CONNECTED HEALTH CONFERENCE • Boston, MA • October 25-27, 2017

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2017 Connected Health Conference

October 25-27, 2017 | Boston, MA

Speaker Lineup at Connected Health Conference Features Visionaries, Innovators and Champions of Healthcare Delivery Disruption

Presented by the Personal Connected Health Alliance in partnership with Partners Connected Health, CHC17 comes to Boston, October 25-27

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The 2017 Connected Health Conference (CHC17) explores how today's trends and market dynamics are shaping a new era in human health. Sought-after experts and visionaries in distinct areas of health and wellness, researchers, tech developers and healthcare executives take the stage in Boston next week.

WHAT: 9th annual Connected Health Conference

NEW DATE: October 25-27, 2017

NEW LOCATION: Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA

Keynote Presentations:

Eric Asche, chief marketing officer, Truth Initiative -- shares lessons from most successful social marketing campaign
Jonathan Ballon, vice president, Internet of Things Group (IOTG), Intel Corporation -- provides insights on how Intel is working across the healthcare ecosystem to disrupt and codify the future of connected care
Adrienne Boissy, MD, MA, chief experience officer, Cleveland Clinic Health System -- talks about initiatives to address and improve patient experience and strengthen provider communication skills

Aubrey de Grey, BA, PhD, chief science officer, SENS Research Foundation; editor, Rejuvenation Research -- shares how regenerative medicine will help people will stay youthful however long they live

Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, vice president, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare; program chair, CHC17 -- explores digital health solutions that will improve care for older adults, and create a better, more responsive healthcare system for all

Carla Kriwet, chief business leader, Philips Connected Care and Health Informatics -- sits down for a fireside chat with business journalist, Scott Kirsner about how connected health is making a difference for patients

Calum A. MacRae, MD, PhD, chief, cardiovascular medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital -- explains how new phenotypes and research findings, including genomics discoveries, can be implemented into clinical care

Patty Mechael, PhD, executive vice president, Personal Connected Health Alliance

Chunka Mui, futurist and innovation advisor, Devil's Advocate Group -- offers key lessons for how healthcare companies can better design and stress test their innovation strategies

Rick Valencia, president, Qualcomm Life -- discusses how a tech company transitions to healthcare

Harold “Hal” Wolf III, president, chief executive officer, HIMSS

More Featured Speakers:

Bruce Greenstein, chief technology officer, US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Karen DeSalvo, former assistant secretary for Health & national coordinator health IT, HHS

David Ahern, senior advisor, HIT, National Cancer Institute

David Barbe, MD, MHA, president, American Medical Association (AMA)

Charlotte Yeh, MD, chief medical officer, AARP Services, Inc.

Clayton Christensen, professor and author – Harvard School of Business

Michael Botticelli, executive director, Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine, Boston Medical Center; former director, National Drug Control Policy for the Obama Administration

Adam Landman, MD, chief information officer, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Robin Glasco, chief innovation officer, BCBS of Massachusetts

William Kassler, MD, MPH, deputy chief health officer, lead population health officer, IBM Watson Health

Andre Esteva, PhD, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Stanford

Rahul Dubey, senior vice president, Innovation and Solutions, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

Adam Pellegrini, general manager, Fitbit Health Solutions

Dr. Alain Labrique, director, associate professor, JHU Global mHealth Initiative, Johns Hopkins University

Richard Milani, MD, chief clinical transformation officer, Ochsner Health System

John Brownstein, PhD, chief innovation officer, Children's Hospital Boston; Professor, Harvard Medical School

Carolyn Jasik, MD, medical director, Omada Health

Rasu Shrestha, chief innovation officer, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

Dr. Rick Weisblatt, chief of innovation and strategy, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Isaac 'Zac' Kohane, MD, PhD, inaugural chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics Harvard Medical School

Don Jones, chief digital officer, Scripps Translational Science Institute

Ashish Atreja, MD, MPH, chief technology innovation and engagement officer, Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Sarah Thomas, senior director, Global Innovation, Genesis Rehab Services/Aging2.0

With a revitalized focus and new location in Boston -- a hub of health and technology innovation -- CHC17 combines PCHAlliance’s Connected Health Conference (formerly the mHealth Summit) and the Partners Connected Health Symposium, creating the preeminent event dedicated to digital and connected health. CHC17 takes place October 25-27 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. 

GENERAL REGISTRATION:  To register for the Connected Health Conference, visit the CHC17 website.

MEDIA REGISTRATION: Media can register online at the CHC17 website; or contact Gina Cella (t: 857-239-9198 or 

Partners Connected Health

Partners Connected Health at Partners HealthCare is leveraging information technology – mobile phones, tablets, wearables, sensors and remote health monitoring tools – to deliver quality patient care outside of traditional medical settings. Partners Connected Health programs are helping providers and patients better manage chronic conditions, maintain health and wellness, and improve adherence, engagement and clinical outcomes. The team creates and deploys mobile technologies in a number of patient populations and care settings, and is conducting innovative research studies to test the effectiveness of digital health technologies in clinical applications, including care coordination, chronic disease management, prevention and wellness. Partners HealthCare, an integrated health system founded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, and is a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

About the Personal Connected Health Alliance

The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) aims to make health and wellness an effortless part of daily life. PCHAlliance, a non-profit organization formed by HIMSS, believes that health is personal and extends beyond healthcare.  PCHAlliance mobilizes

a coalition of stakeholders to realize the full potential of personal connected health. Members are a global ecosystem of tech and life sciences industry icons and innovative, early stage companies, governments, academic institutions, and associations. PCHAlliance convenes the personal connected health community at the annual Connected Health Conference, the premier international event for the exchange of research, evidence, ideas, innovations and opportunities. PCHAlliance publishes and promotes adoption of the Continua Design Guidelines, recognized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) as the international standard for safe, secure, and reliable exchange of data to and from personal health devices. PCHAlliance accelerates technical, business, policy and social strategies necessary to advance personal connected health through its Healthy Longevity initiative.

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