2017 Digital Health Summit | DAY 1
Friday, January 6
A handful of health threats loom large over the landscape, leaving costly destruction in their wake, like cancer, heart disease and addiction. But digital medicine is beginning to offer inventive approaches to set these Big Ones back on their heels.
Welcome and Fighting the Big C
Welcome to day one of the Eighth Annual Digital Health Summit at CES. Hold onto your hats!
Think we’re getting close to winning the war on cancer? Think again. In 2016, more than 1.5 million new cases of cancer will have be diagnosed in the US, and 600,000 will die from the disease. This session brings together today’s leading physicians, experts, and innovators to reveal significant advancements in precision diagnostics and groundbreaking new treatments to give us the tactical advantage we need to fight the infamous “Big C.”
Tech Combats the Terrible Trio: Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease
Obesity, diabetes and heart disease remain costly and debilitating conditions faced by millions. Excitingly, today’s technology is providing some much-needed tools that may turn the tide. This session convenes some of today’s foremost experts, physicians and tech innovators pioneering the way to preventing, treating and reversing these chronic and sometimes deadly diseases.
First Look: HealthyMation vs. Diabetes—Game On! (DEMO)
In 2015, one of the world’s preeminent diabetes experts partnered with animators and video game experts from Warner Brothers, Vivendi Universal, and Hasbro to create the first entertainment studio for healthcare. Get a behind-the-scenes tour of HealthyMation’s first-ever diabetes app blending evidence-based info with digital health technology, entertainment-caliber animation, personal human interaction, and interactive learning.
Going for Zero
Come discover how one forward-thinking, global healthcare company is utilizing technology to shoot for zero heart attacks and strokes.
Dying to Get High—Tackling the Opioid Epidemic
The CDC published that 78 people die each day from opioid abuse every day. How can tech innovators and addiction specialists reduce the fallout from this common, and much stigmatized, public health nightmare? Join leaders in pharma, digital health, and one of the largest hospitals in the U.S. for a timely discussion that is sure to make headlines.
We can no longer keep our eyes closed to sleep’s advancement to a public health epidemic. It is directly linked to diabetes, depression, obesity, motor vehicle disasters, reduced quality of life, and more. Discover how tech is delivering real solutions.
Confronting the Sleep Epidemic Head-On
Join Dr. Mehmet Oz live on stage, as he reveals the results of a groundbreaking, national sleep study. Dr. Oz and ResMed joined forces for the first ever national study to assess the sleep habits of our country. Data will be collected from over one million nights of sleep to assess the nation’s sleep fitness, while determining a national score. Understanding public health patterns lets us build new pathways to wellness and sleep is one of the areas where we can make the biggest difference.
Dr. Oz will then be joined onstage by three industry experts on the frontlines for a more in-depth conversation on sleep, technology and what lies ahead in discovering new solutions to solve this ever-present sleep epidemic.
Sleep Tech: An Ecosystem of Electric Sleep
Sleep technology is emerging as one of digital health’s most promising verticals, yet there are still many unknowns surrounding adoption potential and total aspects of life integration. The future can evolve as a multi-component experience for consumers, integrating various sensor markets, digital health, connected home, and other concepts as well as other stakeholders in a care team gleaning insight from a person’s sleep experience. An important question is where do the opportunities lie in the consumer and clinical space? Join one of today’s leading digital health analysts as he shares insights and predictions on the sleep technology market.
It’s the Era of Personalized Medicine. Thanks to advances in genomics, treatment regimens for cancer and other diseases can be tailored to fit an individual’s DNA. Medicine is taking its fight to a new level… and this time, it’s personal.
The Audacity of Precision Medicine: Bona Fide, Fearless , Unchained
We are now able to gather information at the intersection of human biology, behavior, genetics, environment, data science, and computation. This new blend of knowledge will spur more effective ways to prolong health and treat disease. Through precision medicine, machine learning will identify which approaches will be effective for which patients based on genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors. And it’s already happening.
Hands-Free Healthcare: How an Echo Rewrites the Playbook
Amazon’s Echo is just one example of how the anticipated, hands-free, screen-free, zero-UI world will change consumers’ lives. The upcoming zero-UI health care leaps will be astounding–at home, on the exam table, and in the hospital–tearing away roadblocks and smoothing over speedbumps leading directly to improved care and better outcomes.
