Clinical Outcomes
MDisrupt Webinar

Raising the standards in digital health: Why clinical outcomes are now non-negotiable

Date: Thursday, February 16th, 2023
Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM PST

The theme of 2023 is the importance of clinical outcomes in digital health. Investors, health systems and payors are putting more emphasis on this than ever before, and for good reason. In a recent GSR Ventures survey, 50 investors in the healthcare technology space were polled and it was found that ROI and clinical outcomes will be the most significant indicators for success for digital health companies in 2023. Join this panel of experts as we dive into this shift for the industry, the reasoning behind the call for clinical outcomes and what to expect moving forward.

In this webinar, we’ll cover:
  • Clinical evidence and outcomes — what digital health companies need to prove and to whom
  • What goes into a substantial health economics analysis
  • Key results from the recent GSR Ventures 2022-2023 Survey
  • What digital health companies need to demonstrate evidence and quality of care

Meet the Panelists


Chet Robson, DO, MHCDS, FAAFP (Moderator)

Chief Medical Officer, MDisrupt

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Dr. Robson is a health industry veteran and former chief clinical officer at Walgreens. He served as medical director of the Walgreens Boots Alliance global pandemic response, working closely with influential healthcare organizations, including the CDC, on COVID-19 testing, vaccines and employee safety. A core part of this role was assessing the clinical integrity of digital health solutions. Dr. Robson obtained his medical degree from Midwestern University and an MBA in healthcare delivery science from the Tuck School of Business and Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College.

Aditi U Joshi

Aditi U. Joshi, MD, MSc, FACEP

Advisor: Telehealth, RPM and Hospital at Home

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Dr. Aditi U. Joshi is a Digital Health Consultant, Telehealth expert and international speaker working on improving healthcare and equity through technology. She has spent over 9 years working in Telehealth and digital health at both a startup and academic hospital and has a keen interest in making technology palatable and effective for both patients, providers, and health care systems. She is also an experienced Emergency Medicine Physician and serves nationally as the Chair for the Telehealth committee of the American College of Emergency Physicians and heading Telehealth Fellowship Committee for SAEM.

Justin Norden

Justin Norden, MD, MBA, MPhil

Partner at GSR Ventures, Physician, Entrepreneur, and Investor

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Justin Norden is a Partner at GSR Ventures, where he focuses on early-stage investments in digital health. Prior to GSR Ventures, he was CEO and co-founder of Trustworthy AI which was acquired by Waymo (Google self-driving). He worked on the healthcare team at Apple, co-founded Indicator (an NLP based platform for biopharma decision making), and helped start the Stanford Center for Digital Health. As an academic he is an award winning machine learning and bioinformatics researcher with 20+ publications. Finally, Justin is a former professional athlete and 3x world champion in ultimate frisbee. Justin received his MD from Stanford University School of Medicine, MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, M.Phil in Computational Biology from the University of Cambridge, and BA in Computer Science from Carleton College.

Ben Schwartz

Jon Warner

CEO and Board Advisory for Digital Health, Health, Healthcare and Wellness startups

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Jon Warner is an entrepreneurship expert having founded and led 3 startups (with 2 successful exits). Jon’s career started in the corporate world with Air Products and Chemicals, working in the US and across Europe before joining Exxon-Mobil. At Exxon, Jon worked in the UK, the US, Australia, and Nigeria, ending his career there as Deputy CEO. Following his 15 years in the corporate world Warner founded and grew a management consulting business—The Worldwide Center for Organizational Development, which had 30 people carrying out a range of strategy assignments for large companies. Jon manages the deal flow into a Los Angeles based Healthcare investment fund—Adaptive Health Capital and is President of ORCHA health, an organization focused on assessing the quality of digital health tools and deploying them more widely. Jon is a prolific author having published 40 books, all concerning business, management, leadership, innovation, and technology.

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