BIOMEDevice Boston Reveals Highly Anticipated Keynote Lineup

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BIOMEDevice Boston, the east coast’s premier event that showcases emerging technologies from cutting-edge engineers, innovative thinkers, and business leaders who impact the progression of the world’s biomedical field, today announced the keynote lineup featuring world-renowned speakers from Brigham & Women’s Hospital and MEDX Ventures Group. The premier event, set to reunite the industry in person from September 21-22 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, features must-attend education as a part of Center Stage.

The two-day event features more than 200 Biomed suppliers and features education accessible on the expo floor that is designed to enhance the onsite experience and provide direct access to the experts that are improving precision medicine, forging the way in personalized patient care, and developing the technology driving the digital health revolution.

Taking the stage at BIOMEDevice as keynote speakers includes returning presenter Harel Gadot, Company Group Chairman, MEDX Ventures Group, and Caroline Yang, MD, Attending Physician, Hospital at Home Program, Brigham & Women’s Hospital.

Kicking off each day of the event at 12:15 p.m. EDT, the two keynote presentations address two of the hottest topics in the biomedical space today: the advancement of digital health tools that are driving at-home care and the acceleration of the usability and adoption of surgical robotics.

“I am very excited to be a part of the upcoming BIOMEDevice conference, to meet key stakeholders in the biomedical device space and share my perspective as a practicing clinician who utilizes innovative technologies on the frontlines,” remarked Caroline Yang, keynote speaker and MD, Attending Physician, Hospital at Home Program, Brigham & Women’s Hospital. “I am hoping that my insights will shed light on how Artificial Intelligence is advancing healthcare delivery in novel ways. I also cannot wait to attend the wide range of educational sessions and network with others in the industry to see how we might be able to support one another in achieving future goals.”

“It’s an exciting time for the biomedical space, as the pandemic triggered a wave of collaborative problem-solving,” said Melissa Magestro, VP and Group Portfolio Leader at Informa Markets – Engineering, organizers of BIOMEDevice Boston. “As a result, we’re at the forefront of digital transformation across the healthcare ecosystem; however, change of this scale requires widespread collaboration and continued education. We are proud to announce this year’s keynote speakers, both of whom are addressing these topics and more in Boston this September.”

Full details on the 2021 keynote speakers:

Democratization Through Access: Next Generation Medical Robotics
Harel Gadot, Company Group Chairman, MEDX Ventures Group

Robotic surgeries have grown drastically in recent years, so why are usability and adoption still lagging? Adoption in developed markets is minimal, while the need continues to grow, especially compared to the overall market opportunity.

The market is still heavily focused on capital equipment and the physician’s expertise. There is a new way to approach the robotic surgery space, from fully disposable systems to autonomous robots designed to leverage hardware, software, and imaging to improve access and adoption. You’ll hear from industry veteran and expert Harel Gadot about products on the market that are changing the game. And he’ll talk about his vision for the surgical robotic industry and the strategies he’s deployed to make this a reality. Topics include:

  • Empowering all healthcare providers, not just physicians
  • Eliminating the capital equipment barrier
  • Shifting from robotic-assisted surgery to robotic advised surgery and ultimately autonomous surgery
  • Moving from a robotic product to a robotic procedure

How AI & ML Are Advancing Hospital at Home
Caroline Yang, MD, Attending Physician, Hospital at Home Program, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Artificial Intelligence is helping to pioneer an entirely new category of medicine, one that gives clinicians the tools to provide highly sophisticated personalized health analytics that predicts clinical exacerbation in advance of a critical event. Join industry innovators to help understand how an AI-powered platform is empowering digital therapeutics for better patient outcomes. Topics include:

  • How physicians and clinical staff are treating patients with acute needs at home through new digital health tools
  • How AI and ML technology is being utilized in a web and app-based that allows for better remote monitoring, communication, and inventory management
  • Integrating digital tools into clinical practice to expand the hospital at home model

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