April 18–19, 2018Boston Convention & Exhibition CenterBoston, MA

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How Machine Intelligence Is Changing Medical Devices


Jim Harper, PhD (Co-Founder, Sonde Health)

Location: 160 A

Date: Wednesday, April 18

Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Pass Type: Conference (Paid) - Get your pass now!

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Vault Recording: TBD

Machine learning and deep learning are poised to have a dramatic impact on the medical device field. The session will consider how software acting as a medical device on commonly owned consumer smart devices will transform medtech and healthcare delivery in the coming years, as well as look forward to changes in the way we understand and manage health that will occur when accurate and persistent health information is available at population scales.

Topics covered will include:

  • The human voice as an incredibly informative source of health information
  • Using machine intelligence to enable everyday smartphones and smart speakers to become medical grade devices
  • Opportunities and challenges for patients, doctors, and healthcare product and service providers in the era of persitent health information