Ellen Bolch, President and CEO of THA Group, will be a panelist at Georgia Tech’s Institute for People and Technology’s 2014 People & Technology Forum. The forum, held on November 11-12, 2014 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, will focus on “Connected Life” with keynotes and panel discussions providing thought-provoking discussions with insightful business leaders, brilliant researchers, and entrepreneurs examining how emerging technologies will shape the future of our society.
The panel — Technology for Patients at Home: A Global, Current Health Informatics Perspective (November 12 at 10 a.m.) — will examine the role that patient-facing technologies can play in improving the outcomes and efficiency of healthcare in the U.S. It will explore how cutting-edge research and development in areas such as predictive analytics for use in care delivery, behavior imaging, the use of sensors and other data to observe and understand human behavior in the home, novel means of monitoring the status of patients using smart devices, and mobile personal health records are having an impact on the healthcare industry.
Register for the event here. Receive a 50% discount on registration using the code IPATSPEAKER14.
Institute for People and Technology
The Institute for People and Technology (IPaT) connects industry, government and nonprofit leaders with Georgia Tech’s world-class researchers and innovations to transform media, health, education and humanitarian systems. IPaT integrates academic and applied research through living laboratories and multidisciplinary projects to deliver real-world, revolutionary solutions that balance the needs of people with the possibilities of new technologies. For more information about IPaT visit www.ipat.gatech.edu
Georgia Institute of Technology
The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the world’s premier research universities, ranked seventh among U.S. News & World Report’s top public universities and the eighth best engineering and information technology university in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities. Georgia Tech’s more than 20,000 students are enrolled in its Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Management, and Sciences. The Institute offers research opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students and is home to more than 100 interdisciplinary units plus the Georgia Tech Research Institute.