Medical Innovation Exchange

Connected Care: Overcoming Roadblocks and Identifying Opportunities



What’s next—and what’s holding us back—on the road to a truly connected healthcare system? On March 14-15, leaders in digital health will come together at the ConnectedCare Summit East in Washington, DC, to look at best practices, pitfalls and what we’ve learned so far on the road to connected health care.

Attendees can take advantage of networking opportunities, discussions with industry experts and education including:

I’m from Mars, You’re from Venus, But We’ve Gotta Collaborate on our SaMD

Breaking down functional silos within MedTech organizations so we can all work faster, better, cheaper and smarter

David FeyginDavid Feygin is the Chief Digital Health Officer of Boston Scientific’s Digital Health and Data Solutions strategy, where he is responsible for establishing and leading the Digital Health Studios, Big Data, Internet of Things, Advanced Analytics and Mobility teams, and partnering internally and externally to establish the evolving capabilities that will ensure enterprise success in Digital Health. Prior to joining Boston Scientific, Feygin served as Vice President of Health IT Integration and Strategic Innovation at Becton Dickinson (BD). He is Chair of the Executive Council for The Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice, and serves on the Governance Committee for the National Evaluation System for Health Technology Coordinating Center (NESTcc).

Continuous AI Learning in Medical Devices

Imagine the FDA has given the green light for continuous-learning algorithms on medical devices in an unlocked format: A look at potential challenges and opportunities

Tim HsuTimothy W. Hsu is the Director of Health Technology Initiatives at AFDO/RAPS Healthcare Products Collaborative. He also serves on the Scientific Program Planning Committee for the PDA Europe 2023 Robotics & Automation Conference and on the ISPE Special Interest Group for Future Robotics. Hsu has served across the clinical, operational, and administrative spectrums in healthcare systems at pediatric, academic, research, and community hospitals. His roles in healthcare systems have included work in strategy, planning, perioperative, service line, and population health divisions.

Scott ThielScott Thiel, MT (ASCP), RAC, is the Head of Regulatory Policy and Intelligence at Hologic. He has over 35 years of experience in the medical device, health information technology, in-vitro diagnostics, and combination product industries. In his current role, he drives the development of a global strategy and framework for Regulatory Policy and Intelligence facilitating all global regulatory positioning. He is accountable to partner effectively across geographies and businesses to establish advocacy positions that are supportive of Hologic Divisions, patients, and stakeholders. Thiel works with the Good Machine Learning Practices (GMLP) Working Team on bias in AI.

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Device Ops and TINY GVs

The evolving nature of the medical device due to software, data and connectivity, and how it is changing our approaches to device development

Randy HortonRandy Horton is the Chief Solutions Officer at Orthogonal, a software consulting firm that works with medical device manufacturers, diagnostics makers and pharmaceutical companies to help them accelerate their design and development of connected medical devices, Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) and Digital Therapeutics (DTx). He previously served as Director of Product Management at The HDF Group, launching their inaugural SaaS product.

Whose Data is it Anyway?

Patent considerations and responsibilities in data collection and sharing

Carolina SaveCarolina Säve is the Director of Intellectual Property at Vicarious Surgical, a surgical robotics company aimed at performing minimally invasive surgery with 3D visualization to increase procedure efficiency and improve patient outcomes. Carolina joined Vicarious Surgical from a national law firm at which she conducted patent prosecution, strategic portfolio development, and diligence for companies in cutting-edge advancements in automotive industry, medical devices, consumer products, and wireless communications.

Ask a (former) Regulator

Gain insight into the FDA’s goals, responsibilities and areas of focus in the move to connected health care

Steve SilvermanSteve Silverman is the President of The Silverman Group, a consultancy that serves medical product companies on regulatory, strategy, and policy issues. His professional experience includes nearly two decades in federal service working at FDA, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Federal Trade Commission. At the FDA CDRH Office of Compliance, Silverman led device-quality initiatives, engaged Congress and the press, and guided the office’s reorganization. He also served as Vice President, Technology and Regulatory Affairs at AdvaMed and as a Senior Expert with McKinsey & Co., where he counseled pharmaceutical, medical device, and other clients on regulatory strategies, product compliance and quality, and stakeholder communication.

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