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HEALTH TECH 2.0 SUMMIT TO SHARE INDUSTRY TIPS
Leaders in healthcare technology
are joining forces to share exciting
developments regarding digitalization
and personalization of modern
The Health Tech 2.0 Summit is
bringing together senior executives
from prominent hospitals, health networks,
and technology corporations,
as well as leaders from the private
and public sectors. The featured
Keynote Speaker, Dr. Purna Prasad,
Chief Technology Officer and Vice
President for Information Technology
at Northwell Health, will discuss
the future of healthcare technology
and its role in patient participation.
“The incursion of medical equipment
in to the commodity market
place enables the participation of patients
in their own health care,” says
Dr. Purna. “The glut of monitoring,
diagnostic and therapeutic gadgets in
the hands of the consumer is confusing
The panel discussion will focus
on innovation in the realms of telehealth
systems, wellness apps, and cybersecurity.
Speakers aim to navigate
issues of commoditization in a more
digital healthcare system, as well as
Dr. Purna Prasad is a recognized leader and researcher
in the field of Clinical Information technology and Biomedical
Engineering with three decades of experience.
He is the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President for
Information Technology at Northwell Health in Long
Island, New York.
Joe Marchese, Managing Director of SVAM
International, is a senior executive with over 25
years of experience as a business leader with the
demonstrated ability to deliver breakthrough
Allan Cohen is the Managing Partner of the
Long Island Office of Nixon Peabody, a global,
AmLaw100 law firm with over 600 attorneys in
17 offices. His work encompasses a wide range of
industries, including life sciences and biotechnology,
Brendan Goodwin is the Regional Cyber Director
for the North East Region for Arthur J. Gallagher &
Co. Brendan is responsible for the implementation
of the initiatives set forth by the National Cyber
Liability Practice at the regional level.
Chante Jordan, VP of Marketing for Zwanger-Pesiri
Radiology, started at Citrix under the
ShareFile division selling seamless new HIPAA
compliant way to share PHI.4.
Dr. Hak J. Kim, an Associate Professor of
Information Systems and Business Analytics,
has industry experience at SK Telecom which
is a world-class wireless network operator that
launched the world’s first commercial CDMA
cellular phone service.
Joel Shu is Vice President of Clinical Transformation
and Population Health at
Catholic Health Services of Long Island, where
he supports the system’s progressive population
Ken Ambos, one of Gallagher’s most senior health
and welfare benefits consultants, is actively
engaged in developing and managing corporate
Employee Benefits client relationships with a focus
on advising mid-sized employers on making
informed decisions about the direction of their
employee health and welfare benefit programs.
MEET THE SPEAKERS
the upcoming healthcare revolution
as a result of emerging technologies.
“Patients traveling to a clinic to get
their physiological signals (vitals)
monitored is a thing of the past,” Dr.
Purna says. “Digital technology revolution
commoditized medical equipment
and made it affordable for community
to monitor themselves at home
with acceptable clinical accuracy.”
The event will begin with a breakfast
and networking session from 8 to 9 a.m.
with the panel scheduled for 9 to 11 a.m.
Tickets are $65, with limited space.
It is sponsored by Northwell Health,
SVAM Internations, Catholic Health
Services of Long Island, Zwanger-Pesiri
Radiology, Nixon Peabody, Webair,
LISTnet, Sandwire, PowerLink, Long
Island Women in Tech and Raich Ende
& Malter Co LLP.
The Health Tech 2.0 Summit will
be held 8-11 a.m. Thursday, July 12 at
Simplay, located at 180 Commerce
Dr. in Hauppauge. Parking is free. For
more information on packages and
sponsorships, contact Joanna Austin
at 516-284-3331 x237 or jaustin@
longislandpress.com. For tickets, go to