Conference Track

Digital Health Summit

Back for it’s 11th year at CES, the Digital Health Summit provides a remarkable look at the role technology plays in advancing and reforming medicine, healthcare and consumer wellness. With huge advances in AI, machine learning, mixed realities and clinical-grade sensors, plus enormous growth in voice tech in healthcare, the industry is poised for expansive transformation throughout the next decade. It’s a business opportunity and a world imperative.

Price: $550

Tuesday, January 7

8:30 – 9:00 AM

Conference Session

1:1 With Mayo: Surging Currency of Voice

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With voice technology use skyrocketing, it’s no surprise our greatest hospitals are seeking to leverage its mega-powers to diagnose, manage and create greater connections with patients. Join Mayo for this intimate discussion followed by company spotlights focused on next-gen voice.

9:00 – 9:40 AM

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2020: Unlocking Powerful Data to Personalize Care

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The explosion in health data, revolutionary sensors, 5G and artificial intelligence redefines traditional health as the next decade’s wellness. Hear from industry trailblazer how data and algorithms drive lasting change and improved outcomes.

9:40 – 10:05 AM

Conference Session

Demistifying Regulation with FDA Commissioner Amy Abernethy

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Amy Abernethy — the FDA’s principle deputy commissioner, palliative care oncologist, patient advocate and internationally recognized clinical data expert and researcher — joins us for an intimate conversation. It’s a Q&A you don’t want to miss.

10:05 – 10:40 AM

Conference Session

Privacy, Ethics, $$$: A Complex New Frontier

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Privacy, ethics and funding are drastically changing in this new age of medicine. Hear from two industry veterans and visionaries how (1) companies should adapt their future transactions with health care and (2) the fundamental factors radically changing the funding frontier.

10:45 – 11:15 AM

Conference Session

Advancements in Precision Medicine; Diversity Impacts Innovation

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Dr. Mehmet Oz shares how big, objective, longitudinal data is advancing physicians’ ability to diagnose patients and accelerate precision medicine. Also hear from Kantar about its compelling study showing the influence diversity has on company innovation.

1:00 – 1:25 PM

Conference Session

Proving the Benefits of Transformative Technology

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The convergence of health care and technology has categorically transformed the diagnosis and management of chronic conditions. This power panel will discuss the industry’s biggest drivers of disruptive technology and how it’s redefining our approach to health, wellness and human performance.

1:50 – 2:15 PM

Conference Session

FUTURE: In-Home Sleep Clinics and Heart-Health Advancements

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Discover how a full-solution innovation is optimizing and accurately tracking sleep, bringing the powerful benefits of sleep science into consumer hands. Omron will report on how it’s harnessing cutting-edge technology with drastic behavior change, altering health care as we know it.

2:15 – 2:40 PM

Conference Session

Smart Health Just Got Smarter

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Based on decades of research and real-world experience within hospital and consumer settings, Philips continues to advance next-generation innovations — redefining personal health to fit seamlessly into existing daily routines. Discover how care and prevention are getting astonishingly smarter.

3:30 – 3:55 PM

Conference Session

This is Not Underwear

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Imagine a digital health platform that knows no boundaries, stealthily delivering proactive connected health care solutions across the globe through the fibers of your wardrobe. This exclusive experience will show how textile computing is emerging as the ultimate versatile health-tech solution.

3:55 – 4:20 PM

Conference Session

Breaking Boundaries—Machine Learning + Wearables; Spotlight Innovation

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Wearables in health care are poised to break the boundaries of medical impact as the combination of machine learning and wearable sensors are making breakthroughs for patient outcomes. Plus, a spotlight on a dynamic, new innovation redefining aging in place.

4:20 – 4:45 PM

Conference Session

Breakthroughs—Therapeutic Electric Medicine; Decoding Chronic Conditions

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Medicine is channeling the “electrical” side of human physiology, and state-of-the-art low-current devices are producing massive therapeutic benefits—Discover bioelectronics. Next, discover how one innovative company cracked the code using data and wearables to solve a pervasive “suicidal” condition in children.

4:45 – 5:00 PM

Conference Session

The Next Horizon: Passive Remote Monitoring Transcends

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Contactless, passive monitoring is a remarkable metamorphosis on the horizon for hospitals, automobiles and more. Hear from experts working on the frontlines of innovation discuss how this recipe of cutting-edge technologies will work in symphony to save countless lives.

Wednesday, January 8

8:30 – 9:00 AM

Conference Session

Behind-the-Scenes with Walmart Health’s Daring Disruptors

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When attempting to solve health care’s biggest problems, too many people are thinking too small. Join the disruptors who launched Walmart’s game-changing new health clinic who may cause you to rethink every problem you’ve ever encountered in the world of health care.

