PCHAlliance Confirms First Round of Keynote Speakers for 2017 Conference

The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) recently announced the first round of keynote speakers for the 2017 Connected Health Conference (CHC17).

This year’s lineup includes “experts and visionaries” in distinct areas of health and wellness, who will bring their unique perspective to the conference theme, The Connected Life Journey: Shaping Health and Wellness for Every Generation:

The list now includes:

  • Adrienne Boissy, MD, MA , chief experience officer, Cleveland Clinic Health System; staff neurologist, Cleveland Clinic Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis — creates initiatives to address and improve patient experience and strengthen provider communication skills
  • Aubrey de Grey, BA, PhD , chief science officer, SENS Research Foundation; editor-in-chief, Rejuvenation Research — biomedical gerontologist dedicated to combating the aging process
  • Joseph C. Kvedar, MD , vice president, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare; author, The Internet of Healthy Things; program chair, CHC17 — internationally recognized visionary in connected health; creating and validating innovative mobile health programs, virtual care initiatives and clinical research programs
  • Calum A. MacRae, MD, PhD , chief, cardiovascular medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH); leading investigator, BWH Genomics Center; associate professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School — investigating new phenotypes and how research findings—including genomics discoveries—can be systematically implemented into clinical care
  • Chunka Mui , Futurist and Innovation Advisor, Devil’s Advocate Group — expert at fostering innovation; best-selling author of four books on strategy and innovation including, The New Killer Apps: How Large Companies Can Out Innovate Start-Ups

“We are pleased that the visionary speakers taking the stage this year will help to deliver on our goal of sharing diverse, stimulating and forward-looking perspectives with attendees to help expand thinking, inspire innovation and spur discussions that will advance the field of personal connected health,” said Richard Scarfo, Vice President, PCHAlliance, and Director of the Connected Health Conference. “This year’s Connected Health Conference is creating a platform for real-world experience and opportunities for learning, collaboration, networking and most importantly, innovation.”

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