio that combine on demand podcasts, live steaming audio, TV, video, remotes, and terrestrial radio broadcasts for targeted audiences.  From the Military Appreciation Channel to Destination Radio; from The Business of Health to the Entrepreneur Channel, From Hope and Inspiration to the Silver Channel, RABN provides its audiences with intelligent and entertaining talk radio.  

VentureBeatVentureBeat covers disruptive technology and explains why it matters in our lives.

Led by Founder & Editor-in-Chief Matt Marshall and a team of experienced journalists, we’re the leading publication for news and perspective on the most innovative technologies.

The Digital Health group serves as an ethical forum for advancing professional knowledge and relationships among individuals interested in the super-convergence taking place between digital technologies and the medical cocoon, as Dr. Eric Topol describes it. The group’s purview also encompasses consumer-focused solutions for sports, fitness, health and wellness markets.

Medcity MediaMedCity Media is the publisher of MedCityNews.com, and provider of custom marketing solutions to healthcare industry clients. MedCityNews.com covers innovation and technology news from across the healthcare ecosystem. MedCity’s custom marketing division services clients utilizing a network of writers to provide content of all types for all mediums.

StartUp Health is the first Academy to help health and wellness innovators ("Healthcare Transformers") build sustainable growth businesses. StartUp Health is based on a simple premise: to improve healthcare we provide health and wellness entrepreneurs with inspiration, education, and access to customers, capital, and other critical resources so that startups can develop solutions that will improve care and reduce costs.

Table Sponsor

AchieveMint powers an intelligent incentive network that rewards consumers who make healthy choices.

Agile DiagnosisAgile Diagnosis provides interactive clinical guidelines over web and mobile apps that help doctors and nurses diagnose and manage their patients at the point of care.

Cardiio provides software that turns ordinary cameras into biosensors, allowing people to use mobile devices they already own to gain insight and take charge of their wellbeing.

ChickRx is a personalized health and wellness platform for women. Members can connect with experts and peers to get their questions answered, discover products, and find important and engaging news.

Credential ProtectionCredential Protection® protects the public with Verified Reviews®, the gold standard for reviews™, for healthcare professionals, products and services. Credential Protection®provides unbiased and ethical third party oversight of reviews posted through our proprietary system of patient satisfaction surveysHealthcare providers subscribing to our service have their Verified Reviews® listing appear on the first page of Google with star ratings based upon the composite score of their patients’ reviews. The public is protected from false, misleading and spam reviews.

Dexcom, Inc. is a leader in continuous glucose sensing technologies. DexCom started with a focus on creating an implantable Sensor that the body would not reject and that would perform for a long period of time. DexCom is committed to delivering best-in-class products and support services to patients and customers.

Independa, Inc. provides an integrated telecare platform to help family and professional caregivers enable their loved ones and patients to continue living at home longer, more safely and more comfortably. With Independa, caregivers can delay or even eliminate the costly and dreaded move to significantly more expensive and cumbersome levels of care.

Medmonk is a tool for pharmacists that helps find funding for patients who cannot afford their co-pay.

Nephosity, Inc.We put medical images on the iPad.

Scosche Industries is an award-winning innovator of car audio installation hardware as well as portable electronics accessories. The Health and Fitness line of consumer technology products focuses on and is developed for an active lifestyle. Scosche is founded on its commitment to quality, value and customer service.

SenstoreSenstore's turns your smartphone into a virtual nurse who helps you answer the question 'Do I need to visit the doctor?'.  Senstore is preparing for a world in which exponential improvements in sensors, wireless connectivity and artificial intelligence come together to allow anyone, anywhere, access to an affordable medical diagnosis.

Expo Table

iBlueButtonHumetrix brings to consumers and their healthcare providers the Federal government award-winning iBlueButton® phone and tablet apps for automatic access, download and transmission of up-to-date health records from device-to-device at the point of care. The apps automatically mashup health record data with contextual information from multiple open data sets to better inform and engage patients. With immediate access and exchange of up-to-date patient information, iBlueButton delivers a consumer-controlled, scalable HIE solution for safer cost-effective healthcare.

