The Future of Health Innovation - October 26th & 27th



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    The Future of Health Innovation is a two day gathering that will take you on a trip through the individual’s "health life cycle" and look at innovative solutions to optimize the health care system, with a focus on:
    •    Promoting healthy living and Preventing diseases
    •    Enabling better management and sharing of data between physician, hospital, pharmacy and patient
    •    Optimizing the use of resources in Primary Care, Hospitals and Medical Clinics
    •    Reducing costs related to Rehabilitation through Home Care
    •    Improving Diagnostic and Rehab Processes through Technology
    The conference is at the same time an encounter of best practices between Denmark and California; two regions with great potential for closer collaboration in all areas of health innovation.

    The Future of Health Innovation features health industry stake holders, including executives from private companies, public participants, health care providers, health promoters, hospital executives and researchers.

    Stanford University - Tresidder Union, Oak Lounge
    Lagunita Drive
    Stanford, CA

    Directions and parking information

    Attendance both days: 
    SDForum members $250; Platinum Pass: $150; Non-members $275
    Attend only one day:
    SDForum members $150; Platinum Pass: $75; Non-members $165

    Exhibit Tables and Sponsorship opportunites are available, click here or contact Leigh Ann Gilson [email protected]


    Agenda for October 26th: Embarking on the Health Journey

    8:00-9:00 AM

    Breakfast and Registration

    8:50-9:00 AM

    Camilla Rygaard-Hjalsted, Executive Director, Innovation Center Denmark
    Susan Lucas-Conwell, CEO, SDForum

    9:00-9:20 AM

    Introduction: The Health Journey
    Erik Rasmussen, Founder and CEO, Monday Morning

    9:20-9:40 AM

    Keynote:  Entering the Health Age - a Danish perspective
    Mr. Bertel Haarder, Danish Minister of Interior and Health

    9:40-10:00 AM

    Keynote: Entering the health age - a US perspective
    Hal Wolf, Kaiser Permanente

    10:00-10:30 AM

    Fireside chat: Where do we go from here?
    Ideas and visions in health innovation from two spearheading parts of the world
    Mr. Bertel Haarder, Danish Minister of Interior and Health
    Hal Wolf, Kaiser Permanente
    Moderator: Erik Rasmussen, Founder and CEO, Monday Morning

    10:30-11:00 AM

    Coffee Break and Networking

    11:00-11:45 AM

    Panel: Electronic Medical Records
    Lene Asholm, National Board of Health
    Matthew Douglass, Practice Fusion
    Henning Bruun-Schmidt, IBM ACURE
    Adams Dudley, UCSF
    Susan Lucas-Conwell, SDForum

    11:45-1:00 PM


    1:00 - 1:20PM

    Keynote: Sustainability on a Smarter Planet: Smarter Hospitals from the Earth up
    Drew L. Clark, IBM Venture Capital Group

    1:20-1:40 PM

    Showcases:  Innovation in Healthcare IT-systems
    In 5-minute pitches, we will introduce remarkable innovation that will improve health care IT-systems as we know them today.
    Patrick Hulsen, Daintel
    Jan Waage, Medical Insight
    Lene Grosen & Dr. Henrik Schroll, DAK-E

    1:40-2:30 PM

    Panel: IT-systems for tomorrow
    The amount of Healthcare IT-systems that improve processes and treatments is increasing greatly. Integrating and educating these systems is at the heart of the panel's debate.
    Anne DeGheest, Medstars Ventures
    Dr. Louis Lange, Asset Management
    Dan Munro, ipatient
    Henrik Bjerregaard Jensen, MedCom
    Moderator: Philip Korn, TriNet

    2:30-3:00 PM

    Coffee Break and Networking

    3:00-3:20 PM

    Keynote: Taking health online
    Adam Bosworth, KEAS

    3:20-4:10 PM

    Session: Best practices in online health care
    Henrik Bennetsen, KataLabs & Mette Terp Hoybye, Stanford
    Torben Nielsen,
    Michael Nichols, HealthTap
    Moderator: Jody Ranck, mHealth Alliance

    4:10-5:00 PM

    Fireside chat: Eat right now! – a debate on how to promote health and healthy living through food.
    The Nordic Chef, Claus Meyer, entrepreneur and co-owner of NOMA Restaurant (rated world's #1)
    "Doctor Slim", Arne Astrup, Human Nutrition Dept. Head, University of Copenhagen
    Mette McCall, McCall Media

    5:00-6:00 PM Wine Reception and Networking
    Sponsored by: Silicon Valley Bank


    Agenda for October 27th: Arriving at Better Health

    8:00-9:00 AM

    Registration, Breakfast and Networking

    9:00-9:30 AM

    Keynote: Safety and Efficiency: Trying hard is not enough
    Jaap Suermondt, HP

    9:30-10:20 AM

    Panel:  Health outcome is driving new hospital design
    Thoughtful, intelligent and sometimes surprisingly simple evidence-based design is a source of growing attention when it comes to health innovation.  This panel will debate why all details matter in designing future hospitals.
    Rob Lister, IDEO
    Amy Keller, The Center for Health Design
    George Tingwald, Stanford University Medical Center
    John Bendix, Herlev University Hospital
    Moderator: Fiona Hovenden, Collective Invention

    10:20-10:50 AM

    Coffee Break and Networking

    10:50-11:20 AM

    Keynote: Logistics and communication in the future hospital
    Hans Erik Henriksen, Cetrea

    11:20-11:50 AM

    Showcase: Innovation in health care robotics Experience the fascinating world of innovative treatment when robots take the stage.
    Daniel Blak, TIMEDICO
    Zhun Fan, Assoc. Professor DTU Management Engineering
    Dr. Philip von Guggenberg, SRI International
    Ken King, El Camino Hospital

    11:50-12:40 PM

    Panel: Telemedicine and a new world of connecting health care.
    Alex Beavers, SRI International
    Dr. Thomas Shaughnessy, Sutter Health
    Dr. Eric R. Schuur, SciMed Partners
    Del Dukart, Cisco Systems
    Marco Smit, Health 2.0 Advisors

    12:40-1:40 PM


    1:40-2:10 PM

    Keynote: Telehealth: Moving Care from Hospital to Home
    Ben Wilson, Intel Digital Health

    2:10-3:00 PM

    Panel: Technology - taking it home!
    Going from being a patient to feeling well is an overlooked part of the health journey. The latest homecare services within rehab and chronic diseases can support and smooth this stage of the health journey.
    Lars Jensen, Ramboll 
    Claus F. Nielsen, Delta Business Development
    Thomas Loarie, Mercator MedSystems
    Suneel Raten, Health Hero Network
    Susie Faries, SciMed

    3:00-3:20 PM

    Showcases: Innovation in telecare services
    We have handpicked innovative projects within the new and fascinating world of telecare services.
    Allan F. Kristensen, Ramboll &
    Birthe Dinesen, Telkat
    Kurt Christensen, Medistat
    Jens Branebjerg, Delta
    Martin Vesterby, Caretech Innovation

    3:20-3:50 PM

    Closing Keynote: Re-inventing health care through disruptive innovation
    Dr. Paul Tang, Palo Alto Medical Foundation

    3:50-4:10 PM

    Wrap up and open mic: The Future of Health Innovation
    Moderator: Erik Rasmussen, Monday Morning

    4:10-5:00 PM

    Coffee and Networking