June 30, 2021

Episode 12: Health Innovation

Indu Subaiya

Where we started was patient empowerment.

Health Innovation

by Indu Subaiya | Episode 12 (52:36)



Indu Subaiya, MD, MBA is co-founder and President of Catalyst @ Health 2.0, the industry leader in digital health strategic partnering, innovation competitions and programs for piloting and commercializing novel healthcare technologies. Indu co-founded and served as CEO of Health 2.0, a global conference platform and community for the showcase and advancement of new technologies in healthcare. Health 2.0’s conference business was acquired by HIMSS in 2017 after which Indu headed the organization as Executive Vice President. She continues as Senior Advisor to HIMSS, providing thought leadership and content advisory services under the office of the Chief Technology and Innovation Officer. In 2013, FierceHealthIT named Indu one of Health Information Technology’s Most Influential Women. In 2018, Indu was selected as a fellow of the Aspen Institute’s fourth class of Health Innovators Fellows.

Recognized as an engaging keynote speaker, interviewer, and moderator, Indu has spoken or moderated at numerous industry conferences including the American Medical Association’s National Advocacy Conference, the Clinton Foundation Health Matters Initiative, Mayo Clinic’s Transform, Cleveland Clinic’s Patient Experience Conference, SXSW Interactive, Slush, and many more. She has worked with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, World Bank/International Finance Corporation, the New York City Economic Development Corporation and the California Health Care Foundation to build partnerships within the digital health innovation ecosystem.

Indu received her BS from Cornell University in Science and Technology Studies and MD from Stony Brook University. She came west to receive her MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, deciding to forgo medical residency in order to develop new healthcare dialogues and care models. Prior to founding Health 2.0, Indu was Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Physic Ventures, Vice President of Healthcare and Biomedical Research at Gerson Lehrman Group, and Director of Outcomes Research at Quorum Consulting. She has served as Vice President of the Society for Participatory Medicine and on advisory committees of the Department of Health and Human Services and National Health Data Consortium.


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