A debate on reimagining health insurance: Video from MedCity Invest Digital Health


The INVEST Digital Health Virtual conference, held in partnership with healthcare industry association Medical Alley, included conversations spanning behavioral health, the future of health insurance and how hospitals are addressing the pandemic.

We recorded each session and now you can check it out on video!

The latest installment focuses on the future of health insurance in the panel: VC Versus Entrepreneur: A Debate on How the Future of Health Insurance Can Be Reimagined

In this debate, an entrepreneur argues that consumers are ready to be active healthcare consumers, and better insurance design – one that illuminates treatment options with clear prices so consumers know the cost upfront and can make better decisions in advance of care – is the way to get there. A venture capitalist maintains that the world of insurance is indeed so complicated that no amount of improved design will do and that consumers need advocates to make prudent decisions that ultimately lower costs overall and for them.

Moderator: , Vice President, 7wireVentures
Speakers:
, Chief Revenue Officer, Bind Benefits
, Managing Partner, OMERS Ventures

Our sponsors for the conference include: Deloitte, Fredrikson & Byron, and UnityPoint Health Ventures.

Our upcoming virtual conferences include:

ENGAGE at HLTH, October 15: In partnership with HLTH, this track within the conference highlights important issues in the context of patient engagement. Click here to see the agenda — look for the tag, “Patient Engagement Redefined”.  Click here to register.

INVEST Population Health, November 16-18: For the second year, MedCity News has partnered with the New Orleans Business Alliance to host an executive summit that zeroes in on population health and highlights where innovation and investment are occurring in the field. Join venture capitalists, payers, hospital transformation leaders, life science companies and tech startups presenting on population health and chronic disease management.. Click here to see the agenda. Click here to register.

INVEST Precision Medicine December 9-11: INVEST Precision Medicine conference will bring together regional and national stakeholders across hospitals, payers, pharma, health IT, and medtech to discuss new developments in precision medicine. The discussion will also explore what needs to happen for more widespread adoption and integration of the innovative technologies that fit under the precision medicine umbrella. Click here to see the agenda. Click here to register.

Photo: Vlad Nikon, Getty Images

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