December 14, 2016 (Boca Raton, FL) –
Tarsus Medical debuted MedTech Impact Expo and Conference at A4M 24th Annual World Congress, a co-located event designed to assist healthcare practitioners and professionals better serve their patients through the use of medical technology and devices, while understanding the transformative effects of newly developed products and equipment. Speakers and sessions educated attendees on groundbreaking scientific research and education, supplemented by the most progressive equipment and medical technology.
The conference agenda included keynote speakers who discussed the multitude of ways to leverage data, manage patient privacy and security, understand legal implications, and gain insight into care collaboration software and collaborative health teams. Opening keynote speaker Richie Etwaru, Chief Digital Officer at IMS Health, lectured on the landscape of healthcare, and how to help companies stay afloat with continuous changes and advancements. Etwaru briefed attendees on the critical need for healthcare professionals to understand technology and the digital sphere, and stay current with developments in companies’ infrastructures. Skip Rizzo, Research Director at USC, addressed revolutionary advances in functional technology—specifically, clinical Virtual Reality—that can be harnessed and applied to a diverse range of clinical conditions and research questions.
Other keynote speakers included Kim Baden-Kristensen, Founder and CEO of Brain+, who presented findings on neurogaming as a tool to improve patient outcomes. Stephanie Habif, behavioral scientist and Stanford lecturer, led a panel discussion on the impact of health tools, and their success and efficacy in effecting behavior change. Other lecturers like Reenita Das, Partner and SVP of Healthcare and Life Sciences at Frost & Sullivan, and Dr. Michael Nova, Chief Innovation Officer of Pathways Genomics, discussed the ways in which health technology wearables and machine learning can be integrated into modern medicine and healthcare.
About MedTech Impact:
The goal of MedTech Impact is to help healthcare practitioners and professionals better serve their patients through the use of technology, by utilizing devices and products that help track progress, assist with diagnoses, and ultimately support injury and disease prevention. By connecting attendees with the most recent and innovative scientific research and education, MedTech Impact envisions helping clinics, hospitals, and private practitioners protect and build the infrastructure of their practices by utilizing the most recently developed and cutting-edge devices, equipment, and technology. For more information, visit www.medtechimpact.com.