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2018 Agenda 2017-08-17T22:55:32+00:00

Wednesday, January 10

9:00am - 11:15am

The Brain—The Next Frontier

From Alzheimer’s, depression, addiction, ADHD and other mental health disorders, one in four people in the world being affected by mental or neurological disorders. Digital technology is making an extraordinary impact on brain health and has opened a new and exciting frontier in treating some of our greatest healthcare challenges.

11:30am - 12:30pm

Pharma Serves up a Double Dose to Disease

Pharma is beginning to tackle their greatest internal and external challenges by adopting digital health innovations and tactics. It’s targeting hard to reach prescribers and skeptical patients with animation, virtual reality and personalized communications as well as using digital strategies to make clinical research more agile, effective and efficient.

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Sleep Tech: Personal, Intimate, Measured and Managed

Sleep technologies have hit the industry full-throttle the past few years. Having proven that a lack of sufficient sleep can lead to diabetes, heart disease, depression and other serious illnesses, innovations such as mobile sleep apnea devices, bedside monitors, wearables and smart mattresses are poised to tackle the sleep epidemic.

2:30pm - 3:15pm

Total Domination: Consumer and Patient-centered Healthcare

The consumerization of healthcare is definitely in full-swing. As demand from consumers to manage their own health accelerates, digital health innovations are emerging as critical tools. From telemedicine and clinical-grade wearables to a retail revolution, the consumer now reigns supreme.

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Emerging Tech: AI, VR, Biometrics, 3D Printing

From developing new life-saving techniques and virtual surgical training, to personal health management and behavior change, biometric sensing, VR, drones, 3D Printing as well as other emerging innovations are helping to revolutionize the way healthcare operates and is transforming patient care. The future of digital health innovations is insanely bright!

Thursday, January 11

9:00am - 12:30pm

The Promise of Digital Therapeutics

Digital therapeutics have generated a great deal of attention with some sources declaring them the next big thing in healthcare. Also known as software as a drug, they are being used alone or to enhance other conventional treatments of conditions such as addiction, diabetes, heart disease and pain management.

1:00pm - 2:15pm

Advances in Aging & Caregiving

Our aging population is increasingly in need of intensive resources and connected technologies. With continued growth in Alzheimer’s, dementia and other medical issues, the massive financial and physical burden on caregivers is ever-present. This complex scenario has motivated digital health innovators to develop advanced solutions to shoulder this heavy load.

2:15pm - 3:15pm

The Genomics and Precision Medicine Revolution

The one-size-fits-all medical treatment approach is becoming a thing of the past. Advances in genomics and precision medicine have led to powerful new discoveries and treatments tailored to fit an individual’s DNA. By combining genetics, data, machine learning, behavior, and lifestyle, doctors can match patients with the most effective treatments.

3:30pm – 5:00pm

Hightailing the Healthcare Business Into the 21st Century

With the first half of 2017 breaking past funding records, the digital health industry is showing no signs of slowing down. And with this accelerated growth, complicated hurdles continue to emerge. How is the industry addressing regulation, privacy, security, strategic business models, reimbursement and the ever-looming changes to the ACA?