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Mingle Mondays: MedTech

November 27, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST

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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 18, 2023


Mingle Mondays: MedTech

Join us each third Monday of the month in Conference Room 028 on the Lower Level of the Ion for our MedTech meet and greet!

About this event

Houston is home to the world’s largest medical center, the Texas Medical Center! Saving lives is serious, especially on that massive scale. For those wanting to improve healthcare, inside and outside the industry, this event is a laid-back social networking event led by nurse leader Steven D. Powell.

Target Audience:

  • Healthcare Professionals: clinical and non-clinical staff
  • Community Members: people with an idea for improving healthcare but unsure where to start
  • Hospital Innovators: decision-makers tasked with creating and leading sustainable change
  • Academic Partners: students or faculty with an idea for a healthcare startup

About the Host:

Steven D. Powell, MSN, RN, MEDSURG-BC, CRRN, NHDP-BC is a Peruvian-Tags American nurse who has lived in ten cities across four continents. He is Clinical Advisor for Elemeno Health, a cloud-based SaaS microlearning platform for frontline healthcare teams. His inpatient specialties include medical-surgical (American Nurses Credentialing Center- Board Certified), spinal cord injury (Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board Certified), and National Healthcare Disaster Professional (ANCC).

Before joining Elemeno Health, Steven worked for the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Houston, TX. Additionally, he served with the Disaster Emergency Medical Personnel System. Deployments included Puerto Rico’s 6.4 earthquakes in January 2020, the Arkansas Delta surge in July 2021, and New Orleans Hurricane Ida relief in September 2021. Steven graduated from Duke University’s Master of Science in Nursing program in Nursing and Healthcare Leadership. His BSN is from Oklahoma City University, and a BA (Communications) from Tulane University. 2022 accolades include the “Beyond Duke Service and Leadership Award” and Texas Nurses Association District 9 Top 30 Nurses.

Outside Elemeno Health, Steven is involved with government affairs through the Texas Nurses Association. In addition, he is a frequent guest speaker on topics including healthcare and public policy. An active startup community member, Steven is regularly seen at The Ion. His free time includes music discovery, supporting Houston sports, and avidly playing trivia as Team Captain for Quizzly Bears (2022 Houston Trivia League Champions-Challenge Entertainment).


Parking Instructions

Visitor Parking Lot: Enter 4200 Fannin Street into your GPS for directions directly to the visitor parking lot, located in front of The Ion building.

Overflow Parking Instructions: Enter 4203 Fannin Street into your GPS for directions directly to this parking lot, located across the street from The Ion building.


November 27, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Ion
4201 Main Street
Houston, 77002 United States