MedHealth Steering Committee Spotlights

Over the next couple months, we will be featuring some of the greatest minds behind the mission of MedHealth–our steering committee members. Learn about the people who help direct our work, why they enjoy what they do, and what gets them through their work day.

Gene Parunak

Gene Parunak, founder and managing director of in2being, LLC

Dom Holmes

Dom Holmes, administrator of emerging growth and innovation at Oakland County

This month, we’re featuring two long-standing members of our steering committee–Gene Parunak, founder and managing director of in2being, LLC and Dom Holmes, administrator of emerging growth and innovation at Oakland County.

Lean more about Gene

Learn more about Dom

Opportunities and Events

Truveta Releases COVID-19 Insights

Truveta recently released COVID-19 insights using deidentified data. Their analysis found that COVID-19 breakthrough infections and hospitalizations following breakthrough infections was significantly greater among patients with certain comorbidities when compared to the general population. Learn more about this data.

Navigating Technology Transfers from Research Institutions

The Society of Physician Entrepreneurs is hosting an event to show how healthcare innovators can work with research institutions on technology transfer. Learn more and register.

Workit Health Cofounders

Workit Health Raises $118 Million

Congratulations to Workit Health on raising $118 million in Series C funding. Workit Health is the leading provider of digital addiction care in the U.S. and has reported a 400 percent membership increase since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about their success.

Executive Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Venture Challenge

Eastern Michigan University’s Center for Entrepreneurship is launching a brand-new Executive Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Venture Challenge. This program is for aspiring Michigan entrepreneurs with scalable and growth-oriented startup ideas. Applications are due November 22, 2021. Learn more and apply.

Henry Ford Innovations: Women Entrepreneurs Challenge

Henry Ford Health System invites women entrepreneurs to submit their innovative, scalable, and job-creating ideas for a startup. The selected winner(s) will receive access to knowledgeable subject matter experts and mentors and a $10,000 grand prize for the development of their concept. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2021. Learn more and apply.

Annual Digital Health Innovation Conference

HIMSS Ontario Chapter is hosting a virtual event that will cover topics such as health system transformation, population health management, artificial intelligence and big data, and patient experience. Learn more and register.

Hack for Health 2021

Hack for Health 2021 is a virtual hackathon launched by Olive and Rotera for developers, startups, and enterprise technology companies. Prizes include speaking engagements, developer packages, and cash up to $10,000. The competition runs until December 8, 2021. Learn more and register.

MedTech Crossroads

Join in2being on Fridays at 2:00 PM for their weekly webinar where they discuss the latest from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and connect the healthcare innovation community. Learn more and register.