ATA Nexus Annual Conference, May 5-7, Phoenix, AZ

 WASHINGTON, DC, MARCH 28, 2024 – The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today announced the 12 finalists who will be presenting live at the Telehealth Innovators Challenge, where the future of healthcare meets creativity and innovation, at ATA Nexus 2024, May 5-7 in Phoenix, AZ. The ATA Telehealth Innovators Challenge is an exclusive opportunity for early-stage virtual care developers to showcase their novel solutions in front of key stakeholders, investors and decision-makers driving the future of healthcare.

The 12 innovators presenting in the final round of the Telehealth Innovators Challenge will highlight the latest digital health innovations to help eliminate gaps in access to care:

Femtech and Women’s Health:

  • Leva Pelvic Health System – Axena Health
  • Nest Collaborative
  • The Future of Maternal Care – Bloomlife

In-patient Care Solutions:

  • Oshi Health Virtual GI Center of Excellence
  • ThinkAndor – Andor Health
  • DermEngine AI-Powered Care Coordination – MetaOptima Technology, Inc.

The Patient Experience:

  • Vori Health
  • The TeleDentists
  • ThriveLink (formerly Nutrible)

Tools That Deliver Care:

  • CardioSignal
  • Alio Remote Monitoring Platform
  • Strados Labs RESP Biosensor

Meet the Innovators Challenge Judges: 

Samir Batra, BAHA Enterprises; HIP; ATA Advisor (Emcee)

Kiran Avancha, PhD, HonorHealth Innovations

Amit Aysola, Create Health Ventures

Joe Brennan, TytoCare

Christine Brocato, CommonSpirit Health

Adam Dakin, Medivation Advisors

Tracy Dooley MD, Avestria Ventures

Charlotte Gabet, Parkview Health

Jon Gabriel, Foley & Lardner

Nancy Green, The SAA Group, LLC

Rick Hall, PhD, Mayo Clinic/ASU MedTech Accelerator

Saira Haque, PhD, Pfizer Medical Affairs

Jennifer Joe, MD, AstraZeneca

Aditi U. Joshi, MD, Digital Health Consultant

Connor McDermott, A1 Health Ventures

Kate Merton, PhD, ChicagoArc

Matt Miller, PhD, Headwater Ventures

Yuriy Oinyskiv, Orlando Health Ventures

Maxim Owen, Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health

Rakesh Patel, MD, Good Samaritan Hospital

Julia Monfrini Peev, PACE Healthcare Capital

Shravan Rai, Teladoc Health

Lygeia Ricciardi, AdaRose

Julianne Roseman, Plug and Play

Matthew Sakumoto, MD, Sutter Health-West Bay Region

Mayank Taneja, OSF Healthcare

Kristen Valdes, b.well

Elliott Wilson, Flying Pig Consulting

Keith Winter, Teal Ventures

Emily Zhen, Zeal Capital Partners

Anthony Zlaket, Tampa General Hospital

Jeff Zucker, Digital Health Entrepreneur/Investor

ATA Nexus features three full days of dynamic content, including new programming formats and interactive sessions that will explore The Next Chapter in Virtual Care, including interactive sessions, collaborative workshops, a bustling exhibit floor and networking and social events that will spark curiosity, foster learning, and ignite transformative discussions, including:

  • Four Deep Dive sessions on the hottest topics in virtual care, plus NEW! Telehealth 101 Bootcamp
  • Over 80 Oral and Poster Research Presentations with CME
  • NEW! System Spotlights featuring leading hospital systems on the forefront
  • NEW! Curbside Consult sessions, engaging and informal “consults” with clinicians and industry experts
  • Annual Telehealth Innovators Challenge live pitch competition
  • NEW! Meet the Experts lounge in the ATA Hub
  • NEW! Insights Workshop on Virtual Nursing for senior nursing leaders
  • Plus over 300 speakers, hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors, and an audience packed with telehealth and virtual care stakeholders

GENERAL REGISTRATION: For more information or to register, please visit the ATA Nexus 2024 website for details and easy online registration.

MEDIA REGISTRATION:  Register to attend ATA Nexus 2024 here and use comp code ATA24PRMEDIA to receive complimentary press credentials. Or contact Gina Cella at

About the ATA

As the only organization completely focused on advancing telehealth, the American Telemedicine Association is committed to ensuring that everyone has access to safe, affordable, and appropriate care when and where they need it, enabling the system to do more good for more people. The ATA represents a broad and inclusive member network of leading healthcare delivery systems, academic institutions, technology solution providers and payers, as well as partner organizations and alliances, working to advance industry adoption of telehealth, promote responsible policy, advocate for government and market normalization, and provide education and resources to help integrate virtual care into emerging value-based delivery models.

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Gina Cella

t: 781-799-3137


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