Discerning Hype from Reality: Which New Technologies Will Improve Healthcare?
Today’s healthcare headlines are teeming with buzzwords that suggest disruptive technologies are transforming the healthcare industry as we know it. From blockchain to artificial intelligence to ambient technology, players across the industry are looking to keep up with the latest technological advances or risk being left behind. But we’ve been down this road before…many times. Which of these tech trends are here to stay? Which will make a significant impact?
The Business of Cancer: Innovations, Trends and Challenges in Delivering Cures
Cancer is the emperor of all maladies, and has plagued humankind for millennia. In recent decades, scientific and medical innovations have improved outlooks for patients thanks to precision medicine, CAR T-cell therapy, and immuno-therapy. But many obstacles to bringing better treatments to patients remain, such as patient selection, clinical trial design, long development horizons, not to mention the high cost of approved drugs. Our panelists will explore the exciting potential of groundbreaking new advances in cancer treatments and how companies are overcoming the challenges in their path.
Delivery System Disruption: Who Will Triumph?
Healthcare delivery is a complex market with multiple players and intermediaries. New models and new entrants from tech, retail, and real estate have entered the fray. Will change come from outside the industry or from within? Hear how these organizations are upending the status quo to meet the Triple Aim: improved care, lower-cost, and better patient experience.
Healthcare M&A: Is Bigger Always Better?
Healthcare PE and M&A values and deal count are at an all-time high in 2018 and show no signs of slowing. Industry leaders are looking to consolidate and gain market share while the traditional silos separating the healthcare value chain are beginning to blur. What are the tailwinds driving the M&A boom? How can smart investors take advantage of the trends? What complexities must be overcome to succeed in this new environment?