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SOURCE Health Net Connect
Forum uniquely brings together leading family offices and their foundations seeking impact investment, grant-giving, and philanthropy opportunities within health and life sciences
WIXOM, Mich., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen Shaya, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, of Health Net Connect has been selected to present at the Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum taking place May 5-7, New York, NY. The purpose of the Forum is to help family offices and foundations develop and implement their individual pro-social impact investing, grant-giving, and philanthropy programs within health and the life sciences. To accomplish this mission the Forum showcases presentations and panel discussions by leading scientists, accomplished healthcare delivery professionals, health-policy experts and private-sector companies engaged in developing innovations with the potential for transformational impact on disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
Michael Moffat, Cavendish co-founder and President, explains, "With the help of our expert advisors, we conduct a global search of research institutions and private-sector companies in order to identify organizations that meet the required standard of excellence. The quality and originality of the Health Net Connect research and innovations in the field of telemedicine positions them to make a major contribution to improved health access and outcomes."
In addition, Dr. Shaya will be presenting on two panels to the group attending the event at the United Nations on May 6th and Rockefeller University on May 7th, at a forum highlighting mobile health. Panels include The Transformational Impact of Mobile Health and Telemedicine on Health Access and Outcomes, Tuesday, May 6th, at 9:30am, as well as The Family Office Panel: What Makes a Great Grant, Wednesday, May 7th at 6:30pm.
Cavendish Global consists of over 150 leading family offices and foundations from around the world with combined assets of over $190 billion who share a passion for pro-social endeavors within health and the life sciences. The Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum provides family offices with a discrete, peer-to-peer knowledge expansion and relationship building environment, combined with the information and educational resources required by foundations actively seeking to accelerate technological innovation and health access through sustainable philanthropy, grant-making and impact investing. The Forum is also an opportunity for family offices to champion and share information on projects and organizations, which they are passionate about with other family offices from around the world. Cavendish Global together with the Global Partnerships Forum and the New York Academy of Sciences organizes the Forum annually in New York.
About Health Net Connect
Health Net Connect (HNC) is a member of the J&B Medical Supply family of companies. Health Net Connect is a fast-paced, highly-focused telehealth product and solution provider based in Wixom, MI. Health Net Connect' s mission as a telemedicine solutions company is to overcome traditional healthcare delivery challenges through a forward thinking innovative virtual clinic approach by providing clients with a clinical grade all-in-one, user-friendly telemedicine and telehealth platform. Various VideoDoc™ solutions are designed to deliver substantial savings in healthcare costs for patients, measurable improvements in patient outcomes, expanded physician specialist availability, and significant reductions in time, travel and expense. Health Net Connect's telemedicine solution offers a unique combination of HIPAA and HITECH compliant video consultations, virtual house calls, FDA approved peripherals, triage and rounds, combined with the ability to take, store and retrieve patient vitals from anywhere to anywhere throughout the world.
About Cavendish Global
Cavendish Global provides family offices and their foundations with a discrete, peer-to-peer knowledge expansion and relationship building environment, combined with the innovative resources required to help develop and implement their individual pro-social impact investment, grant making and philanthropy programs within health and the life sciences. Cavendish Global provides family offices with a number of innovative resources, which includes Cavendish Impact Forums. A unique gathering of leading family offices, Cavendish Impact Forums take place three times each year; in the United States (taking place in New York at the United Nations Headquarters May 5th to 6th 2014) and Rockefeller University May 7th, Europe (UK, November 2014, hosted by Oxford University) and a third event held at a Cavendish Host Partner City which moves to a different global location each year (Dubai, UAE January 2015).
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