About this event

  • Date and time Wed 25 Nov 2020 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Digital Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Discover the latest digital technologies that are disrupting pregnancy care.

This webinar will feature products across the spectrum of reproductive medicine, from menstrual and fertility tracking to remote foetal monitoring and postpartum support.

Our panel will explore gaps in existing care structures within obstetrics and gynaecology that are driving demand for femtech products, alongside the challenges of innovating within women’s health.

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

This webinar is a part of a series, Femtech: How digital technology is transforming women’s health. If you would like to find out more about the series, please visit the Digital Health Section homepage.

Key speakers

Jane van Dis

Dr Jane van Dis

Medical director, Maven clinic

Speaker's biography

Dr Jane van Dis, MD, is an Obstetrics Hospitalist, Medical Director at MavenClinic, Co-Founder of Equity Quotient, Co-Founder of OB Best Practice in partnership with OBGProject, and a Co-Founder of TIME'S UP Healthcare. She co-admins the non-profit OB Mom Group, a group of over 4800 women obstetricians and gynaecologists.

 

She is a national expert and speaker on equity in healthcare, as well she currently advises 4 health care startups and was recently selected to serve as an advisor to a new femtech Fund with Portfolia.

Dr Lynae Brayboy

Dr Lynae Brayboy

CMO, Clue

Speaker's biography

Dr Lynae Brayboy is the Chief Medical Officer at Berlin-based femtech company, Clue. Lynae is responsible for developing Clue’s research in women’s health and will help the startup evolve into a go-to source for women at every reproductive stage: from puberty to menopause.

 

Her clinical research has focused on femtech (a term for technology designed for women’s health, coined by Clue CEO Ida Tin at TechCrunch Disrupt), and providing sexual health education for girls and young women. As a member of the BIPOC community, Lynae has particularly focussed on providing sexual health education for girls and women of colour.

Amit Reches

Amit Reches

CTO, Nuvocares

Speaker's biography

Amit Reches leads the Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, and Algorithm Development team at Nuvo, a company pioneering the future of pregnancy care with their FDA-cleared, medical-grade remote monitoring pregnancy platform, INVU. He is also responsible for overseeing Clinical Activities & Scientific Publications for Nuvo.

 

Amit is a seasoned Research and Development Executive with over 15 years of experience in the Medical Device domain and extensive experience leading multi-disciplinary Research and Development teams in complex and dynamic environments. He is an accomplished leader in algorithm and technology development within the Medical Device industry and has many publications, patents and presentations fusing technology and physiology. 

 

Before joining NUVO Amit was the VP of R&D at ElMindA leading a team of neuroscientists, algorithm developers, engineers and data scientists from core algorithm and technological concept phase to commercialisation of a state-of-the-art FDA and CE approved product. 

 

Amit received his B.S. in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University and his PhD in Neuroscience from Technion Israel Institute of Technology. His PhD thesis studied saliency encoding and multi-sensory integration in the brain and his work was published in multiple top tier scientific journals.  

Dr Hannah Allen

Co-founder, Tinto 

Susan solinsky

Susan Solinsky

Director, Women’s Health Tech Initiative, Chief Growth Officer, Ellipsis Health

Speaker's biography

Susan Solinsky is the Chief Growth Officer at Ellipsis Health, a digital health company that has pioneered the first AI-powered, speech-based vital sign to quantify depression and anxiety for scalable behavioral health management. She also serves as the Director of HITLAB's Women's Health Tech Initiative and is a a founding LP of the How Women Invest Fund. The How Women Invest Fund is dedicated to shifting the venture capital landscape by supporting women-led companies, with a focus on women of color. Prior to Ellipsis, Susan was Vice President of Enterprise Sales at Phreesia (IPO, 2019).

She co-founded Vital Score (acquired by Phreesia in 2018), a digital health platform that allowed for more meaningful interaction between patients, healthcare providers, and health services. She also served as Managing Partner at Reditus Revenue Solutions, a management consulting firm that provided interim/fractional executive leadership, across sales, strategy, marketing, product, operations and fundraising to innovative start-ups and health systems. Susan was on the founding team in a variety of executive leadership roles at the Advisory Board (IPO) and Corporate Executive Board (IPO). She received her Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) from Princeton University and completed her thesis on Spain's role in NATO. Susan is passionate about the opportunities ahead for FemTech to address the unmet needs of women’s health. 

Agenda

View the programme here

Welcome and introduction

Susan Solinsky, Director, Women’s Health Tech Initiative, and Chief Growth Officer Ellipsis Health

Dr Jane Van Dis, Medical director, Maven clinic

Period tracking for improved fertility outcomes

Dr Lynae Brayboy, CMO, Clue

Bringing Pregnancy Care into the 21st Century

Mr Amit Reches, CTO, Nuvocares

The evolution of the modern mother

Dr Hannah Allen, Co-founder, Tinto 

Question and answer session
Closing comments
Close of webinar

Location

Online

Disclaimer:All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Special rates for difficult times
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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