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The pandemic turned out to be a proving ground for technology in health care, as medicine was forced to adapt quickly to a changing world. The past few years have brought advances in AI, virtual care, and diagnostics, and now it's time to take stock of what's coming next.

At the Health Tech Summit, be part of rousing discussions examining these changes. Hear from top thinkers, representatives of tech giants, and startups just emerging from stealth, as they dive into how technology is changing the face of medicine.

Speakers

Hear from the speakers at the cutting edge

Apply today to be considered for speaking opportunities.

Karen DeSalvo M.D., MPH, MSc

Karen DeSalvo M.D., MPH, MSc

Chief Health Officer, Google

Joshua Miele, Ph.D.

Joshua Miele, Ph.D.

Principal Accessibility Researcher, Amazon Lab126

Myoung Cha

Myoung Cha

President of Home-Based Care & Chief Strategy Officer at Carbon Health

Eric Lefkofsky

Eric Lefkofsky

Founder and CEO, Tempus

Mario Aguilar
STAT Moderator

Mario Aguilar

Health Tech Correspondant, STAT

Rick Berke
STAT Moderator

Rick Berke

Co-Founder & Executive Editor, STAT

Atul Butte, M.D., Ph.D.

Atul Butte, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Data Scientist, University of California Health System

Lauren Cheung, M.D.

Lauren Cheung, M.D.

Physician, Apple

Greg Corrado, Ph.D.

Greg Corrado, Ph.D.

Distinguished scientist, Google Research

Carlyn Crisostomo
Sponsor Speaker

Carlyn Crisostomo

Executive Director, Digital Health & Innovation (DH&I), Amgen

Isabella Cueto
STAT Moderator

Isabella Cueto

Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellow, STAT

Andrea Downing

Andrea Downing

Co-Founder, The Light Collective

Tania Elliot, M.D., FAAAAI, FACAAI

Tania Elliot, M.D., FAAAAI, FACAAI

Chief Medical Officer, Virtual Care, Vice President, Clinical and Network Services, Ascension

Gideon Gil
STAT Moderator

Gideon Gil

Managing Editor, STAT

Jason Gorevic
Sponsor Speaker

Jason Gorevic

Chief Executive Officer, Teladoc Health

Matthew Herper
STAT Moderator

Matthew Herper

Senior Writer, Medicine; Editorial Director of Events, STAT

Patricia Hurter, Ph.D.
Sponsor Speaker

Patricia Hurter, Ph.D.

CEO, Lyndra Therapeutics

Ayub Khattak

Ayub Khattak

Co-Founder and CEO, Cue Health

Daphne Koller

Daphne Koller

CEO and Founder, insitro

Dan Kortan
SPONSOR SPEAKER

Dan Kortan

Senior Director of Engagement and Interoperability, PointClickCare

James Kugler
SPONSOR SPEAKER

James Kugler

Chief Digital Officer for Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany; CEO of EMD Digital; Board member, Syntropy

Usha Lee McFarling
STAT Moderator

Usha Lee McFarling

National Science Correspondant, STAT

Shruthi Mahalingaiah

Shruthi Mahalingaiah

Assistant Professor of Environmental, Reproductive, and Women’s Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Katie Palmer
STAT MODERATOR

Katie Palmer

Health Tech Correspondent, STAT

Eric Perakslis, Ph.D.

Eric Perakslis, Ph.D.

Chief Science and Digital Officer, Duke Clinical Research Institute; Chief Research Technology Strategist, Duke University School of Medicine; Professor of Population Health Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine

Rajeev Ronanki

Rajeev Ronanki

President of Digital Platforms, Anthem, Inc.

Casey Ross
STAT Moderator

Casey Ross

National Technology Correspondent, STAT

Nicholas St. Fleur
STAT Moderator

Nicholas St. Fleur

General Assignment Reporter; Associate Editorial Director of Events, STAT

Bob Wachter, M.D.

Bob Wachter, M.D.

Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Vindell Washington, M.D., FACEP

Vindell Washington, M.D., FACEP

Chief Clinical Officer, Verily Health Platform; CEO, Onduo

Jonathan Wosen
STAT Moderator

Jonathan Wosen

West Coast Biotech and Life Sciences Reporter, STAT

Julie Yoo

Julie Yoo

General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Agenda

Our team will bring you inside tech's transformation of health care with probing interviews and lively panels featuring experts from across the industry.

