#BCTECH Summit Spotlight – The Next Frontier: Connected, Precision Healthcare.

A vibrant and growing industry, BC’s health and life sciences sector is recognized as a leader in many areas from clinical research, medical devices, drug development and regenerative medicine. BC companies are doing exciting work that will change the face of healthcare.

At the #BCTECH Summit, The Next Frontier: Connected, Precision Healthcare will discuss how technology has impacted this sector, BC’s role at the forefront and what the future looks like for this sector. Here are some of the topics we’ll be covering during this afternoon session of the #BCTECH Summit:

Vision of the Industry. How Precision Medicine is Changing Lives Now with Life Changing Stories – Learn how technology is revolutionizing how we deliver medical services.

A Person-Centred Health Home: The Foundation of Healthcare Transformation – At the end of the day, healthcare is about delivering the best possible care to our communities. How can the transition to a patient-centred health model transform this? Dr. Paul Grundy, Chief Medical Officer and Director of Healthcare Transformation at IBM explores the issue.

Innovating Healthcare: You’ve Done It! Now, How Are You Taking Your Solutions Global? – In a series of short presentations, speakers will highlight how they overcame challenges and barriers to implementing precision healthcare. An exciting lineup of speakers will include: Engineering Physics Director Andre Marziali from UBC, Chief Scientific Officer Terry Thomas of STEMCELL Technologies, President and CEO Gordon McCauley of The Centre for Drug Research and Development and President and CEO of Health Tech Innovation Foundation, Peter Payne.

Value Through Partnerships – Hear from industry leaders on how partnerships have been key to their success in this industry. Exciting speakers including Michael Fergusson, Founder and CEO of STEMCELL Technologies, will lend their perspectives.

With innovation, technology and a dedication to patient-centred care, there are so many exciting possibilities on the horizon for the future of healthtech. Join us on March 15th to take a peek at what’s to come.

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