Doctors Co., Ltd., (head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Takao Yanagawa; hereinafter referred to as “DOCTORS”)We are pleased to announce that special lectures will be held at the Digital Health Innovation Fair 2023, which will be hosted at Makuhari Messe from October 11 to 13, 2023. The special lectures will be given by Hideaki Shimada, Professor at Toho University, Seita Ando, President of CollaboPlace, which operates a portal site for medical professionals, and Sakon Yamamoto, Member of the House of Representatives and CEO of Sawarabi Group, among others. They will speak about the cutting-edge medical field based on medical DX.

The “Digital Health Innovation Fair” will be held during “Medical, Care and Pharmacy Week,” the largest medical exhibition in Japan, which attracted approximately 14,000 medical professionals and medical-related companies last year, The fair is an exhibition specializing in digital health, including online medical care, AI consultation, therapeutic apps, IoT, medical robotics, and wearable devices.

Since all the lectures were fully booked last year, those who wish to attend are requested to register as early as possible through the URL below. *If you do not pre-register, you will only be able to attend if there are seats of availability on the day of the event.

◼️Special Lecture Program

1.Wednesday, October 11, 14:30-16:00

Prof. Hideaki Shimada, MD, PhD, an oncologist and professor who is active in the cutting-edge medical field, will give a lecture on the future of medical DX as seen from the medical field in Japan. In the second half, Dr. Takao Yanagawa, President and CEO of Doctors Co., Ltd.,. and a neurosurgeon, based on his expertise in helping numerous companies create digital health services by operating his own medical DX platform, He will talk with Professor Shimada about the key points necessary for the development of future digital health and dissemination strategies.


2. Thursday, October 12, 14:30-16:00

Suzuken Group has established two companies, “Collaborate Create” and “Collaborate Place,” to promote new digital businesses.

The Mid-term Business Plan 2023 has three themes: “Smart Logistics,” “Digital Healthcare,” and “Regional Home Support,

The presentation will provide on “Collaboration Portal,” a digital platform at the starting point of the pharmaceutical wholesale business, a distribution that plays a role in the social infrastructure, and examples of new initiatives through collaboration with various partner companies.


3.Friday, October 13, 15:00-16:00

Mr. Sakon Yamamoto, CEO of Sawarabi Group and former Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology / Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Reconstruction / Member of the House of Representatives, will have a presentation on the current status and future of digital transformation in Japan’s medical and welfare system.In the second half, Takao Yanagawa from Doctors, Co., Ltd. will have a talk session with Mr. Yamamoto on medical digital transformation efforts and new medical innovations using digital health/online medical care.

Event outline

Time and date:2023年10月11日(水)〜2023年10月13日(金)10:00〜17:00 

Venue:Makuhari Messe

Organizers:RX Japan Ltd. / DOCTORS Co., Ltd.


Contact:DOCTORS Co., Ltd.

                 Digital Health Innovation Fair Event Office

〒105-0011  PMO Hamamatsucho II 5F, 2-3-6 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 

TEL: +81-3-6263-8871  Email: 


Company name: DOCTORS Co., Ltd.

Representative: Takao Yanagawa, President & CEO

Head office: 5F PMO Hamamatsucho II, 2-3-6 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0011 Japan

Date of establishment: September 2016 (Started business in October 2019)

Business description: DOCTORS is aiming to build an online medical care support platform that accelerates the development of community medicine and the digitalization of medical care with the “Powers of doctors x IT.” Over 400 expert doctors with specialists and consultants with expertise in the medical and healthcare business provide one-stop support from the planning and development of digital healthcare services to distribution and sales to medical institutions by which the full-fledged commercialization of digital healthcare services with an exit strategy and sustainability will be achieved. DOCTORS established its original screening criteria and guidelines and selected expert doctors to provide advice based on their own specialties and experiences for clients to be able to create services in line with medical reality and to increase the probability of success in their business.



[About RX Japan]

Company name: RX Japan Ltd.

Representative: Takeshi Tanaka, President

Location: 18F Shinjuku Nomura Building, 1-26-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-0570 Japan

Date of establishment: August 1986

Business description: Japan’s largest trade show organizer, which has contributed to the development of various industries and the revitalization of the Japanese economy by organizing, planning, managing, and holding more than 300 exhibitions and seminars per year in any field domestically and internationally.


■Inquiries about this release
Public Relations Officer, Doctors Co., Ltd.
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