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)
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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Wellville is a national nonprofit project to demonstrate the value of investing in health. We generate real-world evidence by supporting multi-sector teams in five U.S. communities over 10 years, and then share what we learn to inspire other communities and promote national change.
Founded by angel investor Esther Dyson and led by health-impact innovator Rick Brush, Wellville supports its communities the way a business accelerator helps startups. Each Wellville community receives a dedicated advisor to help them develop strong leadership teams and implement approaches that are responsive to changing conditions. Most important, we help Wellville communities demonstrate value to attract the kind of collaboration and investment needed to scale, spread and sustain impact over time.
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Halo Neuroscience develops neurotechnology to unlock human potential. Our first product, Halo Sport, applies transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to the motor cortex during athletic training, resulting in accelerated gains in strength, endurance, and skill. Halo Sport is now live with teams and athletes from the U.S. military, Olympics, NFL, NBA MLB, and the NCAA. Our long-term goal is to build a suite of Halo products that will use neurostimulation to optimize both human performance and human health. The company was founded in 2013, is based in San Francisco and has raised $27M in venture funding from top tier firms such as TPG, Lux Capital and Andreessen Horowitz.
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Hi.Q's mission is to measure and increase the health literacy of the world.
To achieve this mission we created Health IQ, the first comprehensive test that measures how health conscious a person is. The iOS app includes more than 10,000 experiential questions across 300 unique topic areas, certified by 30+ experts from various fields of medicine, nutrition and exercise, and calibrated with an audience of 250,000 individuals to determine which health facts and skills are the most important to long-term health maintenance.
Joined Vator onSeth Serxner is the chief health officer and senior vice president of population health at Optum. He has more than 25 years of experience in health and productivity management and has published more than 40 articles and chapters.