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Innovate Health

Innovate Health is about bringing together clinicians, tech innovators and business leaders to drive collaboration on the development, commercialization and uptake of emerging technologies which benefit the health industry.

26-27 June 2018 | InterContinental Melbourne

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overview

This event is about accelerating the growth and uptake of digital health innovations, encouraging widespread engagement and navigating successful commercialisation journeys across the health industry in Australia. It will bring together healthcare professionals, startups & entrepreneurs, health tech specialists, innovation leaders, government stakeholders, regulators and business leaders for thought leadership, networking and productive discussion. It will showcase emerging digital technologies for the health industry, encourage meaningful communication and collaboration, explore crucial go-to-market steps and learn from digital health success stories.

Crucial to the event is ensuring that emerging innovations really meet the needs of clinicians and healthcare professionals and address ongoing health challenges in Australia.

The event will:

  • Offer the opportunity for clinicians and innovators to have real discussions about their needs, challenges and opportunities for collaboration
  • Explore the latest and greatest digital innovations which are truly having a positive impact on healthcare, health outcomes and satisfying the needs of clinicians and patients
  • Provide a great platform for startups and innovators to showcase themselves in front of an audience of clinicians and investors
  • Facilitate networking between clinicians, industry leaders, investors, government and startups
  • Bring international medtech investors, industry partners and startups to Australia to explore the opportunities and make new connections
  • Promote earlier clinician consultation, validation and buy-in for innovations, digital technologies and emerging startup solutions
  • Build and grow a network/community of medtech startups, clinicians, investors and industry leaders

agenda

SETTING THE SCENE: DIGITAL INNOVATION & HEALTHCARE

8:30 am

Registration

8:50 am

Opening Remarks from the Chair

Dr Tony Shaw, Senior Associate, Allens

9:00 am

  • Digital heath – where is it at?
  • What are the challenges?
  • How are they being addressed?
  • What still needs to be addressed and by whom?

9:30 am

KEYNOTE | Navigating the Realities of Bringing Health Innovation to Market and Accelerating Commercialization

Anne O’Neill, Director, Office for Health and Medical Research, NSW Ministry of Health

9:55 am

KEYNOTE | Investing in Health Innovation & Cultivating Sustainable Growth

Dr Rob Grenfell, Health Director, Health & Biosecurity, CSIRO

10:20 am

Morning Tea

SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS: ENSURING INNOVATION MEETS CLINICAL NEED

10:50 am

Integrating Machine Learning into Clinical Practice

Christopher Pearce PhD MFM MBBS FRACGP FACRRM FAICD FACHI, President, Australasian College of Health Informatics, Director of Research, Outcome Health, Adjunct Associate Professor in Health Informatics, University of Melbourne, Adjunct Associate Professor in General Practice, Monash University, Chair, Digital Health Committee of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine

11:15 am

CASE STUDY | Pod Zero: Implementing Driverless Cars in Aged Care

Patrick Reid, Group CEO, IRT

11:40 am

  • Understanding demand in Queensland
  • Employing clinicians in the department of health
  • Formulation of a winter plan (and funding)
  • Understanding why ambulance cannot unload their patients and the utility of load sharing
  • How innovative tools and partnerships help address our challenges

12:05 pm

  • How do we bridge the gap between exciting, ground-breaking technological innovations, and the complex problems within health care?
  • Are current innovations really solving the right problems?
  • Where are the current unmet needs in healthcare? Where are the opportunities?
  • How can we cultivate sustainable, collaborative relationships among individuals & organisations from the ICT and health sectors?

12:45 pm

Networking Lunch

WE HAVE LIFT OFF: THE PATH TO COMMERCIALISATION

1:40 pm

  • Overview of the National Digital Health Strategy and the Framework for Action
  • The My Health Record system as a platform for innovation
  • The Agency’s approach to innovation in the sector

2:05 pm

  • Which medical devices are regulated by the TGA?
  • How does the TGA assess compliance of medical devices?
  • What sort of evidence of compliance does the TGA expect?