Validating the Collective Picture
Biomarkers are clues to diseases–their presence and progression. Can today’s consumer devices and plethora of other data sources yield a new wave of digital biomarkers to deliver more accurate understanding of disease progression and therapy response? This talk will take a deeper look at how healthcare systems can benefit from a complete understanding of individuals, and how personalized medicine can be delivered not just via genomic analysis but also by weaving in lifestyle data.
New data and tools are letting patients take meaningful control of their healthcare decisions and contribute to their outcomes. And with massive volumes of data streaming in from wearables, crowdsourced feedback and new AI-driven devices, the Consumer Age has arrived.
Moving From Sick Care to Well Care – Driving Meaningful Change
Join us for a rare discussion among several players across the healthcare ecosystem who are leading the way in the application of behavior change, design thinking, creative problem solving and strategic collaboration to innovate solutions that result in better health.
Digital Health Delivers Personalized Power to the People
Today’s digital health tools give consumers the massive power to manage their health and wellness like never before. Mobile access to healthcare records, the ability to adjust hearings aids directly from a smartphone as well as managing chronic pain on-the-go (and drug-free) are now the reality we live in. Join these remarkable innovators for a robust discussion on how companies can deliver customized healthcare solutions directly into consumers’ hands.
The surge in platform development has skyrocketed the past few years. The importance in swiftly collecting, “crunching” and analyzing massive amounts of data while also delivering it to end-users in understandable, actionable ways is now the name of the game.
Insiders’ Look: The One To Watch (DEMO)
Grab a front row seat to witness major change in the world of blood collection — a legacy system that has yet to be successfully disrupted. With over $50 billion spent annually on diagnostics, consumers and practitioners are demanding more from the healthcare system. Seventh Sense Biosystems has designed and developed TAP™, the world’s first push-button blood collection device. The company is creating a new standard that increases patient compliance with testing orders, leading to faster diagnoses and better outcomes.
Platforms — Keys to the Consumerization of Healthcare
As we evolve from sick care systems to true healthcare delivery, the future of healthcare lies at the intersection of consumers, technology and healthcare. This talk takes a practical look at the subtle yet foundational differences between the medicalization of the consumer (our past), versus the consumerization of healthcare (our future). Where are the pitfalls and opportunities? What role do person-centric platforms play in the healthcare delivery systems of the future? And yes, the future is here today!
Clamoring for Connectivity: What Consumers and Physicians Need Right Now
Physicians and consumers expect nothing less than ubiquity of their technology, raising the bar on creating new platforms and providing secure, instant connectivity. Today’s biggest innovating companies are meeting the requirements to stay current and to fulfill the infinite demands of a tech-hungry healthcare industry, including quickly onboarding patients and collecting all-important data.
The Big Debate: Snake Oil or Slow Start?
Dr. James Madara, CEO of the American Medical Association, called the new digital health landscape a dystopia. “From ineffective electronic health records, to an explosion of direct-to-consumer digital health products, to apps of mixed quality, this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Is he onto something? Are digital health companies over-promising and under-delivering? This hot session, moderated by USA Today’s Mike Feibus, features Omron’s President and CEO, Ranndy Kellogg, debating Qualcomm Life’s VP and CMO James Mault. Join us for what promises to be a VERY provocative half-hour.
2017 Digital Health Summit | DAY 2
Saturday, January 7
Many of today’s savviest investors and greatest businesses are bullish on digital medicine. 2016 has already seen $2 billion in funding pour in. Discover how innovative business practices and policy-making – worldwide – are uniting to support an explosive, enduring market.
Welcome and StartUp Health’s Annual Insights Report: The Year Digital Health Hit its Stride
Welcome to day two of the Eighth Annual Digital Health Summit at CES.
2017 is on track to be the biggest year yet for digital health funding, with almost $2.4B in deals in Q3 alone, according to StartUp Health Insights’ 2016 Q3 Report. With a record quarter on the books and no signs of funding slowing down, join the Director of StartUp Health Academy as she shares the latest market trends and advances in digital health technology and what’s in store over the next quarter, next year, and 10+ years from now.