ImprivataImprivata, the leader in healthcare IT security, enables secure access and collaboration for over two million care providers in more than 1300 healthcare organizations worldwide. Imprivata is the #1 rated SSO Vendor in the 2012 Best in KLAS and Category Leaders Report, and SSO market share leader according to HIMSS Analytics. 

MDRRevUp! from MD Revolution is your digital health companion.  Sync your genetics, metabolic health and mobile devices . Get personal recommendations to achieve your health goals.

f-65-431-7228100_q22my75J_SSW-New-LogoA unit of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness is a full-service integrated agency dedicated to growing its client’s businesses through wellness. Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness is a three-time winner of the DTC Advertising Agency of the Year Award and, a two-time winner of Consumer Campaign of the Year in 2009 and 2010, and in 2009, was awarded the first ever Grand CLIO in healthcare for the Ambien CR “Silence Your Rooster” campaign.

unifyUnivfy (pronounced “you-ni-fy”) delivers accurate, personalized online health predictions to empower patients to make more well-informed and confident health decisions. Our scientists have developed strategies to extract powerful predictions from multiple sources of differentially structured data. Univfy’s consumer analytics fully integrates scientific, IT, and business processes to deliver highly scalable value directly to health consumers and providers. We have dedicated our first platform to helping fertility patients build healthy families by providing accurate, personalized predictions of in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment success.

Advertising Sponsor

carepassCarePass is a digital health and wellness platform that helps you set health goals that are meaningful to you and guides you to apps that will help you achieve those goals. By syncing data from your selected apps, the CarePass platform visually displays your progress to help you stay on track. Whatever your vision of healthy, CarePass can be there to help along the way. CarePass is free and open to all consumers @ www.carepass.com.

ClearSoundsClearSounds Communications is a leading manufacturer of cutting-edge hearing communication devices. Our signature line of telecommunication products combine functionality with style and versatility, making it ideal for the Boomer marketplace!

Gold Sponsors

cesstaThe Consumer Technology Association (CTA), unites 2,200 companies within the consumer technology industry. Members tap into valuable and innovative members-only resources: unparalleled market research, networking opportunities with business advocates and leaders, up-to-date educational programs and technical training, exposure in extensive promotional programs, and representation from the voice of the industry. CTA also produces the International CES (Consumer Electronics Show®), the world's largest annual innovation event. It unites more than 150,000 retail buyers, distributors, manufacturers, market analysts, importers, exporters, and press from 150 countries. CTA member companies receive discounted floor space and other benefits when they exhibit at CES.

iOLifescienceiO Lifescience connects and manages all the pieces you need – strategy, design, and engineering – to develop innovative healthcare devices. We create inspired designs with compliance at the core. Our global team is united in a single mission to ensure the products we create are not only beautiful; they are also ready and able to make an immediate difference in more people’s lives.

2016jjCaring is at the core of everything we do at LifeScan. For over two decades, we have had an unwavering commitment to improving the quality of life for people with diabetes. Every day, more than 5 million people in the U.S. depend on LifeScan’s OneTouch® Brand systems for simple testing and accurate results.

Samsung Electronics Co.20163Samsung, Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, opening new possibilities for people everywhere through relentless innovation and discovery. We employ 319,000 people across 84 countries. To discover more, please visit our official website at www.samsung.com and Samsung Newsroom at news.samsung.com.

2016swelldocWellDoc, a digital health technology company, develops mobile solutions to radically improve patient engagement and health care outcomes. We harness the nexus of clinical, behavioral and UX science to transform the treatment of chronic disease. Through the application of evidence-based, clinically-proven solutions powered by our proprietary decision support systems (DSS) and algorithms, we use data-driven insights to Inform, Discover, Extrapolate and Adapt (IDEA™) our solution and treatment pathways for patients, providers, and payors. We work with best-in-class technology, solution and market access partners to take advantage of the emerging medical and internet-of-Things (IoT) innovation. For more information, visit www.WellDoc.com.

Ximedica2016eximedica is a full-service product development firm exclusively focused on medical products. Entrusted by the world’s leading medical and pharmaceutical companies, as well as by emergent start-ups, we help our clients envision, develop and deliver their innovations to market. Both ISO 13485 certified and FDA-registered, our Quality System ensures that the breakthrough designs and intellectual property we create improves outcomes and enhances lives.

