Conference Track

Digital Health Summit

Celebrating its 10th year at CES, the Digital Health Summit provides a remarkable look at the role technology plays in advancing and reforming medicine, healthcare and wellness. With advances in genomics, telehealth, AI, machine learning, mixed realities and clinical-grade sensors, plus enormous shifts in retail, the industry is poised for expansive transformation. It’s a business opportunity and a world imperative.

Price: $550

Tuesday, January 8

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Conference Session

Boldly Going Where No Tech's Gone Before

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We are kicking off this Summit with one of the industry’s boldest moves forward in digital health—propelling the patient to the epicenter of healthcare. Our Power Panel, an extremely diverse mix of industry wizards and stakeholders, will convene to discuss how the seemingly impossible in healthcare is becoming a reality. Discover how their synergies are disrupting everything from hospital care to clinical trials resulting in accelerated groundbreaking cancer research and therapy development, more engaged patients, higher cost savings and astounding health benefits.

10:00 – 10:50 AM

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Unleashing the Power of Innovation on the Next Decade

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We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary in a monumental way welcoming one of digital health’s brightest minds to the stage, physician-scientist and innovator, Dr. Daniel Kraft. Boasting an incredible list of accolades, Dr. Kraft will share his unmatched expertise on rapidly developing technologies of past, present and future and their radical impact on biomedicine and healthcare. Then joining him is key leadership from three of the most disruptive and significant digital health companies developing state-of-the-art tools to prevent, detect and manage disease: FitBit, Akili Labs and Verily.

10:50 – 11:15 AM

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Patient Decade Commences: Tear Down These Walls!

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In today’s healthcare landscape, critical patient assessments are made within short appointment-based interactions with physicians. The next decade of digital health is tearing down these walls as patient-generated health data (PGHD) collected from tech resources are allowing for comprehensive and continuous patient care programs. We’ve convened three key stakeholders — a type 2 diabetes patient, a provider who has designed/managed remote care programs, and a health technologist specializing in data workflows and analytics — for a close look at the true potential of remote-care programs.

11:30 – 12:00 PM

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Could Your DNA Be Keeping You Up At Night?

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Healthcare’s advances in DNA analysis tell a riveting new bedtime story, unveiling new insights to health from our sleep! We’re already aware genomic data opens opportunity for precision disease treatment, and that it reveals predisposition to diseases like cancer and depression, but the latest developments link this analytical data to sleep science. Lead by one of the world’s most esteemed physicians, this exceptional panel of sleep, medical and athletic experts will share how big ‘sleep’ data and DNA profiles spotlight sleep technology as a new proactive tool for personal health management.

12:00 – 12:30 PM

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Medical Science Hits Consumer Market: Hearables, Textile Computing

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Lead by a global expert and innovator in biosensors, nanosensors, optical and wearable devices as well AI and machine learning, our first talk showcases how next-gen hearing aids are delivering capabilities such as voice assistance, fall detection and real-time biometrics. A floodgate of new opportunities has opened and and the creation of leading-edge hearables have emerged. Our second talk explores the world of textile computing—a fascinating technology comprised of single fibers enabling clothing to sense 24/7 blood pressure, ECG, infection, respiration, temperature, swelling and more.

12:30 – 1:00 PM

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The Future of Healthcare IoT is State-of-the-Art

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12:30 PM Join the industry leader in mobile-to-mobile communications, as well as the sole purveyor of a HIPPA and HITECH compliant IoT Platform for this hot-ticket presentation where they’ll dive into their end-to-end solution. Watch as they demonstrate cutting-edge healthcare technologies from companies such as Hanger and Medtronics, and get an exclusive glimpse into AT&T’s emerging communications that are enabling a new-age innovation—the FIRST of its kind. Then at 12:45 PM, lunch will be hosted by Living in Digital Times, Producers of The Digital Health Summit.

