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Walter Pistor, director of digital health transformation at WebShield, describes how conflicting regulations and ingrained processes can hamper data sharing – and how his company can help build networks for secure sharing of sensitive data.
Glen Tullman, founder and chairman of Livongo, discusses the company's "Applied Health Signals," which aggregates and analyzes information to generate insights that could make it easier for individuals to stay healthy.
ConsejoSano is a patient engagement platform that targets culturally diverse populations to make healthcare more accessible to those affected by social determinants, says the organization's COO Vikram Bakhru.
Heal is bringing back the house call for primary care, says CEO Nick Desai, who adds that going into homes allows access to help address social determinants of health -- which control the majority of health outcomes.
Pamela Garmon Johnson, VP of health equity and national partnerships at the American Heart Association, explains how the AHA is targeting social determinants of health, addressing gaps in care and improving the health of underserved populations.
Erin Trimble of 23andMe discusses the value of polygenic risk scores, ways to make genetic information actionable for better health and the importance of equipping primary care providers to talk with their patients about genetics.
Michael Wilkening, special advisor on innovation and digital services to California Gov. Gavin Newsom, discusses new analytics initiatives to improve population health and efforts to better address social determinants.
Josh Stevens, president of DayTwo, explains how his company's metagenomics and gut microbiome database helps connect diabetics and others with evidence-based "food-as-medicine" treatment regimens.
Digital health is inherently different from other kinds of innovation like drug trials, says Sunita Patolia, team lead for human-centered design at Partners HealthCare Pivot Labs, and the rules are still being rewritten.
Jon Gordon, founder and managing director of D51 Ventures, says applications of existing technology are safer short-run bets, but big success may come from whole new platforms and technologies.