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Monday, April 2
 

3:00pm CDT

Hospital Innovation: The Future of Healthcare
***ATTENDEES: Please bring a government issued ID in order to access the space at Factory Six03.

What will healthcare look like in 10 years? What’s the difference between healthcare and "sickcare?" Who will be responsible for managing your health? In this session we will look into all of these questions and more as we discuss the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare and what you can expect to see taking shape across the next decade.

Moderators
avatar for Loren Bolton

Loren Bolton

Health Wildcatters
Loren Bolton is a Dallas/Fort Worth-based public relations professional. His expertise in media relations, strategic planning and digital marketing has aided government organizations, non-profits, commercial real estate companies and transportation. Bolton is a 2012 emerald eagle... Read More →
avatar for Shawn Shinneman

Shawn Shinneman

Online Managing Editor, D Magazine
Shawn Shinneman is the Editor of D CEO Healthcare and a Senior Editor for D CEO Magazine. A former newspaper reporter and then tech writer for the Dallas Business Journal, Shinneman now covers the business of healthcare in North Texas’ booming market. He has an MA from the University... Read More →
avatar for Hubert Zajicek

Hubert Zajicek

CEO, Health Wildcatters
Hubert Zajicek, MD, MBA, is CEO & Co-founder of Health Wildcatters, a nationally ranked healthcare seed fund & accelerator in Dallas, TX. Health Wildcatters provides mentorship, capital and guidance to healthcare startups. Dr. Zajicek has extensive experience with startups and is... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Matthew Chambers

Matthew Chambers

Matthew has been Chief Information Officer of Baylor Scott & White Health, the largestnot-for- profit healthcare system in Texas, since our organization was formed from themerger of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare in 2013. He isresponsible for designing and... Read More →
avatar for Suresh Gunasekaran

Suresh Gunasekaran

As Vice President and Chief of Operations for the UT Southwestern Health System, Suresh Gunasekaran, MBA, leads the administrative and operational functions of the physician practice and shared services of the Health System, including strategic planning, revenue cycle, and accountable... Read More →
avatar for Julie Hall-Barrow

Julie Hall-Barrow

Dr. Julie Hall-Barrow is the vice president of virtual health and innovation at Children’s Health, the leading pediatric health system in North Texas. Since joining Children’s Health in October 2015, Dr. Hall-Barrow has strategically guided the system’s use of technology to... Read More →


Monday April 2, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
Factory Six03 - Floor 8 603 Munger Ave, Dallas, TX 75202

4:00pm CDT

Innovative Approaches to Chronic Disease Management
***ATTENDEES: Please bring a government issued ID in order to access the space at Factory Six03.

Chronic diseases and conditions are the most common, costly, and preventable of all health problems. Join us in a candid conversation with local health care industry experts as they discuss the chronic diseases that have the highest impact on North Texas and how innovative approaches can help offer solutions for health care providers, employers and individuals.

Moderators
avatar for Summer Wright Collins

Summer Wright Collins

Divisional Vice President of Design + Innovation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas
Summer Wright Collins is the Divisional Vice President of Design + Innovation at the C1 Innovation Lab. Summer directly manages the design team and oversees the operations within the lab, which creates health care solutions for the business needs of national employers served by Blue... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Kaylan Hearne

Kaylan Hearne

Lead Benefits Consultant of Health & Welfare Design, AT&T
Kaylan Hearne is a Lead Benefits Strategy Consultant at AT&T and has been in the role for two years. Her primary responsibilities include designing non-medical benefits programs such as dental, vision, life, disability, as well as the incentive and surcharge strategy. Kaylan is one... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Bharath Thankavel

Dr. Bharath Thankavel

Medical Director of Value Based Care, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
Dr. Bharath Thankavel is a physician leader who is eager to help make the health care system work better through the use of value based care. As medical director of value based care at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX), Dr. Thankavel is well positioned to make a difference... Read More →
avatar for Steve Wardle

Steve Wardle

CEO and Co-Founder, Iris Plans
Steve is an entrepreneur and technology innovator who co-founded Iris Plans in 2015 to improve the quality of life for people living with serious illness. After beginning his career in investment banking, Steve transitioned to digital finance where he helped extend access to financial... Read More →


Monday April 2, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Factory Six03 - Floor 8 603 Munger Ave, Dallas, TX 75202

4:45pm CDT

Happy Hour and Tour of HCSC C1 Innovation Lab
***ATTENDEES: Please bring a government issued ID in order to access the space at Factory Six03.

