8:30 – 9:30am
Registration, Breakfast & Networking
9:30 – 9:40am
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Greg Huang – Editor in Chief, Xconomy
9:40 – 10:10am
Translating Research Into Real Products
Rosalind Picard – Professor, MIT Media Lab; Co-founder, Empatica & Affectiva
Through her companies, Picard has twice transformed data research into health products (computer systems that sense human emotions; a wristband device that alerts caregivers of seizures).
10:10 – 10:40am
Building a Market for Digital Therapeutics
Eddie Martucci – Co-founder & CEO, Akili Interactive Labs
How can digital therapeutics companies win over doctors used to prescribing chemical-based treatments?
10:40 – 11:05am
Case Study: Telehealth’s Progress
Danielle Russella – General Manager of Payer Solutions, American Well
A look at how the growing use of telehealth tools is playing out for patients and doctors in Massachusetts.
11:05 – 11:10am
Burst Talk: AI in Telehealth
Liz Asai – Co-founder & CEO, 3Derm
Telemedicine startup 3Derm is using AI in tasks such as assessing medical image quality, but it has grander ambitions for the technology: potentially using AI to detect skin cancer.
11:10 – 11:40am
11:40am – 12:05pm
Harnessing Patient Data for Better Care
Anmol Madan – Chief Data Scientist, Livongo Health
Livongo Health sells devices and software to track and manage pre-diabetes, diabetes, and high blood pressure—and just went public along with a handful of other healthtech companies.
12:05 – 12:40pm
The Coach in Your Pocket
Eric Gastfriend – CEO, DynamiCare Health
Digital tools are nudging users to make better health decisions, such as maintaining sobriety or choosing meals and workouts.
12:40 – 1:50pm
Lunch & Gallery Tours
1:50 – 2:15pm
How Reimbursement Changes are Changing the Game
Pete Sally – Managing Partner, Seae Ventures
The fee-for-service healthcare system and complex system of private and public payers can make getting paid for new technology approaches a challenge.
2:15 – 2:50pm
Future of Digital Health: The App Ecosystem
John Halamka – Executive Director, Beth Israel Lahey Health; Professor of Medicine, Harvard
John Halamka has long been on the front lines of deploying new technology in a hospital, and will offer a keen view of what lies ahead for digital tools in care settings.
2:50 – 3:30pm
AI Frontiers in the Clinic & Pharma
Spring Behrouz – CEO, NeuroInitiative
Machine learning and artificial intelligence tools are enhancing treatment plans, improving drug discovery, and augmenting clinicians’ skills in tasks such as reading medical scans and diagnosing disease.
3:30 – 4:30pm
Schedule is subject to change.