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WHAT: As most leading payers now recognize, social isolation is emerging as the biggest threat to health and healthcare spending in our aging nation. Join us for a webinar to learn how innovative Medicare Advantage plans are addressing this significant issue in partnership with Element3 Health.
By combining the three most important elements of health – physical, social and mental activity – into one comprehensive, desirable solution, Element3 Health reaches far beyond typical gym-membership benefits to reduce social isolation and improve the quality of life for older people.
Meet David Norris, Chairman and CEO of Element3 Health, who will detail the scope of the issue and present the first scalable solution for this growing epidemic.
WHY: Social isolation and loneliness contribute to $75 billion in preventable healthcare costs in the U.S. annually. The feeling of being alone in this world, disconnected from friends and family, increases our risk of everything from dementia to cancer.
Given that one-third of the nation is aging alone, social isolation and loneliness are becoming a healthcare epidemic on par with obesity and smoking.
Researchers who have dedicated their lives to fighting cancer, dementia and other devastating diseases are now turning their attention to the role loneliness plays in our health.
WHEN: April 24, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. (Mountain Daylight Time - MDT)
REGISTRATION: Register here for the webinar
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Chairman and CEO
Mr. Norris is a CEO, board member, investor, advisor, and 6-time entrepreneur. Utilizing his extensive experience and network, he works closely with investors and boards to accelerate the growth of high-potential companies. He has extensive governance experience on a wide range of boards and board committees.
As a serial entrepreneur, he has founded and built companies in a number of different industries and has extensive fund raising experience, having raised over $300 million from venture capital, private equity, angel, and debt sources.
Mr. Norris was the co-founder and CEO of MD Insider, a big-data technology healthcare company that used huge volumes of data to score physicians based on actual performance. Dubbed the “anti-yelp”, MD Insider raised over $22 million to build the most sophisticated and successful solution in the industry.
Prior to founding MD Insider, Mr. Norris was Co-founder and CEO of BlueCava (acquired by Qualia), Co-Founder and CEO of OnRequest Images, Co-Founder and CEO of ObjectSpace (acquired by RecursionSW), VP/General Manager at Casco Signal Ltd ((acquired by Alstom (ALO:EN)), and Toccata Systems (acquired by Chilton).
Mr. Norris has extensive international business experience, having lived and worked in Europe, Asia, and the United States. He is a regular speaker at industry conferences, has lectured at organizations such as Microsoft and the Harvard Business School, has appeared on business TV programs such as CNN, Bloomberg TV, and has been quoted in publications such as The Wall Street Journal and New York Times.
Mr. Norris has won various awards, including the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year, the Inc. 500, and The Software 500. He supports a number of charities including the American Diabetes Association and the National MS Society. Mr. Norris sits on a number of boards and is a senior advisor to a number of emerging technology companies. He is also a very active cyclist.
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