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Oct 13, 2016 at 8:00 am

The Future of Digital Health

About the Program: Recent advances in biosensors, nano devices, data analytics and wearable computing open up new frontiers in medicine. Aiming to connect all stakeholders to innovate healthcare at the intersection of emerging technologies and healthcare, this program introduces new advances in digital healthcare with a particular focus on the rise of wearable products and how they can reduce costs, improve outcomes and increase patient satisfaction.

As illustrated by many other industries, digital technologies create opportunities for new innovations and transform established practices. This program will look into wearable computing, biosensors, and data analytics that will enable physicians, caregivers and patients to cost-effectively prevent, diagnose and monitor health conditions; manage treatment; and enable timely communication and intervention. We will also look into the adoption barriers, as well as marketing strategies for new products, not only in the US but also in overseas markets. These will be illustrated through research debriefings, executive speakers from hospitals, and lively debates featuring exciting startups as well as larger players.

Value: This unique program is synchronized with San Diego’s leading edge on the wireless revolution, distilling the latest research and recent advancements from both the hospital side and the technology side. It aims to help participants gain insights into the coming digital revolution in healthcare, and prepare for the opportunities and challenges.

  • Audience:
  • Healthcare providers, such as hospital managers, physicians, nurses and caregivers;
  • Solution providers to healthcare, such as medical devices, IT, consumer electronics;
  • Technology professionals, engineers, marketers, strategists, researchers;
  • Startups, entrepreneurs, consultants, and investors;
  • Patients, consumers or whoever cares about health.

How is This Course Different?

Deeply rooted in San Diego’s interdisciplinary community of medicine and technology, this program draws on a world class university and its award-winning research in medicine, bioengineering and management, and brings together the most innovative minds in academia and industry to exchange cutting-edge ideas about the future of medicine and wellness, as well as the enabling role technology will play to advance medical practice, improve health outcomes, and empower patients.

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Date and Time

Oct 13, 2016 at 8:00 am

Location

Rady School of Management

Event Registration

Registration for this event is required. Visit the registration page for details.

Event Fee

$395.00 general; $335.00 faculty/staff/students. Group discounts available.

Contact

Alyssia Wagner    aawagner@ucsd.edu    858-822-0575

Audience

Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

Rady School of Management

Event Category

Career Development