Our Science of Patient Engagement Symposium is Next Week


We are looking forward to our annual Science of Patient Engagement Symposium next Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 28-29 in Washington, DC. At this meeting, participants will share – with a broad scientific audience – their experiences, accomplishments, best practices, and resulting impact on medicine and science regarding patient centricity.

This year’s theme is Using Data Science, Technology, and Patient Engagement to Personalize Health Care. Our agenda promises to be energetic and thought-provoking. It includes two dynamic keynote speakers.
The first is Robert M. Califf, MD, MACC, Vice Chancellor for Health Data Science, Donald F. Fortin, MD Professor of Cardiology, Director, Duke Forge at Duke University, and Advisor for Verily Life Science, who will speak on “Technology-Enabled Health Care: Can We Achieve Personalized Approaches to Health?”
The second keynote will be from Javier Jimenez, MD, Vice President, Global Head, Real World Evidence and Clinical Outcomes at Sanofi, who will discuss, “Emerging Data Technologies: Changing Medicines and Health Services.”
Topics and panelists include:

Real-World Evidence as a Part of Personalized Care featuring Jacqueline Corrigan-Curay, JD, MD, Director, Office of Medical Policy, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and Danielle LaVallee, PharmD, PhD, Research Associate Professor at the University of Washington Department of Surgery

Achieving Outcomes Important to Patients featuring Guy Eakin, PhD, Senior Vice President, Scientific Strategy at the Arthritis Foundation, and Valerie Barton, Chief Data Strategy Officer at the People-Centered Research Foundation

Data Security & Ethical Use featuring moderator Matt Makara, MPH, Director, Research & Scientific Affairs, Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation; and panelists Peter Blenkinsop, Esq., Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Anne Marie Stanley, PhD, Senior Manager, Science, Regulation & Policy, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; and Ilse Peterson, MPH, Senior Manager, Strategy & Alliance Development, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Artificial Intelligence & Predictive Analytics featuring Michael Kattan, PhD, Chair, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic; Kelly Myers, Chief Technology Officer, Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation; and Aalpen Patel, MD, FSIR, Chair, Department of Radiology, Vice Chair, Informatics & Quality, Department of Radiology, Medical Director, 3D Imaging and Printing Laboratory, Geisinger Health System

The NHC brings diverse organizations together to forge consensus and drive patient-centered health policy. You can view the full agenda here. Follow hashtags #PatientEngagement and #PuttingPatientsFirst on Twitter for updates during the Symposium. And don’t forget to check back here after the Symposium for a wrap-up of the keynotes and sessions.