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Lightening Workshop: Wearables and Sensors: Enabling Better Patient Outcomes through Proper Design and Integration

Dr. Steven LeBouef  (Co-Founder & President , Valencell, Inc.)

Location: Biomed Room 1

Date: Wednesday, September 16

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Track: Track A: Exploring Technologies Supporting the Digital Health Revolution

Vault Recording: TBD

Health and medical devices require additional design considerations and performance metrics, particularly those used in wearables and hearables which are increasingly coming to market. This workshop will take a look at this rapidly advancing market and address some important challenges. Topics will include:

  • What types of wearable sensor technology is being integrated into health and medical wearables?
  • What’s driving the adoption of health and medical wearables today and going forward?
  • What are the key questions medical device manufacturers should ask when incorporating sensors into their devices?
  • What are challenges and pitfalls to avoid?
  • What successful designs and implementations can be learned from?