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You are Invited to the Innovation Showcase of the Chicago 2015 Health Venture Fair.


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Health Investment & Financing, and Board Trust LLC are excited to invite you to the Chicago 2015 Health Venture Fair: Innovation Showcase hosted by American Hospital Association (AHA). The Innovation Showcase is part of the Health Venture Fair which takes place during the 39th World Hospital Congress of the International Hospital Federation (IHF) which is hosted by American Hospital Association (AHA) from October 6-8, 2015 at the Crystal Ballroom at Chicago Hyatt Regency Hotel (151 East Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL).

The Innovation Showcase provides Companies with an opportunity to showcase their products, build brand awareness, and generate sales with C-Suite executives from hospitals, purchasers, trade organizations, industry visionaries, government official and others.

It provides Hospital Executives with an opportunity to discover new and innovative approaches to on-line mobile payment systems, hospital infection control, patient engagement and disruptive new technologies. They will learn how some of these new solutions can improve their bottom line, provide higher quality care, and be more responsive to consumers, all aimed at expanding market share and revenues. 

The Drive for Transformation in Hospital Sector 

The 39th World Hospital Congress (IHF 2015) brings together Healthcare professionals from around the world, including key decision makers, investors and market leading health professionals, Hospital owners and Healthcare providers. Click Here to see Video about the Congress and Click Here for the full program of the Congress.

Healthcare is the largest, fastest growing, and most complex industry in the world. The U.S. healthcare system accounts for almost $3 trillion in annual expenditures, which is over 17% of its nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). According to economists in the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), spending is projected to grow at an annual average rate of 5.8% through 2020, which is well above nation’s projected GDP growth. By 2020, healthcare spending is projected to exceed $4.5 trillion. The rest of the OECD and most emerging economies face similar challenges. 

Despite its size and growth trajectory, the healthcare industry is plagued with large-scale problems and inefficiencies that are prompting a massive transformation in how care is accessed, delivered, and reimbursed. 

These challenges confronting healthcare have created opportunities for companies with innovative new technologies and disruptive business process innovation to service delivery to make a major contribution to the cost, outcomes and patient satisfaction in the health sector throughout the world. 

The International Hospital Federation is committed to helping address these challenges throughout the hospitals sector in its member countries. 

Objectives of the Chicago 2015 Health Venture Fair: Innovation Showcase 

The Innovation Showcase Track of the Chicago 2015 Health Venture Fair provides a unique opportunity for presenting companies to showcase their solutions to senior C Suite level executives from the hospital sector and other services providers in the health sector who will attend the event. Click Here for a special message from the President of the American Hospital Association about the 39 Congress. 

Format of Session

The format of the Innovation Showcase part of the Chicago 2015 Health Venture Fair is a series of “fireside discussions” on specific topics that are of particular interest to senior hospital managers in the context of the Affordable Health Care Act and other recent reforms: 

1. A vision on the role of innovation in information systems in the new healthcare environment
2. How to manage the risk and rewards associated with the new accountable care organizations
3. How to deal with the risk of penalties linked to Hospital Acquired Infections
4. How to minimize the loss of revenues from incorrect billing and bad claims.
 

Agenda Overview

2:00 to 2:30 pm – Opening Remarks (Vision on Innovation)
2:30 to 5:30 pm – Innovation Showcase (Companies and Industry Thought Leaders)
5:30 to 6:00 pm – Closing Panel
6:00 to 8:00 pm – VIP Reception and Award Ceremony 

Presenting Companies in Special Session on Medical Banking 

12 companies will be selected for the Innovative Showcase. Other companies working on innovative solutions to the leadership challenges faced by senior hospital executives will also be given an opportunity to showcase their products through presentations, physical displays of their products at the main Exhibition Hall of the IHF Congress and through a new and exciting virtual exhibition hall and online access that will be made available to those that register for the Venture Fair. 

Participants in Venture Fair Who are not Presenting 

Although the Chicago 2015 Health Venture Fair is mainly for presenting companies and interested C Suite executives, investors, a few spaces have been reserved for regular participants, legal firms, investor relations firm, accelerators and business advisory groups. 

For registration as a participant, go to Buy Ticket above. A summer discount is offered until August 31, 2015. A special discounted registration fee of US$150 is available for IHF members, participants in the 39th World Hospital Congress, government employees and NGOs. There is a Dealmaking and VIP Reception from 6 pm to 8 pm. Participation is free for registered participants, investors and presenting companies. Others can attend the VIP reception for US$35. Participation in the Exclusive VIP Dinner 8pm to 10pm after the event is by invitation only and costs US$85. 

