June 14th

Venue: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
3501 Arrowhead Dr, Las Cruces, NM 88001
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HealthAssembly brings together changemakers in digital health technology, provides a platform for entrepreneurs to connect with funders, partners and customers, and fosters a broad community discussion on cutting-edge trends.

 

HealthAssembly is the culminating event of HealthSprint, a  five-month digital health technology accelerator, powered by New Mexico Gas Company.

Who Should Attend

Industry / Community / Media

Get an inside look at the up-and-coming trends and startups at the forefront of the digital health revolution

Investors

Meet the most promising new digital health startups across New Mexico

Entrepreneurs

Connect with investors, potential partners and customers. Plus, have the chance to give a 60-second pitch during the open mic section.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Ries Robinson

Ries Robinson is an engineer, doctor, inventor and entrepreneur. He is well known for his creative/disruptive ideas, his inexhaustible tenacity, and his ability to collaborate with the best minds in the industry.

Robinson is the Chief Innovation Officer at Presbyterian Healthcare Services and Chief Executive Officer of Medici Technologies.  He has more than 20 years of experience in the field of noninvasive optical measurements, and he has raised over $160 million in corporate partnerships and VC financings.  Robinson is the founder of Inlight Solutions, VeraLight, Luminous Medical, TruTouch Technologies, Lumidigm Inc. and Rodin Scientific, and has authored over 40 U.S. patents.

Robinson’s current focus is improving patient access in New Mexico with a passion for using wearable technology to achieve healthcare’s triple goal of better patient experience, improved outcomes, and decreased expense.

Dr. Robinson holds bachelors and masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and a medical degree from the University New Mexico School of Medicine.

Michael B. Jackson

Michael Jackson (“MJ”) is the Business Leader for Public Health and US Elections at Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he leads an agile team that commercializes industry-specific cloud offerings for highly regulated environments, and addresses the unique needs of mission-driven stakeholders.

As a serial “intrepreneur,” MJ previously served as General Manager of Consumer Health at Intel Corporation; and Director of Public Sector & Health Strategy at Adobe Systems, where he established new lines of business and led the commercialization of digital solutions currently trusted to help power federal, state, and commercial Health Benefits Exchanges in over 30 US states.

A Baltimore native, MJ earned an MBA and a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, from the University of Baltimore. He is also a proud veteran of the US Coast Guard and serves on the Board of Directors at Health Care for the Homeless in Baltimore, MD.

The Event at a Glance

10:00 AM

Registration

10:30 AM

Opening Remarks

10:40 AM

What’s Shaping DigiHealth: The Global Outlook for Innovation

Keynote: Michael B. Jackson (“MJ”), Business Leader for Public Health and US Elections at Amazon Web Services

11:15 AM

The Needs of Industry

Panelists will discuss current and future needs of the healthcare industry for digital technologies, and provide insights into how entrepreneurs can best create the visibility they need to move their technologies to the marketplace.

Moderator: Faz Bashi, Chair for Digital Health & Sciences at Life Science Angels and Board of Directors at Angel Capital Association and Partner at CAIDence Care Consulting

Panelists:

  • IBM Watson Health*
  • Mylena Walker, Director of Product Planning and Cost Optimization at Cardinal Health
  • James Corbett, Senior Vice President at Centura Health
  • Steve Young, Director of Research and Clinical Trials at TriCore Reference Laboratories
  • Duke Rodriguez, President and CEO at Ultra Health

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

Open Mic Showcase

Sponsored by TriCore Reference Laboratories

60-second pitches. HealthTech startups from the Southwest will be selected to give pitches in a rapid-fire format.

1:20 PM

Fireside Chat: An Entrepreneurial Experience

Moderator: Scott Maloney, Chief Innovator at NMSU Arrowhead Center

Entrepreneur: Anthony Dohrmann, CEO at Electronic Caregiver and LaserShield Security

1:50 PM

Digital Health-Tech Funding Options

Panelists will address opportunities for digital health entrepreneurs and startups to seek funding at Friends & Family, Angel, and Venture Capital levels, and discuss alternative opportunities for boot-strapping funds in the early stages.

Moderator: Ries Robinson, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Panelists: 

  • Brad Gordon, CEO at Boundary Ventures LLC
  • Faz Bashi, Chair for Digital Health & Sciences at Life Science Angels and Board of Directors at Angel Capital Association and Partner at CAIDence Care Consulting
  • Beto Pallares, President and CEO at Joseph Advisory Services
  • JLABS*

2:30 PM

Break

2:45 PM

Innovation Spotlight: HealthSprint

Sponsored by UltraHealth

7-minute pitches from the stars of HealthSprint. A unique opportunity to hear presentations from the HealthSprint cohort, the Southwest’s most compelling early-stage startups in digital health.

BeneTrkr                            Michael G Smith

Care Companion              Tiara Grant

De Las Mias                       Sada Naegelin

RadPhysics                        Ed Kline

SANEsuite                         Marsha Battee

VisionQuest i-Rx              Simon Barriga

Zhennovate                       Di Ye

3:45 PM

Regional Needs and Approach to Digital Health Opportunities 

Closing Keynote: Ries Robinson, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at Presbyterian Healthcare Services

4:30 PM

Investment Presentation and Reception

Join us for the presentation of $20,000 investment in one HealthSprint venture, a tour of the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, and an opportunity to network with like-minded individuals.

Open Mic

HealthAssembly invites digital health startups from the Southwest to apply to pitch executives, investors, media, government, entrepreneurs, and other ecosystem contributors. We know entrepreneurs need to be judicious with their time. If you are going to pitch, pitch wisely and pitch to the right people. If you are developing something in the digital health space, regardless of business maturity, presenting at this event will be time well spent.

Up to ten startups will be selected to give 60-second pitches to describe their venture and what additional skills and help they are looking for from the healthcare, technology, academic, and entrepreneurial community.  Stay for the reception afterwards and connect with this network.

Registration fees will be waived for Open Mic presenters.  Space is limited and submissions must be received by June 4th at midnight.

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Burrell College

HealthAssembly will be held at the new Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine,

Located in Arrowhead Park on the New Mexico State University Campus.

Address:   3501 Arrowhead Drive, Las Cruces, NM, 88011

Directions from I-25:  Take the University Exit, and head west.  Turn left on Triviz Drive, and follow it around to the stop sign at Wells Drive.  Turn right on Wells, and then left into the Burrell College entrance.

Directions from I-10:  Take the University Exit, and head east.  Turn right on Triviz Drive, and follow it around to the stop sign at Wells Drive.  Turn right on Wells, and then left into the Burrell College entrance

Parking is available in the front, east of the building, as well as in another lot on the south side.

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