Health Ignite 2016

Event Details

Nov 16, 2016
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
1945 SE Water Ave
Portland, OR 97214

Regular Attendee $5

Students $2.50


Digital Health Community Sponsors

1 mic, 5 minutes, 20 slides, 300 peers in the audience... no pressure, right?

What is Health Ignite*?

Health Ignite is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by local people who have a burning idea and the guts to get onstage and share their personal and professional passions. Quick, fun, thought-provoking, social, local, and global - Ignite is all of these and more.

Health Ignite will include topics like wellness, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, healthcare reform, etc. What products, services and research is out there that can really take healthcare to the next level?  What new ideas could make the world of healthcare better - for patients, for doctors, or for everyone?  Attend Health Ignite and you will find out.  Speakers are from the local Portland community with representatives across many verticals, so you don't want to miss this event!

Why attend Health Ignite?

As an attendee, you'll learn about emerging, innovative, unconventional, inspiring, locally-sourced concepts and tools, and connect with a diverse and passionate crowd of like-minded health innovation enthusiasts.  Most of all, you will have fun!  

Meet our Speakers:

Steven Bedrick - Mobile Applications & Natural Language Processing to Support Adults with Aphasia

Martha Brooke - Digital Patient Experience: Improve with the Right Metrics

Meghan Caughey - Peer Power: Using Lived Experience of Mental Health Challenges to Become a Healthworker

Thomas Doherty - Nature and Mental Health in the 21st Century

Dr. Brian Frank - Prescription for Change

Mansoor Ghazizadeh - Skin Lesion Measurement and Analytics

Erik Goodfriend - Wearable Health, Innovation Framework

Sanjay Kapur - Health Care Not Sick Care Anymore

Tambre Leighn - Coaching as the Missing Piece in Healthcare

Linda Mann, The Virtual Dental Home, An Innovative and Effective System for Providing Care

Lisa Mariea Presnall - Health Care on the Fray of Society

Brian Martin - AI Helps Physicians Earn Medicare Payments

Andrew Richards - Innovative Technology for Rural and Underserved Patients

Lauren Jones - Madorra

Ken Stedman - Beyond Zombie Viruses

Sarah Sweitzer - 3 to PhD: Redefining Community, Addressing Health Disparities, and Closing the Achievement Gap

Interested in sponsoring?  View sponsorship opportunities here, or contact Theresa Jelderks at / 609.330.5222

Thank you to our sponsors!

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*Health Ignite is an event hosted by Ignite TAO.