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Sunday, March 10 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Does Scale Matter in Healthcare?

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Can the small stuff scale in health? When many of our largest health care issues are systemic or policy driven, what’s needed to truly transform our ecosystem and drive lasting change? Do health start-ups have what it takes? Can they get it? How?
It's gospel with tech start-ups that you should focus on scale first and foremost. In healthcare, it's the opposite. Traditional drug and medical device companies focus on validating effectiveness, and rely on larger acquirers to take a new technology to scale.
What's the right model for tech companies in health? Should start-ups be focused on scale or effectiveness first and foremost?
Sue Siegel, current CEO of GE Healthymagination; Aman Bhandari, Senior Advisor to Todd Park at the White House; Geoffrey Clapp, mentor at Rock Health/founder of Health Hero Network; and Dr. Charles Saunders, CEO of Emerging Business, Aetna; will debate issues of scale, scope and impact, and the road to working together to get this right.
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Aman Bhandari

Global Dir of Strategic AlliancesMerckAman Bhandari works at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy where he is a Senior Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer. While in government he worked on a variety of domestic and global health policy issues and national... Read More →
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Geoffrey Clapp

EntrepreneurHealth Hero Network / Rock Health
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Charles Saunders

CEOHealthagenDr. Charles Saunders, M.D., is the CEO of Healthagen, an Aetna business. Dr. Saunders is a physician and accomplished business executive with expertise in health care services, technology, and business operations.
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Sue Siegel

CEOGE HealthymaginationSue Siegel



Sunday March 10, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Sheraton Austin, Creekside 701 E 11th St

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