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innovateHealth Agenda has been Posted by Rob Coppedge
April 28, 2009, 4:03 pm
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Just a quick FYI that the agenda for the innovateHealth Capital Meets Innovation Summit (May 12 in Seattle) has just been posted. You can find it here…

From what we can tell, the turnout looks incredible – we have health care industry types, entrepreneurs and investors coming from all over the country (and some – it seems – from Europe) to join the conversation and see what’s cooking in the Pacific Northwest’s health care cluster.

You can click through to register for the event on innovateHealth’s blog.

Posted by RobC



News about InnovateHealth; Call for Entrepreneur-Presenters by Rob Coppedge
April 24, 2009, 8:32 am
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ih_logoWe are off and running with innovateHealth’s first Capital Meets Innovation Summit here in Seattle on May 12. All the details are on the innovateHealth blog – but we have copied some of the important information below. Hope we can see many of you there next month.

Also, the organizers have issued a call for entrepreneur-presenterssee the details here. Any story about raising capital, not raising capital, or adjusting to the new venture capital world order would be welcomed and encouraged. Stories of survival and success. …

Capital Meets Innovation Summit

Tuesday, May 12, 2009
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Davis Wright Tremaine
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 622-3150

Davis Wright Tremaine, iMedExchange, Clarity Health and Faultline Ventures invite you to attend the innovateHealth inaugural Summit. This program will highlight successful strategies being used by health care entrepreneurs from the Pacific Northwest to access capital and build their businesses during “droughts” in the traditional funding markets. In addition, the Summit will feature an opportunity to introduce investors from across the country to the next generation of technology-enabled health care services companies clustered here.

To view the full agenda and register, please CLICK HERE.

Posted by RobC


Attention Pacific NW Health Care Innovators: innovateHealth Update by charlottegee
March 8, 2009, 11:32 am
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Here at Next Things First, we’re happy to report that the second innovateHealth* event, held on March 3, was a “standing-room-only” success. The event featured Rebecca Williams, RN, JD, of Davis Wright Tremaine and Michael Burcham, a seasoned health care entrepreneur and instructor at Vanderbilt. (Faultline Ventures, Clarity Health Services and iMedExchange have organized innovateHealth’s inaugural events.)

Topics for this meeting included the implications of the recent stimulus legislation on health care services and technology companies and entrepreneurial opportunities amidst the market chaos.

Read more:

And … Save the Date for the next innovateHealth event: The First Annual Capital Meets Innovation Summit on May 12, 2009

* What is innovateHealth, you ask? Well, it’s a newly formed, fast-growing group of health care services stakeholders from the private and public sector focused on driving innovation in the health care industry and building awareness of the health care services and technology cluster in the Pacific Northwest. innovateHealth both connects our members within in the cluster and connects the region to the larger national and global market.

Posted by CharlotteGee