Health Tech




Health tech Austin is a gathering of Health Tech Leaders and Influencers from Central Texas and beyond. we have MONTHLY NETWORKING and educational EVENTs. If you are Interested in sponsoring a Future event;








Cooley has 900 lawyers across 12 offices in the United States, China and Europe. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law. We serve as strategic business partners to 450+ medical device and medtech companies around the world. Visit us as: www.cooley.com  


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Capital City Innovation is working to help an Innovation District — aligned with partners and the community — emerge in the heart of Texas. Austin’s Capital City Innovation District is the emerging downtown home to innovators who are building healthy communities through technology and creativity. With its founders at UT Austin’s Dell Medical School, Ascension Seton Healthcare and Central Health, and with support from the Downtown Austin Alliance and Opportunity Austin, the Capital City Innovation District partners with companies, entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, and community organizations to promote new approaches to community access, integrated health, and value-based care. Join us to connect with clinical, community, and payer partners. Join us to create, refine, and validate disruptive ideas for promoting health, preventing disease, connecting with providers, delivering care and paying for it. Join us to grow your ideas to community and national scales. Austin is the only place you’ll find this new, open, ground-up approach to launching and scaling health innovations. Find us at www.capitalcityinnovation.org and follow us on twitter.com/CapCityTx.



HealthTronics was formed more than 25 years ago by a group of urologists looking for a better way to improve economics, while still providing the best possible care for their patients. We discovered that through partnerships and specialization we are able to make new technologies accessible to physicians and hospitals to treat their patients.  Today, HealthTronics offers a broad array of minimally invasive, mobile medical therapies for clinical applications, when and where they’re needed.  Health care facilities throughout the U.S. have access to minimally invasive mobile medical therapies through HealthTronics.   Visit us at http://www.healthtronics.com

Oscar Health, a technology-driven, consumer-focused health insurance startup, uses technology and personalized service to give members transparency into the health care system and empower them to choose quality, affordable care. The Oscar member experience includes a personalized concierge team that helps members do everything from finding a doctor to processing a claim, a free, 24/7 telemedicine service for members on the go, and a tightly integrated, curated network of first-rate physicians and hospitals. Say hi or learn more at https://hioscar.com

Located in the heart of downtown Austin, Capital Factory is the entrepreneurial center of gravity.  More than 50,000 entrepreneurs, programmers, and designers gather for meet ups, classes, and co-working every year.  Entrepreneurs surround themselves with both talent and the investment to grow their business.









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The Medical Device Summit, presented by Cooley, provides an opportunity to see the latest technologies, listen to thought leaders and experts in the medical device field, and participate in a forum where innovative companies share their technologies with investors and potential commercial partners.
The Summit will feature a keynote by Scott Wallace, Managing Director of the Value Institute for Health and Care at Dell Medical School, on "How Medical Devices Impact the Delivery of Value Based Health Care" and a series of panels covering various topics affecting health care technology and the medical device industry.  

The Summit will also include The Medical Device Showcase, where 12 Companies will make pitches ranging from minimally invasive devices to digital hardware.  

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm       One on One's with Investors, Lawyers
                                        and Market Leaders
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm      Reception

7:30 am                       Breakfast and Registration

8:00 am                      Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:20 am                      How Can Medical Devices Impact the Delivery of Value Based Health Care
                                     Scott Wallace, JD MBA
                                     Managing Director, Value Institute for Health and Care
                                                                          Dell Medical School

9:15 am                      Enhancing Value Through the Strategic Use of IP
                                    Erik Milch - Partner, Cooley LLP
                                    Russell Newman - President, HealthTronics
                                    Eric Stone - Chief Executive Officer, Velano Vascular
                                    Moderator - Barbary Brunner; Chief Executive Officer,
                                                                                             Austin Technology Council

10:25 am                    Networking Break

10:40 am                   Venture Funding: Early Stage to Late Stage
                                    Louis Bock - Venture Partner, Sante' Ventures
                                    Taylor Curtis - Managing Director, MHT Partners
                                    Kim Bridges Rodriguez - Chief Executive Officer, Acessa Health
                                    Moderator - Bob Smith; Co-Founder and Principal, Bridgepoint Consulting
12:00 pm                   Networking Lunch

  1:20 pm                   Medical Device Showcase
                                   12 Companies • 12 Pitches

  3:30 pm                  Award Presentations and Closing Remarks



Please Click On Picture To View Biography

Barbary Brunner

Chief Executive Officer

Austin Technology Council

Louis Bock

Venture Partner

Sante’ Ventures

Taylor Curtis

Managing Director

MHT Partners

Erik Milch


Cooley LLP

Russell Newman



Kim Bridges Rodriguez

Chief Executive Officer

Acessa Health

Bob Smith

Principal and Co-Founder

Bridgepoint Consulting

Eric Stone

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Velano Vascular

Scott Wallace

Managing Director

Value Institute for

Health and Care

Dell Medical School