Join for a tour of the BCBS Innovation lab in the West End and stay for a happy hour and light bites.  

Monday April 2, 2018 4:45pm - 5:30pm CDT
Factory Six03 - Floor 8 603 Munger Ave, Dallas, TX 75202
 
Tuesday, April 3
 

3:00pm CDT

Healthcare Funding as Told by the Investor
In this session we’ve assembled a panel to discuss investments in health startups. Each panelist is an expert in the field with either a background in angel investing, venture capital or private equity. By the end of this session you will learn what investors are looking for based upon the stage of your startup. For the first hour we will hear from the investor. In the second hour, feel free to hang out and meet many of the health startups from the Dallas area.

Moderators
avatar for Loren Bolton

Loren Bolton

Health Wildcatters
Loren Bolton is a Dallas/Fort Worth-based public relations professional. His expertise in media relations, strategic planning and digital marketing has aided government organizations, non-profits, commercial real estate companies and transportation. Bolton is a 2012 emerald eagle... Read More →
avatar for Hubert Zajicek

Hubert Zajicek

CEO, Health Wildcatters
Hubert Zajicek, MD, MBA, is CEO & Co-founder of Health Wildcatters, a nationally ranked healthcare seed fund & accelerator in Dallas, TX. Health Wildcatters provides mentorship, capital and guidance to healthcare startups. Dr. Zajicek has extensive experience with startups and is... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Joe Beard

Joe Beard

Partner, Perot Jain, LP
Joe Beard is currently a Partner at Perot Jain, L.P., an early stagefocused venture capital firm, where he is responsible for managingexisting portfolio assets and deploying capital into new investmentopportunities.Prior to joining Perot Jain, Joe spent approximately ten years as... Read More →
avatar for JR Garcia

JR Garcia

Principal, Green Park & Golf Ventures
Mr. Garcia joined Green Park & Golf Ventures in June 2011. As a Principal of the firm, he is responsible for sourcing and evaluating startup and early-stage investments in the healthcare and technology sectors, performing due diligence, and portfolio company and fund management. Mr... Read More →
avatar for Kerry Rupp

Kerry Rupp

General Partner, True Wealth Ventures
Kerry Rupp is a General Partner at True Wealth Ventures, a new early-stage venturecapital fund investing in women-led businesses in the sustainable consumer andconsumer health sectors. In addition, Kerry provides innovation & strategy consultingthrough her DisRuppt practice, leveraging... Read More →


Tuesday April 3, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Health Wildcatters 1910 Pacific Ave, Ste 20000, Dallas, TX 75201
 
Wednesday, April 4
 

10:00am CDT

Relentless Focus on Your Audience: A Healthcare Startup PR and Marketing Primer
In this session, leading industry experts will share how health tech entrepreneurs and startups can strategize, roll out tacts and maximize ROI with smart marketing and PR activities. As the industry continues to become more competitive, our intent is to provide entrepreneurs the insights and best practices to harness the power of PR and marketing themselves without hiring an agency.

Moderators
avatar for Loren Bolton

Loren Bolton

Health Wildcatters
Loren Bolton is a Dallas/Fort Worth-based public relations professional. His expertise in media relations, strategic planning and digital marketing has aided government organizations, non-profits, commercial real estate companies and transportation. Bolton is a 2012 emerald eagle... Read More →
avatar for Hubert Zajicek

Hubert Zajicek

CEO, Health Wildcatters
Hubert Zajicek, MD, MBA, is CEO & Co-founder of Health Wildcatters, a nationally ranked healthcare seed fund & accelerator in Dallas, TX. Health Wildcatters provides mentorship, capital and guidance to healthcare startups. Dr. Zajicek has extensive experience with startups and is... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jon Stone

Jon Stone

Managing Account Supervisor, Ketchum
Jon Stone is a seasoned public relations professional who has led teams across sectors including medical devices, biotechnology, genetic testing, payers and providers and B2B enterprise technology. He has in-depth experience guiding communications programs that drive earned media... Read More →
avatar for Jack Vance

Jack Vance

VP and Director of Analytics, Ketchum
When it comes to the numbers, Jack is a natural. He has the math degrees from Appalachian State University and North Carolina State University to prove it. He also has developed quite the knack for analyzing data sets with a specific focus on campaign optimization and real-time pricing... Read More →


Wednesday April 4, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Health Wildcatters 1910 Pacific Ave, Ste 20000, Dallas, TX 75201

4:00pm CDT

Launching and Scaling Healthcare Startups
Healthcare innovation is accelerating due to industry and patient demand for improved quality, access and costs. Listen to 4 innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists discuss the unmet market opportunities they saw that encouraged them to leave great jobs to launch their vision. Learn how they took their ideas and scaled them into disruptive enterprises.

