CONNECTED HEALTH CONFERENCE • Boston, MA • October 25-27, 2017
Our main program agenda, October 26 and 27, is jam-packed with over 50 sessions and 200 speakers. There will be three stages on the exhibit floor, featuring product demos, live pitch competitions and presentations by some of the most innovative companies, provider organizations and researchers. CHC17 will have you talking about what's new in digital health, what your organization needs to do to succeed, and how you need to do it. But we kick off this year's conference on Wednesday, October 25 with a full day of deep dive sessions, digging in to today's hottest topics:
Fueling the Innovation Economy in Connected Health features leaders from corporate, academic, public, private, and health system incubators/accelerators, entrepreneurs and investors to explore how innovation ecosystems are fueling the economy and transforming healthcare. Presentations will highlight unique collaborations, public/private partnerships and economic development initiatives that are radically de-risking innovation and leading the way for faster adoption and scale of digital health technologies. In facilitated sessions, attendees will be invited to shape plans towards the launch of a collaborative network to connect innovation stakeholders and build best practices.
The Digital Health Society: Europe meets North America brings together stakeholders from the U.S., Canada and Europe to exchange views and strategies, and discuss specific challenges such as interoperability standards, data-governance and market access, and discover partnerships and business opportunities from both side of the Atlantic. Don't miss important discussion around topics including Blockchain in healthcare, EHR and interoperability, digital health trends and in an innovation showcase featuring early stage companies and researchers on the cutting edge.
Connected Health and the Smart Home: Assessing the Crossover Opportunities will knowledge and guidance on the role of health for the connected consumer and will discuss strategies to deliver healthcare innovations through a connected and intelligent home. Topics will include: Extending Smart Home Platform for Connected Health Consumers; Launching Connected Health Solutions on a Smart Home Platform; Sensor, Voice UI, and AI: Success Formula for Aging in Place; Supporting Family Caregivers via Breakthrough Technology; From Wellness to Chronic Disease Management: How Can Smart Home Technology Help?; Sleep Tech and Smart Home: Is Smart Bedroom the Next Opportunity?
Life Sciences and MedTech Roundtable includes a broad range of organizations in the life sciences, medical technology, health care, regulatory and distribution sectors to share experience and information regarding successes and challenges in leveraging digital and communications technologies in products and services. This half-day session will explore the state of the market, the emerging category of digital therapeutics, the evolution of traditional pharma and medical technology business models, and the regulatory challenges and opportunities for this market.
Innovating Your Organization with Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) features an overview of A.I. technologies, capabilities, trends, common use cases already in healthcare; the competitive advantage and benefits that A.I. for healthcare organizations; potential risks and challenges of using A.I.; and identify what steps are needed to be ready to adopt A.I.
Wearables, IoT and Natural Language in Healthcare discusses how wearables have moved past the hype and are now playing a key role in clinical success, cost reduction and improved patient experience. At the same time, the fastest growing interface in technology, the human voice, promises to accelerate transformative potential in healthcare. Join industry leaders for a day of thought leadership on the state of the market in wearables, Internet of Things and Natural Language in Healthcare.
Continua Plugfest an opportunity to learn more about Continua Certification and the requirements for achieving a Continua Certified Product; pre-test devices and get advice from experts. For manufacturers, you can expect to learn about Continua Certification, from start to finish, training resources available on the development process, advice and preparation from the experts and how to set up devices for interoperability testing. (Note: this event takes place on October 26)
Society for Participatory Medicine: Transforming the Culture of Care will reveal how you can make the Participatory Medicine movement a part of your life, whether you are a patient, health care professional, caregiver, entrepreneur or other healthcare stakeholder. Hear and question our panels of patients and professionals on shared decision making; the imperative for medical education to foster collaborative and coordinated care; the impact of design intervention on health engagement. The day will feature speakers who are putting Participatory Medicine into practice and in doing so are changing lives and the culture of health care.
Join us in Boston at CHC17, for three days of knowledge-sharing, networking and inspiration. Registration closes on October 24, so reserve your spot today!