How big data is being used to advance precision health

Kristin Karaoglu · October 22, 2018 · Short URL:

At SplashX Precision Health, execs from UCSF, Helix, Stanford, HP, Bigfoot Biomedical, Virta Health

At SplashX Invent Health - Precision Health, tech pioneers and health incumbents talked about how they’re using big data to move toward more personalized and tailored treatments and diagnostics/screenings. They're using data from electronic medical records, genomic sequencing, insurance claims to wearables. 

Moderators: Archana Dubey (Global Medical Director, HP), Fran Ayalasomayajula (Population Health Technologies and Innovations Lead, Worldwide Healthcare, HP); Panelists: Jeffrey Brewer (Founder & CEO, Bigfoot Biomedical), Christopher Glode (Chief Product Officer, Helix), Atul Butte (Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg Distinguished Professor, UCSF), James McCarter (Head of Research, Virta Health), Damon Hostin (CEO, Precision Medicine Alliance), Hiliary Critchley (Managing Director & Market Growth, Manifest MedEx), Lance Downing (Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics, Stanford University School of Medicine)

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Archana Dubey, MD

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Global Medical Director, Hewlett-Packard Enterprises

Christopher Glode

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Digital product management lead with deep experience in fitness, health and location-based services. My career has focused on mobile, web, wearable and IoT products and platforms serving consumers, enterprises, and developers.

Jeffrey Brewer

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Jeffrey Brewer is a successful dotcom entrepreneur & founder of CitySearch & Overture / After his son's type 1 diabetes diagnosis, he became a leading voice in the T1D community, serving as JDRF CEO. In 2014, he founded Bigfoot Biomedical.

Jim McCarter

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MD PhD scientist, entrepreneur, head of research at Virta Health, founder of Divergence & The Young Scientist Program, Aspen Institute fellow, Adjunct Professor of Genetics at Washington University