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Bayer Pharma Reflections on Innovation: Creating, Collaborating, and Accelerating Discovery During and After a Pandemic

August 12, 2020

At the 2020 World Medical Innovation Forum, Joerg Moeller, MD, PhD reflected on how Bayer is weathering the organizational challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Moderated by Janet Wu of Bloomberg, this fireside chat covered possible treatments for COVID-19, the challenges of drug development while labs are shut down, and the lessons that the industry…

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Digital Health Becomes a Pillar: Tools, Payment, Data

July 17, 2020

Deployed in the crucible of the coronavirus pandemic, digital health has now become an essential pillar in the delivery of care. Alistair Erskine, MD of Mass General Brigham, Adam Landman, MD of Brigham Health, Brooke LeVasseur of AristaMD, and Lee Schwamm, MD of Massachusetts General Hospital discuss how the outbreak of COVID-19 accelerated the use…

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COVID-19: Technology Solutions Now and in the Future

June 30, 2020

At the 2020 World Medical Innovation Forum, experts leading large teams at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak discussed how technology is shaping the pandemic response today and in the coming years. In this panel, Stéfane Bancel of Moderna, Paul Biddinger, MD of Massachusetts General Hospital, David Kaufman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Medical…

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Care in the Next 18 Months- Routine, Elective, Remote

June 9, 2020

Care in the Next 18 Months- Routine, Elective, Remote At the 2020 World Medical Innovation Forum, hospital chief executives reflected on how health care will evolve over the next 18 months in the face of COVID-19. Panelists considered which changes within the hospital will stick, predicted how we will deliver care in the future, and…

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Top 12 Disruptive Health Care AI Technologies Announced

April 11, 2019

Medical Imaging, Mental Health, Suicide Prevention Make the List of Coming Applications Partners HealthCare today announced its selections for the fifth annual “Disruptive Dozen,” the 12 emerging artificial intelligence (AI) technologies with the greatest potential to impact health care in the next year. The technologies were featured as part of the World Medical Innovation Forum…

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Partners HealthCare Embraces the Democratization of AI to Accelerate Innovation in Medicine

April 8, 2019

The MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science wants to put AI in the toolbox of every researcher and clinician Boston, MA April 08, 2019 – At the World Medical Innovation Forum 2019, Partners HealthCare today announced a commitment to put artificial intelligence (AI) in the toolbox of all of its researchers and clinicians.…

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Partners Explores “Transformative” Realities of AI in Healthcare

February 21, 2019

Partners HealthCare in Massachusetts is one of the nation’s epicenters of healthcare research, quality care delivery, and innovative health IT design. From MGH and Harvard Medical School to Brigham and Women’s and the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, the vast resources at the command of researchers and clinicians make the health system the perfect place to experiment…

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Join the Conversation! 2019 World Medical Innovation Forum Explores Where AI Meets Clinical Care April 8-10

February 21, 2019

The annual World Medical Innovation Forum (WMIF) is coming to Boston, April 8-10, covering artificial intelligence (AI) in clinical care. Don’t miss Harvard faculty, 60 CEOs and top corporate leaders discussing the innovations driving future investment, research, and patient care. Network with other leaders from start-up tech, AI companies, academic medicine, venture finance, and industry…

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Taking AI to the Next Level.

November 7, 2018

Register Today. April 8–10, 2019  |  Boston

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World Medical Innovation Forum Take-Aways

June 21, 2018

The 4th annual World Medical Innovation Forum convened experts from the fields of medicine, industry, venture capital, and technology to discuss the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to revolutionize health care. The sold-out event had 1,700 registrants who attended a series of panel discussions, fireside chats, and AI focused workshops. The Forum also featured a…

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AI in Healthcare: Setting a Common Perspective

February 14, 2018

The 2018 World Medical Innovation Forum focuses on the advancements and opportunities of AI in healthcare. This document aims to provide participants with a common framing of AI in healthcare. To download a PDF of the white paper, click here. Defining Artificial Intelligence If intelligence is understood to mean traits that enable humans to independently…

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The Springboard Challenge: Making a Difference in NDD and NID

October 12, 2017

Partners HealthCare announced the Springboard Challenge planning grant awards at the World Neuroscience Innovation Forum in London earlier this year. In announcing the awards, we challenged the Forum’s participants to come up with a solution that would impact the care, treatment, or diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases and convert the Forum’s week-long discussion on the critical…

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Artificial Intelligence: Transforming Patient Care!

October 3, 2017

Whether you like it or not, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer an enigma lurking in the shadows. It’s here, for real, and manifest in our everyday lives. You don’t believe me? It’s true. When you launch your favorite mobile app, or call your bank and “talk” to a computer-generated teller, or even give instructions…

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Center for Clinical Data Science Lays Groundwork for Success in Healthcare AI

September 20, 2017

Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, and deep learning are the hottest categories in healthcare right now, but the truth is these concepts have been around for a while, says Trung Do, Vice President of Business Development for Partners Innovation. “The fundamental goal is in extracting meaningful insights from massive amounts of data and making them…

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Innovators Dinner to Thank Partners HealthCare Inventor Community

July 11, 2017

On May 3, 2017, 350 Partners innovators were honored at the first-ever celebration and thank you. The reception and dinner were an opportunity for Partners HealthCare to express its gratitude to its innovative faculty for their insights, creativity, commitment and long hours to finding new modes of helping patients. Inventors received a framed certificate acknowledging…

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Exporting Insights— London Neuroscience Forum

January 10, 2017

Combating neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory diseases like Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis are proving to be some of the greatest challenges in modern medicine. While some key strides have been made in our understanding of these diseases in recent years, the path to new, disease-modifying treatments has been stubbornly elusive. Many questions remain unanswered while the…

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World Medical Innovation Forum 2017: The Future of Cardiovascular Care

January 10, 2017

Anthony Rosenzweig, MD, chief of cardiology and co-director of the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center at MGH, describes a paradox at the center of heart disease. On the one hand, the last half-century has seen a dramatic drop in death rates among patients hospitalized for a heart attack. On the other hand, survivors often go on…

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‘First Look’ Series Showcases the Future of Cancer Care

October 13, 2016

Two dozen emerging leaders spoke at the 2016 World Medical Innovation Forum in April. The series, “First Look,” gave attendees a glimpse of innovative cancer research activities underway at BWH, MGH and DFCI. Each 10-minute power session highlighted compelling cancer research that is currently poised for commercialization. Taken together, the talks provided a vision of…

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