Virta’s free, fully virtual Moonshots for Health conference kicks off September 8
SAN FRANCISCO (Sept. 1, 2021)—Virta Health’s two-day Moonshots for Health conference—launching Wednesday, September 8—brings together dozens of industry leaders to discuss big ideas for reversing America’s chronic disease epidemic and improving healthcare across the globe.
The fully-virtual, free event features keynotes and live panel discussions from 20+ top voices in healthcare, technology, and public policy, including:
COVID-19 is shining a new light on the metabolic disease crisis. According to recent research from the American Diabetes Association, 40% of Americans who have died from COVID-19 had diabetes. Per CDC data, 78% of patients hospitalized with the virus were overweight or obese. Finding effective solutions has never been more urgent.
“The pandemic showed that with the right motivation, healthcare innovation can happen fast,” said Sami Inkinen, CEO & co-founder of Virta Health. “It’s time to apply this same urgency and big thinking to our chronic disease epidemic and fix this crisis once and for all.”
From the anatomy of history’s most impactful healthcare breakthroughs to innovations in disease reversal and care delivery, speakers will discuss achievable, timely solutions for our stickiest healthcare challenges. Topics include:
To learn more about Moonshots for Health, view the full agenda, and register for this free event, visit https://moonshots.virtahealth.com/