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Biology and technology are converging to change medicine. Join us for the 2021 STAT Health Tech Summit, which will bring you inside this transformation, with probing interviews, lively panels, and exciting demos. You'll hear from experts working at the intersection of tech and health care — at both Silicon Valley giants and upstarts just emerging from stealth — as they design the future of health.

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Speakers

Hear from industry-shaping speakers

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All speakers subject to change.

Mark Adams, Ph.D.
SPONSOR SPEAKER

Mark Adams, Ph.D.

Chief Operating Officer, Adaptive Biotechnologies

Mario Aguilar
STAT MODERATOR

Mario Aguilar

Health Tech Correspondent, STAT

Toyin Ajayi, M.D.

Toyin Ajayi, M.D.

Co-founder and Chief Health Officer, Cityblock Health

Nikole Benders-Hadi, M.D.
SPONSOR SPEAKER

Nikole Benders-Hadi, M.D.

Medical Director of Behavioral Health, Doctor On Demand

A.G. Breitenstein, J.D.

A.G. Breitenstein, J.D.

CEO and Founder, FOLX Health

Erin Brodwin
STAT Moderator

Erin Brodwin

Health Tech Correspondent, STAT

Francis deSouza

Francis deSouza

President & Chief Executive Officer, Illumina

Aashima Gupta, M.S., B.S.

Aashima Gupta, M.S., B.S.

Global Director, Healthcare Solutions, Google Cloud

Alan Karthikesalingam, M.D., Ph.D.

Alan Karthikesalingam, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Lead, Google Health UK, Google

Annie Lamont

Annie Lamont

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Oak HC/FT

Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D., M.B.A.

Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D., M.B.A.

Director of the Division of Preventive Cardiology; Co-director of Mayo Clinic’s Artificial Intelligence Research in Cardiology

Peter Maerckein

Peter Maerckein

Heart Patient

Farzad Mostashari, M.D., Sc.M.

Farzad Mostashari, M.D., Sc.M.

CEO and Co-Founder Aledade

Manoj Narayanan
SPONSOR SPEAKER

Manoj Narayanan

Chief Technology Officer, Real Chemistry

Katie Palmer
STAT MODERATOR

Katie Palmer

Health Tech Correspondent, STAT

TJ Parker

TJ Parker

Vice President of Pharmacy at Amazon

Iyah Romm

Iyah Romm

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cityblock Health

Casey Ross
STAT Moderator

Casey Ross

National Technology Correspondent, STAT

Jo Ann Saitta
SPONSOR SPEAKER

Jo Ann Saitta

Global Chief Digital Officer, Real Chemistry

Kevin Sayer

Kevin Sayer

President and CEO, Dexcom

Deena Shakir

Deena Shakir

Partner, Lux Capital

Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt

Co-founder, Schmidt Futures; Former Executive Chairman & CEO, Google

Jim Weiss
SPONSOR SPEAKER

Jim Weiss

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Real Chemistry

Ashwini Zenooz, M.D.

Ashwini Zenooz, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Salesforce

Agenda

Join us May 11th and 12th

We'll bring you inside the transformation of health care with probing interviews, lively panels, and exciting demos with experts from across the industry. Check back in as we continue to release sessions.

May 11, 2021

1:00 p.m. ET

Welcome from STAT

5 minutes
Rick Berke, co-founder and executive editor, STAT

1:05 p.m. ET
Sponsor Speaker

Opening remarks

5 minutes
Jo Ann Saitta, global chief digital officer, Real Chemistry

Accelerating digital transformation

1:10 p.m. ET

DNA sequencing takes center stage

25 minutes
Francis deSouza, president & chief executive officer, Illumina Matthew Herper, senior writer, medicine; editorial director of events, STAT (moderator)

The ability to read the genetic code of any living thing still seems like science fiction. But it’s becoming more and more ubiquitous. DNA sequencing is playing a key role in the fight against Covid-19, and could one day detect cancer with a blood test. Illumina is the company in the eye of this technological hurricane.

1:35 p.m. ET
Sponsor Speaker

Spotlight session

Speaker to be announced.

1:40 p.m. ET

Gender, audience, and the future of digital pharmacy

30 minutes
A.G. Breitenstein, J.D., CEO and co-founder, FOLX Health Additional speaker to be announced Erin Brodwin, health tech correspondent, STAT (moderator)

Early entries in the digital pharmacy space have focused on narrow — and often, highly gendered — markets. What does the evolution of digital pharmacy tell us about its future?

2:10 p.m. ET

To be announced

35 minutes

2:45 p.m. ET
Sponsor Session

To be announced

10 minutes
Jim Weiss, founder & chief executive officer, Real Chemistry

2:55 p.m. ET

Coffee break

15 minutes

3:10 p.m. ET

Tech vs. Covid-19

25 minutes
Ashwini Zenooz, M.D., chief medical officer, Salesforce Additional speaker to be announced Casey Ross, national technology correspondent, STAT

How can technology help in a pandemic? What went right and wrong in the battle between big tech and a pandemic virus.

