GDI Emerge Health 2022 to Explore the Future and Present of Healthcare – MeriTalk

What is the future of the healthcare system, and how will innovations in automation and telehealth provide new opportunities to deliver care and drive healthcare business insights?

What about the supply chain of the future? With the logistical disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to understand how technology can safely facilitate the movement of millions of global products.

These and other difficult issues at the intersection of health and technological progress will be at the forefront of GDI Emerge Health 2022. The Nov. 3 conference features a slate of high-level speakers from government and industry who will explain how technology is opening up new horizons for healthcare agencies — and what the next big breakthrough might be.

This is the third in a series that began with GDI Emerge 2019, an effort by General Dynamics Information Technology (GDI) to harness the power of technology and public-private partnerships to solve particularly difficult problems. Last year, Emerge examined digital modernization, emerging technologies and cloud defense with a series of virtual events.

This year’s in-person conference will take place against the backdrop of technological innovation that is transforming healthcare like never before.

Speakers will examine the intersection of innovation and mission – and also look to the future. During Healthcare’s upcoming Moonshot Fireside Chat, tanja davidsenActing Chief of the Data Ecosystems and Development Branch at the National Cancer Institute’s Center for Biomedical Computing and Information Technology, and Susan Castillo, NIH Business Line Lead for GDIT, will explore how to harness the “lunar ideals” and new technologies to advance evidence-based clinical studies. care and business prospects.

The future will also be under the microscope during the Supply Chain of the Future panel, moderated by Nisa Moore, Vice President of Diplomacy at GDI. It will assess how future supply chains should work and how data standardization and technologies such as 5G can help reduce supply chain complexity.

The conferenceat the Bethesda Marriott in Bethesda, MD, will begin with a welcome from Kamal Narang, Vice President and General Manager of the Federal Health Sector at GDIT, and a keynote address from the GDIT Chair Amy Gilliland.

The government’s keynote address will follow, featuring Dr. Carolyn Clancy, Deputy Undersecretary for Health at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Participants will then move on to a series of moderated discussions, beginning with a panel on e-health that will delve into the delicate balance between security and innovation in the context of implementing cyber tools and practices such as zero trust and the cloud. Moderator Matt Hayden, GDIT Vice President of Cyber ​​Customer Engagement, will be joined by Lynette Sherrill, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information Security and VA Chief Information Security Officer, Conrad Bovell, Director information systems security in the Office of Financial Management at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and Col. Joseph Hoffert, senior information security officer for the Defense Health Agency.

A health equity informal conversation on how to improve health outcomes for populations with disproportionate access to care will follow, leading to a panel on health data and artificial intelligence. He will look at how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can be harnessed in the new era of massive health data collection.

Dave Vennergrund, VP of AI and Data Insights at GDI, will moderate the Health Data/AI panel. Speakers are Greg Little, Director of Digital and Artificial Intelligence for Enterprise Platforms and Business Optimization at the Department of Defense, and Dr. Rafael Fricks, Associate Director of AI in Medical Imaging at National AI VA Institute.

Mid-afternoon sessions will include a panel of government CIOs and an innovation spotlight session on the application of AI and ML.

Additional event speakers include:

  • Jose Arrieta, former Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the Department of Health and Human Services
  • Rajiv Uppal, CIO at CMS
  • Michelle Allender Smith, director of the Office of Health Equity at the Health Resources and Services Administration
  • Ivonne Arena, Deputy CIO of the Defense Health Agency

The conference is sponsored by Akamai, Amazon Web Services, Apptio, ASRC Federal, BusinessOptix, CrowdStrike, Elastic, Google and Fitbit Health Solutions, HashiCorp, Pure Storage, Rubrik and Snowflake.

register today to explore the intersection of mission and health innovation.

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