Silver Sponsors

2016eAARPAARP’s Innovation@50+ promotes entrepreneurship in the marketplace around breakthrough technology-driven products, experiences, and business models that benefit people over 50. Innovation@50+ programs spark entrepreneurial activity across public and private sectors. Anchored by the AARP social mission – to enhance the quality of life for all as we age – the initiative engages visionary thinkers, entrepreneurs, the investment community, industry, nonprofits, and consumers to spur innovation that addresses the needs and wants of people over 50. With Innovation@50+, not only is AARP shaping the 50+ market and expanding possibilities for people. AARP is also reengineering the way nonprofits meet their mission.

Cooley‘s2016ecooleys 700 attorneys have an entrepreneurial spirit and deep, substantive experience, and are committed to solving clients’ most challenging legal matters. Cooley has the breadth of legal resources to enable companies of all sizes to seize opportunities in today’s global marketplace. We represent more than 100 companies in the digital health sector and have helped digital health companies raise more than $400 million in private, institutional and venture capital financing in the last three years.

dRCapitaldRx Capital is the joint investment company of Novartis and Qualcomm that is focused on Digital Health. We are a $100 million fund with the mission to catalyze the success of digital medicine products, services, and business models through financing and by leveraging our extensive networks in Pharma, Mobile/IT, and the investment community. Our current portfolio includes investments in Omada Health, Cala Health and Science 37.

2016eHumetrixHumetrix's m-health apps and technology platform are designed by a team of physicians and technologists to empower consumers by giving them control over their own health care and ensure personal safety. The company will demonstrate three award winning apps: iBlueButton for users to receive, annotate, store and share their e-health records securely via their mobile devices from Medicare, Medicaid, VA, TRICARE/DoD, and certified EHR systems; SOS QR, an emergency application for use worldwide, allowing emergency responders to access users’ emergency records in English, French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and Portuguese; TENSIO, an hypertension coaching app integrating data from self-monitoring devices and the user’s medical records with an onboard expert system for the sending of personalized notifications and alerts directly from the user’s phone or Watch.

2016ehealthwaysAt Healthways, our business is improving well-being. Understanding needs within customer populations. Engaging individuals in sustained behavior change that helps them live longer, happier, more productive lives. Healthways has always been at the forefront of healthcare transformation. More than 30 years ago, we started with programs to support diabetes care, progressed to help set the first national standards for disease management, evolved to support the continuum of health across populations, and finally expanded our scope from physical health to overall well-being improvement.

2016eprofusaProfusa’s mission is to make our body’s chemistry easily accessible to improve health and wellness. We are dedicated to enable real-time, personalized, health choices to be made based on actionable and clinical-grade biochemistry of the individual. Our technology enables the development of a new generation of long-lasting biointegrated sensors that empowers the individual with the ability to continuously monitor their unique body chemistry in unprecedented ways, thereby transform the management of personal health and disease.

2015ebreathometerBreathometer manufactures leading edge breath analysis products to provide consumers with helpful and empowering information to live healthier, safer and more active lives.

Catalyze provides HIPAA-compliant infrastructure services with a complete set of tools for handling, storing and transmitting PHI in the cloud. the future of healthcare will be powered by scalable, HIPAA-compliant, interoperable infrastructure. Catalyze is building the groundwork so healthcare innovation can move faster. For more information, please visit www.catalyze.io.

2015eM_logoClear Digital Media (CDM) was developed by Hearing Health Care Professionals and expanded to include other specialties. A keen awareness for the competitive landscape in which medical practices now operate drove us to develop a digital signage network, tailored to each individual practice, that gave the practice staff a dynamic billboard in their waiting room to effectively interact with their patients. The CDM platform delivers dynamic, current and contextually relevant content, customized for you and your patients on a monthly subscription basis.

2015eclearsoundsClearSounds Communications is a privately-held, family-run and women-owned company that has been creatively, stylishly and economically meeting the needs of people with hearing loss for over 30 years. By designing, engineering, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing a complete line of communication, sound enhancement and audio products, ClearSounds is leading the way in cutting-edge technology for individuals with mild-to-moderate hearing loss and anyone seeking a remarkable sound experience.

