Health Innovation Forum

Why Apply?

The Health Innovations Forum (HIF) provides startups with compelling health care solutions three key benefits that magnify as they advance through the process. The benefits include:

Breaking into the large employer market is challenging. The Health Innovations Forum offers a process to help startups share their solution with a number of large employers and key consulting firms. The opportunity for exposure increases at each stage of the process.

Most startups coming through the Health Innovations Forum process have received between 1 and 8 introductions with employers interested in learning more about their solution!

The Health Innovations Forum is comprised of experienced HR executives from leading-edge employers, including many of the world's largest companies. They know what solutions are needed, and what is required to make it work in a large employer setting. Startups invited to present to the Health Innovations Forum will not only gain exposure to this group of employers, they will also hear first-hand the questions most important to employers about their solution. After the presentation, a qualitative and quantitative report will summarize the employers feedback on the solution.

Startups that present to the Health Innovations Forum may be selected by a Business Group member company for a potential pilot &mdash or to be further vetted on the potential for pilot. Through this process, startups will glean more insight into what is necessary for implementation in a large employer setting.

Startups coming through the Health Innovations Forum process have received between 1 and 8 introductions with employers interested in learning more about or piloting their solution!