Upcoming Health Tech 2.0 Summit to Simplify Healthcare Technology

Healthcare technology continues to produce products that are designed to help individuals keep track of their health daily.  While many people who use these products are happy to have the ability to take control and maintain a healthy lifestyle, there are consumers who are confused and overwhelmed over how to use healthcare technology correctly.  This I one of many topics that will be discussed at this year’s Health Tech 2.0 Summit as it will attempt to find ways to demystify healthcare technology.

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Hundreds of Healthcare Tech Leaders Gather for Upcoming Summit

The Long Island Press announced recently that over two-hundred-and-fifty leaders in the healthcare tech industry will gather together on July 12th of this year to discuss the challenging and exciting new trends within their field, such as personalization and digitalization of modern healthcare

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The summit dubbed Health Tech 2.0 will host chief tech officers as well as other senior executives from technology corporations, prominent hospitals and health networks; this will also include leaders from the public and private sectors.  The featured keynote speaker will be Dr. Purna Prasad, who is the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Technology Officer at Northwell Health; this is Long Island’s largest employer.  He will speak about the future of technology in healthcare and the role it has in patient participation.

According to Dr. Prasad, patients traveling to a clinic to get their physiological [vitals] monitored is a thing of the past.  Digital technology revolution commoditized medical equipment and made it affordable for the community to monitor themselves at home with acceptable clinical accuracy.

The Panel’s Agenda Will Focus on Healthcare Innovation

During the summit, the panel will focus on areas of healthcare innovation that includes cyber-security, tele-health systems and wellness apps.  The speakers will navigate their aims to focus on issues of commoditization within a more digital healthcare system.  Also, to focus on the upcoming revolution in healthcare due to the technologies that are emerging.

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Dr. Prasad said that the glut of monitoring, diagnostic and therapeutic gadgets in the hands of the consumer is confusing and overwhelming.  A panel of experts will help unclog the complexity of these technologies and help consumers maintain a good quality of health.

Those that are sponsoring the event include the Long Island Press as well as its parent company, Schneps Communications, SVAM International, the Long Island Software and Technology Network (LISTnet).  The day will begin from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. with a breakfast and networking session, followed with the panel scheduled from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The summit will be held on Thursday, July 12th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Simplay, located at 180 Commerce Drive in Hauppauge.  Parking will be free and for more information on tickets, packages and sponsorship’s, please contact Joanna Austin at 516-284-3331 x237 or at jaustin@longislandpress.com.