New Models of Care in the Evolving Healthcare Game

Feb 28 2017

Healthcare today is going through massive changes driven by the demand to reduce cost, expand coverage and improve quality. These elements are challenging traditional models and have sparked a flood of startups who are rethinking the way patients receive treatment. The shift to patient-centric care is the driving force behind the development of some of the most innovative business models in the healthcare ecosystem.

Join Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS (JLABS) and Janssen Healthcare Innovation as we showcase three local companies that are disrupting the healthcare space with one common thread – putting the patient at the center of care. We’ll explore topics including:

  • Creative new business and revenue models
  • Strategies that put the patient in the driver’s seat
  • Roadblocks that prevent new healthcare ideas from taking root
  • Impact of new technology solutions on new business models and healthcare as a whole

Veronica Barajas | Sr. Healthcare Solution Leader, Janssen Healthcare Innovation read bio»
David Lortscher | CEO, Curology read bio»
Tom Klopack | Consultant, Centogene AG read bio»
Tibi Zohar | CEO, DoctorGlobe read bio»

11:30 AM | Registration Opens, Networking Lunch
12:00 PM | Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A
1:00 PM | Program Close

Who should attend:
Digital health companies and startups, entrepreneurs, advisors & investors.

$25 | General Public
$15 | Student/Academic
$35 | At the door

3210 Merryfield Row
San Diego, CA

Speakers' Biographies:

Veronica Barajas | Sr. Healthcare Solution Leader, Janssen Healthcare Innovation
Veronica is currently a Patient Engagement Manager and a part of the core team for Care4Today® solutions at Janssen Healthcare Innovation. In her role, she works directly with healthcare professionals and patients to identify unmet needs that can be developed into product features. She also supports the team as a product owner helping to define the features that will be built and launched across Care4Today® solutions, including tools to help connect healthcare providers and patients. The goal of Care4Today® solutions is to empower patients to be active participants in their healthcare and improve outcomes. She is passionate about improving the delivery of healthcare through mobile technology and putting patients at the center of their treatment. Veronica has worked for Johnson & Johnson for 12 years and has held roles of increasing responsibility, identifying and implementing technology solutions aimed at providing digital resources for healthcare providers, caregivers, and patients.
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David Lortscher | CEO, Curology
David Lortscher, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist who took leave from his practice in 2014 to start Curology, a skincare-focused teledermatology company where he currently serves as CEO. Dr. Lortscher founded Curology to provide a solution for the high cost and poor accessibility of prescription acne treatment. Each Curology patient is partnered remotely with a licensed medical professional and receives a customized, prescription acne formulation made for them in Curology’s San Diego laboratory. Curology has raised $18 million in venture capital financing and serves tens of thousands of patients across the United States.
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Tibi Zohar | CEO, DoctorGlobe
Tibi Zohar, the President and CEO of DoctorGlobe, co-founded the company in January of 2014 with Yori Landau, the former leader of the Orbitz Worldwide Israel’s R&D center. The company is headquartered in Oceanside California and it has R&D centers in Tel Aviv Israel and New Delhi India. DoctorGlobe is the only domestic hospital-shopping platform ushering U.S. domestic inpatient surgery into 21st century online consumerism. Utilizing big claims’ data and crowd-wisdom we overcome the lack of price transparency to exploit the huge price variance and rank hospital quality to help self-funded companies and their employees discover better care for less.
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Tom Klopack | Consultant, Centogene AG
Tom is currently a consultant managing the US introduction of Centogene AG, a world-wide leader in genomic medicine for rare diseases. Previously, Tom served as CEO of Skylight Healthcare Systems. Prior to heading Skylight, he was President and CEO of Automedics Medical Systems; President and CEO for IntelliDOT Corporation; CEO of Aclara Biosciences in Mountain View, CA; and COO of Aurora Biosciences in San Diego. Tom currently serves on the Advisory Council for Carnegie Mellon University. He holds a BS in chemical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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