Healthcare Innovations and Trends Unearthed at the Digital Health Summit Presented by Living in Digital Times at the 2015 International CES®

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Dr. Phil McGraw, Samsung, Everyday Health, Walgreens, WebMD among Special Guest Speakers to Uncover Digital Healthcare Revolution

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It’s no secret that our healthcare system is in crisis.

Pioneers in digital health, prominent experts and cutting-edge technologies join forces at the Digital Health Summit presented by Living in Digital Times at the 2015 International CES®. From technologies that strengthen the doctor-patient relationship to discussions on the new innovations in pharma to high-tech sleeping advancements and critical developments in smart monitoring, the two-day conference will unveil the most advanced products and services in the digital healthcare marketplace and offer attendees an inside look at how the digital health revolution is going to change and improve healthcare for doctors, patients and caregivers alike.

“The future of digital healthcare is all about making the data, which we already possess, digestible, usable and actionable for everyone,” said Jill Gilbert, producer of the Summit. “Attendees will be able to have a greater understanding of the digital health landscape as it applies to them specifically. We bring together the leading information on consumer and clinical technologies along with the latest high-tech healthcare topics addressing everyone from the patient to all touch points in the healthcare marketplace.”

“It’s no secret that our healthcare system is in crisis,” said Robin Raskin, founder of Living in Digital Times. “Advancements in technology that let consumers take responsibility for quantifying and acting on their own wellness, plus new technologies that allow the medical profession to diagnose, record and monitor conditions give us the best hope for a brighter health landscape. Join us and be part of the solution."

Digital Health Summit session highlights will include:

The Virtual Couch: Video Telemedicine Transforms Mental Health: Join special guest Dr. Phil McGraw, host of the #1 daytime syndicated talk show, Dr. Phil, and Co-founder of Doctor on Demand, for a spirited discussion about the possibilities, realities and challenges of using video telemedicine in the treatment of mental health.

Digital Health Reality Check: David Schlanger, WebMD CEO, explores how patients and physicians perceive the opportunities and challenges that digital health technologies are offering today.

Everyday Health Awards for Innovation: The most innovative digital healthcare technologies and services take center stage as Paul Slavin, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Everyday Health, Inc., reveals the winners of the 2nd Annual Everyday Health Awards for Innovation.

Should Retail and Medical Get Hitched?: Special guest Adam Pellegrini, Vice President of Digital Health for Walgreens joins James Mault, MD, FACS, Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Qualcomm Life, to discuss the benefits of melding retail and medicine, and what a more accessible customer care experience means for everyone’s health.

How Samsung Aims to Change the Future of Digital Health: Join Samsung President, Young Sohn, and UCSF’s Head of the CDHI, Dr. Michael Blum, for an in-depth conversation about their partnership and how it will influence the next generation of digital health.

Sleep Science: Getting it Right for Consumers: Sleep monitors and trackers are everywhere, but what does this data really mean and what is the next step? Come hear the top sleep experts, as they uncover technology and its role in the science of sleep.

Revisiting the Revolution: How Two CIOs are Challenging the System: Come check out an illuminating session, as the CIOs at Stanford and Cedars-Sinai talk about how to bring hospitals into the future with technology.

How Digital Health Saved My Life: Hear patient’s inspiring true stories about how impactful digital health can be and why digital health is so significant in this day and age.

The Digital Health Summit will be held during CES on January 7th and 8th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Venetian, Level 2, Venetian Ballroom H). Innovations in the digital health arena will be on display daily in the Health & Wellness marketplace exhibit from January 6th to January 9th. Attendees can register for the Summit using the CES website. Follow the Digital Health Summit on Twitter @dhsummit “like” Digital Health Summit on Facebook and use the hashtag #DigitalHealthCES.

About Living in Digital Times
Founded by veteran technology journalist Robin Raskin, Living in Digital Times brings together the most knowledgeable leaders and the latest innovations impacting both technology and lifestyle. It helps companies identify and act on emerging trends, create compelling company narratives, and do better business through strong network connections. Living in Digital Times produces technology conferences, exhibits and events at the International CES and other locations throughout the year by lifestyle verticals. Core brands include Digital Health Summit, Fitness Tech Summit, Lifelong Tech, Kids@Play Summit, Family Tech Summit, TransformingEDU, MommyTech TV, Wearables and FashionWare runway show, Mobile Apps Showdown, Last Gadget Standing, Battle of the Bands, and the KAPi Awards. The company also works with various foundations and manages the Appreneur Scholar awards program for budding mobile entrepreneurs. For more information, visit http://www.LivinginDigitalTimes.com and keep up with our latest news on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About CES
The International CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $211 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry’s most relevant issues are addressed. Follow CES online at CESweb.org and through social media: cesweb.org/social.

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