2019 Agenda

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Sunday · October 27, 2019

8:30 - 8:00PM

Registration

9:00 - 12:00PM

Partner Deep Dives: More Coming Soon

9:00 - 12:00PM

MATTER: Pharma in the Future: How to Build an Innovation Practice Today to Become a Life Sciences Company for Tomorrow

Join MATTER in this session to learn what’s at stake for the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry and hear directly from pharma innovators on how they are building an innovation practice today that ensures they remain relevant tomorrow.

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9:00 - 12:00PM

American Medical Association: Healing Digital Health Headaches: Bridging the divide between medicine and innovation

The AMA, along with leaders in digital health, will highlight the emerging trends in medical technology and innovation, including the rise and application of AI and the crucial role physicians can – and should – play in the design and development of new digital tools that offer tremendous potential to solve medicines most vexing challenges.

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9:00 - 12:00PM

ATA: Telehealth: An Rx for the Consumer Experience

Join ATA to explore how Telehealth and the emerging field of DTx are increasingly changing the way health care is delivered. Hear from Telehealth and digital therapeutics innovators and thought leaders, who will share insights into the most promising solutions and services that are enabling direct-to-consumer virtual care, remote monitoring and disease management practices, and deliver personalized medicine in real-time.

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9:00 - 12:00PM

Intel SOLVE: AI Solutions Transforming Care from Edge to Cloud

From edge to cloud, care delivery technologies are now utilizing AI, deep learning capabilities, and connectivity to better capture, analyze, and synthesize critical health data, making the promise of smart and connected care a reality.

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10:00 - 1:00PM

Together.Health: 2019 Fall Summit

This year, Together.Health is excited to be partnering with HLTH, to convene community leaders in digital health innovation from throughout the country and world. At this highly interactive event, you’ll learn about how collaboration through a regional and national ecosystems approach is leading to successful partnerships and a more efficient, frictionless marketplace for scaling innovative healthcare solutions.

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11:30 - 1:30PM

Rolling Lunch

Session 1:

1:30 - 2:10PM

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Bold New Entrants

Digital Networks Creating Informed Customers of Health

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Caregivers and patients are turning to social media, search engines and blogs for health information, advice, services - and even to self diagnose. Over 80% of internet users are searching for health-related topics online. The network effect is affecting health and rearranging how we collectively navigate our way from confusion to conclusion.

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Fringes of Health Science

3D Printing Reengineering Health

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3D printing is opening up a myriad of possibilities in other industries and healthcare is no exception. From prosthetic limbs to fully functioning ears to living, beating hearts, we are quickly surpassing the edge of 3D printing possibility. Hear real-time updates from pioneers altering health through artificial engineering.

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Generation.AI

Early Detection & Intervention through AI

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Diagnosing diseases earlier can increase the success rate of treatments, provide greater options for therapies, slow the progression, and alleviate undue stress to patients! With its 20/20 vision into data patterns hidden to the naked eye, AI/ML is the power behind improved precision in disease detection and intervention.

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Communities at the Crossroads of Health

Tailoring to your Unique Population

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The health needs of a bustling city in the Northeast, a rural Midwest town, or an oceanside community on the West Coast, may appear similar on the surface, but getting to the root of them may require home-grown solutions! These leaders listened to and learned from the distinct needs of their respective communities and created care plans to address their unique challenges.

Track 5

Drug-Less Therapy

Virtual Reality’s Big Impact

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The vicious cycle of pain management often consists of chronic pain followed by prescriptions for opioids. VR is breaking the chronic pain chains by offering an alternative approach to pain management, and gaining back some of the current power of opioids. No one trick pony, VR is packing power punches to alleviate anxiety, enhance physical therapy and address PTSD!

Session 2:

2:20 - 3:00PM

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Non Health Brands Becoming Health Brands

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In retail, finance and telecom, consumer brand companies are quickly buying property across the health landscape. Learn how these health newbies’ grand ambitions - furnished with deep pockets, fresh ideas, sophisticated tech and loyal customers - are reimagining traditional health industry models.

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Enhancing Brain Power

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The untapped power of the human brain is the basis of many science fiction novels, movies - and even comic books! Some of these seemingly superhuman capabilities are accessible now, while others loom in the near future. Whether your brain is controlling the tech you use or the tech is leveraging your brain activity, innovations in neuroscience are bringing the pages of Marvel to life.

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AI: Radiology’s Right Hand

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On average, radiologists have to interpret an image every 3 to 5 seconds just to keep up with their workload, leaving even the most skilled falling behind. Enter AI, which can augment image analysis capabilities faster than ever. With improved accuracy, more rapid diagnosis, and added insights, AI is delivering tremendous value to the field of radiology.

