‘Invest for Health’ Launches at SXSW Interactive

Event to Tackle Health Care’s Biggest Pain Points

January 27, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. – Invest for Health, an inaugural health care event, will take place during the SXSW Interactive Festival on March 14 at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas. Presented by Ascension Ventures, athenahealth, and Cambia Health Solutions, Invest for Health will bring together entrepreneurs, heath care executives, and venture capitalists to discuss some of health care’s most pressing pain points—and the disruptive solutions necessary to solve them. This first-of-its-kind event will create a breeding ground for innovation, connecting entrepreneurs with investors, national health care organizations, and other industry stakeholders.

Topics at Invest for Health include:

  • Overcoming the stagnant nature of health care—an industry starved for innovation
  • How to incentivize providers of health care services to partner with innovators to find ways to increase practice profitability with improved operations and quality of care
  • Tips for developing better experiences for patients and health care providers

Call for Health Care Innovators: Networking Opportunity

Invest for Health will also feature 30-minute “networking breaks” between each speaking session. Startups at any stage of development are encouraged to apply online for the opportunity to network with Invest for Health speakers, thought-leaders, investors, and stakeholders. Companies who qualify will be notified by Friday, Feb. 26. For more information visit investforhealth.care/connect.

Invest for Health is an official event of the SXSW Interactive Festival, an annual five-day event featuring presentations and panels from the nation’s top technology experts, innovators, and enthusiasts. Each year the festival gathers more than 30,000 people in the heart of Austin.

To stay updated on the latest line-up of speakers, agenda and networking opportunities available to entrepreneurs, visit InvestForHealth.Care.