3:35 p.m. ET
Sponsor Session

To be announced

10 minutes

3:45 p.m. ET

Integrating AI into the doctor's office

15 minutes
Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D., M.B.A., preventive cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, director of the Division of Preventive Cardiology, co-director of Mayo Clinic’s Artificial Intelligence research in Cardiology Peter Maerckein, heart patient Casey Ross, national technology correspondent, STAT (moderator)

We'll look at case studies of how artificial intelligence is already being harnessed in medicine — and explore the hurdles to its adoption.

4:00 p.m. ET

Can technology save health care?

30 minutes
Eric Schmidt, co-founder, Schmidt Futures; former executive chairman & CEO, Google Linda Henry, CEO, Boston Globe Media Partners (moderator)

Eric Schmidt, the co-founder of Schmidt Futures and former Google CEO, discusses how we can reimagine our medical system by tapping into emerging technologies and collaborating with experts across fields.

4:30 p.m. ET

Breakout sessions

45 minutes

Exclusive to Attendee Pass holders.

May 12, 2021

1:00 p.m. ET

Opening Remarks

5 minutes

1:05 p.m. ET

The entrepreneur behind Amazon Pharmacy

25 minutes
T.J. Parker, vice president of pharmacy at Amazon Erin Brodwin, health tech correspondent, STAT (moderator)

PillPack launched as a tech startup aimed at helping ensure people don’t miss medication doses. Now, founder and entrepreneur T.J. Parker is rethinking pharmacy inside one of tech’s biggest powerhouses. He’ll reflect on the story so far and where online pharmacy is going.

1:30 p.m. ET

Finding opportunity in forgotten patients

25 minutes
Toyin Ajayi, M.D., co-founder and chief health officer, Cityblock Health Iyah Romm, co-founder and chief executive officer, Cityblock Health Casey Ross, national technology correspondent, STAT (moderator)

CityBlock Health has become a highly valuable startup by focusing on using technology to improve the care of one of health care’s most marginalized groups: people covered by Medicaid. Its top execs will explain the opportunity.

1:55 p.m. ET
Sponsor Session

To be announced

10 minutes

2:05 p.m. ET

Healthcare's unseen force

15 minutes
Aashima Gupta, M.S., B.S., global director, healthcare solutions, Google Cloud Mario Aguilar, health tech correspondent, STAT (moderator)

You really don’t know the cloud at all. A close look at the computing power that is helping to run a transformation in healthcare — and the issues of privacy and bias it raises.

2:20 p.m. ET

How AI is changing medicine right now

15 minutes
Alan Karthikesalingam, M.D., Ph.D., research lead, Google Health UK, Google Casey Ross, national technology correspondent, STAT (moderator)

Machine learning could detect eye disease, catch breast cancer, or predict when hospitalized patients will deteriorate. But when will it be ready for prime time?

2:35 p.m. ET

To be announced

25 minutes

3:00 p.m. ET

Coffee break

15 minutes

3:15 p.m. ET

One of health tech’s biggest success stories

20 minutes
Kevin Sayer, CEO, Dexcom Katie Palmer, health tech correspondent, STAT (moderator)

DexCom has thrived by creating something diabetic patients desperately needed and wanted: a way to continuously monitor their blood glucose. The company’s CEO will discuss its trajectory and what’s ahead.

3:35 p.m. ET
Sponsor Speaker

To be announced

5 minutes

3:40 p.m. ET

Follow the money: What’s next in health tech

25 minutes
Annie Lamont, co-founder & managing partner, Oak HC/FT Mario Aguilar, health tech correspondent, STAT (moderator)

Come hear from two of the most important investors in health tech to get a look at what’s next.

4:05 p.m. ET

Re-imagining the business of medicine

25 minutes
Farzad Mostashari, M.D., Sc.m., CEO and co-founder Aledade Additional speakers and moderator to be announced.

Regulation and inertia make it harder for new technologies to improve the way doctors interact with patients. How can we change that in ways that will make healthcare better? Two D.C. veterans — one of whom is now an entrepreneur — will discuss.

4:30 p.m. ET
Sponsor speaker

Closing Remarks

5 minutes
Manoj Narayanan, chief technology officer, Real Chemistry

Closing the gaps in digital health

4:35 p.m. ET

Closing from STAT

5 minutes

4:40 p.m. ET

Breakout sessions

45 minutes

Exclusive to Attendee Pass holders.

Location

Virtual Event

The 2021 STAT Health Tech Summit will be held virtually via a livestream.

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