MaRS HealthKick Adopt
April 1, 2019
Where health goes to market
MaRS HealthKick Adopt is where health institutions, decision-makers and entrepreneurs come together to drive the adoption of the latest health solutions.
Through case studies, panel presentations, high-impact keynotes and discussions, MaRS HealthKick Adopt will explore the latest trends in how health systems are accelerating the adoption of innovative technologies and solutions. This event will share the perspectives of Canadian public and private health institutions, health systems and multinational enterprises, and focus on how innovators can position themselves to drive the adoption of their technologies in local and foreign markets.
What you’ll learn
- How Canadian private and public health institutions set their priorities, and which criteria are most important when considering new partnerships with solution providers.
- How major health systems are approaching the adoption of innovative solutions.
- Key strengths and opportunities that multinational enterprises are looking for when prioritizing the startups and institutions they choose to partner with.
Dr. Gautam Gulati, MD,MBA,MPH
“Dr. G” Gulati is a sought-after expert on health, trends, and innovation. Radical leaders looking to transform organizations into innovative powerhouses call on Dr. G to help think differently, escape the trap of mediocrity, and unleash creativity. Dr. G is currently the Founder of Rebull Industries and has over 20 years of hands-on experience as […]
Sandra Ketchen is the Senior Vice President of Operations for SE Health. In this role, she is responsible for SE Health’s national operating network which encompasses more than 9,000 nurses, personal support workers and other healthcare professionals delivering care within our clients’ homes, long term care centres, or virtually through client contact centers. She is […]
Ken is General Manager and Vice President of Boston Scientific Canada. He began his medical device career in 1991 with Abbott Laboratories and joined Boston Scientific Canada in 2004 as Director of Cardiology. In 2005, Ken was promoted to Canadian Country Director of Boston Scientific. Ken is a member of the MEDEC Board of Directors, […]
Allan F. Miranda
As Head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS in Canada, Allan is responsible for external engagement, innovation sourcing, company onboarding, portfolio management, operational excellence, educational programming and P&L. He catalyzes and supports the translation of science and technology into valuable solutions for patients and consumers across the pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer and healthtech sectors. Allan […]
Panel 1: Public & Private Institutions: Receptors for Innovation
This panel will discuss how institutions solve for their areas of need; how priorities are set; and what they look for in identifying partners with potential solutions.
Panel 2: Health Systems Pushing the Adoption Envelope
Learn how health systems approach the adoption of innovative solutions with the use of specific case examples. Panelists will share frameworks for identifying partners and their criteria that solutions need to meet.
Panel 3: Making it to the Big Time: How Canadian MNEs Partner with Startups
Using examples, panelists will share what they look for when collaborating with startups (partnership, acquisition, etc) and how local subsidiaries can be a gateway to global markets.