Heard at HLTH: What’s on the agenda for healthcare executives for 2023?

At the HLTH 2022 conference at the Venice Expo in Las Vegas last week, healthcare executives shared how their companies are changing healthcare through clinical decision support, interoperability, health equity, mental health, virtual care, remote patient monitoring and more. Making a difference in change. Watch his interview with MedCity News Editor-in-Chief Arundhati Parmar and Senior Reporter Katie Adams.

dexcare is a data-driven intelligence company, a spin-out of Providence Health System. CEO Derek Steet Talks about how health tech businesses provide services to improve access to healthcare and highlights how providers can use Dexcare to lower costs.

Dr. Brad Difus, Chief Business Officer, Thyme Care Explains how the value-based oncology company is providing a dedicated Thyme Care nurse and navigator to connect users with appropriate resources throughout the patient and caregiver journey.

steve yaskin, health gorilla CEO & Co-Founder, states its company’s goals as a healthcare data interoperability platform, building a bridge between the public and private sectors, with regulatory compliance as a priority. Yaskin also touches on Health Gorilla’s work to become part of the Trusted Exchange Framework, Common Agreement and Qualified Health Information Network Entity.

david stein, CEO of Babson Diagnostics, talks about how his company is collaborating with Becton Dickinson and Siemens. The goal is to improve the quality of blood testing from capillary blood vessels so that a small amount of blood can be collected and used for applications beyond testing blood-glucose levels.


Michelle Davy, Wheel CEO & Founder, sheds light on the sustainability of virtual care, the importance of virtual-first care, and why her business is building an underlying infrastructure to enable virtual care services. Davey also shares her perspective on the factors that separate great telehealth from bad telehealth.

Dr. Catherine Saunders, IntelliHealth Co-Founder, WebMD shares some misconceptions about obesity treatment and how Intellihealth is working to improve access and understanding of the standard of care through apps and telemedicine services.

Nine out of 10 students surveyed say there is a mental health crisis at their school, but there is a significant supply-demand gap. Dr. Bob Booth, TimelyMD Chief Care Officer, explains that this is why Timely MD is providing mental health services to college students. Nearly 75% of students say the company has helped them improve their mental health through Timely MD’s peer-to-peer platform, which was flagged as a priority by students.

BrightInsight CEO and co-founder Kal Patel Talks about his company’s quality management system, which has a rigorous, secure software infrastructure to support the product development needs of pharma and medtech companies. Patel also describes some of the details of the expanded partnership with rare disease company CSL Behring and previews plans for 2023.

Webb Sun, Comodo Health President and Co-Founder, Shares how life science companies are using their platform to conduct health economics and health outcomes research studies for customers spanning academic institutions and life science companies. She also highlighted research conducted by Comodo on clinical trials such as identifying care gaps and disparities in maternal health care delivery and how to address them.

Jonathan Salon, md live speaker, provides insight into how the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the virtual care model from a transactional urgent care-focused business to a longitudinal care-focused business. For MDLive, this marks a shift to virtual primary care, which is much more complex than urgent care but much more personal. Our technology platform is organically built, eliminating friction points for patients. He also talked about the impact of the acquisition of Cigna subsidiary Evernorth on his business.

Ann Barnes, intelligent medical objects CEONotes how the business seeks to help reduce physician burnout by providing rich, standardized normalized data with a focus on the acute care and ambulatory provider market.

Dan Vahdat, Huma CEO & Founder, shares his company’s unique journey to support remote patient monitoring. Although Huma’s business is global, the US reimbursement model provides an advantage and opportunity to build a presence in the US market. He also shares the importance of a robust user interface and onboarding strategy to improve patient engagement, and identifies goals for 2023, which include collaborations in asthma, COPD, and oncology.

VedaOne CEO and Co-Founder Meghan Gaffney It explains how automating healthcare data can save money for health systems and how the company looks at healthcare data challenges.


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