8 September 2017

Dr Peter Edelstein to speak and moderate at Wild Health

Global Health Technology

Wild Health Summit No 1: Connectivity,  to be held at Belvoir St Theatre in Sydney on October 16, is adding internationally acclaimed cancer surgeon and digital health guru Dr Peter Edelstein, to its line-up of high level panelists and moderators.

Dr Peter Edelstein, MD, FACS, FASCRS  spent more than 10 years in Silicon Valley serving as an executive (including President & CEO) in venture-backed, medical device start-up companies. Next, he served as a physician executive leader in a large non-profit health system. Dr Edelstein then joined Elsevier, helping guide MEDai, a leading clinical predictive analytics company. Dr Edelstein is now  Chief Medical Officer for Elsevier Clinical Solutions. In addition to authoring Own Your Cancer and other books and articles, Dr Edelstein is a nationally recognised and engaging expert on patient empowerment, appearing regularly on television, radio, and in print.

He will feature on Wild Healths Q&A panel on “The Rise of the Connected Patient”, and speak on patient empowerment in a digitally connected society.

Dr Edelstein will be just one of Wild Health’s many high-level panelists and speakers which already includes Tim Kelsey, CEO of the Digital Health Agency; Dr Zoran Bolevich, the CEO of eHealth NSW; Tom Bowden, the CEO of secure messaging provider Healthlink; Prof Enrico Coiera, head of the Australian Institute of Health Innovation and one of our foremost thinkers on medical AI; Dr Ged Foley, CEO of IPN, our largest corporate GP medical centre operator; Dr Jenny Levi, CIO of St John of God group; and many more.

Wild Health is a unique day of engagement in that its primary sessions are Q&A moderated where the audience is asking the questions with moderation by issue experts. Those session include: How we get better at and go faster with interoperability, the MyHR or bust, the real impact of AI and the intelligent medical cloud on healthcare over the coming decade, and, the rise of the digitally empowered and connected patient and it’s implications for healthcare professionals and regulation.

Tickets are limited as the concept of these sessions is intimate Q&A with thought leaders and protagonists. Over 70% sold already so if you’re interested use the TMR promo code WILDTMR, to get a 20% discount on any ticket combination.