Health 2.0: Digital Technology in Clinical Care
Friday, March 22, 2013
7:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Reception to follow
Sponsored by
The New York State Department of Health
AIDS Institute
The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
The New York Academy of Sciences
at 7 World Trade Center -- 40th fl.
New York, NY

A one-day event exploring current digital technology and strategies to improve health care, innovations on the horizon, and the disruptive and transformative impact they are likely to have on clinical practice, medical education, and research, particularly related to HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases.

Speakers will describe the potential for technological advances like mobile apps, wearable and ingestible sensors, robotics, remote learning, virtual caregivers, portable diagnostic devices, and many other tools to:

  • lead to truly patient-centered personalized medicine
  • reshape provider-patient relationships
  • relocate point of care
  • expand capacities for research and data integration
  • improve patient outcomes.
Topics include:

The quantified self, relational agents, the biodigital patient, artificial intelligence in medical decision support, health games, mobile testing, instant research, technology to decrease health disparities, digital medicines, swarms and smart motes, tailored texting, patient and provider empowerment, evaluation, privacy and professionalism in electronic communications.

Please note that the forum will NOT focus on electronic health records, technology infrastructure, meaningful use, or platform compatibility issues.

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Forum participants: Clinicians, clinical program planners, researchers, medical educators, and government agency officials.

Six hours of CME credit will be available for this event.

This meeting is part of a series of events and initatives undertaken by The New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute to examine the use of social media and other health communications strategies for HIV and STD services in New York.

It is also part of the New York Academy of Sciences' Translational Medicine Initiative, sponsored by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation.

This conference has been developed and supported in its entirety by The New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, and the New York Academy of Sciences, and is not affiliated with Health 2.0 LLC.
AIDS Institute
Social Media
The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
The New York Academy of Sciences