Healthcare Disruption Tour 2017
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Across Health went first to the heart of Healthcare Disruption in later 2015, and returned again in 2017.

We have been to Silicon Valley, San Francisco, New York and San Diego – and have left every city amazed by what is happening, and what it will mean. The excitement, ideas and innovation have left us scared about what is coming next – but every time, excited to find out more.

… and we’re going to do it again! Join us, and be part of the journey in 2018.

BE IMMERSED IN IDEAS THAT WILL CHANGE THE INDUSTRY

We want you to understand what exactly is happening, and to understand why it is happening there. Who are the players, what are they doing, and how do they think?

We want you to feel the power of disruptive thinking.

Our unique 5-day Tour will take you to the key hubs of healthcare disruption – areas that hot-house the most competitive business environments on the planet.

Think that all start-ups on the East and West coast are tech companies? Think again.
They are now transport, communication or health companies – using new technology to eat the incumbents and disrupt entire industries. These hotbeds of innovation are rife with pioneers that aim to shake up the world of healthcare and medicine.

 

An intense experience, taking you to the heart of the most competitive business centres in the world. We will visit companies with new structures, ways of working and cultures – allowing you to see how the competitors of the future think. Get acquainted with like-minded peers, and take insights from expert tour guides. All of this will give you a solid framework to assess future trends in healthcare – and of the threats and opportunities they pose for your business.

We will visit established players, as well as exciting new healthcare startups and industry disruptors, have input from leading experts and visionaries in their fields, and try to understand the strategies for incumbents in the healthcare space.

PROGRAMME 2018

We are building the programme for 2018 – and it will include companies at the intersection of technology and healthcare.

TOUR TIMELINE 2017

  • Arrival
    January 15
    Arrive in San Francisco on January 15th
  • San Francisco / Valley Area Bus Stops
    January 16-18
    Visit companies on the ‘tour bus’
    • Andreesen Horowitz
    • uBiome
    • MyHealthTeams
    • SCRIPPS Translational Science Institute
    • Qualcomm Venture
    • Indie Bio
    • Elevar
    • Fitbit
    • More to come!

    Led by your expert thought leader tour guides who are on hand to discuss/share experiences
    Breakfasts/lunches/dinners

  • Transfer
    January 18
    Direct flight transfer to New York on evening of January 18
  • New York Bus Stops
    January 19-20
    Visit companies on the ‘tour bus’
    • IBM Watson Health
    • StartUp Health
    • Zocdoc
    • Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology,Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    • Sinai App Lab, Mount Sinai Medical Center
    • More coming soon!

    Led by your expert thought leader tour guides who are on hand to discuss/share experiences
    Breakfasts/lunches/dinners

  • Return
    January 21
    Return home with a baggage full of inspiring ideas and experience.

BUS STOPS IN 2017

Zocdoc

Zocdoc

StartUp Health

StartUp Health

Andreessen Horowitz

Andreessen Horowitz

Fitbit

Fitbit

IBM Watson Health

IBM Watson Health

Qualcomm Ventures

Qualcomm Ventures

Indie Bio

Indie Bio

FTW Ventures

FTW Ventures

Scripps Translational Science Institute

Scripps Translational Science Institute

Sina App Lab, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Sina App Lab, Mount Sinai Medical Center

MyHealthTeams

MyHealthTeams

Elevar

Elevar

Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology

Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology

Tresorit

Tresorit

Autodesk

Autodesk

Circle Square

Circle Square

WHAT TO EXPECT ON A TOUR DAY

Guided ‘bus’ tour – visiting 3-4 centres of excellence per day

Each ‘bus stop’ innovation company meeting will last approx. 1-2 hours:

      • Mix of presentation and discussion
      • Current and future trends driving their specialty area
      • The inspiration behind their core offering/innovation, how they ‘broke through’
      • How they structured internally and networked externally to embrace innovation
      • Future challenges they see in healthcare disruption

Option to stay on for further discussion and ‘catch up the bus’

Back to hotel, share experiences and discuss the innovative day over group dinner

A typical tour day

We hope that you will have a marvelously inspiring and fun week. We are looking forward to visiting these electrifying companies and experiencing this new frontier firsthand. But above all, we are eager to share the sheer brute force and excitement of disruption with a fantastic group of people. May you get a lot of disruptive goose-bumps this week!

Peter Hinssen (Chairman Nexxworks)                  

Fonny Schenck (CEO, Across Health)

ABOUT THE TOUR GUIDES

Fonny Schenck is a managing partner of Across Group and CEO of Across Health, a global consultancy focused on impactful innovative customer-centric approaches in healthcare. Fonny likes to work at the exciting intersection of technology, business strategy and innovation. His recent strategic focus areas are the impact of mhealth on the business model for pharma.

Peter Hinssen is a global thought leader on the impact of technology on society. He is a recognized writer, lectures at the LBS and is also a board advisor on innovation and technology. He leads executive education workshops around the innovation potential of technology, and is a passionate and much sought-after keynote speaker. In addition, he is an experienced organizer & facilitator of Disruption Tours.

TOUR 2017

This is how our participants experienced the 2017 Tour

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