Living in Digital Times Presents Digital Health Summit at the 2014 International CES

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First-person stories, life-saving technologies, and branding experts give healthcare a hot, new perspective.

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Living in Digital Times Presents Digital Health Summit at the 2014 International CES

The Summit will explore the rapidly growing wearables market, mobile health apps, sensor-based technology, telemedicine, the Internet of Things and more

Trends, innovation, and leading experts in the digital health market converge for a brand new look at technology’s impact on healthcare in America when Living in Digital Times presents the Digital Health Summit at the 2014 International CES®.

The two-day Digital Health Summit explores how digital tools are reinventing and reshaping the health industry. From the simple checkup to major surgery, and consumer empowerment to employer wellness incentives, major initiatives will be unveiled and explored.

"The Digital Health Summit is not your typical, ho-hum healthcare conference," said Jill Gilbert, producer of the Summit. "Because the Summit has the unique setting of CES as its backdrop, we can present some of the most creative and unique keynotes and sessions, respected experts and cutting-edge innovations in digital health that you won’t find anywhere else. It’s truly a cross-pollination of the best mix of medical, healthcare, and consumer brands all in one place."

"Consumers of health-related apps and hardware devices constitute the fastest growing segment of the technology market," said Robin Raskin, founder of Living in Digital Times. "The Summit will explore the rapidly growing wearables market, mobile health apps, sensor-based technology, telemedicine, the Internet of Things and more. It’s a must-see for those who see the potential for technology to innovate in the health arena."

Some of the can’t miss sessions at the Digital Health Summit include:

How Digital Health Saved My Life: Hear the powerful, real-life stories from people whose lives were forever changed and saved thanks to digital health tools.

Loudmouth Patients: Making Noise and Making Change: Learn how patient and physician influences are using social media to advocate for better healthcare in new ways and changing healthcare for all consumers at the same time.

Reaching Brand Nirvana: An eclectic panel of branding experts from the digital health, entertainment, and food industries will reveal how companies can creatively carve out their own niche in the digital health space.

Beyond Wearable—It’s Invisible: Allen Schwarz, Pulitzer Prize-nominated reporter and national correspondent for the New York Times, will moderate an eye-opening discussion that explores how sensors are augmenting everything from healthcare to cosmetics.

The two-day Digital Health Summit conference, produced by Living in Digital Times, will be held during CES on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday, January 9th, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center (LVCC). Innovations in digital health will be showcased daily in the Digital Health Summit TechZone on the exhibition floor of the LVCC from January 7th to 10th. Developers, manufacturers, distributors and service providers are encouraged to attend the Summit and can register using the CES website. Follow the Digital Health Summit on Twitter @dhsummit and use the hashtag #DigitalHealthCES.

About Living in Digital Times
Living in Digital Times produces conferences and exhibits throughout the year that bring together the most knowledgeable leaders and the latest innovations that intersect technology and lifestyle. Among their many goals is to help companies understand what it means to be a consumer in today’s digital world and stay a step ahead in identifying key trends in their given marketplace. Living in Digital Times produces the following summits, exhibitions and events annually at International CES: Digital Health Summit, Silvers Summit, FitnessTech Summit, TransformingEDU, Kids@Play Summit, MommyTech Summit, Mobile Apps Showdown, Last Gadget Standing, FashionWare Show and the KAPi Awards. For more information, visit http://www.LivinginDigitalTimes.com.

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 $203 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 http://www.CESweb.org and through social media: CESweb.org/social.

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