Capital Health Tech Summit: Dr. Richard Shannon Keynote

July 6th, 2017 | Posted by Alexa Magdalenski in Capital Health Tech Summit

We continue to share content from our inaugural Capital Health Tech Summit that took place on June 15, 2017 at the Inova Center for Personalized Health. Scroll down to view UVA’s Dr. Richard Shannon full Capital Health Tech Summit keynote presentation video and presentation slides.

Keynote ShannonThe 2017 Capital Health Tech Summit was headlined by three top keynotes: Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Dr. Don Rucker and University of Virginia Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Dr. Richard Shannon.

In the second Summit keynote, Dr. Shannon emphasized the importance of process improvement in advancing health outcomes and shifting emphasis in healthcare from treatment to wellness and prevention. Dr. Shannon described how technology will be transformative in this process and shared examples of how UVA is implementing new technologies like remote patient monitoring to improve infrastructure burdens and embedded IoT technologies in ambulances to accelerate treatment time.

Dr. Shannon closed his keynote stressing the significance of cross-collaboration among health systems, universities and the private sector to fuel health innovation and improve health outcomes.

View Dr. Shannon’s full keynote below:

Click here to view Dr. Shannon’s presentation slides.

Stay tuned here on the NVTC blog for more exclusive Capital Health Tech Summit content!

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