Sponsorship Package

In addition to attending as a Presenting Company or Hospital Executive, the Venture Fair provides unparalleled sponsorship visibility. 

Please contact us directly if you are interested in being a sponsor to ensure we offer you the right package to meet your needs (Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact us for More Information

Please also feel free to reach out to us for other information through the conference information email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We look forward to meeting you at the Innovation Showcase track of the Chicago 2015 Health Venture Fair: Innovation Showcase hosted by the American Hospital Association and International Hospital Federation at the time of the 39th World Hospital Congress on October 8, 2015 

Sincerely, 

Alexander S. Preker | President & CEO Health Investment & Financing Corporation 

John Casillas | Chairman & CEO Board Trust LLC

 

 

Chicago 2015 Health Venture Fair: Innovation Showcase

Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago, Crystal Ballrom

151 East Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL.

 

Sumary Agenda

2:00 to 2:30 pm – Opening Remarks (Vision on Innovation) 
2:30 to 5:30 pm – Innovation Showcase (Companies and Industry Thought Leaders) 
5:30 to 6:00 pm – Closing Panel
6:00 to 8:00 pm – VIP Reception and Award Ceremony

 

Detailed Agenda

1:00 to 2:00 Registration

 

2:00 to 2:30 pm – A Vision on Disruptive Innovations

Chair: Alexander S. Preker (CEO, Health Investment & Financing Corporation) 

Visionary: Fred Bazzoli (Editor in Chief, Health Data Management)

Innovation Panel:

Simon Schurr (CEO, Collaborative Medical Technology Corporation) – www.cmtcorp.com

Jonathan Weiss (CEO, HealthEngine) – www.healthengine.com

C Suite Panel:

Alison S. Tothy (Associate Chief Medical Officer, University of Chicago Medicine)

Jennifer A. Houlihan (Director, Wakefield Health)

  

2:30 to 3:30 pm – Uncertainty as a Competitive Advantage


Chair: Alexander S. Preker (CEO, Health Investment & Financing New York)

Visionnary: Bill Tholl (President and CEO, HealthCare Canada)

Innovation Panel:

Richard Frese  and Julie Spector (Consultant Actuaries, Milliman Consulting) -www.milliman.com

Francois Millard (The Vitality Group) – www.thevitalitygroup.com

James Cercone (Sanigest) – www.sanigest.com

C Suite Panel:

Steve Thompson (Senior Vice President, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Partners)

Melinda Malecki (Attorney, Loretto Hospital)

  

3:30 to 4:30 Patient Safety &  Infection Control

Chair: Alexander Preker

Visionary: Marwa J. Zohdy (Vice President, Joint Commission International)

Innovation Panel:

David MacKay (Vice President, GoJo) – www.gojo.com

Gianluca Malaguti (CEO, 99 Technologies) – www.99technlologies.ch

Mert Iseri (CEO, SwipeSense) – www.swipesense.com

Rob Swayne (President, ARC HealthCare Solutions) – www.arc-hcs.com

C Suite Panel:

Szabolcs Dorotovics (President, Mt Sinai International, New York)

Emeli Landon (Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago)

 

4:30 to 5:30 Even Hospitals can Go Paperless with Mobile Medical Banking

Chair:John Casillas (CEO BoardTrust)

Visionary: Fred Bazzoli (Editor in Chief, Health Data Management)

Innovation Panel:

Tom Furr (CEO, PatientPay) – www.patientpay.com

Vineet Gulati (CEO, HealthExpense) – www.healthexpense.com

Alicia Henderson (Director, InstaMed) – www.instamed.com

C Suite Panel:

Paul Dugdale (Chair, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association)

Maueen Lewis (CEO, ACESO Global)

Hortenzia Beciu (Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine International

 

5:30 - Closing Remarks 

Eric de Roodenbeke (Executive Director, International Hospital Federation)

Alexander S. Preker (CEO, Health Investment & Financing Corporation)

 

06:00 – 8:00 pm VIP Reception (Networking and Awards Ceremony)

Eric de Roodenbeke (Executive Director, International Hospital Federation)

Deborah Bowen (President, American College of HealthCare Executives)

Thomas Dolan (President Emeritus, American College of HealthCare Executives)

 

Honoring South Africa, the Host of the 40th Congress in Durban South Africa 2016

 

Crystal Ballroom

Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago

151 East Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL.

  • 08 October 2015 - 08 October 2015
  • Crystal Ballroom
  • Chicago Hyatt Regency Hotel