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1. International E-Healthcare Applications Summit

The summit will invite internationally leading healthcare technology companies and research centers to present and demo their latest achievements.

They come from the US, Israel, Europe and Asia.

A great opportunity also for Swiss e-health technology providers to present and introduce themselves.

The entire focus will be on soon usably healthcare applications and systems.

It is not a scientific medical conference.

These areas will be addressed

  • Ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) is used in healthcare
  • Wearable medical devices, m-Health, tele-medicine
  • Electronic/digital processes in healthcare
  • Healthcare practices using the Internet

Also discussed are: the increasing recognition of the need for better cyber-security, regulations and data policies like for patient records.

You should attend if ...

  • You are a medical doctor and want to obtain an overview on the state of technology in e-healthcare
  • You work in business development of a hospital, doctors’ facility or similar and must know what new trends there are
  • You are responsible for efficient hospital operations and patient care
  • You are from the government and want to get an overview on best practices for regulations and policies
  • You work in health insurance and need to see how technology saves lives and costs
  • You are a researcher and interested in the latest e-healthcare applications and systems


We take applications for presentations and panel participations from leading e-healthcare application providers for the following topics:


Managing Medical Records and Other Data

Since the first step in health care is compiling and analyzing information (like medical records and other past history), data management is the most widely used application of artificial intelligence and digital automation. Robots collect, store, re-format, and trace data to provide faster, more consistent access.


Doing Repetitive Jobs

Analyzing tests, X-Rays, CT scans, data entry, and other mundane tasks can all be done faster and more accurately by robots. Cardiology and radiology are two disciplines where the amount of data to analyze can be overwhelming and time consuming. Cardiologists and radiologists in the future should only look at the most complicated cases where human supervision is useful.


Treatment Design

Artificial intelligence systems have been created to analyze data – notes and reports from a patient’s file, external research, and clinical expertise – to help select the correct, individually customized treatment path.


Digital Consultation

Apps like Babylon in the UK use AI to give medical consultation based on personal medical history and common medical knowledge. Users report their symptoms into the app, which uses speech recognition to compare against a database of illnesses. Babylon then offers a recommended action, taking into account the user’s medical history.


Virtual Nurses

The startup has developed Molly, a digital nurse to help people monitor patient’s condition and follow up with treatments, between doctor visits. The program uses machine learning to support patients, specializing in chronic illnesses.

In 2016, Boston Children’s Hospital developed an app for Amazon Alexa that gives basic health information and advice for parents of ill children. The app answers asked questions about medications and whether symptoms require a doctor visit.


Medication Management

The National Institutes of Health have created the AiCure app to monitor the use of medication by a patient. A smartphone’s webcam is partnered with AI to autonomously confirm that patients are taking their prescriptions and helps them manage their condition. Most common users could be people with serious medical conditions, patients who tend to go against doctor advice, and participants in clinical trials.


Drug Creation

Developing pharmaceuticals through clinical trials can take more than a decade and cost billions of dollars. Making this process faster and cheaper could change the world. Amidst the recent Ebola virus scare, a program powered by AI was used to scan existing medicines that could be redesigned to fight the disease.

The program found two medications that may reduce Ebola infectivity in one day, when analysis of this type generally takes months or years – a difference that could mean saving thousands of lives.


Precision Medicine

Genetics and genomics look for mutations and links to disease from the information in DNA. With the help of AI, body scans can spot cancer and vascular diseases early and predict the health issues people might face based on their genetics.


Health Monitoring

Wearable health trackers – like those from FitBit, Apple, Garmin and others – monitors heart rate and activity levels. They can send alerts to the user to get more exercise and can share this information to doctors (and AI systems) for additional data points on the needs and habits of patients.


Healthcare System Analysis

In the Netherlands, 97% of healthcare invoices are digital. A Dutch company uses AI to sift through the data to highlight mistakes in treatments, workflow inefficiencies, and helps area healthcare systems avoid unnecessary patient hospitalizations.


Panel Discussions

We will also discuss: the increasing need for better cyber-security, regulations and data policies like for patient records.


On invitation only or with a "High-tech Connect suisse" Membership.

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