Technology Review has two complimentary passes to give away to readers to the Digital Health Show conference in Sydney on 1 April 2016.
The event features world experts on the impact of technology on healthcare and showcases the technologies and innovations transforming approaches to health, the treatment of chronic disease and aged care.
There is a session dedicated to aged care technology, which features Associate Professor Valerie Gay and Dr Peter Leijdekers from the University of Technology, Sydney’s mHealth Lab.
They will be talking about how digital platforms and apps can empower the elderly living to reconnect to their communities whether they live in their own homes, residential care or retirement villages
The aged care session also includes Quanticare Technologies CEO and co-founder Phil Goebel giving a demonstration of their Footprints walking frame designed to stop falls in the elderly.
Professor Jeff Hughes, former Head of Pharmacy at Curtin University, will talk about ePat for dementia – an electronic pain assessment tool using facial recognition, and mCareWatch director Peter Apostolopoulos will also give an aged-care focused presentation.
Health and medicine
In the area of personalised medicine, international speakers Thomas Goetz, CEO and co-founder of digital health startup Iodine, is presenting on how patients and clinicians will use mobile technologies to drive better healthcare outcomes, while healthcare visionary Dr Alan Greene will explore new consumer health tools that are bringing science fiction to reality.
The founder and CEO of Melbourne-based technology company dorsaVi Andrew Ronchi is presenting on how wearable technology is opening up new diagnostic tools for healthcare providers.
Other areas covered include the digital hospital and digital doctor, how big data is being leveraged in health and wellness, precision medicine, diagnostics and disease management and mental health across a range of presentations, roundtable discussions and a start-up stream.
Running alongside the conference is a free expo, which runs from 1 – 3 April, where visitors can sample the technologies and services impacting healthcare, aged care and staying fit and healthy.
READER GIVEAWAY: The organisers of the event are offering two free passes to the 1 April Sydney conference to Technology Review readers. The tickets will go to the first two individuals who send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org that mentions the Digital Health Show conference.
All AAA and Technology Review readers are entitled to a 20 per cent discount off registration fees. Use VIP code AAA when registering at www.digitalhealthshow.com.au. A further discount applies for health professionals and startups. Check the website for details.
Australian Ageing Agenda and Technology Review is a media partner for The Digital Health Show.
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