Hot takes on Amazon & One Medical: What this means for digital health
Date: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022
Time: 10:00AM – 11:00AM PST
Amazon dropped $3.9B for One Medical to transform the healthcare ecosystem? To make a profit? To make a data play? We’ll break this down along with what this means for health innovators.
In this webinar, we’ll cover:
- What this acquisition means for the healthcare ecosystem.
- What will set you apart in a fragmented healthcare system?
- What this means for funding, and therefore, innovation in digital health.
Meet the Panelists
Matt Sakumoto, MD (Moderator)
Virtualist primary care physician, UCSF
Matt Sakumoto is a virtualist primary care physician in San Francisco. He is also fellowship-trained in clinical informatics at UCSF, with a focus on virtual care and provider efficiency tools for the EHR. With prior industry experience at multiple telehealth startups and as a clinician-advisor to many early-stage companies, he is passionate about exploring and expanding the digital health landscape.
Aditi U. Joshi, MD, MSc, FACEP
Advisor: Telehealth, RPM and Hospital at Home
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.
Ben Schwartz, MD, MBA
Orthopedic Surgeon, Health Tech Advisor + Investor
Dr. Schwartz is a practicing Orthopedic Surgeon with a strong presence in healthcare technology and innovation. On a clinical level, Dr. Schwartz serves several MSK leadership positions including as an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Arthroplasty, Vice Chairman of the AAHKS Practice Management Committee, and Member of the AAOS Hip and Knee Content Committee. With a keen interest in healthtech, Dr. Schwartz mentors for various digital health incubators/accelerators and advises multiple early-stage startups.
Chet Robson, DO, MHCDS, FAAFP
Chief Medical Officer, MDisrupt
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.