1:00 – 1:30 PM

Conference Session

The Solution to the Opioid Crisis No One Is Talking About

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The opioid crisis is killing more than 115 people a day in the US and our healthcare system is in a frenzy to find an effective solution to halt this horrific crisis. On this dark path exists a bright light we refer to as Neuromodulation—a discreet, FDA-approved, implantable neural device holding powerful capabilities to intervene in the adoption of opioids by confronting the root of the cause—PAIN. We’ve convened an ultra-impressive power panel to share their insights on how this proven solution is poised to make an everlasting impact in this state of medical emergency.

1:30 – 2:00 PM

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Crusade to Eradicate Chronic Disease: Waypoint Telehealth, Digital Therapeutics

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These next two talks begin with a bold company who drew on their extensive background in consumer behavior and healthcare to develop a progressive patient-provider platform delivering turn-by-turn (aka waypoint) directions to patients proving that keeping it simple may just be the silver bullet to disease. Next, we uncover a digital therapeutic solution that not only supplements current pharma protocols, but can ultimately lead to eliminating the need for ongoing medications. The results are seismic revealing remarkable momentum in controlling, halting and even reversing type 2 diabetes.

2:00 – 2:20 PM

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Spotlight: Gamechanger Seqster Unites Health Data & Genomics

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Imagine having the power to collect, own and share your comprehensive healthcare data—from your historical-to-current medical records and fitness tracking data to your DNA results and biometrics from wearables—and furthermore, imagine this information being stored in ONE secure place where YOU have complete control. For us digital health geeks, it sounds like an improbable dream. Listen closely as the CEO of Seqster, and just announced Winner of Singularity University’s MEDy Award, reveals and demonstrates their astounding solution that many thought simply could not be accomplished.

2:20 – 2:45 PM

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Advanced Heart Monitoring: How Will Physicians Manage Data?

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The exploding industry of wearables has cultivated a healthcare landscape overflowing with vital data providing invaluable insights beyond the confines of the physician’s office. Among the most notable of these advancements are mobile EKG devices equipped with hospital-grade horsepower. Hear from two of the industry’s pivotal experts as they not only share the formidable tech advancements being made, but discuss the elephant in the room: How will physicians integrate this abundance of new data into their already pushed-to-the-max workflow to create life saving health managing strategies?

2:45 – 3:15 PM

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J&J, Philips, Teladoc Reinvent Advanced Preventive Care

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The shift is happening right before our eyes. Our healthcare system is move from sick care to well care—moving prevention to the front of the line. Joining us today are three of the most notable healthcare companies harnessing the mega powers of innovation to redefine the notion of ‘prevention’ entirely, with technology at the core to their competency. This impressive panel of leading global authorities include tech and health giant Philips, medical device and healthcare pioneers Johnson & Johnson, and Teladoc, the global leader in virtual care and telemedicine.

3:30 – 4:50 PM

Conference Session

Which Technologies Will Fuel Healthcare's Future (Part 1)

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Voice tech, AI, machine learning, ingestibles, VR, wearables...with today’s flurry of promising health tech, how do we separate hope from hype? Which ones are proving to to transform clinical trials, senior and hospital care, pharma and consumer health? In this two-part series, digital health elite reveal the extraordinary future of wearables and voice tech (even for highly regulated industries), the tech being deployed in a hospital’s “living lab”, the dawn of ingestibles monitoring from the inside like never before, and the technology sending clinical trials of yesteryear to the graveyard.

4:50 – 6:00 PM

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Retail Sleep Tech Reigns Supreme in Data-Driven Health

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We’ve invited one of Digital Health’s most prolific CEO’s to deliver our closing keynote of Day One. Discover how the integration of health tech into a well-known consumer brand is not only driving and changing behaviors, but also revealing how highly-accurate data will fuel the future of sleep health. Then it’s time to mix, mingle and drink! Schmooze with our remarkable speakers and attendees at Digital Health Summit’s Happy Hour!

