How are health systems and payers addressing gaps in care for minorities? Learn how at MedCity INVEST

Paper made silhouettes with one of them of orange color to stand out from the rest

Paper made silhouettes with one of them of orange color to stand out from the rest

MedCity News has assembled compelling speakers to address the Covid-prompted rapid transformation of healthcare at this year’s virtual INVEST conference, April 19-23.

INVEST is a premier international healthcare investing event hosted in partnership with MHIN, a Midwest healthcare investor organization. The conference brings together active investors and promising startups in biopharma, diagnostics, medical devices, health IT, and health services.

Health equity is a big theme of the conference this year. One panel that reflects this theme is Rebuilding Trust: How Health Systems and Payers are Seeking to Address Gaps in Care for Minorities

Covid-19 revealed how minority populations suffered the brunt of the disease. Attendees will learn how health systems and health plans are addressing these care gaps through several strategies.

Speakers for the panel include:

  • R.J. Briscione, Sr Director, Social Determinants of Health Strategy & Execution, CVS Health Aetna
  • Takeisha Davis, MD, CEO, New Orleans East Hospital
  • Adam L. Myers, MD, Chief of Population Health, Director, Cleveland Clinic Community Care
  • Dan Gebremedhin M.D., Partner, Flare Capital Partners will moderate the panel

To check out the rest of the agenda, click here.

Register for free now!

In addition to public health and health equity, other conference themes include:

  • Healthcare Delivery
  • Healthcare Investing & Financing
  • Empowering Patients
  • Behavioral Health
  • Employer Health

Pitch Perfect Startup Competition

As in previous years, promising startups will get the opportunity to present to investors directly as part of the INVEST Pitch Perfect competition. In order to apply to get selected, startups must fulfill one of the following criteria:

  • Have raised at least $1 million, or
  • Have raised a Series A round, or
  • Have one qualified institutional investor or a strategic investor that they can name

There is no application fee. The deadline for submissions is Feb 28, so please click here to apply now.

If you are a VC or corporate investor and want to be considered for a judging role, or you’d like to speak on one of our panels at the event, please click here.

To learn about sponsorship opportunities, contact Stephanie Baum, Director of Special Projects, at or email the sales team at

For general information about the conference, contact Laura Kittredge, Director of Events at

Featured Photo: FotografiaBasica, Getty Images

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