2:30 pm

Commercialisation of IP for Digital Health - Getting It Right from the Start

Dr Tony Shaw, Senior Associate, Allens

2:55 pm

  •  What are the risks and what are the opportunities?
  •  Why should investors take a punt on tech companies in the health sector?
  •  What insights are relevant to taking a product from research/ concept to commercialisation?
  •  Lessons learnt from success stories to date
  •  Experiences in Australia Vs Offshore
  •  Availability of capital in the market and opportunities you hadn’t considered

3:40 pm

Networking Break

PitchFest @ INNOVATE HEALTH is an interactive, high energy platform for showcasing startup innovation and digging for pertinent details.

This is a dedicated opportunity for innovators to give a 5 minute pitch to a multidisciplinary panel of clinicians, investors, business leaders and mentors before taking 5 minutes’ worth of questions from the panel and audience. It’s a chance for medtech startups to put their company on the radar of the right contacts and for established players and health professionals to identify and partner with innovative teams.

** To qualify for a pitchfest spot, startups who apply must have MVP (minimum viable product), be turning over less than $1million a year and have been in business for 5 years or less **

PitchFest Speakers:
Kyle Berean, CTO, Atmo Biosciences
Louis Island, Director, My Life Health Services
Dr Andrew Yap, CEO, Medtasker
Tori Fox, CEO & Co-Founder, Siara Health
Dr Raghav Murali-Ganesh, Co-Founder, CancerAid
Christian Orb, Commercial Director of Australia and New Zealand, DermaSensor
Dr Jonny Lo, CEO & Founder, Onboarded
Barry Nguyen, Co-Founder & CEO, Phyto, Inc.
Hugo Rourke, Co-Founder, Perx Health

5:30 pm

NETWORKING DRINKS FUNCTION

THE REAL IMPACT OF DIGITAL HEALTH INNOVATIONS

8:30 am

Morning Coffee

9:00 am

  • Understanding the barriers to commercialisation in health
  • Case studies of successful commercialisation in health
  • Creating impact through commercialisation of health research

9:25 am

The MedTech Value Chain - Collaboration Between Health & Technology

Ian Burgess, CEO, Medical Technology Association of Australia

9:50 am

  • A third of adults with smartphones use health apps in achieving health behaviour goals
  • Healthcare managers are keen to use mobile apps in promoting patient self-management of chronic disease and improving outcomes
  • Evidence of impact of apps appears promising for some diseases but is lagging in others
  • Factors that enhance usability and utility of mobile apps deserve closer attention by app developers

10:15 am

  • Who is Healthdirect?
  • Rise of the digital channels
    – Web
    – Mobile
    – Chat
    – Message
    – Virtual Assistants
  • Trial Results
  • Implemented examples within Govt – consumer and aged care
  • Where too from here?

10:40 am

Innovation in Aged Care Services: Introducing Autonomous Mobile Robots

Olaf Zalmstra, General Manager Assets, Services & Projects, MiCare, VIC

11:05 am

Morning Tea

BRINGING HEALTH INNOVATION TO MARKET

11:35 am

Australia has a high proportion of innovative-active firms and a strong reputation for its medical research outputs.  Yet our ability to effectively translate research into viable commercial outcomes that have significant economic impact continues to lag behind other OECD countries.  Moreover, the GVA generated from the medtech and pharmaceutical sector in Australia has declined slightly over the last five years.  The presentation will focus on the challenges faced by the sector and potential paths forward.

12:00 pm

  • An introduction to icare’s innovation lab
  • Innovating to meet customer needs through human-centered design and collaborative partnerships
  • Disciplined approaches to assessing health-tech opportunities

12:50 pm

Models for use of emerging devices for member healthcare | Qantas Assure

Brian Funston, Executive Manager - Qantas Loyalty Ventures, Qantas

1:00 pm

  •  Ensuring clarity and defining emerging terms
  •  When is a patient responsible for his or her health, and when should insurance cover and pay?
  •  What are the emerging business models?
  •  How do we get things reimbursed?
  •  How can we shift the debate from cost to value?