Top 5 Trends in Building a Thriving IoHT Business
Based on track record, instinct, flexible thinking and the element of surprise, one of today’s leading visionaries takes the stage to identify five inevitable and powerful trends the digital health ecosystem needs to understand to continue to develop and flourish. These movements point the way to the future for connected health, and have big implications for health tech developers, providers, payors and consumers.
Discover Why Fast Company Named Omada the Most Innovative Company of the Year
Meet Omada Health: With 87M consumers at risk of diabetes, 75,000 patients treated, 3 years of outcomes data, NetPromoter scores in the 90’s, 70+ clients, and looming reimbursement by Medicare for its diabetes prevention online social network, Omada has “cracked the code” on integrating consumer technology, medical coaching and big data at scale. Casper de Clercq, General Partner, NVP, interviews Sean Duffy, CEO regarding the results of Omada’s data-driven programs, and what it actually takes to succeed in effectively changing patient behavior.
How Teladoc Defied The Odds: From Startup to IPO to the Sky’s the Limit!
Teladoc, the first and largest telehealth platform in the United States, is continuing its impressive trend of posting year-over-year revenue increases–and we’re talking a 60%+ increase in quarterly earnings from 2015 to 2016. How are they doing it? Upcoming partnerships with Abbott Labs, Fannie Mae, Fox Entertainment, L3 Communications, Phillips 66, Avis Budget Group and Memorial Sloan-Kettering are certainly key.
Come hear Teladoc’s Jason Gorevic discuss how the company’s successful business model is built on subscriptions with employers and insurance plans. And get a rare glimpse into how one of today’s most prolific CEO’s defied the odds to lead the company from startup to IPO to what is now the fastest growing telemedicine firm in the United States.
Philips Takes Charge of Connected Health on a Global Scale
Join us for an in-depth, sit-down conversation with Philips’ CEO of Connected Care & Health Informatics, Jeroen Tas. Learn how this world-class company is winning on a global scale by meeting stakeholders’ needs in new ways and creating models of people-centric healthcare by leveraging the power of information technology.
Exploring the International Frontiers
While infectious diseases have long ranked among the biggest health challenges for people in developing nations, a confluence of factors has sparked a quiet epidemic of chronic illnesses previously associated with richer countries. This trend has been driven in part by the world’s growing elderly population, which is more prone to chronic disease. To counteract that, technology can play a role in preventing and better managing chronic conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes, which collectively rank as the leading causes of mortality in the world and represent 60 percent of all deaths. As smartphones, tablets and internet access become more widespread in regions worldwide, new resources will play an integral role in addressing the prevalence of chronic conditions.
Employers are actively transforming the way their employees stay healthy, e.g., integrating online platforms, installing smart, ergonomic furnishings and utilizing wearables for “points.” How are the leading experts bringing high-touch and high-tech into play to disrupt this long-standing industry?
The Palpable Future of Workplace Wellness
Corporate wellness is a fast-growing trend for businesses, giving employers better and more benefit options to offer their employees. With a brand new administration promising big changes to the ACA, questions around how employee wellness programs might be impacted are starting to bubble up. Join three of today’s most knowledgeable experts to hear about how health technology systems are influencing well-being through data collection, analytics and improved services, in what promises to be a provocative and productive conversation.
Colossal Advancements in Enterprise Tech
Witness the evolution in digital health as we bring together three companies on the forefront of change within the workplace environment. From smart desks and chairs revamping conventional offices into active workspaces, to Google’s connected eyewear being used to “rehumanize the interaction” between doctors and patients, to groundbreaking VR surgical simulation allowing the user to actually use their hands—there is no longer any doubt that digital health is vastly reforming the workplace.
Some digital healthcare movements are getting the lion’s share of attention. These include wearables, IoHT, digital diagnostics and therapies, virtual/augmented realities, the Kits, tele-everything, baby tech, aging tech and more. Join an in-depth analysis of today’s biggest digital domains.
Wearables—Kicking It Into High Gear
It’s a fact- wearables are here to stay, and leading digital health and fashion companies are rushing to find the next big thing in fashion-forward, functional and accurate wearables. Preventative healthcare and smart accessories never looked so good!
