Iyengar to Speak at mHealth@Duke Conference

Sage Growth Partners is lead corporate sponsor for conference focused on mobile and digital health technology

Baltimore, MD – April 10, 2015 · Sage Growth Partners (SGP), a Baltimore-based healthcare consulting, technology, and marketing firm today announced the firm’s lead sponsorship and participation in the 3rd annual mHealth@Duke Conference which will take place on April 15, 2015 at the Durham Convention Center (Durham, N.C.).  Veneeth Iyengar, SGP’s Vice President, Strategic Ventures/Business Development, will moderate a panel discussion on “Industrializing Healthcare Innovation via Mobile and Digital Health.” The expert group will examine and discuss trends in the venture community and how healthcare investors are directing resources in the area of mobile and digital health.

The annual mHealth@Duke Conference was created to provide a forum for education and leadership in the mobile health (mhealth) space. The goal in bringing together featured speakers and attendees is to accelerate research on the use of sensors and mobile technology to advance the delivery of healthcare through improved patient-provider communication and collaborative health care management.

“We are excited to be a lead sponsor of Duke University’s mHealth Conference,” said Mr. Iyengar.  “Sage Growth Partners has created a Ventures practice dedicated to providing acceleration services for go-to-market minded entrepreneurs. We plan to work closely with Duke University beyond this conference to identify a pipeline of disruptive healthcare solutions with promising market potential.”

“Durham is known as the ‘City of Medicine,’ with a strong high-tech sector and Duke University, where faculty and students are leading ground-breaking new research using mobile and digital technology to improve patient and population health,” said Bernard Fuemmeler, Director of mHealth@Duke. “It is the ideal setting for the emergence of innovative healthcare solutions, and the partnership with Sage Growth Partners for the mHealth@Duke Conference is indicative of the community commitment to this effort.”

More information about the conference is available at: http://sites.duke.edu/mhealth/

About Sage Growth Partners

Sage Growth Partners (SGP), a healthcare strategy, technology, and marketing firm, provides insight, advice and multi-disciplined execution to growth-minded health care organizations nationally, including hospitals, health systems, physicians groups, insurers, trade associations and academic institutions. With deep roots in the business of health care, SGP delivers results to difficult industry and organizational challenges.

Founded in 2005, SGP is located in Baltimore, MD and serves clients such as GE Healthcare, Boston Scientific, SAS, Stericycle, Availity, and HeartFlow.