With the rise of mobile technology, supercomputing and more, collecting health data is easy. Figuring out what to do with it—and who owns it—is much harder. It's a problem confronting health professionals, business leaders and technologically-empowered patients seeking to understand their health information. What questions are we asking of health data now - and what's next? How will this extraordinary amount of information ultimately affect the everyday rhythms of patients, doctors, hospitals and more?
Leonard Kish, Principal, VivaPhi
Ryan Panchadsaram, Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Executive Office of the President
Ashish Atreja, Director of Sinai AppLab and Chief Technology Innovation and Engagement Officer, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Katherine Hempstead, Director of Health Insurance Coverage, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
With Mary Louise Kelly, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic
Ashish Atreja, MD, MPH completed his internal medicine and gastroenterology training at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH and joined Mount Sinai Medical Center in July 2013. He has formal training and experience in public health and informatics.
Since late 2013, Katherine Hempstead, PhD, has directed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s work on health insurance coverage. In addition, Hempstead works on issues related to health care price transparency and value. She joined the Foundation in 2011 as a senior program officer in the Research-Evaluation-Learning unit.
Mary Louise Kelly
Mary Louise Kelly is NPR's former Intelligence correspondent, and the author of the forthcoming novel Anonymous Sources.
Passionate about how networks work, Leonard has the unique ability to solve multi-disciplinary problems involving data science, software, biomedical science, behavioral science, health care, product design, community development, marketing, consumer engagement and organizational design. He writes for HL7Standards.com and has been quoted multiple times in Forbes and other top-tier publications for his thought leadership on patient and consumer engagement. In addition to his role at VivaPhi, he is Chair of the Marketing and Communications Group for the Collaborative Health Consortium.
Ryan Panchadsaram, the U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer at the White House, works with the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT and the Department of Veterans Affairs on Blue Button. This initiative is designed to enable millions of Americans to easily and securely download their own health information. Ryan’s previous posts include a stint at Ginger.io, a spin-off from MIT Media Lab, using big data to transform health.