Embracing Disruption: The Future of Health


Health Innovation Summit 

The Health Innovation Summit is a marquee event, focused on elevating the Carolinas as the epicenter of healthcare innovation, and highlighting the important work of local organizations, entrepreneurs and health systems in our region. At this year's Summit, we're bringing together industry experts and innovators to discuss some the industry's most disruptive topics and the future of health.

This year's Summit is part of a week long Charlotte Health Innovation Week. Our partners at NC BioTech are hosting Accelerating Health Care Innovation in North Carolina: Charting the Course on September 23 and 24. 4.

Take part in the full week by registering for their event as well. 

Previous Healthtech Summits 

Fall 2019

Keynote with Arlen Meyers, President & CEO of Society of Physician Entrepreneurs and IBM Hyperprotect Accelerator Demo Day

Summer 2020

Healthtech Startup Pitches and Keynote with Farron Blanc, Founder of Gerry

Fall 2020

Over 19 Healthtech Startup Pitches, Keynote with Jason Williamson, Vice President of Oracle for Startups, and Panel Discussion with Ana Gupte, Uli Chettipally and Kathy Tune

Virtual Team Meeting


September 20 - 22, 2021

Virtual, Powered by Brella

60 In-Person tickets 

Location: EY, 1422 South Tryon Suite 400 Charlotte, N.C. 28203

All In-Person attendees should be fully vaccinated 

Keynote Speakers | Live Panels | Innovation Showcase | Microsoft AI Certification Course | AI-Powered Matchmaking

  • Monday, September 20: Charlotte Showcase

  • Tuesday, September 21: Healthcare Services

  • Wednesday, September 22: Medical insurance and managed care

Event Schedule 

September 20, 2021

1:00p: Opening Remarks 

1:30p: Fireside Chat with Dr. Rasu Shrestha

2:10p: Networking Break

2:40p: CLT Alliance Healthcare Report

3:15p: Tech Talent Panel 

3:45p: Networking Break

4:00p: CLT Ecosystem Roundtable 

September 21, 2021

10:00a: Opening Remarks 

10:30a: Business and Technology Strategy Within Healthcare Systems

11:15a: Creating Equitable Care in our Communities Panel

12:05p: Lunch 

1:00p: Behavioral Science Panel

1:45p: Aging, Wellness + At-Home Care Panel

2:25p: Networking Break

3:00p: Blockchain + Medical Record Panel

3:45p: Telehealth + Telesite Panel


September 22, 2021

9:40a: Opening Remarks 

10:00a: Funding Mechanisms with Angela Yochem

10:35a: Payments Panel

11:05p: Fee-for-Service to Value-Based Pricing Panel

11:45a: Lunch 

1:00p: Compliance + Cybersecurity Panel

1:45p: Medicare + Medicaid Transformation Panel

2:25p: Networking Break

3:00p: Integrating Data for Better Life and Health Insurance

3:45p: Designing a Frictionless Patient Journey


Microsoft AI for Healthcare Leaders Training

We are excited to be partnering with Microsoft to offer all registered attendees a 4-part AI training course for healthcare leaders. The 4 components will be offered virtually in a private Brella breakout room and is only available to Summit attendees. 

Monday, Sept. 20, 12p ET: Culture AI 

Tuesday, Sept. 21, 4:30p ET: Technology AI 

Wednesday, Sept. 22, 4p ET: Responsible AI 

Thursday, Sept. 23, 10 ET: Strategy AI 

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Ecosystem Partners


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