Scripps, Samsung and Cedars-Sinai Headline a Two-Day Lineup of Cutting-Edge Health and Medical Technologies Rocking the Healthcare World
Digital Health Summer Summit Features Innovators, Thought Leaders and Disrupters Showcasing Life-Changing Technologies
June 19 & 20, San Diego Convention Center; Registration Open Now

SAN DIEGO, June 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when medical professionals have more access than ever to healthcare data and technology, it's time to think about how the healthcare industry can best harness it to make a positive impact on patient care. The 6th annual Digital Health Summer Summit (DHSS), which is co-located with the BIO International Convention, will explore this topic and more during two days of cutting-edge programming at the San Diego Convention Center, June 19th and 20th.

Digital Health Summer Summit

The Summit opens with a keynote address by renowned physician and researcher, Steven Steinhubl, MD, Director of Digital Medicine at Scripps Translational Science Institute. Dr. Steinhubl will share Scripps plans to eradicate the one-size-fits-all practice of medicine. The keynote, The New Era of Precision Medicine, will take place on Monday, June 19 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 6EF.

"We're proud to offer another remarkable year of programming at the Digital Health Summer Summit that not only features the best minds in healthcare today, but also explores topics that stretch the realm of possibility in the industry," said Jill Gilbert, Producer, Digital Health Summer Summit. "This year, as an added highlight, we're excited to offer behind-the-scenes tours of two industry-leading companies, Illumina and ResMed, that will give attendees an exclusive look into the technology and people who are revolutionizing the healthcare fields."

Featured Sessions

The New Killer: Tech Launches Attack on the Opioid Epidemic; Monday, June 19, 2:25 p.m.
Learn how tech innovators are confronting our national opioid addiction epidemic head-on.
Speakers: UCSF, Quell by NeuroMetrix, Pear Therapeutics, Firsthand Technology

What Gets Measured Gets Managed: Leveraging Valuable Sleep Data; Monday, June 19, 3:00 p.m.
Join Roy J.E.M. Raymann, PhD, of Sleep Score Labs in his first public talk since departing Apple. Dr. Raymann discusses the possibilities created by more effective sleep monitoring technologies.
Speaker: SleepScore Labs

How the Largest Western U.S. Hospital is Leveraging Unique Partnerships to Solve Greatest Challenges; Monday, June 19, 3:30 p.m.
Discover how Cedars-Sinai is building partnerships with some of today's most innovative companies, bringing them to the forefront of digital health innovation.
Speakers: Cedars-Sinai Health System, Samsung, United Methodist Church

Real Lunch in a Virtual World; Tuesday, June 20, 12:20 p.m.
Get a glimpse into how Virtual Reality is revolutionizing and transforming multiple areas of healthcare, from surgical training to patient care and pain management.
Speakers: Osso VR, Firsthand Technology, appliedVR

Accuracy Matters: Building Clinical Grade Consumer Wearables; Tuesday, June 20, 1:30 p.m.
Join Steven LeBoeuf, PhD, President and Co-founder of Valencell, for a discussion on taking wearable monitoring devices to the next level in the healthcare industry.
Speaker: Valencell

How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming All Dimensions of Healthcare; June 20, 1:55 p.m.
Hear from two of today's leading experts on how the use of Artificial Intelligence is accurately diagnosing and treating disease, as well as being used in pharmaceutical drug discovery and design.
Speakers: NuMedii, Inc., Pathway Genomics

Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Tours to Illumina and ResMed

DHSS is offering exclusive onsite tours of two of digital health and biotech's most innovative companies on Monday, June 19.

At 9:30 a.m., discover why Fast Company named Illumina one of the world's most innovative companies. Attendees will get a look into the inner workings of the undisputed leader in DNA sequencing.

At 11:00 a.m., visit ResMed, the global leader in connected healthcare solutions for remote patient monitoring.

Transportation, lunch and refreshments are included. Space is extremely limited and must be added on to conference registration.

Summit Registration

View the full DHSS agenda and list of speakers here.

Registration for the DHSS is open now. Three packages with different levels of access to both DHSS and the BIO International Convention are available, and details can be found on the registration page.

The DHSS and BIO International Convention are open to credentialed members of the media free of charge.  View complete media guidelines and register online here.  Registered media will have full access to both conferences.

For updates on DHSS, follow Digital Health on Twitter at @DHSummit, "like" Digital Health Summit on Facebook, connect with us on Linkedin and follow the hashtag #DHSS17.

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