Today at INVEST Digital Health virtual Day 2: Tackling behavioral health challenges and the startup pitch competition

Tackling the loneliness epidemic, workplace stress, and other behavioral health challenges and the innovative tools developed to address these needs will be the focus of a panel discussion. Also, startups focused on improving payer provider efficiency will present to investor judges as part of the Pitch Perfect contest.

INVEST Digital Health virtual runs through September 25. At MedCity INVEST Digital Health virtualyou’ll hear from leading physician executives, payers, active investors and the most promising digital health startups aiming to solve some of healthcare’s greatest challenges. We also spotlight startups across four tracks of digital health as part of the Pitch Perfect competition.

Click here to see agenda for the week.

Here’s what’s on for Day 2.

From 12:30-1:30 pm: How Do We Tackle the Loneliness Epidemic and Behavioral Health Challenges?

Mental health was already coming under a spotlight but Covid-19 has thrust it into sharp relief. How are hospitals taking care of patients as well as making sure that their own employees are not collapsing under the weight of personal and professional stress? Learn from experts who have developed tools and those that are using innovative ways to deal with substance abuse and mental health challenges

Moderator: Dan Gebremedhin M.D., Partner, Flare Capital

From 3:30-5pm is the second track of our Pitch Perfect competition: Tech to Improve Payer/Provider Efficiency

Advocatia seeks to dramatically impact uncompensated care for hospitals by removing financial barriers for their patients. Advocatia’s proprietary algorithms help identify resources and enroll individuals in programs and low-cost healthcare insurance, so they are prepared when they need it and no longer have to delay care. At the core of its program is a technology that is designed to ensure all eligible individuals receive the coverage they are qualified for including Medicaid, CHIP, SNAP, programs through the Health Exchange Marketplace, and other state and local resources.

CEO: Ryan Brebner

Headquarters: Lake Bluff, IL

Asparia, formerly known as SimplifiMed, automates all workflows typically requiring a phone call between the patient and staff. These include closing care gaps, appointment management, pre and post procedure follow-up, referral management, and contact-less office visits among others. The solution,  embedded in the EHR (e.g. Epic, Cerner), engages patients using interactive texting in over 100+ languages.

CEO: Kamal Anand

Headquarters: Saratoga, CA

Itiliti Health focuses on inefficiency and waste associated with the health industry Prior Authorization (PA) process. Its translates payer medical policy details into a structured database to enable real time queries to determine policy requirements. its product also matches clinical data to the specified requirements to determine if a prior authorization is required.

CEO: Michael Lunzer

Headquarters: Eden Prairie, MN

Moxe automates the release of information to payers for risk adjustment, quality management and payment denials with the goal of  removing cost, enhancing the accuracy of reimbursement, and speeding up revenue.

CEO: Dan Wilson

Headquarters: Madison, WI

RxHealth, a spinoff from the Mount Sinai Health System – brings the first enterprise-wide, digital medicine delivery system that enables providers to prescribe evidence-based mobile health applications, multi-media education, wearables, and therapeutics to patients at the point of care. Rx.Health’s flagship platform, RxUniverse, is cloud-based HIPAA compliant platform that aggregates the most effective digital medicine solutions available on the market onto a single platform to address the fragmentation in the digital health space.

CEO: Ed Berde

Headquarters: New York, NY

The judges include:

Sponsors for the conference include: UnityPoint Health Ventures, Fredrikson & Byron, and Deloitte.

All the sessions will be recorded and will be available to attendees upon request.

Tickets are available so register now.

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