Top Names in Digital Medicine to Headline NODE.Health Conference

NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — NODE.Health, the association for digital medicine, has announced the agenda for the 2020 NODE.Health Digital Medicine Conference December 7th to 11th, and it features some of the best minds in digital medicine with 5 days of virtual content highlighting evidence, innovation and highly relevant COVID related information.

It also kicks off with a full day of educational content on Sunday, December 6th as part of the Digital Medicine Foundation Certificate Course worth up to 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. The course, which includes an all day session on December 6th along with free electives during the conference, is targeted at exposing leaders, students and clinicians in all specialties to learn the fundamentals of digital medicine. It is also intended to complement the more advanced topics throughout the Conference the following week.

Together, the conference and the course include over 70+ speakers and faculty representing the FDA, health systems, pharma, payors, and technology innovators, and will feature several keynote speakers who are on the front lines of digital medicine transformation:

Leana Wen, MD, MSc is a Visiting Professor of Health Policy and Management at The George Washington University and practicing emergency medicine physician. As a columnist for The Washington Post, Dr. Wen contributes articles on health policy. She is also a medical analyst and on-air commentator for CNN and is recognized globally for her expertise and leadership in pandemic preparedness and response as a Former Health Commissioner for the City of Baltimore. She will present the session: “Keynote: Year in Review – The Year Public Health and Population Health Became One and What that Means for the Future of Healthcare.”

Syra Madad, DHSc, MSc, MCP is Senior Director, System-wide Special Pathogens Program and Principle Investigator (PI) of NYC Health + Hospitals Institute for Diseases and Disaster Management at New York City Health + Hospitals. A leading epidemiologist and public health expert in special pathogen preparedness and response, she is Safety Lead of the Enhanced Special Investigations Unit of NYC Test & Trace Corps. She will present the session: “The Evidence Behind the Quest for a Vaccine”.

John Brownstein, PhD is Chief Innovation Officer at Boston Children’s Hospital and Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School. An internationally-recognized leader in global disease outbreak tracking, his research focuses on applying computational epidemiology for public health and has resulted in the development of multiple public health surveillance systems, including HealthMap. He will present the session: “Keynote: Part II: Separating the Signal from the Noise for COVID Related Innovations.”

Ashish Jha, MD, MPH is Dean of the Brown University School of Public Health. A practicing general internist and health policy expert, he conducts research on public health policy outcomes and quality and cost of health care. Previously, he was Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) and the K.T. Li Professor of Global Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He will present the session: “Why Evidence Matters – Intro to NODE.Health”

Lloyd Minor, MD is the Carl and Elizabeth Neumann Dean of Stanford University School of Medicine. An educator, surgeon, and researcher, he is a world-renowned expert on inner ear disorders, having discovered the superior canal dehiscence syndrome and refined a gentamicin-based treatment for Ménière’s disease. A fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and American College of Surgeons, he will present the session: “Keynote: Part I: Separating the Signal from the Noise for COVID Related Innovations.”

The NODE.Health Digital Medicine Conference premiered in 2017, organized by a group of healthcare practitioners who saw a need to bring the rigor of evidence-based medicine to digital health. Now in its fourth year, NODE.Health and it’s marque conference is known by many of the country’s leading health systems, pharmaceutical companies, payers and innovators as the place where leaders come together to effect real change.

About NODE.Health:
As the professional association for digital medicine, NODE.Health is a catalyst for digital transformation in healthcare. A registered 501c3 non-profit organization, we help health care organizations realize the benefits of digital medicine faster and with less risk by creating, gathering, and disseminating clinical evidence and best practices. We foster global connections among the world’s top healthcare organizations, innovative technology companies, professional societies and motivated individuals to bridge the gap between the scientifically rigorous world of healthcare and the fast-paced, disruptive world of digital innovation. Our members participate in industry-wide events—including our annual NODE.Health Conference—as well as private learning sessions and work groups. They have access to exclusive content from peers and experts, and they have the chance to participate in rigorous validation studies that transform innovative technologies into viable, real-world solutions. Join us at

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