Moderators
avatar for Loren Bolton

Loren Bolton

Health Wildcatters
Loren Bolton is a Dallas/Fort Worth-based public relations professional. His expertise in media relations, strategic planning and digital marketing has aided government organizations, non-profits, commercial real estate companies and transportation. Bolton is a 2012 emerald eagle... Read More →
avatar for Hunter Howard

Hunter Howard

Founder & President, Hormone Therapeutics
Has founded three successful HealthTech companies, following Fortune 100 experience, focusing on using technology to improve care access and quality while reducing costs. He built a 900 member medical billing company he sold to a PE firm and now has a national telemedicine platform... Read More →
avatar for Hubert Zajicek

Hubert Zajicek

CEO, Health Wildcatters
Hubert Zajicek, MD, MBA, is CEO & Co-founder of Health Wildcatters, a nationally ranked healthcare seed fund & accelerator in Dallas, TX. Health Wildcatters provides mentorship, capital and guidance to healthcare startups. Dr. Zajicek has extensive experience with startups and is... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jean Anne Booth

Jean Anne Booth

Founder, UnaliWear
A serial entrepreneur, Jean Anne started UnaliWear for her mother after selling previous startups to Texas Instruments and Apple.Jean Anne was the founder of Luminary Micro, the creators of the Stellaris microcontroller platform and the first to market with ARM Cortex-M3-based microcontroller... Read More →
avatar for Mel Gunawardena

Mel Gunawardena

Founder & CEO, Synergen
Mel has founded four HealthTech companies focusing and a distinguished career in telecom and international business. He has built two large Revenue Cycle management companies headquartered in Dallas with operational teams in Sri Lanka. He also has a technology labs company and clean... Read More →
avatar for Steve Mooney

Steve Mooney

CEO, Conifer Health Solutions
In 2008 Steve led the team to spin Conifer out of the Tenet Healthcare system back-office as a separate company he has led ever since. Conifer Health Solutions is a healthcare services company partnering with more than 800 clients to strengthen their financial and clinical performance... Read More →
avatar for William Short

William Short

CEO, Acressa & Ameriflex
William is the CEO and owner of Ameriflex, founded Accresa in 2015 and wrote 127 Grains that highlights the truths behind healthcare delivery in the US and worldwide. Accresa’s innovative payments platform connects physicians, patients, and employers to enable seamless delivery... Read More →


Wednesday April 4, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Health Wildcatters 1910 Pacific Ave, Ste 20000, Dallas, TX 75201
 
Thursday, April 5
 

7:30am CDT

Pulse Breakfast: The Use of Blockchain Technology in Healthcare
You’ve likely heard the term blockchain technology, especially in discussions around cryptocurrency. However, blockchain is rapidly building a strong case for its use in healthcare to protect patient data. In this session our experts will share what exactly blockchain is and how it is being applied in healthcare currently and the future applications of blockchain technology. Bagels and coffee will be served at 7:30 a.m. and the session will begin promptly at 8 a.m.

Moderators
avatar for Loren Bolton

Loren Bolton

Health Wildcatters
Loren Bolton is a Dallas/Fort Worth-based public relations professional. His expertise in media relations, strategic planning and digital marketing has aided government organizations, non-profits, commercial real estate companies and transportation. Bolton is a 2012 emerald eagle... Read More →
avatar for Hubert Zajicek

Hubert Zajicek

CEO, Health Wildcatters
Hubert Zajicek, MD, MBA, is CEO & Co-founder of Health Wildcatters, a nationally ranked healthcare seed fund & accelerator in Dallas, TX. Health Wildcatters provides mentorship, capital and guidance to healthcare startups. Dr. Zajicek has extensive experience with startups and is... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jon Clark

Jon Clark

IT Principal, Cigna
Jon Clark is an IT Principal with Cigna who works on Innovation R&D projects. Over the last couple of years he has spent significant time in hands-on research regarding the use of Blockchain in the healthcare segment. Jon has a passion for getting people to think differently about... Read More →


Thursday April 5, 2018 7:30am - 9:00am CDT
Health Wildcatters 1910 Pacific Ave, Ste 20000, Dallas, TX 75201