Welcome to Health Slam - The IoT for Healthcare Community

The inaugural Health Slam 2016 is focused on how IoT can be leveraged in Healthcare with a primary focus around the following tracks and topics:

TRACK 1: Digital Transformation For Healthcare Payers and Providers

Data from IoT devices, including hospital room sensors, lab equipment, employee wearables and patient monitoring devices will enable the industry to accelerate the transformation to digital.  This transformation will cut healthcare costs and improve patient experiences and outcomes. Providers will increasingly look to analytics to provide predictive and prescriptive capabilities, dramatically improving the ability of healthcare providers to help patients. Payers will leverage that data to control costs and optimize patient healthcare outcomes.

Core areas of coverage include:

  • Investing in Digital Health
  • Managing the Digital Change in Healthcare

TRACK 2: Extracting Insights From Patient Data

Healthcare-related data is growing exponentially. The IoT will result in an increased flow of data for patient records, population health data and other databases, bringing a new complexity to provider and physician operations. Too much data can overload those providing care and distract them from their mission of treating patients. Providers will seek help from professional IoT services firms to help them develop processes and IoT platforms that can extract insights from many data sources.

Core areas of coverage include:

  • Health Informatics and Global Digital Healthcare Trends
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Cloud based Health Information Exchanges (HIE’s)
  • Remote Patient Data

TRACK 3: HIPAA Regulation & Security:

Governments will lay out guidelines for how medical apps will be regulated. The healthcare industry, vendors and governments need to figure out how to ensure all this private and personal data is secured appropriately. This is a significant challenge and one that will require collaboration from all involved parties.

  • What are the effective techniques for providing a data and system protection
  • What are the critical vulnerabilities and how do we deal with them
  • What are the compliance strategies

TRACK 4: Securely Sharing Patient Data

While security and privacy of patient healthcare records are critical, the fact is patients see multiple providers. Information must be shared across multiple providers in order to result in proper diagnosis, treatment and ongoing effective decision making. Sharing of information electronically can also serve to improve cost efficiencies throughout the healthcare system. Healthcare industry need a clear road-map on how to ensure all patient private and personal data is secured appropriately.

TRACK 5: New Business Models for Hospitals and Care providers

Hospitals and care providers are developing long-term strategies to leverage sensors and wearables throughout their operations in order to build a real-time sense-and-respond intelligent operation that cuts costs and improves patient experiences and outcomes. This Track will focus on the business models relevant to enabling information sharing and usage in Healthcare ecosystems such as:

  • Planning and Creating Future Super Speciality Hospitals
  • Facilities Management: Services and Solutions

TRACK 6: Research and Innovation

This track will focus on encouraging research and innovation for IoT. We will identify key segments of growth, innovation, problem areas and what impact this will have on future generation of IoT in the Healthcare Landscape.

  • What are our areas of interests for research and innovation for this vertical?
  • What big problems need innovative solutions?

TRACK 7. Best Practices: Lessons Learned from applying IoT strategies into Healthcare

We will focus on sharing and learning from the experiences in developing, deploying and managing IoT-enabled systems and applications to understand the challenges and best practices within the Healthcare Industry

(1) Questions about the benefits (and harms) of IoT data, from both a clinical outcomes perspective and a cost-effectiveness perspective,

(2) Questions of who pays for such services in healthcare, and how physicians are compensated to look at IoT data.

Tracks applied across the following topics (not limited to):

Providers / Labs Industry Ecosystem Practitioner / Patient
IoT-MD Sensors and data points. Device and system Interoperability Applications and Platforms
Applications & Devices Privacy & Security (HIPAA) Connected Imaging (PACS, Radiology, etc)
Medication Management Infrastructure Requirements Remote Patient Monitoring
Data Portability Digital Transformation Patient Administration Systems
Ingestables / Wearables Cloud Services / Data Lakes Genomic Research
Asset Management  / Predictive Maintenance Regulatory Landscape Clinical Operations
Mobile Payments Public Health Databases Telemedicine
Mobile App Development Systems Integration Clinical Portal
Electronic Patient / Health Records Patient Administration Systems Patient Access to Records
Clinical Information Reporting Open Source Systems Data Security: Encryption / Control / Leak Prevention

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging as the third wave in the development of the Internet. The 1990s’ fixed Internet wave connected 1 billion users while the 2000s’ mobile wave connected another 2 billion. The IoT has the potential to connect 10X as many (28 billion) “things” to the Internet by 2020, ranging from bracelets to cars. “ Goldman Sachs