1:40 pm

Networking Lunch

PEERING INTO THE FUTURE

2:30 pm

Delivery of health care brings out the best of humanity – an understanding and application of complex science and a deep emotional connection to care for our fellow person. Trying to innovate and create change in this environment is incredibly difficult and yet must occur as macro & sector trends take hold. This presentation will provide some practical examples of how the Health Roundtable is attempting to support this change.

2:55 pm

  • Ensuring literacy in informatics
  • Driving understanding of emerging terminology
  • Awareness of areas seeing big growth like genomics

3:20 pm

  • Recent literature review and evidence of use cases
  • Future possible uses of emerging technologies in different healthcare settings
  • Navigating the legal and ethical considerations with implementation

3:45 pm

Legal Considerations for Implementing Emerging Technologies

Associate Professor Bernadette Richards, Associate Dean, Research, Director, Research Unit for the Study of Society, Ethics & the Law (RUSSEL), Adelaide Law School, The University of Adelaide

4:30 pm

Close of Conference

pricing

Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$2695+GSTEarly Bird
Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$1795+GSTEarly Bird

PitchFest

PitchFest @ INNOVATE HEALTH is an interactive, high energy platform for showcasing startup innovation and digging for pertinent details.

This is a dedicated opportunity for innovators to give a 5 minute pitch to a multidisciplinary panel of clinicians, investors, business leaders and mentors before taking 5 minutes’ worth of questions from the panel and audience. It’s a chance for medtech startups to put their company on the radar of the right contacts and for established players and health professionals to identify and partner with innovative teams.

 

Please welcome our Judging Panel:

  • Adam Wardell, Head of Strategy, Innovation and BD&L, Novartis
  • Ingmar Wahlqvist, Investment Manager, Brandon Capital
  • Bronwyn Le Grice, Managing Director & CEO, ANDHealth
  • Sarah Davies, Trusts & Foundations Coordinator, Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation
  • Krishan Thiru, Cluster Medical Director, Developed Asia & Country Medical Director, Pfizer Australia and New Zealand
  • Julian Salabank, Group CEO, Ignite
  • Moderator: Christopher Kommatas, Innovation Manager, Accelerator Director, The Royal Melbourne Hospital & North Western Mental Health

Submissions for the PitchFest are now closed. We will be reviewing each submission with a panel of experts and creating a shortlist of successful pitching companies over the next couple of weeks. Final pitch speakers for the PitchFest to be announced soon!


PitchFest Sponsored by

We’re now delighted to announce our PitchFest speakers for Innovate Health PitchFest 2018!

PitchFest Speakers:
Kyle Berean, CTO, Atmo Biosciences
Louis Island, Director, My Life Health Services
Dr Andrew Yap, CEO, Medtasker
Tori Fox, CEO & Co-Founder, Siara Health
Dr Raghav Murali-Ganesh, Co-Founder, CancerAid
Christian Orb, Commercial Director of Australia and New Zealand, DermaSensor
Dr Jonny Lo, CEO & Founder, Onboarded
Barry Nguyen, Co-Founder & CEO, Phyto, Inc.
Hugo Rourke, Co-Founder, Perx Health

Blog articles

What healthcare solutions does Australia really need?
In the context of future Australian healthcare, it is important that healthcare innovators don’t simply come up with solutions they think are good for problems they think exist. This is icare’s approach to stimulating and facilitating innovation in healthcare. Read more >>

Why we need greater collaboration between the health and tech sectors
Technology is a major player in today’s business landscape. Improved processes, seamless deliverables, and enhanced client experiences. Much of the reason industries can no longer go it alone. The key? Collaboration. Read more >>

The development of robotics and AI in the health sector
The future of surgery promotes a remarkable partnership between humans and machines. A collaboration seeing the impossible possible, transforming the medical world as we know it. Precision, efficiency, affordability, recovery – just the tip of the scalpel. Read more >>

