Startup Day Cleveland

Startup Day Cleveland
Featuring The Department of Health & Human Services

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Global Center for Health Innovation
HIMSS Innovation Center, 4th Floor
1 St. Clair Ave NE
Cleveland, OH 44114

9:00am - 4:30pm

Event Description

BioEnterprise and HIMSS welcome the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Nov. 8 for this local stop on the agency’s national Startup Day tour. The event will feature speakers from HHS and other government agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The event aims to make government a welcoming partner for healthcare entrepreneurs, and will highlight the agency’s programs and funding available to startups. Eligible start-ups will also have the opportunity to pitch and receive feedback from agency representatives. The event is free, but registration is required.

Startup Day Cleveland will feature:

• Speakers and key decision makers from departments within HHS, including Chief Technology Officer and Acting Chief Information Officer Ed Simcox

• Panel discussion focusing on enabling innovation through government agencies, moderated by HIMSS Vice President of Government Relations Tom Leary

• Live pitch presentations from leading digital health startups

• Opportunity to meet representatives from agencies during a networking lunch