The convergence of accelerating technology enabling the healthcare consumer to be the key decision maker, executor, driver and ultimately the one responsible on the healthcare team. Patient empowerment through technological advancements including wearable technology, sensors, point-of-care diagnostics, 3D Printing, Tissue Engineering, VR, drones, power of the crowd, data, networks, artificial intelligence and robotics - these are some of the accelerating technologies set to fundamentally change healthcare and allow the patient to be in control of their own health.
Robin Farmanfarmaian is a professional speaker, author, entrepreneur and angel investor, specializing in companies with the potential to impact over 100M people with the intersection of technology in healthcare. Currently Robin is an investor and VP at Invicta Medical, a medical technology company focusing on sleep apnea; VP at Actavalon, curing cancer by repairing p53; Strategic Relations at MindMaze, VR for stroke and brain injury; and Co-Founder and Board of Directors of the Organ Preservation Alliance, catalyzing breakthroughs in cryopreservation and tissue engineering for organ transplants. Previously she founded Morfit and Exponential Medicine at Singularity University. Her best-selling book, “The Patient as CEO”, can be found on Amazon.