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Here’s the Schedule of Healthcare-related Events during Dallas Startup Week

Dallas Startup Week started today, and nestled within this very packed slate are several items related to healthcare. The Dallas-based healthcare startup accelerator Health Wildcatters organized the track, and they’ve also assembled the graphic you see down there on the right. I’ve pulled out the events below, with panelists and links to full event descriptions included:

Monday, April 2 (events are at BCBS’ Factory Six03):

3 p.m.: Hospital Innovation: The Future of Healthcare

Panelists: Matthew Chambers, Chief Innovation Officer, Baylor Scott & White Health; Suresh Gunasekaran, VP and Chief of Operations, UT Southwestern Health System; Dr. Julie Hall-Barrow, VP of Virtual Health and Innovation, Children’s Health

Moderator: Shawn Shinneman, editor of D CEO Healthcare (that’s me)

4 p.m.: Innovative Approaches to Chronic Disease Management

Panelists: Kaylan Hearne, Lead Benefits Consultant of Health & Welfare Design, AT&T; Dr. Bharath Thankavel, Medical Director of Value Based Care, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas; Steve Wardle, CEO and Co-Founder, Iris Plans

Moderator: Summer Wright Collins, Divisional Vice President of Design + Innovation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas

4:45 p.m.: Happy Hour and Tour of HCSC C1 Innovation Lab

 

Tuesday, April 3 (event is at Health Wildcatters):

3 p.m.: Healthcare Funding as Told by the Investor

Panelists: Joe Beard, Partner, Perot Jain, LP; JR Garcia, Principal, Green Park & Golf Ventures; Kerry Rupp, General Partner, True Wealth Ventures

Moderators: Hubert Zajicek and Loren Bolton, Health Wildcatters

 

Wednesday, April 4 (events are at Health Wildcatters):

10 a.m.: Relentless Focus on Your Audience: A Healthcare Startup PR and Marketing Primer

Panelists: Jon Stone, Managing Account Supervisor, Ketchum; Jack Vance, VP and Director of Analytics, Ketchum

Moderators: Hubert Zajicek and Loren Bolton, Health Wildcatters

4 p.m.: Launching and Scaling Healthcare Startups

Panelists: Mel Gunawardena, Founder & CEO, Synergen; Steve Mooney, CEO, Conifer Health Solutions; William Short, CEO, Acressa & Ameriflex

Moderator: Hunter Howard, Founder & President, Hormone Therapeutics

 

Thursday, April 5 (event is at Health Wildcatters):

7:30 a.m.: The Pulse: Healthcare Innovation Breakfast Series

Speaker: Jon Clark, IT Principal, Cigna

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