Transforming Healthcare with Technology
Featured Keynote Speakers
Dr. Eric Topol, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute and Chief Academic Officer of Scripps Health,
and Vice Chair of the Board and Chief Innovation Officer, West Wireless Health Institute
Don Casey, CEO, West Wireless Health Institute
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Half Day Breakfast/Luncheon Conference: 7:15 am to 1:00 pm
The Beckman Center at the University of California, Irvine
$125 per person general admission
The US healthcare system is in crisis. Costs are rapidly increasing making health care unaffordable to many. To succeed in the ever more competitive healthcare environment, it is essential to leverage information technology to reduce costs and improve quality. While electronic health records and other IT-enabled innovations are changing healthcare delivery, the advent of sophisticated wireless technologies has the potential to dramatically transform the healthcare system. Wireless technologies enable the system to truly focus on the individual, diagnosing and managing health remotely. With wireless products emerging as a versatile platform for healthcare applications, enabling intelligent pharmaceuticals, and making comprehensive monitoring possible, the future of medicine will be very different. But change will not come easily. Successful transformation will require changes in behavior and incentives.
This half-day conference will explore the strategic potential of wireless technologies in healthcare, personalizing care and fundamentally changing the underlying economics, and provide insights to the road ahead. By bringing together innovators, academics, industry executives, health care professionals and policy makers, we will foster a dialog that will enable stakeholders to better understand this dramatic transformation. We hope you join this exciting conversation.