Creating a Healthier Future with Healthsocal.ai

Octane Non-Profit Accelerator First Cohort

Utilizing AI to build a healthier future for all of Southern California.

healthsocal.ai is designed to establish SoCal as an AI Global SuperHub that advances the understanding and applicability of AI healthcare and positively impacts societal, environmental, and global issues while creating a positive economic impact for Southern California.

Why healthsocal.ai now? The U.S. spends nearly 2x the average of OECD countries, yet has the lowest life expectancy, the highest chronic illness burden, an obesity rate 2x OECD countries, and the highest suicide rates.

Yet, we also have the world’s most robust AI technology, we are capable of creating vaccines in 18 months and deploying remote robotics to perform laser-precision surgery.

Our Vision for the Future

Better Population Health

Leverage AI to create a healthier future and eventually the healthiest population in the United States (within a generation) 

Utilize Healthcare Infrastructure

Leverage AI across the healthcare industry in the post-pandemic era.

Improve Overall Health & Wellness

Enhance wellness, mental health and traditional medical device, biotech, and pharma with existing AI tech.

Healthcare Equity

Access equitable high-quality healthcare by improving the allocation of appropriate resources and measuring outcomes of health interventions.

Data-Driven Decision Making

Collect and manage data for health interventions and improved outcomes

Integrative Health

Achieve Integrative Health by promoting the balance of holistic, preventative, & patient-centered care by balancing
conventional, complementary, & self-care.

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Strategic Outcomes

Health AI Innovation

Healthcare AI solutions and innovation in the areas of social equity, integrative health, precision medicine, and population health

Community Collaboration

Deliver rapid outcomes and successes through sharable community resources, data, techniques and insights.

Economic Impact

Create, retain, and attract more Healthcare AI companies and talent through Octane’s LaunchPad.

How healthsocal.ai will achieve our goals

By addressing healthcare with a whole-person approach, healthsocal.ai will use existing infrastructure to convene and engage community and partners and build, retain, and attract healthcare AI companies and jobs.
The focus will be on:

✅  Balancing health inequities

✅  Achieving precision medicine

✅  Improving population health

✅  Supporting integrative health

Octane Non-Profit Accelerator First Cohort

Our Leadership

Bill Carpou

CEO, Octane
Chaiman,healthsocal.ai

Zeeshan Subzwari

Managing Director,

healthsocal.ai

Anthony Chang, MD, MBA

Chief Intelligence and Innovation Officer, CHOC

Fauad Hasan

Founder & Director, Appiell.ai

Chris Huff

Chief Growth Officer, Kofax

Jennifer McCaney

UCLA Biodesign & Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Neil Sahota

IBM Master Inventor, United Nations (UN) Al Advisor

Todd Terrazas

AI LA Founder

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February 2023

Octane Webinar: Employment Law Update 2023

February 8 @ 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
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It is time for Octane's annual Employment Law Update.  The laws on COVID in the workplace have been loosened, but the Legislature and local governments continue to enact new laws that impact most employers in other areas. One major development is a new California law requiring most employers to publish pay scales for every job posting and to file annual reports of pay data broken down by sex and ethnicity.  This law goes hand in hand with other amendments that…

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April 2023

Women Leaders of Octane- April 2023 Quarterly Meeting

April 19 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join Women Leaders of Octane for our virtual quarterly meeting, Wednesday, April 19th from 12:00 – 1:00 pm PST, featuring Thought Leader: Anne Mulcahy  In addition to our thought leader, our committee chairs will share progress reports. Our Committees and Committee Chairs: Creating Women-led Businesses & LaunchPad Committee – Marinela Gombosev, SPARK Neuro Funding Committee – Delilah Panio, Toronto Stock Exchange Women on Boards Committee – Joyce Averna, JP Morgan Private Bank Resources & Communications – Nanneke Dinklo Plus, after the WLO Quarterly meeting,…

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May 2023

Tech Innovation Forum 2023

May 10 @ 8:00 AM - May 11 @ 4:35 PM
AV Irvine, 16500 Scientific
Irvine, 92618 United States

Tech Innovation Forum 2023 will focus on the acceleration of innovation in technology. The Forum will concentrate on topics such as the next industrial revolution- the role that Southern California is playing in both climate tech and space, and feature topics related to the investment landscape for emerging and growth companies. Learn more. Register here.

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June 2023

Ophthalmology Tech Forum 2023

June 8 @ 3:30 PM - June 9 @ 1:00 PM
Balboa Bay Resort, 1221 West Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92663 United States
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Join industry physicians and top ophthalmologists who are defining the future of the field at Octane’s Ophthalmology Technology Forum (OTF). The event is held annually in Orange County, the center for Ophthalmology in the US. We will be hosting Ophthalmology Tech Forum 2023 as a hybrid experience, which will allow our guests to attend in person or online. Learn more Register here

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September 2023

Cardiovascular Tech Summit 2023

September 15 @ 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monarch Beach Resort, 1 MONARCH BEACH RESORT
DANA POINT, 92629

Octane’s Cardiovascular Tech Summit 2023 will synergize innovative solutions in cardiology with physicians, industry strategics, and investors convening together to advance patient care. The Summit will explore the unmet needs in cardiology, highlight current buying trends of strategics and investors, review current funding models of cardiology innovation, present innovation trends, and showcase top emerging cardiology companies to our ecosystem of strategics and investors.

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High Tech Awards 2023

September 21
AV Irvine, 16500 Scientific
Irvine, 92618 United States

The much-anticipated High Tech Awards celebrate the top innovators, entrepreneurs, and technology leaders in Orange County. Join us for the 2023 High Tech Awards to celebrate and recognize those individuals and companies who make Orange County a center of technology and medical technology innovation.

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October 2023

Octane’s Medical Innovation Forum 2023

October 25 - October 27
Irvine Marriott, 18000 Von Karman Avenue
Irvine, CA 92612 United States
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Octane will host our Medical Innovation Forum 2023 as an in-person experience.  Join us in collaborating with industry experts, strategics, physicians, entrepreneurs, and investors who have made significant strides toward an accelerated future in the medical industry.  The Forum will highlight the wide-ranging impact of the most recent medical innovations and how the industry will adapt to enhance patient care.

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