June 17 – 19, 2019

Westin Chicago River North


Twenty-eight disruptors and growth-minded healthcare service companies, representing promising investment opportunities, will profile their growth vision, business model, competitive landscape and capital structure.

Tuesday, June 18

2:00 pm – 2:20 pm


Joel Theisen

Home care provider whose businesses include home health, personal care, primary care, Life Care Management, and engagement and navigation services.


David Brunel

Molecular diagnostics company specializing in early detection of lung cancer. Products include genomic and proteomic testing for both consumers and biopharma.


Garrett Gleeson
CCO & SVP Government Relations

Telehealth-enabled platform that embeds emergency-trained first responders in nursing homes to deliver bedside urgent care.


Clay Ritchey

Data analytics and patient engagement platform designed to help hospitals grow by acquiring and engaging new patients and physicians.

2:25 pm – 2:45 pm

CareFinders Total Care

James Robinson

Personal Care Assistance Platform Company in the Northeast whose services include managed Medicaid in-home care, private duty nursing, and private pay services.

Empire Genomics

Andy Watson

Manufacturer of molecular probes for biomarker research and the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other complex diseases.


James Wyman
Co-Founder & COO

Voice-enabled device that dispenses medications and integrates voice, video and data with remote physicians and EHRs.


Fabien Beckers
CEO & Founder

Medical imaging software that uses an AI-enabled SaaS analytics platform for physicians to analyze blood flow in 3D.

2:50 pm – 3:10 pm


Andrea Cohen

Home care provider whose services include non-skilled personal care (in a home setting or senior living community), dementia care, end-of-life care and home modification.

Informed DNA

David Nixon
CEO & Chairman

Genetics testing advisory service that offers counseling, utilization management and risk assessments for individuals, health plans, hospitals, employers and community clinicians.


Jeff Bennett
CEO & Board Member

A network of health station kiosks that provide biometric screenings such as blood pressure, pulse, weight and BMI.


Kirby Farrell

HIPPA-compliant remote patient management technology used by hospitals to coordinate post-treatment care between patients and clinical teams.

3:40 pm – 4:00 pm


Tom Grape
Chairman & CEO

Operator of senior housing services, including IL, AL, memory care, skilled nursing and respite care.


Mitchell Kahn
CEO & Founder

Medical cannabis grower, processor and retail distributor focused on vertical integration in limited license states, including IL, MD, NV, PA, OH and ND.


Bill Rogers

Enterprise voice and conversational AI platform, that creates healthcare virtual assistants, deployed across smart speakers, mobile apps, analog phones, and web chatbots.

Evolvere Health

Richard Kaplan
Chairman & CEO

Post acute care navigation company that aligns with hospitals, SNFs and payers to manage acute discharges, SNF networks and post-SNF care coordination.

4:05 pm – 4:25 pm

Providence Healthcare Management, Inc.

Eli Gunzburg

Owner and operator of post acute facilities and senior housing communities including SNF, AL and IL.

Aligned Modern Health

Brian Carey

Holistic-medicine retail clinics that encompass chiropractic physical medicine, acupuncture, functional nutrition and massage therapy.


To be announced.

Quality in Real Time

Laura Page-Greifinger
President & CEO

Coding, billing, and consulting service for home health and hospice, including OASIS, quality assurance, ADR, appeals services and education.

4:30 pm – 4:50 pm

Hospice Home Care

Cathy Newhouse

Full-service hospice provider, including routine, respite, inpatient and continuous care, as well as care within its own Comfort Care Center.

Dispatch Health

Kevin Riddleberger
Chief Strategy Officer

Mobile urgent care provider, in homes and through tele-health, for the reduction of ER visits and readmissions.


Michael Dlugos
VP Pharmacy Strategy

Online consumer prescription service that compares drug availability and pricing, and offers coupons from pharmacies nationwide.

Excel Health

Ian Juliano

Value-based analytics company that uses claims-based outcomes data to help home health, hospice and health system providers benchmark performance metrics.

4:55 pm – 5:15 pm

Avanti Living

Lori Alford

Senior housing operator and development company whose primary business encompasses AL and memory care communities.

Family Resource Home Care

Jeff Wiberg

Home care provider whose services include personal care, live-in care, dementia and Alzheimer’s care, end-of- life care, transitional care and respite care.

InTouch Health

Timothy Wright
Chief Strategy Officer

Telehealth services company that uses a cloud-based network to bring enterprise teletechnology services to hospitals and health systems.


Nancy Koenig

Resident engagement platform designed around real-time communication among residents, families, caregivers and staff at senior living communities.

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