Wednesday, January 9

9:00 – 11:30 AM

Conference Session

Health Giants: Views From the C-Suite

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The health revolution is here. Stable growth, astounding technology, increased cost transparency and affordability, extreme personalization, expanded patient options and a massive shift in retail healthcare are just some of the changes we’re living. Discover how some of today’s most impressive companies—Cigna, Philips, Johnson & Johnson, CVS-Aetna, Boston Consulting Group—are adapting and prospering straight from the C-Suite. And then back to deliver his “always most talked about” Annual Financial State-of-the-Markets for 2019, is Cooley’s Wain Fishburn.

11:30 – 12:30 PM

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The Unstoppable Surge of Healthcare in Retail

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Healthcare is taking retail on a wild ride. Big-box retailers are jumping into this meeting-of-markets, and other companies will follow. Retailer “newcomers” are helping consumers bypass traditional healthcare channels to acquire the tools they need including custom hearing aids that are trendy enough even for the cool kids! The first session of two convenes Best Buy and Greatcall to take us behind-the-scenes of this brand new and unexpected acquisition. Then consumer health tech expert, Jane-Sarasohn Kahn, delivers a talk on retail health’s trajectory and sits 1:1 with trailblazing retailers.

12:30 – 1:00 PM

Conference Session

Lunch & Learn With Abbott Diabetes Care

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Lunch & Learn With Abbott Diabetes Care

1:00 – 2:55 PM

Conference Session

A Brain and Mental Health Crises Intervention

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With harrowing suicides making year-round headlines and skyrocketing Alzheimer’s rates, everything’s not okay with our state of mind. But it’s far from hopeless. Digital innovators are continuing to develop life-saving therapeutics and other wonders helping those suffering from these and other tragic conditions. You will not want to miss these sessions: “Who Will Rescue Alzheimer’s if Pharma Can’t?”, “Depression: It's Time We Have THIS Discussion”, “Can Voice Tech Help Our Most Vulnerable?” and then, witness the future frontiers of consumer-accessible neurotechnology live from our stage!

2:55 – 3:15 PM

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NASA ’s Astronomical Insights: Parallels Outer Space & Healthcare

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On the frontlines of medicine is NASA’s Chief Health Innovation Officer for the Translational Research Institute for Space Health, leading this riveting conversation revealing how extreme environments affect the human body, and how that info can be leveraged to make astronomical healthcare advancements. Joining her is NASA Astronaut, physician, Everest climber and tech entrepreneur, Scott Parazynski. Listen as he shares insights to his exploration of the parallels existing between outer space and healthcare, and the gravity this research will have in producing new real-world solutions.

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Conference Session

Which Technologies Will Fuel Healthcare's Future (Part 2)

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In part two of this series, we’ve curated a series of captivating presentations from enterprising catalysts such as Amgen, Battelle, Neofect, Jenax and more. Watch, listen and learn as they reveal the formidable future of robotics, augmented reality, physical and neurological rehab, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Strap yourself in as we catapult ourselves into the next decade of digital health!

4:30 – 5:00 PM

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Consumer Data: Rewriting the Rules of Engagement for Health

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Right now, we are living longer, getting sicker earlier, and are forced to navigate a health ecosystem far more complex than a “Game of Thrones” plot line. The time has come to adopt the strategic consumer engagement initiatives from successful outside industries, such as consumer products, retail, and media companies, to get healthcare on a sustainable trajectory. Join key leaders from EY and Samsung for an eye-opening discussion on how embedding these industries into healthcare will reshape the way we engage with our health and redefine what it means to be a healthcare provider.

5:00 – 6:00 PM

Conference Session

CES’ Digital Health Summit 10th Anniversary: Reception

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How will you mark our 10th Anniversary? We hope by joining us to toast the past decade of innovation among a phenomenal group of speakers and attendees. So grab that drink and mingle with a room full influencers that continue to push the bounds of technology transforming the fields of science, medicine and personal wellness.

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