Opting In to Innovate Health
The Economist featured an article focused on “Doctor You” and how data will transform healthcare. From better diagnosis, to management of chronic illness and artificial intelligence to identify cancerous tissue – the use of digital innovations to transform healthcare is here. Read more >>

Innovate Health Speaker Spotlight: Bronwyn Le Grice, ANDHealth
We spoke to ANDHealth’s powerhouse female founder & MD, Bronwyn Le Grice about ANDHealth’s purpose, her visions for innovation in the health industry and what it will take to create a cohesive and collaborative digital health industry. Read more >>

speakers

A/Prof Ian Scott

Director of Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Associate Professor of Medicine, The University of Queensland & Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Monash University

Associate Professor James Lind

Clinical lead HIU, Clinical Excellence Division, Queensland Health & Director of Access & Patient Flow, Gold Coast Hospital

Christopher Kommatas

Innovation Manager | Accelerator Director, The Royal Melbourne Hospital & North Western Mental Health & Melbourne Health Accelerator

Bronwyn Le Grice

Managing Director & CEO, ANDHealth

Professor Erwin Loh

Chief Medical Officer & Executive Director Innovation, Patient Safety & Experience, Monash Health

James Dromey PhD

Chief Operating Officer, Murdoch Children's Research Institute

Christopher Pearce PhD MFM MBBS FRACGP FACRRM FAICD FACHI

President, Australasian College of Health Informatics, Director of Research, Outcome Health, Adjunct Associate Professor in Health Informatics, University of Melbourne, Adjunct Associate Professor in General Practice, Monash University, Chair, Digital Health Committee of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine

Associate Professor Bernadette Richards

Associate Dean, Research, Director, Research Unit for the Study of Society, Ethics & the Law (RUSSEL), Adelaide Law School, The University of Adelaide

Dr Rob Grenfell

Health Director, Health & Biosecurity, CSIRO

Yasser El-Ansary

Chief Executive, Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

Olaf Zalmstra

General Manager Assets, Services & Projects, MiCare, VIC

Gary Morgan

Director, MPT Innovation Group

Patrick Reid

Group CEO, IRT

Dr Tony Shaw

Senior Associate, Allens

Amy Barouch

General Manager Strategy, icare

Cathy Ryan

Group Manager, Health Funds, St John of God Health Care

Anne O’Neill

Director, Office for Health and Medical Research, NSW Ministry of Health

Adam Wardell

Head of Innovation & Strategy, Novartis

Ingmar Wahlqvist

Investment Manager, Brandon Capital

Ian Burgess

CEO, Medical Technology Association of Australia

Dr Michael Costello

General Manager of Innovation and Gateway Services, Health Direct Australia

Dr Daniel Grant

Ph.D., M.B.A., Pro Vice-Chancellor Industry Engagement, La Trobe University

Dr Lee Walsh

Senior Engineer, Laboratories Branch, Therapeutic Goods Administration

Dr Dean Moss

CEO, UniQuest

Dr Ian McGrath

Senior Lecturer in the Applied Health Cluster, RMIT

Emma Hossack

President, Medical Software Industry Association

Duane Attree

Chief Executive, The Health Roundtable

David O’Driscoll

Director of Innovation, Australian Digital Health Agency

Dr Mark Flynn

Executive Director, Better Health, Healthcare and Treatment, Global Impact Cluster, Research and Innovation, University of Newcastle

Brian Funston

Executive Manager - Qantas Loyalty Ventures, Qantas

Krishan Thiru

Cluster Medical Director, Developed Asia & Country Medical Director, Pfizer Australia and New Zealand

Sarah Davies

Trusts & Foundations Coordinator, Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation

Julian Salabank

Group CEO, Ignite

when & where

26 - 27 Jun 2018

InterContinental Melbourne the Rialto
495 Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria Australia 3000
Phone: +61 3 8627 1400

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