New Healthcare Design Event RxUX to Debut in San Francisco

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Cainkade and angelMD officially open registration for RxUX, June 17 at the California Academy of Sciences.

The amazing speakers at RxUX will take us behind the scenes, sharing the process and lessons learned in creating breakthrough new digital health and wellness products.

Cainkade and angelMD today announced the debut of a new event focused on the design and process involved with bringing innovative healthcare products to market.

Health and medical experiences are becoming as useful and delightful as the latest consumer software, and will empower us in ways we are only beginning to understand. From the gym to the examination room, human-centered design is transforming our health and wellness experience. RxUX will bring together thought leaders from healthcare companies, entrepreneurs, researchers, investors and clinicians for a unique fast-paced case-study format evening event.

RxUX will be hosted by Owen Thomas, Editor-in-Chief of ReadWrite, who covers digital health and fitness in his ReadWriteBody column.

“The demands of healthcare systems worldwide require innovation and disruption like never before,” said Tobin Arthur, CEO of angelMD. “Accordingly, RxUX won’t be the standard fare. The speakers, the format, the venue and the attendees ensure it will be an event where participants leave having learned something practical in the context of a first class event.”

“Sensors, mobile devices and cloud services are transforming the patient-provider experience,” said Eric Elia, Managing Director, Cainkade. “The amazing speakers at RxUX will take us behind the scenes, sharing the process and lessons learned in creating breakthrough new digital health and wellness products.”


Kate Garrett, Co-Founder and CEO, Ciel Medical
Daniel Kraft MD, Singularity University and FutureMed
Jordan Shlain MD, Founder Healthloop
Aaron Sklar, Managing Director, Experience Strategy and Design, Healthagen


RxUX will be hosted the evening of June 17 at the gorgeous California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, a fitting venue for a discussion about design and complex systems. Learn more and register at

About the hosts

angelMD is an investment marketplace connecting physician investors with innovative medical startups seeking capital investments, advisors, and users. Leading physicians from all over the US have joined the angelMD Clinical Advisory Board and Leaders Club to help source and evaluate opportunities in biotechnology, medical device and healthcare technology. For more information visit

Cainkade ( is a product design and development studio focused on beautiful user experiences and scalable technology. Since 2007, Cainkade has worked with some of the world’s largest consumer healthcare products companies to bring to life well-reviewed digital health products. Shipped products include personal fitness tracking software and a range of devices and apps from blood-glucose meters to self-management tools. The company has offices in New York City and Oakland, California.

Owen Thomas is the Editor-in-Chief of ReadWrite. Owen has led a 17-year career devoted to crafting narratives and telling stories in ways that are uniquely suited to the online world, as well as managing some of the Web's best editorial teams. Prior to joining ReadWrite, he was West Coast editor of Business Insider and founding executive editor of the Daily Dot. He has held editorial leadership roles at VentureBeat, NBC Universal and Gawker Media. He also spent several years at Time, Inc. and Business 2.0.

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