Digital Health Forums Series

Jun 10, 2016

What does digital healthcare mean for life sciences industry professionals? How does it affect patients? Why has it become such a hot topic?

To address these questions and more, MassBio is hosting a new Forum series that will feature industry leaders, policymakers, patients, providers and investors as they share their insights on the challenges and opportunities of digital healthcare.

Part 1 – The Digital Healthcare Landscape
Tuesday, June 21st, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Digital healthcare is everywhere and has quickly revolutionized the industry by increasing access to diagnostics, treatments and preventative care, and by dramatically reducing healthcare costs. Join the conversation with a digital health futurist and panelists representing entrepreneur, investor and pharma perspectives.


  • Christine M. Cournoyer, Chief Executive Office, N-of-1
  • Juan Enriquez, Managing Director, Excel Venture Management, Co-Founder, Synthetic Genomics
  • Michael Greeley, General Partner, Flare Capital Partners
  • Philip Ma, PhD, Vice President, Digital Health Technology & Data Sciences, Biogen
  • Lesley Solomon, MBA, Executive Director, Brigham Innovation Hub, Strategy and Innovation Director, Brigham Research Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital (Moderator)

Part 2 – “Mobilizing” Clinical Trials
Thursday, July 21st, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Wearable devices, mobile applications for smartphones, sensors and other digital health technologies have the potential of revolutionizing clinical trials and natural history studies. Learn how new technologies can support real-time trial oversight and accurate, efficient and timely data capture.

  • Amit Rakhit, MD, MBA, Chief Medical and Portfolio Management Officer, Ovid Therapeutics
  • Ahmet Uluer, DO, Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program, Boston Children's Hospital; Director, Weitzman Family Bridges Adult Transition Program; Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
  • Kathy Zheng, Sr. Project Manager, PROMETRIKA, LLC
  • Miganush Stepanians, PhD, President & CEO, PROMETRIKA, LLC (Moderator)

Part 3 – The Promise of Digital Healthcare: Commercialization & Beyond
Thursday, August 4th, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Patients, Providers, Caregivers, Healthcare Systems & Industry….how is digital health providing solutions to complex issues in today’s healthcare environment? Our third and final Forum in the Digital Healthcare series will address the delivery side of e-healthcare, insights from digital healthcare technologies and the impact on care coordination and patient-facing planning.


  • John Brownstein, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital, Professor, Harvard Medical School
  • Pari Gaikwad, MS, MBA, Director Program Management, Digital Health, Microchips Biotech
  • Trishan Panch, MD, MPH, Co-founder, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Product, Wellframe
  • Ted D. Quinn, MBA, Chief Executive Officer & Cofounder,
  • Bruno Nardone, Vice President, Health Advances LLC (Moderator)



All programs will be held at MassBio, 300 Technology Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge.
All Forums are free of charge to MassBio members.

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The Digital Health series is open to non-members for a fee of $35 per session.

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