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Drivers of Change in Healthcare Delivery

Paul Grundy, MD, Global Director, Healthcare Transformation, IBM
How health data is changing the doctor-patient relationship and providing new insights into behavior, and the impact of mobile on the access to medical care.
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Passive Sensing to Predict Decline

Bernice Hollins, Senior Vice President of Sales,
Supporting those aging independently by monitoring use of electric devices and appliances with alerts for significant changes in behavior.
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Never Too Late To Learn New Skills

Arsen Marsoobian, author, Don't Die:
3 Essential Truths For Your Fulfilled and Happy Life 
Thinking about retirement with new eyes and techniques for thriving despite serious life and health challenges.
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Cyber-Attacks on Hospitals

Bruce Anderson, Founder, Cyber Investigation Services
Who the hackers are and why they are targeting care providers to get patient information and to disrupt medical devices and why hospitals are unaware of the potential for attacks.
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Using Humor to Change the Narrative and Overcome Challenges

Vicki Hannah Lein, Founder,
Impact of smiling and laughter and using humor to alter the narrative to reduce frustration and anger.
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Aging in Place

Barb Beach, Chief Content Producer,
Insights from recent Red Hat Ladies conference on enabling aging men and women to remain independent and relevant.
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Trans-Disciplinary Collaboration Necessary For Wireless Healthcare Progress

Rob McCray, President and CEO, Wireless Life Sciences Alliance
Driving the convergence of a wide range of industries to advance developments in the wireless medical and healthcare landscape.
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Decentralizing Healthcare

Chris Bergstrom, Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer,
Removing obstacles to allow patients to self-manage their healthcare as the doctor patient relationship changes with remote access and new data generated by sensors and wearables.
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Personalized Medicine

Chris Bergstrom, Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer,
Collecting, sharing and finding meaningful use of big health data.
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Geo-Health Awareness

Dr. Este Geraghty,  Associate Professor Clinical Internal Medicine, UC Davis
Impact of place on health, history of exposure and making sense of personal health data.
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Partnerships Key To Improving Health in Developing Countries

Bill Brindley, International Advisor,
Use of technology and mobile devices to address health challenges like Ebola in the developing world and obstacles to wide spread deployment of medical care.
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Need For More Mental Health Awareness

Dr. Glenn Wollman, Medical Guide and Host Magical Medical Tour
Mood disorders, genetic and environmental influences and other questions raised by the suicide of Robin Williams.
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