Innovators and adopters talk about new technologies being adopted that drive healthy habits

Kristin Karaoglu · January 24, 2019 · Short URL:

At #splashxinventhealth, Esther Dyson, Munjal Shah, Execs from Optum, Kaiser, HP, Crossover Health

Innovators and providers/payers talk about new technologies and frameworks being adopted that drive consumers toward healthy habits. At #splashxinventhealth Vitality: Lifestyle as a Drug we discussed what are some success stories? What are the challenges to behavior modification when often there is no immediate evidence of the benefits? Are data helping payers evaluate risk and liability as they consider new practices and technologies?

Archana Dubey (Global Medical Director, HP) and  Frances A. Ayalasomayajula (Senior Manager, Worldwide Healthcare, HP) moderated the discussion. Panelists are Esther Dyson (Executive Founder, Wellville; Angel investor), Hemalee Patel (Lifestyle Medicine Physician, Crossover Health / Facebook), Munjal Shah(CEO & Co-founder, Health IQ), David Utley (President & CEO, Carrot), Seth Serxner (Chief Health Officer and Senior Vice President of Population Health, UnitedHealthcare Optum), Pankaj Vij (Kaiser Lifestyle Medicine, President - American College of Lifestyle Medicine), Daniel Chao (CEO, Halo Neuroscience)

Thanks to HP and Vator for hosting the event. Thanks to HP for being the main sponsor and thanks to our other sponsors: Avison YoungAdvsrStratpoint and Scrubbed

NOTE: Save the date, our next salon is on Mental and Behavioral Health. Date is April 4, 2019. UCSF at Mission Bay in San Francisco. Speakers include Aydin Senkut (Felicis), Sonia Arrison (Author, 100 Plus), Dr. Archana Dubey (Global Medical Director, HP), Bambi Francisco Roizen (CEO, Vator), Mark Goldstein (Chairman, UCSF HealthHub). 

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