WASHINGTON – Thursday, April 23, 2015 – The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) and the law firm of Jones Day are pleased to announce the companies selected to participate in the ATA 2015 Telemedicine Investor and Strategic Summit scheduled for Monday, May 4, in Los Angeles. This event, held in conjunction with the ATA 2015 Annual Meeting and Trade Show, is designed to provide a forum for education, networking and collaboration among emerging companies, investors and strategic partners.
The following companies were selected from a pool of over 50 applicants:
- Beyond Lucid Technologies, Inc.
- Chiron Health
- eWellness Healthcare Corporation
- Mentegram, Inc.
- My VisionPOD
- Palo Alto Health Sciences
- SleepQuest, Inc.
- Virtual Dermatologic
“Telemedicine-related ventures have become a major interest by a variety of private investors over the past 18 months with over $350 million raised in the first quarter of this year,” said Jonathan Linkous, CEO of ATA. “This event will link these cutting-edge healthcare technology start-ups with the connections and resources they need to stand out in this burgeoning market.”
The summit will follow a Monday morning keynote address by Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, founder and CEO of the Healthcare Transformation Institute and NantHealth, a South African-American surgeon, medical researcher, businessman, and philanthropist. Those interested in attending the summit for the educational and networking opportunities may register here. For more information about ATA 2015 and the summit, visit www.ATA2015.org
ABOUT THE AMERICAN TELEMEDICINE ASSOCIATION
The American Telemedicine Association is the leading international resource and advocate promoting the use of advanced remote medical technologies. ATA and its diverse membership work to fully integrate telemedicine into healthcare systems to improve quality, equity, and affordability of healthcare throughout the world. Established in 1993, ATA is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information please visit www.americantelemed.org
ABOUT JONES DAY
Jones Day is a global law firm with 41 offices in major centers of business and finance throughout the world. Its unique governance system fosters an unparalleled level of integration and contributes to its perennial ranking as among the best in the world in client service. Jones Day provides significant legal representation for almost half of the Fortune 500, Fortune Global 500, and FT Global 500.