HealthTech Women Comes to Sandbox

HealthTech Women brings together female professionals who share a passion for impacting global health with innovative technology.

They offer educational events, mentorship, thought leadership discussions, and access to an influential network of women in health and technology.

Tonight the lovely ladies of HealthTech are hosting an event covering gaming principles in health: including presentations and an interactive discussion, right here at Sandbox Suites South Park.

Details Below:

Are you interested in engaging your users in a new, fun and dynamic way? Have you thought about using game principles or rewards within your product design? This panel will discuss strategies that have been successful in the gaming industry that can be incorporated in the health sector, a challenging yet highly rewarding vertical.

Come learn from some exciting and respected companies tackling health challenges through gaming principles, tactics and rewards!


Tonic Health: Sterling Lanier, Co-Founder & CEO

Keas: Lindsey Irvine: VP Business Development and Strategic Partnerships

Zamzee: Heather Regan, VP of Product

Ayogo: Mavis Dixon, Projects and Engagement


Event Details:

Location: SandBox Suites (South Park)

6:30-7:00: Mix and Mingle

7:00-7:45: Company Presentations & Intros

7:45-8:15: Interactive Discussions

8:15-8:45: Mix and Mingle

Wine and a selection of gourmet appetizers will be available, thanks to our sponsors, Dr.Chrono and Pelesend.

Company Profiles:


Tonic ( is an iPad-based medical data collection platform that uses extremely high patient engagement to dramatically improve the process of gathering, analyzing and using patient data.  Tonic is currently installed or about to be installed at such leading health systems as Kaiser Permanente, the Mayo Clinic, Mass General, New York Presbyterian, UCSF, UCLA, the VA, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, Florida Hospital and Georgetown Medical Center, among others.

Tonic has broad applicability throughout healthcare, where our platform is being used for a wide range of real-time data collection and analysis needs, including Patient Intake, Patient Screening, Patient Satisfaction, Patient Reported Outcomes, Discharge Management, Academic Research, Quality of Care surveys, Patient Education andClinical Trials.

To experience the magic of Tonic firsthand, simply download our interactive demo by tapping here on your iPad or by searching for “Tonic Health” in the App Store (where Apple is currently showcasing Tonic as one of their featured apps in the Medical category).


Keas ( is the most engaging wellness program in the workplace. Keas promotes healthy behavior and teamwork with interactive media that delivers relevant, individualized content to hundreds of thousands of employees. Keas has a proven track record of supporting corporate HR in increasing retention, productivity, teamwork, collaboration, and competitiveness. By rewarding people for achieving simple exercise and nutrition goals, employee health is improved and overall healthcare costs are decreased.


Zamzee (  is a social enterprise on a mission to make it easier for tweens and families to be more physically active. The Zamzee meter and online experience is the result of several years of research, creative thinking and design based on feedback from kids and families. Today we’re proud to say studies show that kids who use Zamzee move almost 60% more on average than kids who do not – that’s an extra 45 minutes of non-stop pushups each week.


Ayogo ( motivates people to change their lives, one fun social game at a time. We apply the behavioral psychology of games and play to the management of chronic health conditions, and patient adherence.

Better Through Play: Games & Apps for Patient Engagement & Adherence.




Yetizen and SBS “coplaying” together!




SBS Friends and family – welcome Yetizen to the club! Our community is growing here in SF and the only logical step would be to partner with a local gaming accelerator to bring you an innovative space – great discounted rental rates and a community of events. 

Yetizen is a gaming accelerator focused entirely on game studio and emerging platform startups. They help game startups build and strengthen their business models, marketing strategies, and market position while simultaneously connecting them with a network of seed partners, angels and VCs. These companies are also given access to partnership deals to accelerate their user acquisition and distribution.

Each Accelerator Round has a maximum of 10 candidates, those with the most promising revolutionary or disruptive new ideas and promising portfolios are selected from hundreds of applicants. More info about the Acceleration Process here.

The innovation Lab:

A play on co-working, at Yetizen they aren’t coworking, the are coplaying! During the day the Innovation Lab provides a free co-play environment for game developers to work collaboratively as well as network with each other and larger companies to find synergies and build stronger game businesses. This co-play space is FREE for anyone in the games industry to use. More info about the Innovation Lab here.

The Team at Yetizen:

I had the lovely privilege of meeting Sana Choudary YetiZen cofounder and CEO – Not only is she a creative artistic individual but she has a reputation for being a powerful force and mentor for creating successful entrepreneurs. We are excited to have built a partnership with her and the Yetizen “players”.

If you have an interest in checking out YetiZen – or renting an office with and SBS exclusive discount please email Shadi[at]sandboxsuites for a discount offer exclusively for SBS members.

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