Helping entrepreneurs grow their companies with the connections that matter

Audience, Access, and Awareness

Entrepreneurs are the heart of Health:Further’s innovation community, and the Entrepreneur Experience is designed to provide startups with the audience, access, and awareness that they need to grow fast through a variety of opportunities to connect across the healthcare industry.

Pitch Competition

Pitch to a panel of investors or industry experts in our 2nd annual Health:Further Pitch Competition.

Entrepreneurs Alley

Showcase your innovation in a physical exhibit along a high-traffic walkway.

Moments of Clarity

Bring your burning questions to “speed dating” style office hours with experts on your topic.

Clinician Matchmaking

Introduce your startup to clinicians who can validate your value proposition and potentially even sign on as a clinical advisor.

Investor Matchmaking

On the hunt for funding? Meet for half an hour with custom-matched investors in a private, dedicated meeting space.

Meet the lead judges for the Health:Further Pitch Competition

Marty Paslick

Chief Information Officer | HCA Healthcare

Marty Paslick is the Chief Information Officer of Nashville, Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services.

A 33-year veteran of HCA Healthcare, Paslick leads the company’s Information Technology & Services department (IT&S), which provides IT strategy and support for HCA Healthcare and its 178 hospitals and approximately 1,800 sites of care in 20 states and the United Kingdom. IT&S has more than5,800 employees across the U.S. and includes six data centers and 15 division support centers responsible for delivering IT services. The department’s array of services includes business analysis, systems development, systems integration, information security, customer support, training and education, and infrastructure support.

Full Bio

Marcus Osborne

Vice President, Health & Wellness Transformation


Beth Chase

Senior Managing Consultant

Ankura Consulting Group

Nicholas Holland

VP of Product / GM of Marketing Hub


David Klements

President & CEO


Erik Larsen

Vice President – Special Assets Group

HCA Healthcare

Meet some of the investment firms that will be at Health:Further!

Get the ticket that best fits your business

Solo Entrepreneur Ticket

Ideal for the leanest of the lean, the Solo Entrepreneur Ticket is designed to help you get validation and start introducing your company to the stakeholders who matter. Eligible for:

  • Pitch Competition
  • Entrepreneur’s Alley
  • Moments of Clarity
  • Clinician Matchmaking

$199 for one ticket

Startup Team Ticket

Take advantage of all Health:Further has to offer with this package of two tickets, designed to help you cover all your bases. Eligible for:

  • Investor Matchmaking
  • Pitch Competition
  • Entrepreneur’s Alley
  • Moments of Clarity
  • Clinician Matchmaking

$398 for two tickets

Who comes to Health:Further?

Healthcare Executives

With all the changes in healthcare, executives from major industry players are searching for the innovations that will help them stay current.


Health:Further is full of venture and angel investors looking for their next big deal, from seed investments to growth rounds.

Innovation Advocates

It’s not just the decision-makers who matter, it’s the internal champions, too. Meet and connect with the evangelists who will drive adoption into major industry players.