May 24, 2022

9:00 a.m. PT

Welcome from STAT

5 minutes
Matthew Herper, senior writer, medicine; editorial director of events, STAT Nicholas St. Fleur, general assignment reporter; associate editorial director of events, STAT

9:05 a.m. PT
Sponsor Speaker

Welcome Remarks

5 minutes
James Kugler, chief digital officer for Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany; CEO of EMD Digital; board member, Syntropy

9:10 a.m. PT

Making Technology Accessible

25 minutes
Joshua Miele, Ph.D., principal accessibility researcher, Amazon Lab126 Isabella Cueto, Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellow, STAT (moderator)

Joshua Miele, who is blind, has made a career of making technology work for people with disabilities. He currently brings his talents to Amazon’s tablets, TVs, and Alexa-enabled devices. Miele will tell his story, from being part of a community of blind students in a basement at UC Berkeley to winning a MacArthur “genius” grant.

9:35 a.m. PT

How Health Care Giants are Using Health Tech

30 minutes
Tania Elliot, M.D., FAAAAI, FACAAI, chief medical officer, virtual care, vice president, clinical and network services, Ascension Rajeev Ronanki, president of digital platforms, Anthem, Inc. Mario Aguilar, health tech correspondent, STAT (moderator)

Anthem is one of the largest health insurers in the country. Ascension is one of the biggest hospital systems. Come hear how these giants are using telemedicine and other technologies to change the way they care for patients.

10:05 a.m. PT
Sponsor session

Telehealth’s Time to Shine

10 minutes
Jason Gorevic, chief executive officer, Teladoc Health Rick Berke, co-founder and executive editor, STAT (moderator)

The pandemic changed the world’s view on virtual care. Teladoc believes that will lead to a unified "virtual-first" experience that ultimately makes people healthier.

10:15 a.m. PT

Interstitial

5 minutes

10:20 a.m. PT

Inside Google’s AI Effort

25 minutes
Greg Corrado, Ph.D., senior research director, Google AI Casey Ross, national technology correspondent, STAT (moderator)

Can AI embedded in smartphones detect debilitating diseases before they get out of control? Or decipher genomes? What about creating a search tool for electronic health records? A look at what one of tech’s biggest names is doing in an emerging field.

10:45 a.m. PT

Coffee Break

20 minutes

11:05 a.m. PT

Can Cue Go Beyond Covid?

25 minutes
Ayub Khattak, co-founder and CEO, Cue Health Katie Palmer, health tech correspondent, STAT (moderator)

If you know anyone at Alphabet, you might have been jealous of the super-high-tech Covid tests (think tricorder) they were using while the rest of us stocked up on rapid antigen tests. They were made by Cue. Now this startup, which has raised $1 billion, aims to take its rapid testing technology beyond the pandemic.

11:30 a.m. PT

How Apple is Helping Researchers Study Women’s Health

25 minutes
Lauren Cheung, M.D., physician, Apple Shruthi Mahalingaiah, M.D., FACOG, assistant professor of environmental, reproductive, and women’s health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Usha Lee McFarling, national science correspondent, STAT (moderator)

Can tracking data from an iPhone or Apple watch lead to a better understanding of how demographics and lifestyle affect infertility, menopause, or polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)? A look at using tech to study health.

11:55 a.m. PT
Sponsor speaker

Liberating Health Through Data

5 minutes
Dan Kortan, senior director of engagement and interoperability, PointClickCare

Giving healthcare providers and staff access to the right data allows them to see a full 360-degree view of a patient, track patient referral patterns, and ultimately improve how patients are transitioned across the continuum of care.

12:00 p.m. PT

Google’s Chief Health Officer Speaks

30 minutes
Karen DeSalvo, M.D., MPH, MSc, chief health officer, Google Rick Berke, co-founder and executive editor, STAT (moderator)

Karen DeSalvo, a veteran of the Obama administration, now leads a team at Google that guides the company in creating inclusive health products and services. Hear what’s next as one of the biggest companies in technology tries to find ways to improve our broken health care system.

12:30 p.m. PT

Lunch

90 minutes

2:00 p.m. PT

Four Ideas That Could Change Health Care

40 minutes
Daphne Koller, Ph.D., CEO and founder, insitro Robert Wachter, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Vindell Washington, M.D., FACEP, chief clinical officer, Verily Health Platform; CEO, Onduo Julie Yoo, general partner, Andreessen Horowitz Mohana Ravindranath, health tech correspondent, STAT (moderator)

If you gave a technologist a magic wand, what happens next? We ask four of the biggest names in health care for their biggest idea. Then they’ll discuss it with each other and with you.

2:50 p.m. PT

A Billionaire’s Big Cancer Bet

25 minutes
Eric Lefkofsky, founder and CEO, Tempus Matthew Herper, senior writer, medicine; editorial director of events, STAT (moderator)

Eric Lefkofsky was previously known for co-founding Groupon. But his wife’s cancer led him to create a company, most recently valued at $8.1 billion, that combines genetic sequencing and machine learning to try to change the way tumors are treated. Hear his plans.