Digital Transformation—Spotlight on the Hospital
Digital Transformation is upending nearly every industry. Take automotive, for example, where long-standing companies are coming under siege as their core competencies of shaping and assembling steel no longer differentiate and instead digital solutions like infotainment and autonomy do. As this transformation makes further inroads in healthcare, we will look at what happens to the hospital, the departments that power it, and the medical devices used within it as accurate sensing, patient engagement, and data analytics become as important to efficient and effective health as traditional medical system and disease knowledge.
Caregiving Tech—The Megatrend With Mega Opportunities
In 2015, Parks Associates assisted AARP in producing a ground-breaking market report on trends and key players in the caregiving solution market. The Caregiving Innovation Frontiers report identified a $279 billion revenue opportunity on the 2016-2020 horizon. Join AARP’s Senior Vice President of Market Innovation as he highlights exciting areas of new opportunity for innovation in caregiving technology.
The Premiere of Aging in America
Join us for the world premier of a segment of “Through Your Eyes,” a series of dramatic short films on how technology is impacting aging in America, created through a competition sponsored by GreatCall. Written and directed by Elisa-Sofia Fioretti, a recent graduate of the School of Visual Art in New York, the shorts tell the story of an Italian-American widower who lets technology into his life, initially to stay connected to his granddaughter and, with a little practice, to ultimately find a long-lost love. “Through Your Eyes” gives us a closer look at the people we innovate for and an opportunity to see how what we do matters – especially through their eyes.
How Messaging Will Emerge as the Backbone of Healthcare
KPCB’s Mary Meeker recently declared the latest internet trend: “Messaging will become the new mobile home screen.” With the success of messaging platforms such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, conversations are evolving from social to business-related. Leading verticals such as banking and travel are now leveraging these platforms and healthcare is next in line.
With today’s modern messaging platforms, health providers will have unprecedented reach and the information shared will turn into actionable intelligence for health systems, who will use it to predict and prevent events (like hospitalizations or falls) that contribute disproportionately to the cost of care.
Discover how messaging will ignite change in the industry by allowing health systems to leverage a resource that is ready, willing and able to vastly improve quality and lower costs.
LIVE DEMO: Artificial Intelligence—Infinite Possibilities
How are Pharma and health systems using artificial intelligence to improve outcomes and lower costs? AiCure will present a live demonstration of how their AI platform will tackle a major challenge taxing the healthcare system — medication adherence. You’ll see how their technology will not only positively impact clinical trial success rates and improve patient behavior, but will also help reduce the costs attributed to our nationwide lack of medication compliance.
LIVE DEMOS: Immersive Healthcare Tech—AR and VR
Dive headfirst into the world of technologies that are radically transforming healthcare by experiencing live immersive demonstrations. From the latest in virtual surgical training to evidence-based therapeutic VR integrated within clinical settings, these technologies are addressing healthcare’s greatest challenges for both patients and providers.
Let’s set the stage: Controversial new administration. Skyrocketing healthcare costs. ACA and payer disruption. Add to that, continuous launches of healthcare’s most promising innovations, and you have the makings for a provocative, passionate and intense discussion. Don’t leave Vegas early–this hour is sure to be what you’ll be talking about tomorrow.
#DigitalHealthUnplugged: How a Trump Administration Will Affect Digital Health
Think you are leaving CES early? Think again! One of today’s most important sessions starts NOW!
What will the Trump Administration mean to digital health? That’s the question on everyone’s minds. And with just two weeks until the new President’s Inauguration, there is a growing list of uncertainties, including:
- How will the Affordable Care Act change? Will it be repealed, replaced or improved?
- What will happen to the exchange systems?
- How will the investment landscape change?
- Will value-based incentives continue?
- Will changes to the ACA affect the adoption of digital health?
Join some of today’s most important voices for a session we never would have predicted. The first half hour will be dedicated to a provocative roundtable followed by time for the audience to take to the microphone and personally engage in this important discussion!
Special giveaway for 100 lucky attendees! Dan Munro, author of “Casino Healthcare” will be signing books before we all head to The Dorsey for drinks.
Mix and Mingle (and drink!)
Following our last session, you’re invited to walk with us to The Dorsey, the Venetian’s newest and hottest cocktail bar and lounge. Join attendees and speakers for a well-deserved drink and some fantastic mingling and networking. Cash bar will be available.