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Purposeful Partnering: Delivering Patients to Care

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Transportation challenges have a direct impact on the health and well-being of individuals who struggle to make it to care appointments, pharmacies, grocery stores, therapists, support groups, or even out to visit loved ones. Innovators closing transportation gaps through strategic partnerships are getting patients to the centers of care.

The Integration of Pharmacy & Primary Care

To meet the full suite of community health needs, primary care and pharmacy settings are merging. Bridging the two allows for precise tracking of pharmacy adherence, discovering gaps in care, better managing chronic conditions and addressing factors that impede health and drive up costs. With a shared mission to bring affordable and quality care to every community served, these leaders are partnering with a purpose.

Track 5

Betting on Cannabis

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The use cases for cannabis as a legitimate medicinal are vast. Industry leaders are succeeding in unlocking the potential of cannabinoid compounds for health conditions, while keeping safety and quality a high priority. With questions around its true classification and the ever-changing regulatory landscape, even seasoned gamblers are perplexed about its efficacy. Whichever side your bet lands on, cannabis’s entrance into health is sure to pay off!

Session 3:

3:10 - 3:50PM

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Odd Couples of Health

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Traditional health industry players are turning to unlikely sources to build strategic partnerships in order to capture new markets. Cable providers are partnering with payers, pharma is partnering with gaming companies, providers are turning to social media. These leaders are keeping an open mind to prove that sometimes unexpected partnerships are the best ones!

Track 2

Can You Cheat Death through Longevity Science?

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Diet, exercise, getting enough sleep and remaining social can all add life to your years. But what about adding years to your life? The human longevity market is flush with recent investments and deep ambitions in extending life expectancy in this generation. Hear from leaders discovering the Fountain of Youth by leveraging tech and science.

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AI Accelerating Drug Discovery

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With an average timeline of 12 years and a cost of over $2B to discover and develop a single drug, some may say drug discovery and development has hit rock bottom. Arriving like a knight in shining armour, AI/ML has completely changed the drug discovery process with its unprecedented ability to screen data, identify potential targets, speed up clinical trial design and recruitment, and even repurpose old drugs for new uses!

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Focused Care for Those Left Behind

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Rather than aiming to impart change to every individual facing health challenges as a result of social determinants, these change-makers are focusing their attention on targeted communities in need. Whether engaging isolated seniors, homeless individuals, or patients facing end of life struggles, these leaders are positively impacting those affected by social determinants of health!

Track 5

Therapy’s Gone Digital

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Clinically validated, FDA approved and consumer verified digital therapies are giving those suffering a new route to relief. Leaders will share proven successes and future plans for digital therapies that maximize patients' drug adherence and improve outcomes at impressive levels.

Session 4:

4:00 - 4:40PM

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Blurred Lines of Health

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The definitions and technologies separating medical devices, wearables, smart apps, clothing, and other health products are losing distinction. In the future of health, some will survive, and some will face extinction. Who is remapping the health landscape and is there enough terrain to go around?

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CRISPR: Health’s Holy Grail?

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Arguably the most infamous and revolutionary breakthrough in health’s recent history, CRISPR is changing the way we see ourselves evolving as a human species. Ethical issues may make the headlines, but the underlying science is worth paying attention to. Hear about its true potential, along with real case studies from the experts.

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AI Empowering the Health Workforce

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Putting the claim that “AI will replace jobs” aside, let’s focus on how AI will AIDE the healthcare workforce! By streamlining back-end administrative processes and taking over time-consuming workflows, AI will allow physicians to turn their focus on patients and ease the operational burnout of their teams.

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Platforms Closing Gaps in Social Determinants of Health

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Correlations between health status and social determinants are well-known but identifying and connecting individuals to their respective need for housing, nutrition, employment, or companionship can be difficult. These innovators are utilizing sophisticated platforms powered with real-time data and analytics to make these correlations sooner - and with greater accuracy! Driven by purpose, devoted by passion and powered by technology, these presenters know it’s cool to live out the Golden Rule.

Track 5

Wellness Reimagined

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Health is a state, but wellness is a choice. Understanding your microbiome, making positive changes in your diet, and leading an active lifestyle continue to show incredible outcomes in preventing and managing disease. Hear from healthy lifestyle experts touting hard evidence on the healing powers of wellness.

4:40 - 4:55PM

Networking Break  

4:55 - 5:10PM

Welcome to HLTH  

5:10 - 5:30PM

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5:30 - 5:50PM

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5:50 - 6:10PM

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6:10 - 6:30PM

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6:30 - 6:50PM

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7:00 - 10:00PM

Welcome Reception