DxInsights to Host The Diagnostics Summit

March 13, 2014

Forward-thinking Summit to be Held in at the University of Arizona / Miraval Institute

 Tucson, AZ (March 12, 2014)—DxInsights, a non-profit organization focused on educating the healthcare community on the power and impact of diagnostics today announced that they will host The Diagnostics Summit: Innovative Pathways to Better Health at the Miraval Resort and Spa in Tucson, Arizona on May 4-6th. This Summit will be part of the inaugural season of the University of Arizona / Miraval Institute.

 The Diagnostics Summit will bring together leading innovators in the field of diagnostics and personalized healthcare in an effort to explore new technologies, the latest advances in science and new frontiers in personalized diagnostics.  The two-day meeting will focus on innovations in diagnostics from point of care (necrosis sensing shoes and concussion sensing helmets) to unique biomarkers (including Alzheimer’s) that will help guide the future of healthcare. 

 “Without an accurate and timely diagnosis, a patient has nothing.  The  need to improve diagnosis is clear today. DxInsights’ inaugural Diagnostics Summit will reveal the best and brightest in diagnostics - as an independent discipline - not an off-shoot of drugs or devices,” states Mara Aspinall, President/CEO of Ventana Medical Systems, Founder of DxInsights and conference chair.  “We envision this Summit as the Diagnostics industry’s own TED meets Davos in the mountains of Tucson.”

 Scheduled speakers include a “who’s who” of the diagnostics industry, including industry veterans, next generation inventors:

  • David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery, University of Arizona
  • Anna Barker, MD, PhD, Director, ASU Transformative Healthcare Networks
  • Thomas Grogan, MD, Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Ventana Medical Systems
  • Kristin Pothier, Partner, Ernst & Young; Founder, DxInsights
  • Eric Reiman, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Banner Research
  • Michael Singer, President and CEO of  Brainscope Company

 

Keynote Address:

John Kao, Chairman of the Institute of Large Scale Innovation and Chairman of the Global            Advisory Council on Innovation of the World Economic Forum

 

For the most up-to-date information about DxInsights’ The Diagnostics Summit: Innovative Pathways to Better Health please visit www.dxinsights.org

 

LinkedIn: DxInsights

Twitter: @DxInsights, #DXIMiraval2014

 

DxInsights to Host The Diagnostics Summit

 

Forward-thinking Summit to be held Held in conjunction at with atthe University of Arizona/ / Miraval Institute and University of Arizona College of Science

 

 

Tucson, AZ (February/March XMarch 12, 2014)—DxInsights, a non-profit organization focused on educating the healthcare community on the power and impact of diagnostics today announced that they will hostt:  the first annual TThe Diagnostics Summit: Innovative Pathways to Better Health at the Miraval Institute Resort and Spa in Tucson, Arizona on May 4-6th. This Summit conference will launch be part of the inaugural season of the University of Arizona / Miraval Institute.

 

The Diagnostics Summit will bring together leading innovators in the field of diagnostics and personalized healthcare in an effort to explore new technologies, the latest advances in science and new frontiers in personalized diagnostics.  The two-day meeting will focus on innovations in diagnostics from point of care (molecular diagnosticsnecrosis sensing shoes and concussion sensing helmets) to unique biomarkers (including Alzheimers)next generation sequencing  that will help guide the future of healthcare. 

 

Without an accurate and timely diagnosis, a patient has nothing.  There exists a true need to improve timely diagnosis is clear within the US healthcare system today. DxInsights’ inaugural Diagnostics Ssummit will reveal the best and brightest in diagnostics - as an independent discipline - not an off-shoot of therapeutics drugs or devices,” states Mara Aspinall,  President/ and CEO of Ventana Medical Systems, Founder of DxInsights and conference chair.  “We envision this summit Summit as the Diagnostics industry’s own TED Talk meets Davos in the mountains of Tucson.”

 

Scheduled speakers include a “who’s who” of the diagnostics industry, including industry veterans, next generation inventors, and venture capital executives[TC1] :

 

·         David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery, University of Arizona

·         Anna Barker, MD, PhD, Director, ASU Transformative Healthcare Networks

·            Helmy Eltoukhy, Co-Founder and CEO of Guardant Health

·         Thomas Grogan, MD, Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Ventana Medical Systems

·            Kristin Pothier, Partner, Ernst & Young; Founder, DxInsights

·         Anna Barker, Director, ASU Transformative Healthcare Networks

·         Eric Reiman, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Banner Research

·            David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery, University of Arizona, Inventor

·         Michael Singer, President and CEO of  Brainscope Company, Inc,

 

Keynote Address:

            John Kao, Chairman of the Institute of Large Scale Innovation and Chairman of the Global            Advisory Council on Innovation of the World Economic Forum

·            Helmy Eltoukhy, Co-Founder and CEO of Guardant Health Jennie Rubinshteyn and Yaroslav Faybishenko, Co- founders of Pixie Scientific

 

For the most up-to-date information about DxInsights’ The Diagnostics Summit: Innovative Pathways to Better Health please visit: 

 

www.dxinsights.org

 

LinkedIn: DxInsights

Twitter: @DxInsights, #DXIMiraval2014

 

About DxInsights

Founded by seasoned executives involved in all facets of diagnostics including development, commercialization, regulatory, reimbursement and communications, DxInsights has gathered the most relevant information in all of the above areas to create a central reference hub for health care executives, the medical, regulatory and reimbursement communities, as well as patients to easily access information in one place and learn about the critical role of diagnostics in guiding the future of health care.  DxInsights was founded by Mara Aspinall, President/CEO of Ventana Medical Systems and Kristin Ciriello Pothier, Partner, Health Advances and co-founded by Hathaway Pease Russell, Partner, Foley Hoag and Terri Clevenger, President, Continuum Health Communications.

 

Founded by seasoned executives involved in all facets of the diagnostics industry from research to commercialization, DxInsights is dedicated to educating healthcare stakeholders on the power and impact of diagnostics to improve the care of patients and to reduce the cost of treatment.  DxInsights gathers the most relevant information on the industry and communicates that through educational White Papers, a central reference website and national summit meetings highlighting innovation in diagnostics.   DxInsights was founded by Mara Aspinall, President/CEO of Ventana Medical Systems and Kristin Ciriello Pothier, Partner, Ernst & Young and co-founded by Hathaway Pease Russell, Partner, Foley Hoag and Terri Clevenger, President, Continuum Health Communications.

 

 

For more information about DxInsights, please visit www.dxinsights.org.


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