2015eCooleyCooley's 850 lawyers have an entrepreneurial spirit and deep, substantive experience, and are committed to solving clients' most challenging legal matters. Cooley has the breadth of legal resources to enable companies of all sizes to seize opportunities in today's global marketplace. We represent more than 100 companies in the digital health sector and have helped digital health companies raise more than $1 billion in private, institutional and venture capital financing in the last three years.

ropes & GrayRopes & Gray is one of the world’s premier law firms, with more than 1,100 lawyers and legal professionals serving clients in major centers of business, finance, technology and government. The firm has offices in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul, and has consistently been recognized for its leading practices in many areas, including litigation, government enforcement, private equity, M&A, life sciences, health care, finance, investment management, hedge funds, tax, intellectual property, securities litigation, and privacy & data security.

2015eximedicaXimedica is a full-service product development firm exclusively focused on commercializing medical technologies. Entrusted by the world’s leading medical and pharmaceutical companies as well as by emergent start-ups we help our clients envision, develop and deliver their innovations to market. Both ISO 13485 certified and FDA registered our Quality System ensures the breakthrough designs and intellectual property we create improves outcomes and enhances lives.

beclose

BeClose is a privately funded technology startup that promotes safety and wellness for older or disabled individuals who live independently. BeClose leverages its "internet of things" wireless sensors, with intelligent analytics in the cloud, to promote peace-of-mind for caregivers and independence for those they care for. BeClose has been featured in TechCrunch, The New York Times, NPR, USA Today, ABC News, NBC News, and Money Magazine.

grandcareGrandCare is a complete communication, cognition and monitoring technology – designed to keep individuals safe, healthy, happy and independent at home. Using a series of wireless activity (door, temp, motion, bed, etc.) and telewellness (bp, weight) sensors, a care-partner can automatically be notified if anything is amiss. Family can can connect by two way video chat AND send pictures, messages, emails, videos and other communications to an easy-to-use touch monitor in the loved one’s home. Loved ones need ZERO technical experience.

humetrixHumetrix has pioneered the development of innovative consumer-centered IT solutions over the past 15 years, which have been deployed around the world.  The company’s iBlueButton and ICEBlueButton app are the mobile embodiment of the Federal Blue Button initiative launched in 2010 by the Veterans Administration, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the U.S. Department of Defense, now embraced by over 500 organizations and available to more than 100 million Americans.

JiffJiff is a venture-backed, Palo Alto-based technology company that is reinventing healthcare for employees. Using Jiff’s HIPAA-compliant platform, companies can quickly connect their health benefit design and incentives to consumer digital health applications, devices, and services (the digital health marketplace) that employees love. Jiff builds engaging, unique mobile and web experiences for each employer that allows employees to compete or work together towards company-wide health goals. 

MDRevolution_logoMD Revolution is a personalized medicine practice and advisory company specializing in leveraging genomics and mobile health technology to improve health outcomes.

welltokWelltok, Inc. is radically changing how consumers optimize their health and maximize rewards. Welltok's groundbreaking CaféWell Health Optimization Platform organizes the ecosystem of apps, tracking devices, content, communities, wellness and condition management programs for population health managers and creates personalized health itineraries for consumers to drive behavior change. The platform aligns actions and behaviors with the right incentives and rewards to motivate consumers to reach their health goals. Welltok is one of today's best capitalized digital health companies and made headlines for its partnership with IBM to leverage Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities to dialogue with consumers about health activities.

ximedicaXimedica is a full-service product development firm exclusively focused on delivering medical products to market.  Entrusted by the world’s leading medical companies and emergent start-ups, we have the requisite capabilities to help our clients envision, develop and test their innovations.  Both ISO 13485 certified and FDA registered our Quality System ensures the breakthrough designs and intellectual property we create improve outcomes and enhance lives.

