Saturday, May 14, 2011

Singularity University

 

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How Will Technology Impact the Future of Healthcare and Medicine? By exploring and driving the future of medicine through  exponential, game changing technologies.

A 5-day program at Singularity University in Silicon Valley in the NASA-Ames Research Park brought together participants who gave an over-the-horizon perspective in what is emerging in the lab and clinic and where opportunities in medicine are rapidly moving through disruptive, convergent technologies.

 

 

Here is a summary of day one of the FutureMed at Singularity University.

FutureMed’s Executive Director Daniel Kraft, MD presents “What’s next in healthcare?” at TEDxMaastricht’s Future of Health

 

Dan Kraft MD delivers a fast paced view into the current state of biotechnology and future of advancements.

 

The computing industry makes profits and stands to make even more profits by anticipating and meeting the technological demands from medicine and healthcare. The relationship is synergistic, each driving medicine and healthcare forward. The participants included 

-Physicians
-Bio-MedTech & Pharma Executives
-Health focused Innovators & Inventors
-Investors & Entrepreneurs

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The Faculty included distinguished personalities from a wide diversity of disciplines and accomplishments.

The FutureMed Singularity University Executive Program is geared around six exponentially growing areas, each taught by world class experts from the worlds of medicine, biotech and innovation.

The Program Tracks include: Information-Data Driven Health, Personalized Health & ‘omics’, Regenerative Medicine, Intervention, Medtech/Biotech & Enterpeneurship,

Three specific Application Areas, the future of…..Medical Practice, Wellness/Prevention, and Global Health.

Planned site visits included:
  • Intuitive Surgical (robotic surgery)
  • NASA Life Sciences & Human Factors
  • Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Stanford Medical Simulation Center
  • Kaiser-Garfield HealthCare Innovation Center
  • Autodesk — 3D Printing
  • Google Health & Google Headquarters

 

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