New and disruptive medical devices are popping up everywhere, from the AliveCor smartphone ECG to wearables such as the Misfit Shine. This new series explores the coolest stuff out there.
Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Smart Design, we are bringing you the first in our Medical Device series, "The Rise of the Healthy Machines". Our panelists/presenters will explore some of the companies making these devices as well as the ways these devices are changing and will change medicine for doctors, patients, partners, institutions, and payers.
6:30-7:00 pm Networking, meet, tweet and greet
7:00-7:15 pm Introductions and opening remarks
7:15-8:15 pm Presentations and panel questions
8:15-8:30 pm Break
8:30-8:50 pm Panel Discussion: The Rise of The Healthy Machines!
8:50-9:15 pm Open Q&A with Panel
9:15-9:30 pm Closing remarks and networking
9:30 on After Event!
Mike Antonucci, Alzheimer’s Music Video Image Therapy (AMVIT)—technology support for Alzheimer’s patients. linkedin.com/pub/michael-antonucci/41/580/623.
Joel Murphy, DIY Pulse Sensors – plug and play heart rate sensors linkedin.com/pub/joel-murphy/3/273/a40 ; pulsesensor.com
Albert (Al) P. Kretz, Ph.D., MBA, Founder/Chairman, Advanced BioSensors —developing a path to the artificial pancreas. advancedbiosensors.com
Bez (Bezalel) Arkush, Founder, RespiRight/QoL Devices—developing a mobile respiratory rehabilitation device for patient recovery and athletic training. linkedin.com/in/bezarkush; respiright.me
Kyle Cittadino, iMPakHealth—developing wireless devices for monitoring health conditions including medication management, ECG and pulse oximetry. Working closely with Meridian Health on pilots. linkedin.com/in/kdino; impakhealth.com
Yuhgo Yamaguchi – Philips Healthcare, Senior Service & Experience Manager, Product and Service Innovation - www.linkedin.com/in/yuhgoyamaguchi - Perspectives on systems and services that support ‘aging independently’ including patient monitoring systems, predictive analytics and devices that support patient outcomes. Yuhgo's work involves creating new products and services focused on delighting consumers by using design thinking to drive innovation using human-centered design principles.
Fred Latasa - WebMD, Senior VP Consumer Marketing & Innovation - www.linkedin.com/pub/fred-latasa/0/907/893 -reimagining how the bridging of technology, data and health & lifestyle information, aggregated in one central place, is going to transform an individual patient’s health information experience, influence behavior change and ultimately improve health outcomes. Leading partnerships and insight perspectives of web-based patient information.
Juliana Chen – Pfizer, Director of Global Innovation (Consumer) - www.linkedin.com/pub/juliana-chen/2/646/719 - Perspective of a global consumer pharma brand. Juliana is a seasoned innovation, strategy, marketing professional who develops multi-faceted business solutions.
Eric Freitag (Moderator) – Smart Design, Director of Healthcare - www.linkedin.com/pub/eric-freitag/b/111/205 - Perspectives on patient-centric design. Eric's focus is on patient adherence and design of ecosystems that support behavior change, with experience in combo drug delivery devices.
About Smart Design
Smart Design is an award-winning innovation consulting firm with studios in New York, San Francisco and Barcelona. At Smart, we believe Healthcare is not just a service, but a way of life. Our goal is to empower people to live healthier lives by encouraging better behavior, making equipment more usable, providing ready access to medical information and connecting patients with their community of caretakers, families and other patients. To learn more, join us on Twitter @SmartDesign and visit us at smartdesignworldwide.com.