MEDTECH IMPACT INSIGHTS & NEWS
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MedTech Impact Expo & Conference brings together clinicians, healthcare executives, technology and device developers and manufacturers, entrepreneurs, and members of the investment community for a two-day dialogue that focuses on innovation and impact of medical technology. Healthcare practitioners and professionals will be introduced to technologies, products, and services that can track patient progress, assist with diagnoses, prevent and manage disease, improve overall patient care and promote the health of the person and populations.
The MedTech Impact 2017 Conference will provide sessions that offer scientifically-based research and insight from thought-leaders in the field, coupled with lessons learned through case-studies and peer-to-peer sharing of best-practices and protocols. Attendees will gain an increased understanding of the ways in which to harness technology, to increase practice efficiency and improve patient care.
Thursday, December 14
Hackers have minds that are optimized for discovery – violating warranties and our instinct about what is possible with new technologies. Hackers are like scientists, but without all the formal training and accountability that could slow them down. This discovery process is fundamental to invention. We need to rescue hackers from the computer security department and get them into product development.
Pablos will discuss some of the invention projects under way at the Intellectual Ventures Lab, and their efforts to create an Invention Capital market. He will also be showing off some of the super powers that hackers possess, so leave your computers at home.
Friday, December 15
Patient empowerment and engagement through technological advancements including wearable technology, sensors, point-of-care diagnostics, 3D Printing, Tissue Engineering, Power of the Crowd, data, networks, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and robotics. These are some of the accelerating technologies set to fundamentally change healthcare and allow the patient to be in control of their own health.