2015 NECINA Annual Conference To Focus on Digital Health

Boston, June 5, 2015, — The annual conference of NECINA will be held on June 13 at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 93 Worcester St., Wellesley, MA 02481. This year’s conference will provide attendees with insight into the great opportunities provided in healthcare by sharing the expertise of leaders in investment, technology research, development and implementation, how to navigate the new laws and policies affecting the sector, and how to advance your career effectively with the best practices in business leadership.
NECINA President Ben Tao speaks at NECINA annual conference in June 2014(file photo).

  • In 2014, $4.1BN was invested in digital health, which is about 20% of the US economy.
  • Predictive analytics for health, greater efficiencies in providing care, and more consumer choice in living healthier life are creating new opportunities.
  • Entrepreneurs and innovative global companies are all tapping into innovation in healthcare.
  • Our renown speakers will be sharing insights into investment, technology research, development and implementation, how to navigate the new laws and policies affecting the sector.
  • Don’t miss the chance to witness and be a part of the teacher-student reunion among our speakers Jim Sabin and YiDing Yu!

Maayan Wenderow of EarlySense will discuss how the research and development of world-class signal processing technology in Israel led to the patient monitoring and predictive analytics company EarlySense.
Keynote Speech: “How EarlySense Technology Transformed Patient Monitoring in Hospitals Worldwide”

YiDing Yu of Twiage is a physician and entrepreneur who took her passion for medicine, design and technology to found Twiage, an advanced cloud-based platform that help save patients’ lives by changing how ambulances and emergency rooms share data.

Oleg Uritsky of Helge Capital is an investor and entrepreneur with great expertise in healthcare, real estate and transportation sectors. Some of the successful investments he conducted were in eSight, InfoBionic, Precision Health Media and Corbus Pharmaceuticals.
Keynote Speech: “Understanding Markets and Regulation for Successful Investing in Healthcare”
Jim Sabin is the Director of Ethics Program at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC) and the faculty of Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School/Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. He had been conducting ethics meetings on new healthcare technology for HPHC.
John Henry Silva, one of the MedTechBoston’s 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators. Silva is the conference co-organizer and the moderator of the panel discussion. As a New Business Developer at Tufts Health Plan, Silva is focused on navigating through a tough insurance landscape. Silva is also Managing Partner at Genesis Capital Group, executing private placement investments in early-stage health technology companies.



http://bit.ly/necina2015 (Early Bird ends 6/6)

Check out conference agenda, speakers’ bio on our registration site.

Conference Organizer

John Silva, john.henry.silva@necina.org
John Wang, john.wang@necina.org