Social Impact Investing: A New Source of Capital for Health Innovation
- Room: Cityview 1
- Session Number:R0340C
Thursday, October 26, 2017: 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
DescriptionA variety of mission-driven non-profits and private foundations have helped sustain healthcare in developing nations over decades. Today, on a global scale, healthcare systems are threatened by an aging population and rising prevalence of chronic disease resulting in unsustainable cost trends. Is social impact investing--a ‘sister concept’ to the philanthropic global health approach, a viable model for investing in healthcare transformation via connected health?