Bronze Sponsors

2016eArinThe American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) is the nonprofit organization that manages the regional pool of Internet number resources (i.e. IP addresses) in the US, Canada, and parts of the Caribbean. With no more IPv4 addresses to distribute, ARIN encourages all healthcare companies with a digital presence to deploy IPv6 to make sure they are able to serve customers and clients across the whole Internet not just the old Internet. To learn more visit: http://TeamARIN.net/get6/

2016eneurometrixQuell® is a revolutionary new technology, wearable intensive nerve stimulation (WINS), that delivers 100% drug free, widespread relief from chronic pain and is FDA cleared for 24/7 wear. Quell is clinically proven with 81% reporting improvement in chronic pain and overall health and 67% reporting a reduction in their pain medication use. NeuroMetrix is an innovative healthcare company that develops wearable medical technology & point-of-care tests that help patients and physicians better manage chronic pain, nerve diseases, and sleep disorders. The company was founded as a spinoff from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology in 1996.

spiceboxSpicebox Labs provides turnkey IoT solutions for digital health companies, transforming your ideas into innovative wireless connected products. Our technology enables devices to sense their environment, communicate securely and react instantly - leveraging significant experience in wireless connectivity, security (protecting your users' data with our advanced cryptography), HW/SW integration, UI/UX and related mobile application development to successfully deliver mass-production consumer medical products.

2016eVeraSpriteVeraSprite is a photo-realistic animated avatar speaking in a natural voice. Accurate phonemic-based lip sync uses 13 visemes in voice driven animation implemented as a stacked bitmap on any mobile device. Automatically produced natural language shows. Its characteristic low bandwidth avoids video buffering, yields fast updates and offers friendly viewing in high carrier traffic. The fully automated VeraSprite authoring and publishing technology offers low cost and ease of use in conveying your digital health message.

Strategic Partners

CDHI_4CCDHI at UCSF is a powerhouse of passion and intellect pioneering a new era of precision medicine. To improve health worldwide, CDHI collaborates with innovators from UCSF and beyond to envision, realize and evaluate game-changing digital health technologies. Guided by science, CDHI is boldly innovating the future of healthcare. CDHI works with innovators at UCSF, supporting them with resources and funding to help take ideas to product and impact. CDHI also works with startups and companies at UCSF and beyond looking for consultation or looking to evaluate their product in a clinical environment. Lastly, CDHI brings together innovators, thought leaders, and other partners from the digital health community to foster new connections and ideas.

2015EceaThe Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) unites 2,000 companies within the consumer technology industry. Members tap into valuable and innovative members-only resources: unparalleled market research, networking opportunities with business advocates and leaders, up-to-date educational programs and technical training, exposure in extensive promotional programs, and representation from the voice of the industry.

frostsullivanFrost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, partners with clients to accelerate their growth. The company's TEAM Research, Growth Consulting, and Growth Team Membership™ empower clients to create a growth-focused culture that generates, evaluates, and implements effective growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan employs over 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses, and the investment community from more than 45 offices on six continents. Visit www.frost.com.

KaiseR PermanenteWith its inaugural launch in 2008, the multi million dollar Innovation Fund for Technology at Kaiser Permanente creates freedom and resources for experimentation to foster innovation from the frontlines through funding, fostering and connecting.  Ideas submitted to the Innovation Fund must be new technologies or significant extensions of existing technologies, improve quality or the patient experience, and have a fast-fail milestone achievable in six to nine months with low-dollar investment. The program has been a huge success: In five years, the Innovation Fund has received more than 750 innovation submissions from every corner of KP’s seven regions and every level of Kaiser Permanente employees, nurses, physicians and leadership. 

 

The Blue Button Initiative is a public private partnership that supports consumer engagement in health and healthcare via information technology. It is based at the US Department of Health & Human Services, and has more than 500 participating organizations. 

RockHealthRock Health is powering the future of the digital health ecosystem, bringing together the brightest minds across disciplines to build better solutions. Rock Health funds and supports startups building the next generation of technologies transforming healthcare. Partners include Alexandria Real Estate Equities, BBDO, Boehringer Ingelheim, Fenwick & West, GE, Genentech, Harvard Medical School, Kaiser Permanente, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Mayo Clinic, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Montreux Equity Partners, Ogilvy Public Relations, Qualcomm Life, UnitedHealth Group, and UCSF.

