Category: Events

May 05

Digital Health Innovation Forum

Digital health is a red hot area for investors. In 2016, over $13 billion was invested in digital health startups. Like the Space Needle, “digital health” always seems modern. But in the US, the digitization of the health sector has been underway for decades.  In January, Lisa Suennen predicted that “we will soon see an end to the term …

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Sep 14

Patient Engagement: Insights from the Open Notes Movement

Sharing clinician visit notes with patients can be a provocative way of promoting patient engagement.  The Seattle Health Innovators’ forum October 3rd will feature these leaders from the Open Notes movement discussing lessons from their experience implementing this innovation: Joann Elmore, MD, MPH Professor of Medicine at the UW School of Medicine and practicing attending physician …

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Mar 28

Innovation in Primary Care

The healthcare delivery system is slowly adapting to the modern consumer. It also faces relentless pressure from those who pay the lions’ share of healthcare costs- employers, health insurance organizations, and taxpayers. This is a hard combination of customers to please. One one hand are consumers who want easy, convenient, affordable access to a deep network …

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Feb 19

The future of health innovation

Health and healthcare is a $3 trillion industry in the US and is growing faster than the GDP because of an aging population and from advances in health technology that make it possible to live longer and more productive lives. It is an industry in transition. Billions are being invested in new approaches to improving …

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Dec 17

Meet the Seattle Health Innovators of the Year- 2015

The Seattle Health Innovators Forum held its Holiday Party and Awards Night December 9, 2015 at the SURF Incubator in the Wells Fargo Center, attended by about 70 participants. This event brought a festive conclusion to an eventful year in the health innovation community in Western Washington. The community of innovators here is local but the …

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Jul 24

Seattle Health Innovation Forum on Precision Medicine July 29th

In the July 29th Health Innovation Forum we’ll hear from leaders from two Seattle-based firms on the forefront of this revolutionary approach to health.  Precision Medicine is defined by the NIH as “ an emerging approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person. “  …

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May 06

Population Health Management Innovation Forum

The June 2, 2015 Seattle Health Innovation Meetup will focus on Population Health Management Innovation and will be held at the Cambia Grove in downtown Seattle from 5:30-8:00. So what is Population Health Management (PHM), and how is innovation driving improvements in its practice? PHM can be defined as managing the health outcomes of a group of individuals, …

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Feb 24

Meet the people behind your telehealth screen

Telehealth is a rapidly growing market opportunity that can improve the patient experience, lower costs, and improve quality of care on a global scale. The Seattle Health Innovation meetup, March 5, 2015 from 5:30pm-7:30pm, will feature a panel of experts on Telehealth implementation, including smartphone apps for patients with chronic diseases and video technology for primary care visits …

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Feb 12

Medical innovation: from research lab to sustainable clinical practice

Our May forum is an opportunity to meet leading innovators and hear about their work to take advances from research labs into clinical use and commercial success. Join us in downtown Seattle on May 6, 2014 from 5:30pm-8:00pm. This is the next step in our efforts to bring people together from different health sectors and …

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Dec 13

A Conversation with Seattle’s Disruptive Healthcare Non-Profits

A biometric platform for telemedicine in Sierra Leone and a concierge medical clinic in South Seattle were the topics of discussion at this month’s joint Health Innovators/Seattle Health 2.0 holiday event. Pictured are Jessica Chao, co-founder of Seattle Health Innovators,  David Kwok of HopeCentral , Donte Parks VP of Culture for Substantial,  and Michael Olberg, …

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