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Editor’s note: A recording of the conversation is embedded below.

Data sharing is essential to developing everything from medicines to artificial intelligence-based tools, but often ulterior commercial motives corrupt it.


Is the point to help patients or target ads? How should we think about data brokers who build dossiers on hundreds of millions of Americans? We’ll explore how to create a data ecosystem that is both effective and ethical.

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Featured Speakers:

  • Lisa Bari, MBA, MPH, chief executive officer, Civitas Networks for Health
  • Brian Martin, M.D., health and life sciences principal, The MITRE Corporation
  • William Yasnoff, MD, PhD, FACMI, adjunct professor, biomedical informatics and data science, Johns Hopkins University; managing partner, National Health Information Infrastructure Advisors; and president, Health Record Banking Alliance
  • James Kugler, chief digital officer, Merck KGaA Darmstadt, Germany and board member, Syntropy (sponsor speaker)
  • Michael Vande Vrede, head of digital products, Merck KGaA Darmstadt, Germany (sponsor speaker)
  • Casey Ross, national technology correspondent, STAT (moderator)

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