ENGAGE at HLTH

Health Tech

Why Intermountain’s Former CMO Thinks There’s ROI For Patient Experience Investments

Intermountain's former chief medical officer argued that even though hospital finances are dire, hospitals should prioritize patient experience investments. Her reasoning? People like to talk about their experiences receiving healthcare — both good and bad. When word gets around that a hospital provides non-rushed, empathetic care, more people will want to come there for treatment,

Health Tech

VC Viewpoint: Cash-pay Care Delivery Has a Serious Social Stratification Problem

When it comes to her feelings about investing in care delivery startups, it’s a real “mixed bag” for Ulili Onovakpuri, managing partner at Kapor Capital. This is because a lot of them operate on a cash-pay model. She summarized the issue quite succinctly: there’s an incredible amount of innovation happening, but the people who could benefit the most from this type of care will be the last ones to receive it.

Events

What’s on the agenda for ENGAGE at HLTH?

MedCity News has collaborated with HLTH to present a patient engagement track as part of the HLTH conference from October 17-20, fittingly called ENGAGE at HLTH. Check out the panel discussions for this exciting track.

Events

Get ready for the second annual HLTH conference

MedCity’s patient engagement conference ENGAGE will be part of the HLTH conference for the first time this year. ENGAGE at HLTH on October 28 will feature innovators from across the health ecosystem drawing attention to innovations in care delivery, reimbursement, and health tech.