3:15 p.m. PT
Sponsor speaker

How a Drugmaker is Looking at New Tech

5 minutes
Carlyn Crisostomo, executive director, digital health & innovation (DH&I), Amgen

From remote monitoring to machine learning, find out what Amgen is doing to help emerging technologies reach patients.

3:20 p.m. PT

Interstitial

5 minutes

3:25 p.m. PT

The Digital Doctor’s Office

25 minutes
Myoung Cha, president of home-based care & chief strategy officer at Carbon Health Katie Palmer, health tech correspondent, STAT (moderator)

Using technology to improve primary care – both through virtual visits and improved care in the doctor’s office – is one of the most seemingly obvious but hard-to-implement ideas in health care. Here’s the vision of one former Apple executive.

3:50 p.m. PT

Coffee break

20 minutes

4:10 p.m. PT

It’s 2022. Do You Know Where Your Data Are?

30 minutes
Andrea Downing, co-founder, The Light Collective Eric Perakslis, Ph.D., chief science and digital officer, Duke Clinical Research Institute; chief research technology strategist, Duke University School of Medicine; professor of population health sciences, Duke University School of Medicine Casey Ross, national technology correspondent, STAT (moderator)

Health tech is churning out an alphabet soup of AI, ML, and EHRs. But who owns all these data, and how can we make sure that someone is watching out for the patients whose records are being used? Well, the people on this panel.

4:40 p.m. PT
Sponsor session

Pills, reinvented

10 minutes
Patricia Hurter, Ph.D., CEO, Lyndra Therapeutics Gideon Gil, managing editor, STAT (moderator)

A new technology could enable you to take a week’s — or even a month’s – worth of medication orally in just one dose. Here's what eliminating daily pills could mean for patients.

4:50 p.m. PT

Interstitial

5 minutes

4:55 p.m. PT

Big Data, Big Changes

20 minutes
Atul Butte, M.D, Ph.D., chief data scientist, University of California Health System Jonathan Wosen, West Coast biotech & life sciences reporter, STAT (moderator)

What can data do for a hospital system? Figure out how to treat patients – and what drugs not to give.

5:15 p.m. PT
Sponsor speaker

Closing remarks

5 minutes
James Kugler, chief digital officer for Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany; CEO of EMD Digital; board member, Syntropy

5:20 p.m. PT

Closing from STAT

5 minutes
Rick Berke, co-founder and executive editor, STAT

5:25 p.m. PT

Networking reception begins

90 minutes

Location

There are two ways you can participate. Join from the comfort of your own computer with our virtual Viewer Pass.

You can also apply to be a part of the program with the in-person Attendee Pass. With this pass, you'll join the event at the Commonwealth Club on the Embarcadero in San Francisco.

Explore the ticket options below to find out more.

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How it works: Purchase a Viewer Pass to attend the virtual version of the event. If you’re interested in attending in person via an Attendee Pass, select “Yes, I’d like to apply” at checkout for your Viewer Pass and complete the application. If your application is accepted, we will be in touch with next steps for paying for your upgraded ticket.

Viewer Pass $249

Only $199 for STAT+ Subscribers

This pass provides virtual access only. With it, you’ll be able to:

  • Access the live stream of all main-stage programming via STAT's virtual event platform, Brella
  • Network with fellow attendees and browse sponsor booths via Brella
  • Chat with fellow viewers and respond to polls throughout the event via Brella

All Access Viewer Pass $529

Not yet a STAT+ subscriber? Bundle virtual access and a 1-year subscription to STAT+, and save 15%! This pass unlocks the Viewer Pass plus all the benefits of being a STAT+ subscriber, which includes:

  • Access to STAT’s subscriber-only stories and data tools
  • Discounts for events, STAT reports, and more
  • 2 exclusive subscriber-only newsletters, Pharmalittle and STAT+ Today, to brief you on the most important industry news of the day

Looking to attend the summit in person?

Attendee Pass $799

Only $639 for STAT+ Subscribers

Available by application only, this pass allows for complete in-person access to the event, including:

  • An invitation to the exclusive in-person program, including networking receptions the morning of and the evening of the program
  • Access to all the recordings of the main stage programming
  • A complimentary STAT Summit welcome gift

STAT offers a limited number of complimentary passes for the 2022 STAT Health Tech Summit via a scholarship opportunity, and we’re happy to work with you to make this summit accessible. Let us know what makes you, or someone you know, interested in attending by filling out our scholarship application form.


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