Media Partners

2016eSiliconValleyHealthSV Health is a five thousand member group of health entrepreneurs, technologists and professionals. The group is volunteer run and our events are always free. We meet in Sunnyvale every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Usually about 200-300 show up. Events are free to the community. During the event three startups talk about what they are working on followed by Q&A. Keynote presentation is 20-30 minute talk and 10-15 minute Q&A which is given by an accomplished leader in the industry. The group serves to provide forum and foster Health IT Innovation in the SV area.

StartUp Health2016estartuphealth is a global health innovation company. The StartUp Health Platform, including its Academy, Network and Innovation Fund, is empowering a global network of entrepreneurs and innovators to transform health. StartUp Health has the world’s largest portfolio of digital health companies, at more than 135, from 12 countries and 50 cities. StartUp Health was founded in 2011 by Steven Krein and Unity Stoakes and is chaired by former Time Warner CEO, Jerry Levin. StartUp Health’s notable strategic partners and investors include AARP, AON, Aurora Health Care, California Healthcare Foundation, Steve Case, Cleveland Clinic, Conifer Health Solutions, Mark Cuban, Esther Dyson, Roger Ehrenberg, Brad Feld, GE Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, SeventySix Capital and Stericycle.


2015eHealthTechCapitalHealthTech Capital is a group of private investors dedicated to funding and mentoring new "HealthTech" startups 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 and VCs across public and private sectors. Our expertise extends across medical devices, HIT, technology leveraged services, mobile health and patient engagement. Our goal as a community is to mentor new "HealthTech" companies that decrease healthcare cost and empower patients by leveraging computer and mobility technology

2015ehealth20SVHealth group seeks to support innovators and the transformation of great ideas into useful and sustainable solutions. We meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Plug and Play Tech Center to provide networking space for developers, entrepreneurs and large organizations with an interest in health innovation, mobile health, patient-centered innovation, personal medicine and emerging opportunities in the healthcare industry to come together.

healthtechcapital HealthTech Capital is an ecosystem of private investors, providers, venture capital and industry corporate investors dedicated to funding and mentoring new "HealthTech" startups.

They run the HealthTech Conference on October 14 and 15 in San Mateo, CA which has emerged as the leading conference on how to build successful HealthTech companies with practical and in depth discussions on how emerging companies can grow their innovative products.

Expo Tables

HealariumHealarium is a digital health company delivering a configurable and customizable Platform for patient-focused population health management. It is accessed and used by both patients and care providers, bridging the gap between individual self-monitoring and professional supervision and coaching.  Our health activation toolset integrates personal health information, physician-created care plans, education, interventions, incentives, and web communities that are delivered to users via web and mobile devices. To schedule a presentation, contact Diane Weiner at diane.weiner@healarium.com  

Playground CHAMP

PokitdokPokitDok is the first company to bring e-commerce to healthcare and digitize the business of health through open APIs. Third party developers such as payers, health systems and digital health companies can easily create new apps to streamline the business of health, creating better experiences and bending the cost curve down. These apps provide current cash and reimbursement-based prices for healthcare treatments, real-time eligibility/claims, scheduling across multiple EMRs, and computing/payment tools.

Playground PRO

2015eaudicusAudicus is making it possible for anyone with hearing loss to obtain hearing aids without the inflated cost due to the middleman. By offering high-tech, affordable hearing aids online, we are cutting down stigmas around hearing aids and making them accessible. Since June 2012, we've saved people more than $15 million.

BridgeAt Bridge Design, we’ve focused for more than two decades on designing medical and life sciences products – from handheld to the purely virtual. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 to startups, turn to us for strategic as well as tactical design excellence. As the healthcare industry undergoes seismic change – driven to cut costs while improving patient outcomes – Bridge’s depth of experience gives us insight into the challenges and opportunities facing many in our industry sectors. We partner with device manufacturers, pharmaceutical and life science firms, payers and providers, as well as companies in consumer health and wellness. We relish collaborating with firms in these industries to find solutions that improve lives and business outcomes. www.bridgedesign.com

2015egazzaleyThe Gazzaley lab, established in July 2005, is a cognitive neuroscience research lab at the University of California, San Francisco focused on studying the neural mechanisms of memory, attention and perception, how these processes change with childhood development, normal aging and dementia, and how we might intervene therapeutically to alleviate cognitive deficits.

