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Media Alert: Shaping the Future of Healthcare through Artificial Intelligence (Video Replay)

Live from University of California, San Francisco Mission Bay Campus, San Francisco

Join Intel and leading healthcare organizations as they address the most pressing topics and challenges in healthcare today. Experts in the field will examine the industry’s most pressing challenges, the enormous potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in democratizing cost-effective healthcare services and the role AI is playing in helping to find cures for diseases. They will also consider the challenges on the road ahead.

WHEN:  9-11:35 a.m. PDT, Wednesday, March 21, 2018 (12-2:35 p.m. EDT)

WHO: Leaders in the field of healthcare and artificial intelligence from UCSF, AccuHealth, Intermountain Healthcare, Princeton University, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard, Diaceutics, Mayo Clinic, Stanford University, Arterys, Montefiore Medical Center, Harvard University, and OptumLabs, as well as leaders in healthcare and artificial intelligence from Intel. (Full speaker lineups and agenda below.)

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Media Contact: Robin Holt, Intel Global Communications,

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SOLVE Agenda

8:30–9 a.m. Check-in and Breakfast
9–9:05 a.m. Welcome Remarks

Speaker: Bryce Olson, global strategist, Health and Life Sciences Group, Intel

9:05–9:15 a.m. Introduction: AI Today

Intel’s AI solutions are helping to solve some of the most pressing healthcare challenges. Data holds the promise to help reduce costs, improve quality, increase access and pave the way to precision health.

Speaker: Navin Shenoy, executive vice president, general manager, Data Center Group, Intel

9:15–9:30 a.m. Demystifying AI

Learn about the work UCSF is doing to blur the line between medicine and health to create seamless and non-invasive, personalized inferences that apply throughout our lives all over the world and in all settings.

Speaker: Dr. Michael Blum, MD, UCSF associate vice chancellor for informatics; UCSF Health chief digital transformation officer; executive director, UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation

9:30–10:15 a.m. Panel 1: How is AI Changing Healthcare Today?

Panelists will discuss the progress made in healthcare services, ranging from trauma care/emergency room to imaging and precision diagnostics, and how AI is enabling healthcare clinicians, researchers and academics to achieve advances and breakthroughs today.  Panelists will talk about patient benefits, cost implications, time savings and more, while referencing use cases/anecdotes and results in conversations.

Moderator: Jennifer Esposito, general manager, Health and Life Sciences Group, Intel


  • Xavier Urtubey, MD, MBA, co-founder & CEO, AccuHealth
  • Lonny Northrup, senior health informaticist, Intermountain Healthcare
  • Jonathan Cohen, MD, PhD, Princeton Neuroscience Institute
  • Rachael A. Callcut, M.D., M.S.P.H., director of data science and advanced analytics, UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation; program director, SmarterHealth; CDHI program director, SmarterHealth; and director of data science and advanced analytics
10:15–10:55 a.m. Panel 2: AI Stepping Stones to the Future of Medicine

This panel will highlight recent cutting-edge AI developments in the healthcare industry that have the potential to become mainstream diagnostic/therapeutic offerings in the near future. Panelists will explore personalized medicine, gene therapy, imaging and other areas of treatment that are benefitting from advances in AI.

Moderator: Arjun Bansal, vice president, general manager, Artificial Intelligence Software and Lab, Intel


  • Lee Lichtenstein, associate director, Somatic Computational Methods, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard
  • Juliesta Sylvester, managing director, Diaceutics
  • David Holmes, PhD, collaborative scientist and biomedical engineer, Mayo Clinic
  • Chris Hanes, PhD, vice president – data science, OptumLabs
  • Shreyas Vasanawala, MD/PhD, associate professor of radiology (pediatric radiology), Stanford; founder, Arterys
10:55–11:35 a.m. Panel 3: What are the Barriers to AI Adoption in Healthcare?

While AI promises enormous benefits in healthcare, the road ahead for its mass adoption is fraught with challenges. Barriers to adoption such as patient privacy/HIPPA, security of data, the lack of transparency of AI models and technical challenges are proving to be daunting issues. In this wild west of new analytic frameworks, the panel will explore the thorny issues we need to overcome to ensure that AI can reach its full potential in healthcare.

Moderator: Ted Willke, senior principal engineer, Intel Labs


  • Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer, PhD, Harvard
  • Parsa Mirhaji, director, Center for Health Data Innovations; chief technology officer, NYC Clinical Data Research Network, Montefiore Medical Center
  • Morteza Mardani, research scientist, Stanford University Department of Electrical Engineering and Radiology

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