#xMed Inspires Exponential Change in Health

By Annie Erstling

Today marks the third day of the 5th annual Exponential Medicine conference. This sold-out unique four-day intensive event explores how innovation and breakthrough technology research can reshape and redefine healthcare.

We caught up with Daniel Kraft, Founding Executive Director and Chair of Exponential Medicine, at the end of yesterday’s amazing sessions for a recap and to hear what’s on the agenda for today.

Yesterday’s sessions explored how the Exponentials we learned about on day 1 are being integrated into health and how we can scale them to make a real difference in the lives of the patients of today and tomorrow. Digital health, bringing information and people together to create the empowered patient and scaling innovation were all key themes of yesterday’s sessions. The day ended with a keynote from Dr. Leigh Hochberg, Professor of Engineering at Brown University and Senior Lecturer of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, on using computer interfaces to allow people to control technology using their thoughts.

Today, the conference focuses on neuroscience, democratizing health globally, hacking and new ways of innovating across the health care spectrum and regenerative medicine. It wraps up with two exciting keynote speakers:

  • Dean Ornish, MD
    Founder and President of the Preventative Medicine Research Institute and Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF
  • Peter Diamandis, MD
    xPrize CEO and Co-founder of Singularity University

In partnership with Singularity University, GuideWell will be live streaming the entire event through YouTube and will be sharing interviews with esteemed faculty, world-renowned clinicians, leading innovators and entrepreneurs in the GuideWell Insights Lounge. Experience this unique event by watching live. Visit exponentialmedicine.com/live to register. To see all of the expert interviews through Day 2 check out the GuideWell #xMed Playlist on our YouTube Channel.

For more on Exponential Medicine, including the full program please visithttp://exponentialmedicine.com/program.

Follow @_GuideWell and @ExponentialMed on Twitter using #xMed.


About the Author

Annie Erstling

Annie is a social media and communications consultant for GuideWell. She’s passionate about using the power of great communications to positively impact health and wellness for the communities GuideWell serves. Connect with her on Twitter @annieerstling or on LinkedIn.