Charles Atkinson, founder of The Whole Brain Foundation and a West Nile virus survivor, has drawn up a multi-dimensional whole brain model that aims to ultimately help "augment humanity's capacity to deal with illness."
Dr. Robert Pearl, author of "Mistreated," discusses lessons – from his years as a surgeon, Stanford professor and as CEO of at Kaiser Permanente – about ways the American healthcare system needs improvement and how technology can help make it happen.
The entry of large companies into the ecosystem will have an amazing effect on data sharing and ultimately how patient-centric care is delivered, says Mark Kramer, chief engineer for MITRE's Health Technology Center (HTC).
Journalist James Vlahos, contributor to Wired and other magazines, describes Dadbot – an invention that turned an oral history recorded with his terminally ill father into a conversational chatbot that offers a sort of “digital afterlife.”
MITRE Lead Clinical Informaticist Sharon Sebastian talks about efforts to share clinical decision support (CDS) across domains.
Properly vetted apps and technologies present an opportunity for the underserved to get needed help, says Dr. John Herman, associate chief of the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Clinicians deeply understand pain points and workflow and they care about innovations working because they will be the ones who use the tech, says Dr. Aenor Sawyer, Chief Health Innovation Officer and Director of UCSF's Skeletal Health Service.
Kristina Sheridan, Center for Veterans Enterprise Transformation department head at MITRE, shares how tracking her daughter’s 26 symptoms in a complete patient story over time enabled doctors to help her heal.
MITRE Senior Principal Cybersecurity Engineer Margie Zuk discusses the FDA pre- and post-market cyber guidelines for medical devices to eliminate confusion around security.
Northwell VP Sabina Zak and Conversa Health founder Philip Marshall on transforming how Northwell delivers standardized and personalized information to patients outside its facilities.