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Technology to Improve Health and Wellness

  • 15 Jul 2021
  • 12:00 PM

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Mark your calendars! This event is open to all!

Technology to Improve Health and Wellness  

Thursday, July 15th, 12 pm PST / 3 pm EST 

Hot topics our panelists will discuss include:

  • FemTech / Menopause Tech
  • Privacy / Security
  • Return to work past Covid – emerging past Covid – key issues / trends.
  • Trends in Telehealth
  • How did the Pandemic shape Digital Health and new technology advancements?

Moderated by Todd Smith, Director of Sales for KeyInfo/Converge  

About our Panelists

Aashima Gupta, Director, Global Healthcare Strategy and Solutions, Google Cloud

Aashima Gupta spearheads healthcare solutions for Google Cloud. In this role, she helps healthcare stakeholders to build innovative solutions and identify new models for care, revenue generation, and improved patient experiences. These solutions incorporate machine learning, AI, Google Cloud, and APIs to deliver the best results for partners.She founded and led Healthcare vertical and interoperability efforts at Apigee and is a passionate advocate for Open Data and the use of APIs to overcome Healthcare data Silos. Previously, Aashima was head of Digital Health Incubations at Kaiser Permanente and brought several frame-shifting opportunities to life, including consumer focused applications. She was responsible for driving innovation through the convergence of various digital technologies, leveraging EMR (EPIC) services. Key focus area was Digital Health platform and ecosystem development life style integration leveraging wearables, sensors, and smart devices to reinvent care delivery for chronic condition management for the diabetic population.Aashima brings strong technical and leadership skills and holds two patents in the field of computer applications.20100287458 ,20090299784.She serves on the Board of HIMSS and was recognized as Most Influential Women in Healthcare IT by HIMSS

Aashima received her BS in Computer Science and a Masters in Computer Applications from Delhi University, India.

Lisa Suennen, Senior Managing Director, Digital and Technology Group, Manatt      

Lisa Suennen is the leader of Manatt Digital and Technology as well as lead partner of the Manatt Venture Fund. With more than 30 years’ experience as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, board member and strategic advisor, she has focused broadly on new technologies and how they are transforming businesses. She has spent much of her career helping companies adopt and leverage digital technologies, develop strategies for growth through innovation and investment, and build strong collaborations between established players and entrepreneurs. Lisa’s clients span the technology continuum, but she has a particular focus on digital health enterprises, life sciences companies, payers, health systems, medical technology manufacturers and emerging companies across the health care field. Lisa leads Manatt’s digital health consulting program.

Prior to joining Manatt, Lisa had spent the previous 23 years as a venture investor. Prior to Manatt Venture Fund, she led the GE Ventures health care fund, cofounded the American Heart Association’s Cardeation Venture Fund and spent 15 years as a partner with health care fund Psilos Group. Lisa was previously an entrepreneur and part of the leadership team that built Merit Behavioral Care (aka American Biodyne) from startup to $800 million in revenue, serving in executive roles through Merit’s successful IPO and exit. Earlier, she worked in technology product management and marketing in the high-technology sector. Read more...

Pamela Bowen, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Eminence MSO   

Pamela Bowen has more than 20 years’ experience leading technology innovation in high growth business environments. Pamela’s expertise spans the retail, health care, transportation, and financial services industries, with emphasis on operational transformation and   systems interoperability within health care. Pamela has previously served as Chief Information Officer for Best Buy Corporation and Crescent Health Care (a home infusion therapy company acquired by Walgreens), and has been nationally recognized for her accomplishments in health care innovation through cloud services. Pamela is regularly called upon to assist with large scale contract negotiations, having successfully created partnerships with companies such as IBM, Epic, McKesson, Cerner, HealthPartners, United Health Care, and Heritage Provider Network. Pamela has directly managed the implementation of operational and strategic programs with budgets ranging from $5 - $50MM and teams of 15 to 400. She has directed end to end systems replacement efforts within a 24/7 patient care environment, and she has negotiated systems compliance with over 2,000 independent physicians and over 4,000 hospital based clinical team members. Pamela has held senior leadership roles within hospital and health care systems and has served as HIPAA Compliance Officer for two organizations. She remains an expert in HIPAA compliance and regularly assists clients with adherence to HIPAA related agreements and processes. Pamela currently serves as an adviser to growth companies in the disciplines of cloud technology, business and technology strategy, operations management, project management, and executive leadership.

About our Moderator

Todd Smith, Director of Sales, KeyInfo/Converge  

Todd Smith has more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry, serving a variety of sales and marketing roles. In his 12 years at KeyInfo, he has successfully built a sizeable and respectable network, while establishing and maintaining strong relationships with business customers and partners. “I am honored to have this opportunity and support from Cindy Kennedy, the Converge Executive Team and the KeyInfo family, and hope to make my colleagues, customers and partners proud,” said Smith. Mr. Smith will be responsible for overseeing sales growth at KeyInfo, lead efforts to expand and promote new product and service solutions to the market and enhance partner and vendor relationships for the organization.

“Todd has been a great asset, both internally at KeyInfo and across the Converge network of companies,” said Cindy Kennedy, Converge’s Western Region President. “We look forward to his continued success within the company as we lean on him to champion the future growth of KeyInfo’s business relations.”

Todd holds an MBA from the Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and resides in San Clemente.


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