Keynote

Location: Grand Ballroom B
Average rating: ***..
(3.25, 4 ratings)
Opening remarks by Strata Rx program chairs, Julie Steele of O'Reilly Media, Inc. and Colin Hill of GNS Healthcare. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Alexis Borisy (Third Rock Ventures)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 8 ratings)
Personalized medicine, leading to better and more efficient medicine for many, will advance substantially as datasets combining broad genomic and other molecular data are combined with phenomic data – rich clinical parameter datasets containing information that clinical decision makers really want to know. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Tina Brown-Stevenson (UnitedHealth Networks)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 12 ratings)
Tina Brown-Stevenson, Chief Clinical Informatics Officer, OptumInsight. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Bill Schmarzo (EMC Consulting)
Average rating: ***..
(3.25, 4 ratings)
Big data is the next evolution in health sciences analytics. New and varied data sources combined with advances in technology are enabling innovative solutions that result in faster and more accurate insights for everything from claims processing to sales analysis to patient engagement to outbreak detection. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
James Heywood (PatientsLikeMe )
Average rating: ****.
(4.92, 13 ratings)
What would happen if we measured health, disease, and it's impact in one connected network? A proposal to break down the silos and re-index research around the individual. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Niall Brennan (Center for Strategic Planning, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 7 ratings)
Keynote by Niall Brennan, Director for the Policy and Data Analysis Group, Center for Strategic Planning at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Anne Wojcicki (23andMe)
Average rating: ****.
(4.38, 8 ratings)
Anne Wojcicki, Co-Founder, 23andMe. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Carol McCall (GNS Healthcare)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 8 ratings)
To address the issues we face in healthcare we must be able to be wrong. We must quell our (false) certainties and, rather than “look for what we’re looking for”, allow ourselves to be surprised. How can we prepare to be surprised? Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 6 ratings)
In the early days of the 20th century, department store magnate John Wanamaker famously said, "I know that half of my advertising doesn't work. The problem is that I don't know which half." The consumer internet revolution was fueled by the use of massive amounts of data to answer that problem. Now, the same transformation awaits in healthcare. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Stephen Friend (Sage Bionetworks)
Average rating: ****.
(4.43, 7 ratings)
We need to show how a world of open science, building off of each other's work can be rewarded, to show how challenges and open competitions lead to sharing. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Fred Trotter (FredTrotter.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 5 ratings)
This talk will cover the state of the art in using Big Data to empower patients including the efforts to open up government data sets as part of healthdata.gov. Most importantly, this talk will see the release of an entirely new healthcare data set: The Strata Rx mystery data set. The data set will available initially only to Strata Rx attendees. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Julie Steele (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Colin Hill (GNS Healthcare)
Day 2 welcome remarks by Strata Rx program chairs, Julie Steele of O'Reilly Media, Inc. and Colin Hill of GNS Healthcare. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Alexandra Drane (Eliza Corporation)
Average rating: ***..
(3.71, 7 ratings)
Historically, the health care space has done a whole lot of ‘talking at’ and ‘lecturing to’ and not a whole lot of listening - to what really matters, to what really resonates – and not just to those who offer up their opinions, but perhaps even more importantly…to the millions of nameless faceless individuals out there struggling with where real life meets their health. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Blackford Middleton (Partners Healthcare System)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 5 ratings)
In this talk Dr. Middleton will share his vision of a learning healthcare delivery system enabled by knowledge and data sharing, discovery and feedback, and effective personalized clinical decision support offered to providers and patients. Key lessons learned and examples will be drawn from research and development at Partners Healthcare and Harvard Medical School. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Andrew Kress (IMS Health)
Average rating: **...
(2.80, 5 ratings)
Keynote by Andrew Kress, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Value Solutions for IMS Health. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
From the 12 finalists invited to demonstrate their innovations in person at Strata Rx, a Winner, a Runner-Up, and an Audience Choice Award Winner will be announced during this segment. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
John Wilbanks (Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship)
Average rating: ****.
(4.91, 11 ratings)
Many of the biggest impacts of technology have been driven by monopolies and their network effects. The question is what kind of monopoly we choose, and what impacts our choices create. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Leroy Hood (Institute for Systems Biology)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 5 ratings)
Dr. Leroy Hood with the Institute of Systems Biology will focus on their efforts at taking a systems approach to diseases—looking at a neurodegenerative (prion) disease, PTSD and a brain tumor (glioblastoma) in mice and humans. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Vinod Khosla (Khosla Ventures)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 6 ratings)
Tim O'Reilly in conversation with Vinod Khosla, Founder of Khosla Ventures. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Ajay Verma (Biogen Idec)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
Neurologic diseases include more than 600 conditions, affect approximately one billion people worldwide, and are rising rapidly with aging populations. This presentation highlights new opportunities for using large neurometric datasets to develop personalized medicine approaches for improving brain health and developing therapeutics. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Keynote by David Ewing Duncan, award-winning, best-selling author of eight books, journalist and a television, radio and film producer and correspondent. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Eric Schadt (Mount Sinai School of Medicine)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Integrating large-scale, high-dimensional molecular and physiological data holds promise in not only defining the molecular networks that directly respond to genetic and environmental perturbations that associate with disease, but in causally associating such networks with the physiological states associated with disease. Read more.
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Program chairs Julie Steele and Colin Hill will round up the event with a few closing remarks. Read more.

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