Will Cowen, MBA
Will Cowen, MBA, Managing Partner, Long River Ventures Will joined Long River Ventures in 2002 and serves as a Managing Partner of the fund. He has over 25 years of early stage company building experience as a CEO of several start ups, and as an early stage venture investor. On the operating side, Will founded his most recent company, NaviNet, in 1998 with backing from Northbridge, Atlas, and GE Equities. NaviNet grew to become one of the largest healthcare connectivity companies in the country streamlining transactions between health plans and over 800,000 healthcare providers. NaviNet was recently sold to Lumeris and several Blue Cross Blue Shield plans. Prior to NaviNet, Will was CEO of venture backed Pegasus Medical Technologies, an electronic medical records company which he and his partners sold to HBOC/McKesson (NYSE:MCK). Early in his career Will was a co-founder of a consumer product company (Thermocell) which is today a $500 million dollar division of the Hunter Douglas Company. On the investing side, Will was a Managing Partner of Interface Technologies and Firepond Partners, two early-stage healthcare funds before joining Long River Ventures. Will serves, or has served, on the board of numerous companies including, Convergent Dental, GetWellNetwork, Healthrageous, Medical Metrx Systems, MedVentive, lifeIMAGE, Phreesia and Verax Biomedical. Will holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado and a M.B.A. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management.
Thank You for Making this Year's Symposium a Success!
THANK YOU to our Speakers, Exhibitors, Sponsors and Attendees for making Symposium 2014 the best ever!
Save the date for the 12th Annual Connected Health Symposium: October 29 and 30, 2015 at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center.
October 30, 2014: Technology Speaks at the Connected Health Symposium
Oct 30, 2014: Engagement is King: Will Data Sharing Concerns Prevent Healthcare Progress?
Oct 29, 2014: UA Employees Honored for Their Work
Oct 29, 2014: Doctors are pushing Google Glass to its engineering limits
Oct 29, 2014: 5 Things We Discovered at Last Week’s Connected Health Symposium
Oct 28, 2014: Connected Health takes the stage at Partners symposium
EMR & EHR
Oct 28, 2014: Five new technologies from the 2014 Connected Health Symposium
Boomer Health Tech Watch
Oct. 29, 2014: Connected Health Takes the Stage at Partners Symposium
Oct 28, 2014: Population Health and Wearables out of a Sci-Fi Film
HealthIT and mHealth
Oct 27, 2014: Pharma-mHealth project looks to move 'beyond the pill'
Oct 24, 2014: Providers and vendors react to Karen DeSalvo's resignation
Oct 24, 2014: Connected Health companies highlight potential solutions, and what needs to be done to fill
Oct 24, 2014: Can doctors make consumers want better health?
Oct 24, 2014: Telehealth adopters could learn some lessons from VA on how to reach patients
Oct 24, 2014: Relaunched health IT company offers MDs chronic condition patient data between visits
Oct 24, 2014: What will it take to spur regular use of wearables? (Hint, better integration)
Oct 23, 2014: What’s holding telemedicine adoption back?
Oct 23, 2014: Viewing patient engagement through the lens of pathology
Oct 23, 2014: Connected Health Symposium focused on mHealth gear
Pathable - Learn. Network. Connect.
If you are attending the Symposium in October, please join our online community on Pathable! Set up your profile and network with Speakers and other attendees!
Damaged Care: The Musical Comedy About Health Care in America, written and performed by Greg LaGana, M.D., and Barry Levy, M.D., highlights issues of concern to healthcare workers, patients, and others.
Greg LaGana, Brad Ross, and Barry Levy, who will be performing Damaged Care: The Musical Comedy About Health Care in America at the Symposium
SENSOREE crafts wearable technology and interactive installations promoting 'extimacy' or externalized intimacy.
Photo by Gayle Laird
Hooked: A Workshop on Building Habit-Forming Products
In an age of ever-increasing distractions, quickly creating customer habits is an important characteristic of successful products.
Join Nir Eyal, author of "Hooked" and Symposium keynoter in this special workshop, Wednesday, October 22, 6-9pm.