Stephen Shaya, M.d., of Health Net Connect Selected to Speak at Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit and also at Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum

Dec 29, 2015

Stephen Shaya, M.D., of Health Net Connect Selected To Speak at Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit and also at Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum

Wixom, Mich Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit taps Stephen Shaya, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Health Net Connect as a panelist. The distinguished panel of four discussed “Family Offices: Bridging the Funding Gap” The panel included the following: a) George Matayeo, Sr. Director of Investments, Cleveland Clinic; b) Richard Clark, EVP, Secretary & Trustee, John P. Murphy Foundation; c) Michael Horovitz, Retired Partner at Jones Day who runs his own family office.   Stephen Shaya, M.D. said that “innovation involves much trial and error. Every failure sets one up for success. Family offices will have play a key role in helping to solve some of the world most challenging problems and approach philanthropy differently by providing the funding to advance transformational and impactful ideas.   Philanthropy 2.0 is here.”

At the Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum which was going on simultaneously, Dr. Shaya moderated a panel on “Digitizing Healthcare and Democratizing Data.”   The panelists included the following: a) Robert London, M.D., Medical Director Well Care; b) Michael Wiemann, M.D., President of Providence Hospital; c) David Gutelius, Founder of the Data Guild; d) Slava Akmaev, Chief Analytics Officer, Berg Health and Head of Analytics. Dr Shaya noted “only 61 Fortune 500 Companies that existed in 1955 are around today. The average life expectancy of a Fortune 500 company used to be 75 years. Today the average is 15 years and declining every day. Companies will need to innovate and constantly reinvent themselves. The leveraging of data and information will be integral to this constant transformation and no greater opportunity exists than in health care.”  

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 VideoDocTM 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 Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit

Cleveland Clinic’s 2015 Medical Innovation Summit, “Memory. Mood.

Movement.” will convene to discuss the future of Neurosciences and the

overall state of healthcare innovation and includes over 1700 thought

leaders in health care.”

The Medical Innovation Summit brings together global investors, clinicians

and technologists in healthcare to discuss new technologies and network

with other innovative individuals and organizations. The Summit is

designed for individuals interested in forging new relationships, initiating

dynamic discussions, and keeping medical innovation an absolute priority

throughout healthcare’s historic transformation.


About Cavendish Global  According to Cavendish, the Global Impact Forum is a “peer-to-peer knowledge expansion and relationship building environment focused for over 150 leading family offices and foundations. A world-class forum for organizations actively seeking to accelerate technological innovation and health access through sustainable philanthropy, grant-making and impact investing.”

Cavendish Global provides family offices with a number of innovative advisory and digital resources, which includes Cavendish Impact Forums. A unique gathering of leading family offices, Cavendish Forums take place three times each year and are hosted by leading institutions around the world.  In May of 2014 the Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum was hosted at the United Nations Headquarters, Secretariat Building New York, The Rockefeller University and The New York Academy of Sciences and then in November of 2014 was in Oxford University in Oxford, England.   Following the San Diego hosted Cavendish Forum in May of this year, the Cavendish community of family offices.   For more information:


Stephen Shaya, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
(248) 896-6201, ext. 204


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