With a tap on a mobile app, you can hail a taxi, download a song or purchase most consumer goods. Will scheduling and prepping for a GI procedure and then accessing the results through a mobile app be just as feasible one day? The evolution of marketplace technologies has unveiled dramatic possibilities for improving GI patient preparation, compliance and engagement. Are mobile apps, telemedicine and the advent of virtual reality really the future of GI patient care?
Learn what’s happening now and what’s happening next as GI technology experts gather at the 2019 AGA Tech Summit, to be held April 10-12, in San Francisco. Discounted room rates are still available at the host hotel, the Intercontinental Mark Hopkins, through March 20.
Michael Docktor, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital, will moderate discussions looking at examples of technologies being used to advance GI care as well as other potential GI applications. Panelists will focus on:
- Preparing patients for procedures with mobile tools.
- The impact of virtual reality on patients and providers.
- Telemedicine platforms for providing nutrition services remotely.
For the past decade, the AGA Tech Summit has been the place where physician innovators, clinicians, medical technology companies, regulatory agency representatives and venture capitalists converge to discuss and explore the latest in GI technology and innovation. As an attendee, you will gain a better understanding of how technological advances will impact GI practice. You’ll also have a unique opportunity to network and collaborate with individuals who you might not meet at other venues. Save up to $175 by registering by April 8.
Do you have an idea or device and are not sure what to do next? The Tech Summit hosts an Entrepreneur/Innovator Package for GI innovators where you can have one-on-one meetings with experts in the GI space including venture capitalists, federal regulators, intellectual property attorneys, physician innovators and medical device executives. Learn more at techsummit.gastro.org.