2018 PATH Summit

Artificial intelligence, automation, robotics, and telehealth are transforming healthcare delivery and healthcare systems worldwide. PATH is the new and exciting premier organization promoting the convergence of 21st Century technology to transform healthcare delivery.

PATH’s 2018 Summit included opportunities to learn how to integrate these technologies into new and existing healthcare services; meet and network with relevant thought-leaders from across the globe; and see and interact with the innovative entrepreneurs and their products that are now available. 

The 2018 Summit was held on September 30th – October 2nd, 2018 at the

Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.

2018 summit agenda

2:304:00Exhibitor set-up 
  WelcomeJonathan D. Linkous, Mary Ann Liebert
  KEYNOTE:Our AI Future in Healthcare: A Physicians PerspectiveChristine Cassel, MD, Professor, UCSF,
former President, American Board of
Internal Medicine, former President
and CEO, National Quality Forum
4:456:15NETWORKING RECEPTION (cash bar) 
8:308:45Introduction for the DayJonathan D. Linkous, CEO, PATH
8:4510:00OPENING KEYNOTES: Setting the Stage 
  KEYNOTE: Tomorrow’s Healthcare Delivery SystemJay H. Sanders, M.D., FACP, FACAAI, FATA, CEO, The Global Telemedicine Group and Professor of Medicine (Adjunct) Johns Hopkins
  KEYNOTE: The Intersection  of Robotics, AI and TelehealthYulun Wang, Founder, Chairman and Chief Innovation Officer, InTouch Health
10:0010:30 COFFEE BREAK 
10:3011:00 PANEL: Successful AI Applications – What Have We Learned from Imaging AI in Radiology? 
   Lessons Learned in Computer Aided Diagnosis Seong K. Mun, PhD, Director, Arlington Innovation Center for Health Research, Virginia Tech, CEO OSHEHRA
   Computer Aided Diagnosis in Prostate MRI: Results from a Global Study Peter Choyke, MD, Director of Molecular Imaging, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
   Machine Learning in Feature Space — Adding New Dimensions to Imaging Research Fred Prior, PhD, Chair of Bioinformatics, University of Arkansas
   Artificial Intelligence in Diagnostic Imaging: Hype, Reality, and Future Directions Eliot Siegel, MD, Vice Chair of Information Systems and Associate Vice Chair, Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine
11:451:15 BUFFET LUNCH and Exhibitor Introductions 
1:15 2:00 PANEL: Two Perspectives on Digital Health from Two Digital Giants 
   IBM’s Priorities in the Future of Digital HealthKyu Rhee, MD, MPP, Vice President and Chief Health Officer, IBM Corporation and IBM Watson Health 
   GE’s Priorities in the Future of Digital Health Travis Frosch, Senior Director, Analytics, GE Healthcare
 2:00 2:30 KEYNOTE: Updates from the National Coordinator for Health IT Don Rucker, MD, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
2:303:00 COFFEE BREAK 
 3:00 4:00 PANEL: Legal and Policy Issues Surrounding the Use of Advanced Technologies to Provide Healthcare Services 
   Seasoned experts in policy and legal issues surrounding the use of technology in medicine discuss where we are today, barriers we need to overcome and future prospects. Rita Chaturvedi, PhD, Engineer, RAND Corporation
    Gary Capistrant, Policy Advisor, PATH
    Bradley Merrill Thompson, JD, Member of the Firm, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
4:004:45PANEL: Successful AI Applications – Ocular Medicine 
  Pivotal trial of an autonomous AI-based diagnostic system for detection of diabetic retinopathy in primary care officesMichael Abràmoff, MD, President and Director, iDx, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  Clinical Implementation Results of an AI Diabetic Retinopathy Screening System at Diabetes Care ClinicsSimon Barrage, PhD, President and Chief Research Scientist, VisionQuest Biomedical
4:455:30PANEL: Transforming Health Delivery through Technology Innovation in Large Health Systems 
  Building a Transformative Digital Future in Healthcare Neil Gomes, Chief Digital Officer, Senior Vice President for Technology Innovation and Consumer Experience, Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
   Intelligence in the Operating Room Brian Miller, PhD, GM & SVP of Systems and Vision, Intuitive Surgical
8:309:00KEYNOTE: AI and Clinical Transformation — Positive Disruption on Every FrontMolly Coye, MD, Executive in Residence, AVIA Health, Board Member Aetna
  INVESTING IN ADVANCED HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY: A perspective from Corporate Venture CapitalOliver Keown, MD, Senior Associate Healthcare Investor at GE Ventures
  KEYNOTE:Our AI Future in Healthcare: A Physicians PerspectiveChristine Cassel, MD, Professor, UCSF,
former President, American Board of
Internal Medicine, former President
and CEO, National Quality Forum
9:3010:00COFFEE BAR 
10:0010:30 A GLIMPSE AT THE FUTURE: AI in Military Healthcare: Robotics Enabled Autonomous and Closed Loop Trauma Care in a Rucksack — TRACIR Ronald Poropatich, MD, Director, Center for Military Medicine Research — University of Pittsburgh
10:3011:45 PANEL: Remaining Independent — AI and Automation in Chronic Care and Home Monitoring 
   Virtual Nurse Assistants in Healthcare: How AI is Propelling the Future to Help Solve a Trillion-Dollar Problem Wolf Shlagman, CEO, Care Angel
   Aging in Place and Value-Based Care — Does AI Power Their Intersection? Laura McIntosh, PhD, CEO and Founder, EmPowerYu
  Positive Results of Artificial Intelligence that Began with Patients at Johns Hopkins University’s Copper Ridge InstituteDaniel Pompilio, CEO, SimpleC
  The Future Has Arrived: Continuous Vital Sign Monitoring with AI andAugmented Reality Larry Steinberg, Cloud DX
11:4512:00 WRAP UP: Getting to the Future: Setting the Action Agenda for PATH 

2018 Strategic Partners