Health 2.0 Asia: Japan
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With a focus on networking and interactive learning, Health 2.0 Asia: Japan brought together industry thought leaders, stakeholders and innovators from home and abroad in an effort to support the rapidly-expanding healthcare market. The two-day agenda was full of keynotes, interactive sessions, industry pitches & demos, and exhibitions. Both speakers and attendees came together to tackle key issues facing the healthcare industry and discuss redesigning the healthcare landscape in Japan. This event was organized in partnership with MedPeer, Inc.
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Government 2.0: "Open Data. Open Government"
Health 2.0 innovations are forcing governments to adapt their health care strategies. What is the new landscape for health officials in the UK, US and Japan? And how can they promote a more connected health care system?
Health 2.0 and Big Data
We are surrounded by various kinds of healthcare and medical devices, which is generating massive amounts of data everyday and everywhere. Now we have tools like IBM Watson that has high potential to make significant changes in the landscape of medicine. Front-runners from academia, IT and pharma share their solutions, best practices and strategies for the future. What can each one of us do to open up a new horizon for the future?
Deep Dive from UBIC MEDICAL
With its unique AI-based technology, UBIC MEDICAL is engaged upon the intelligence analysis on text-based unstructured medical information that has been extremely difficult to be utilized in the past. Based on the two collaborative researches -- one with Keio University School of Medicine on mental disorder, and one with NTT Medical Center Tokyo about the field experiment of the prevention system on unexpected adverse events such as patients’ falling, UBIC MEDICAL describes its challenges and illustrates how AI-based technology will contribute to the advancement of medical science in the future.
Afternoon Pitch Competition
Up-and-coming five start-ups pitch their brilliant ideas in ONLY THREE MINUTES EACH! The winner takes home a prize of going to San Francisco, the home of Health 2.0! Nerve wracking and fun!
Keynote: Takeru Yamamoto
As the use of wearable devices enabling communication and coordination spreads rapidly in the fields of health and medicine, not only their use in health management by individuals and medical institutions but also their application by pharmaceutical companies and in the field of medical device development are progressing. Using specific case examples, this lecture explains how big data produced by wearable devices worn by patients is starting to be utilized in the development of new drugs and medical equipment.
Keynote: Rishi Bhalerao
Innovation, in every industry, is driven by an exchange of ideas and from input from a diverse set of participants. However, in the healthcare industry, the ultimate customer--the patient--is often not consulted. Today, the role of patients is changing rapidly. Patients are becoming engaged and informed, and their participation will forever change the healthcare ecosystem: from discovery, to development, to delivery. For the past 10+ years, PatientsLikeMe has been at the forefront of this conversation--learning from patients and driving insights that help promote scientific progress.
Rishi's talk will explore a number of topics, including: How can healthcare systems learn from patients? What are some examples of involving patients from PatientsLikeMe and what have we learnt from these examples? How can you apply some of these ideas in your work?
Patients are no longer voice- and powerless. Innovation is allowing them to be more engaged in their care and become pro-active co-producers of their own health. This session invites patients to share their experiences and hopes for technology and highlights innovative solutions for their empowerment.
Smart Platinum Society
If populations are aging around the world, this is particularly true for Japan. And technology will have to play an important role in maintaining quality while avoiding a cost explosion. This session showcases the collaboration among healthcare providers, industry, academia and local governments to support sustainable community development by utilizing healthcare technology and innovative solutions that are closing the gaps in care.
Deep Dive: Sony’s Challenge in Healthcare: ICT Innovation “harmo”
Mobile Technology, cloud computing, and IC card technology are attracting attention as fundamental technologies for shaping the future social infrastructure. By combining these three technologies with a unique innovative function that manages personal data, Sony has developed a new information sharing system that will generate new value for society. The presentation highlights Sony’s endeavor in healthcare innovation.
Do-It-Yourself Health Care
What is the impact of our empowerment on our lifestyles and choices as consumers? How do we promote patient engagement? This session showcases the most innovative soft and hardware tools pushing self-management and do-it-yourself care into our future.
More speakers and demos to be announced soon!
Deep Dive: Digital Corporate Health
Rapid innovation and consumer adoption of digital health technologies is prompting employers and wellness organizations to integrate real-time tracking with wearables into their employee health initiatives. This session showcases innovative solutions to calculate health score representing health and well-being based on physical, emotional and activity data, and to engage employees in an easy, fun, and personalized way through mobile, social, big data, and motivational technologies. It opens up new opportunities in corporate wellness, health & productivity management, and new ecosystem.
The Future Is Now
Think Health 2.0 technologies are only for the future? This session will prove you wrong and demonstrate that adoption is happening now and health innovations are already transforming health professionals’ practices as well as patients’ lives.
Front-runners in robotics showcase their products and illustrate how robots can and will be used more and more in clinical settings.
More speakers and demos to be announced soon!
Keynote: Yosuke Chikamoto, PhD, Director, Center for Excellence in Physician Communication, Mount Sinai Health System
Physicians and Health 2.0: Health Outcomes, Patient Experience and Professional Satisfaction
Advancement in technology has been changing how physicians practice medicine, more specifically how they communicate with their patients. Is the advancement driven by health outcome improvement, patient experience enhancement, and/or practice management, or simply by the availability of new technology?
Based on his experience in supporting physicians’ communication skills development at Kaiser Permanente, Yosuke Chikamoto, PhD will discuss his observation of how new technologies have impacted physician practice such as the introduction of the electronic medical records into the exam room, and the additional modalities such as telephone visits, video visits and email communication with the patients. He will share practical examples from his communication coaching with physicians to demonstrate the importance of integrating health outcomes, patient experience and professional satisfaction when introducing new innovations into physician practice.
The most important area within Japan’s growth strategy—one of the “three arrows” of Abenomics—is healthcare. In order to achieve success in this area, it is important for Japan to construct a system for productization, including setting-up venture businesses for the commercialization of research results, and the cooperation of physicians is crucial in this. Facing a super-aging society unprecedented in the history of humankind, it is our duty as physicians to discuss healthcare research in Japan and its commercialization, as well as healthcare innovations arising from this research, from the standpoint of physicians.
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