9:25 – 9:55 AM

Conference Session

Audacious Futures: 5G and Next-Gen Doctoring

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Virtual hospitals, remote caregiving, self-monitoring, machine learning — which technologies are radically redefining the physician-patient relationship? Answering these big-picture questions is a woman disrupting health care from the frontlines and a 5G pioneer giving a behind-the-scenes look at its monumental possibilities.

9:55 – 10:25 AM

Conference Session

Medical Center’s Innovation Dilemma: Buy/Build/Partner?

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Academic medical centers strive to continuously integrate innovation to sustain outstanding care. Join a disruptive telehealth company and leaders from three top U.S. hospital systems leading digital health initiatives for this provocative, critical decision-making exercise about implementation.

10:25 – 10:50 AM

Conference Session

Extraordinary Looks: VR Tackles Addiction & Virtual Anatomies

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Venture behind-the-scenes for this compelling documentary, spotlighting how a community hospital is using virtual reality (VR) to create a patient-focused addiction treatment. You’ll also witness a visually extraordinary innovation interactively displaying the insides of our bodies like you’ve never seen before.

10:50 – 11:15 AM

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Akili: Challenging the Status Quo of Medicine

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Digital therapeutics are taking the health care and pharmaceutical systems by storm. Go behind the scenes with an industry MVP to hear how they are building a new future for medicine — overhauling and reconstructing patient treatment forever.

11:15 – 11:30 AM

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Beyond the Tweets: The FDA's Grand Vision

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Delivering a special address, the Federal Drug Administration Director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health Jeffrey Shuren will share his vision for the strategic direction and oversight of safe and effective digital technology for patients and health care professionals.

11:30 – 12:00 PM

Conference Session

AI: The Holy Grail to Better Health?

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In this fascinating new era of artificial intelligence (AI), the question is, is this ingenious technology a holy grail to disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment? How can we overcome legal, privacy and data hurdles to make AI pervasive?

12:00 – 12:35 PM

Conference Session

Consumerized Healthcare Evolution + Digital Therapeutics’ Momentum

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State-of-the-art technology — 5G, AI, voice and wearables — is paramount to consumerizing health care. How will these technologies synergistically work to achieve optimal outcomes? Also, digital therapeutics are showing exceptional disease capabilities. Which imperative next steps bring them closer to becoming the standard of care?

12:35 – 1:00 PM

Conference Session

Digital Hubs: Creating Seamless Client Experiences

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In our Amazon Prime world, consumers demand instant gratification. Hear leaders across the medical spectrum — pharma, medtech and payer/provider —discuss how new-age digital hubs bridge the gap between health tech and adoption, engaging and creating client communities via a seamless, personalized experience.

1:10 – 1:40 PM

Conference Session

Tech and Touch: Growing Healthcare at Home

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The booming aging population fuels the longevity economy, bringing exponential evolution to the relationship between health care and home. GreatCall and Best Buy Health are focused on that convergence and will discuss opportunities and challenges in this ever-evolving landscape.

1:40 – 2:00 PM

Conference Session

The Promising Future of the In-Home Pharmacy

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With health care becoming home-centric, the way consumers receive and administer medications is prime for disruption. Discover how one pioneering company is leading the charge with a compelling new at-home platform. Will lack of compliance become a thing of the past?

2:00 – 2:40 PM

Conference Session

AI Flexes its Shrewd and Significant Powers

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The hottest words in health care for 2020 are “artificial intelligence” (AI). It’s said that the possibilities are mind-blowingly transformational. We’ve convened the ultimate power panel to dig deep into how it’s being used and what the mighty future holds.

2:40 – 3:05 PM

Conference Session

The Advent of the Digital Worker

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Imagine a health care world where all human energies are improving care, enabling new therapies, and facilitating innovations to work more effectively and hit the market faster. Discover how intelligent automation is helping organizations augment their workforce to improve health outcomes.

3:05 – 3:30 PM

Conference Session

What's Tiny AI? You'll Want to Know.

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With the advent of pervasive artificial intelligence (AI) comes the need to send huge amounts of private data to the cloud. Enter Tiny AI. Discover how tiny, all-in-ones — tiny devices, tiny datasets and tiny algorithms — can be unexpected gamechangers in the health industry.

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Conference Session

21st Century Neurotech: All Synapses are Firing

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The neurotech market is estimated to reach $13.3B by 2022, with progressive innovations in medical, consumer, industrial and defense markets. Hear from four industry authorities about its significant future, from stroke recovery and TBI to brain biohacking and pain management.

4:35 – 5:00 PM

Conference Session

Cutting-edge Neuromodulation Tackles Disease on All Fronts

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With the neuromodulation market surpassing $7B by 2025, the mysteries behind this med tech are revealed. Hear from industry leaders how this emerging technology is tackling everything from chronic pain, Parkinson’s and sleep apnea to epilepsy, paralysis, stroke, incontinence and depression.

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