NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The driving forces behind the exponential growth of the multi-billion dollar digital health space will be examined at the 7th annual Digital Health Summit, a Living in Digital Times production at CES® 2016. World-renowned business leaders, medical professionals and innovators will convene to explore topics from precision medicine, data and action, plus the evolving business of healthcare. On this global stage, theories and opinions will be examined while conversations, connections and collaborations will happen off-stage making the Summit a one-of-a-kind event. Come see how the greatest minds are using technology- from big data to apps and wearables- to push the boundaries of healthcare in the Information Age. The Digital Health Summit will be held on January 7-8, 2016 at the Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303.
Speakers at the Digital Health Summit will share their insights on:
- How consumers, ready to play digital health, are making providers, healthcare systems and innovators improve their game
- Data's impact on digital health from big pharma and healthcare delivery to the world of consumer health and wellness
- How cutting-edge tools are making diagnostics on demand a 24/7 reality
- How technology is converging with genomics
- How one's lifestyle and environment impacts their health and how technology can more accurately target and treat disease
"With consumers starting to take more control of their health and demanding more from their healthcare providers, meaningful technology is a prevailing theme at this year's Digital Health Summit," stated Jill Gilbert, producer of the Digital Health Summit. "The dots are finally being connected to create a closed loop healthcare system that benefits the patients, caregivers and healthcare providers. Advancements in game-changing technology has made this a reality."
"A few years ago we bet on the fact that medical professionals would need to meet and collaborate with the best technology companies in the world. CES is one of those rare gathering places for this level of cross-pollination, and health wins because of it," stated Robin Raskin, founder and president, Living in Digital Times.
The roster of speakers represents entrepreneurs, doctors, thought leaders and innovators such as:
Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Dr. Terri Inder, MD, MBChB, Chair of the Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Dr. Richard Migliori, Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer for United Health Group
Dr. Rudolph Tanzi, Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology at Harvard University, and Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital
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About Living in Digital Times
Founded by veteran technology journalist Robin Raskin, Living in Digital Times brings together the most knowledgeable leaders and the latest innovations impacting both technology and lifestyle. It helps companies identify and act on emerging trends, create compelling company narratives, and do better business through strong network connections. Living in Digital Times produces technology conferences, exhibits and events at CES and other locations throughout the year by lifestyle verticals. Core brands include Digital Health Summit, Digital Money Forum, FitnessTech, Baby Tech, Kids@Play, Family Tech Summit, TransformingEDU, MommyTech TV, Beauty Tech, Wearables and FashionWare runway show, Mobile Apps Showdown, Last Gadget Standing, Robots on the Runway and the KAPi Awards. The company also works with various foundations and manages the Appreneur Scholar awards program for budding mobile entrepreneurs, as well as the 10 Under 20: Young Innovators to Watch awards recognizing student STEAM innovations in New York City. For more information, visit www.LivinginDigitalTimes.com and keep up with our latest news on Twitter, Linkedin and Facebook.
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