On the agenda for INVEST Digital Health virtual Day 1: Hospital innovation and startups for chronic …Innovation

INVEST Digital Health virtual kicks off today and runs through September 25. At MedCity INVEST Digital Health virtualyou’ll hear from leading physician executives, payers, active investors and the most promising digital health startups aiming to solve some of healthcare’s greatest challenges.

Click here to see agenda for the week.

On the agenda today, Arundhati Parmar, MedCity editor in chief opens up the conference at 12:15 pm.

At 12:30-1:30 there is a panel discussion, How Hospital Innovation is Changing Amidst a Pandemic. Arundhati will moderate and speakers will include:

  • , Chief Digital Officer, Mayo Clinic and
  • , Chief Analytics and Care Innovation Officer, M Health Fairview

From 3:30-5pm, our startup contest Pitch Perfect will spotlight a group of five finalists targeting chronic conditions and value based care. They will present to a group of investor judges who include:

  • , System Vice President for Strategic Innovation, CommonSpirit Health
  • , Principal, Flare Capital
  • , Managing Director, Innovation, UnityPoint Health Ventures

Here are the startups:

Cerestil Health has expertise in virtual care for seniors with cognitive impairment (e.g., dementia, stroke, Parkinson’s disease). Its digital health programs engage members with cognitive impairment through their family caregivers to improve family caregiver effectiveness. The programs also use predictive analytics to reduce hospitalizations and costs for members, and increase quality of life for caregivers and members.

CEO: Dirk Soenksen

Headquarters: Carlsbad, CA

Current Health developed an AI-enabled remote patient management platform to help deliver better, more proactive healthcare. Its FDA-cleared platform continuously monitors certain vital signs and augments this data with medical devices to capture a broad picture of human health and the patient’s symptoms. The technology is designed to help identify those at risk of disease and proactively alert physicians to potential issues, driving earlier?intervention and treatment.

CEO: Christopher McCann

Headquarters: Boston, MA

Lighter Health is a personalized, digital health and nutrition coaching intervention program designed to address chronic disease risk through the adoption of plant-based nutrition programs and clinically-proven health principles.

CEO: Anuj Patel

Headquarters: Cambridge, MA

Limbix is building prescription digital therapeutics to treat adolescent mental health disorders. Its first product, Limbix Spark, is an app designed to treat adolescent depression, a leading cause of disability in youth and a serious public health.

CEO: Ben Lewis

Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

myBiometry is developing a platform to monitor/manage patients with chronic disease using biomarker data from proprietary sensors and ML to identify patients at risk of treatment failure. The company pairs this with clinical oversight, education and coaching to help patients to better manage their disease. The initial focus is asthma where treatment failure occurs in over 11.5 million U.S. patients annually. A single use, disposable sensor and device to track a clinically established biomarker of inflammation in breath is under development.

CEO: Bryan Nolan

Headquarters: Boston, MA

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