Dr. Brennan Spiegel is the Director of Health Services Research for Cedars-Sinai Health System and Professor of Medicine and Public Health at UCLA, where he teaches digital health science, health analytics, and health economics. Dr. Spiegel directs the Cedars-Sinai Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CS-CORE), a multidisciplinary team that investigates how digital health technologies, including wearable biosensors, smartphone applications, virtual reality, and social media, can strengthen the patient-doctor bond, improve outcomes, and save money. CS-CORE unites clinicians, computer scientists, engineers, statisticians and health services researchers to invent, test, and implement digital innovations for the clinical trenches, always focusing on the value of technology to patient and provider end-users. Dr. Spiegel has published numerous best-selling medical textbooks, editorials, and more than 160 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is listed in the 2016 Onalytica "Top 100 Influencer" lists for digital health (#13) and virtual reality (#14). He is the principal Med Tech advisor for the CBS TV show “Pure Genius.” Dr. Spiegel Co-Founded My Total Health, a digital health company developing novel smartphone applications, such as MyGiHealth, that provide value to patients, physicians, and healthcare systems. He also invented AbStats, an FDA-cleared wearable biosensor that non-invasively monitors human digestion.
Dying to Get High—Tackling the Opioid Epidemic
LIVE DEMOS: Immersive Healthcare Tech—AR and VR