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Wearable Technologies: Advances for Medical Care

February 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$20 – $45

Wearable technologies are being developed to address unmet medical needs for patients requiring continuous monitoring and care. The ability to non-invasively collect data on patients in clinical settings and at home is changing the way clinical trials are performed, and enabling development of better treatments.

Geoff Gill will do an introduction to the field of medical wearables, recent advancements and trends.

David Levine recently completed the country’s first randomized controlled trial of a home hospital intervention, where his team provided acute care to acutely ill adults in their home as a substitute to traditional hospitalization.

Christine Santagate will provide recent updates on the regulatory pathways and challenges for commercialization of medical wearables.

Justin Chickles will share the journey from the university to startup to successful products and partnerships through his experience with Arrhythmia Medical Wearables

Who Should Attend

• Physicians will learn about possibilities for using wearable technologies for clinical trials and patient care.

• Sales and Marketing executives will learn about this new field of wearables and potential markets.

• Engineering professionals will learn about advances in the field and opportunities to leverage technological advances in the design of these products.

• Entrepreneurs and product strategists interested in learning about funding strategies and business models for bringing new wearables to market.

• Quality and regulatory professionals will learn about product validation and approval strategies for this growing product class.

Details

Date:
February 7
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$20 – $45
Website:
http://www.mdgboston.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1035101

Organizer

MDG Boston
Email:
wmunger@mdgboston.org
Website:
http://www.mdgboston.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=933895

Other

Organizer Email Address
MDGforums@MDGboston.org

Venue

Regis College Fine Arts Center
235 Wellesley St
Weston,MAUnited States
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