2015ehealtheheart

A heart attack happens every 34 seconds. Something must be done to find better ways to predict, prevent, monitor, and treat heart disease. Brought about by UCSF in collaboration with the American Heart Association, the Health eHeart Study hopes to find those answers. The study plans to gather more data about heart health from more people than any research study has done before. And use it to develop strategies to prevent and treat all aspects of heart disease. Using the latest gadgets and smartphones to provide the real-life, real-time metrics required to change the game. The team includes experts in cardiology, internal medicine, epidemiology, data technology, informatics, social media, and mobile technology.

2015ehealthloopHealthLoop keeps doctors and patients connected between visits with clinical information that is insightful, actionable, and engaging. HealthLoop automates the routine aspects of care while tracking patient progress and monitoring clinical areas of concern, boosting efficiency, and improving outcomes through patient engagement. For more information on HealthLoop, visit www.healthloop.com.

2015ekinesislogoAt Kinesis Studio, we collaborate to create “Magic in Motion”, producing gesture-based interactive experience for public spaces all over the world. From our SOMA studio in the heart of San Francisco’s creative tech community, our award-winning gestural interaction designers, engineers and storytellers develop a range of proprietary platforms, including immersive wall and floor projections, large LCD screen arrays and multi-touch tables.

Our work can be found in museums, hospitals, trade shows, sports venues, airports and other branded environments. Notable clients and installations include the Nemours/DuPont Hospital for Children, the UCSF Benioff Hospital, Google, James Cameron’s Avatar Exhibition, the London and Beijing Olympics, the Boston Museum of Science, the California Academy of Sciences, Sony Corporation, Coca-Cola, and many others.

2015emillimanMilliman is one of the leading experts in healthcare financing and delivery. We advise clients on a wide range of issues — from assessing the impact of healthcare reform on organizations or populations to streamlining operations while advancing the quality of patient care. Our consulting work is supported by a powerful toolkit of data analytics solutions and informed by the most trusted, comprehensive set of cost guidelines in the industry.

2015eRacesafeRaceSafe uses web and mobile apps to provide a health management system for medical teams at sports events. RaceSafe serves the largest events in the US such as the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series and The Special Olympics World Games 2015. RaceSafe was founded by a sports medicine physician from UCSF who wanted to provide better care for everyday athletes.

 

 

2015esplitsecndsplitsecnd is the most affordable, simple and effective portable plug-in vehicle connectivity device on the market. Designed to simply plug into the 12V lighter outlet in any car, splitsecnd can detect a crash, connect you to a live operator, send help to your location, and notify your emergency contact in an instant. Perfect for seniors, teens, and drivers of all ages, splitsecnd uses airbag sensor technology to activate the emergency response system on impact, calling for help even if you can’t respond; it can also be activated manually in the event of a 9-1-1 emergency or roadside breakdown. And with comprehensive trip analytics and GPS capabilities, splitsecnd lets you track routes, encourage good driving habits and even find your parked car. splitsecnd keeps up with you and your family on the road no matter where you are, what you drive, or what the situation. No cell phone required.

Supporting Sponsors

Frost & Sullivan2016sFrost, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today's market participants. For more than 50 years, we have been developing growth strategies for the global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the investment community. Is your organization prepared for the next profound wave of industry convergence, disruptive technologies, increasing competitive intensity, Mega Trends, breakthrough best practices, changing customer dynamics and emerging economies? Contact us: Start the discussion

2016ecdhi-9CDHI at UCSF is a powerhouse of passion and intellect pioneering a new era of precision medicine. To improve health worldwide, CDHI collaborates with innovators from UCSF and beyond to envision, realize and evaluate game-changing digital health technologies. Guided by science, CDHI is boldly innovating the future of healthcare. CDHI works with innovators at UCSF, supporting them with resources and funding to help take ideas to product and impact. CDHI also works with startups and companies at UCSF and beyond looking for consultation or looking to evaluate their product in a clinical environment. Lastly, CDHI brings together innovators, thought leaders, and other partners from the digital health community to foster new connections and ideas.