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Artificial Intelligence Transforming Healthcare

March 6, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am EST

MedAcuity is pleased to participate in Artificial Intelligence Transforming Healthcare

AI has become one of the biggest buzz topics, thanks to developments like the chatbot ChatGPT, but it’s also being embraced by the healthcare industry for various uses, from delivering new treatments to diagnostics. Over the past decade, AI technology has made steady inroads into healthcare, quietly improving patient care without engendering much excitement. Now suddenly, everyone is talking about AI.

Jayender Jagadeesan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, will be our keynote speaker, joined by Tom Calef, Chief Technology Officer, Activ Surgical, Adam Sachs, CEO, Vicarious Surgical, and DeLin Shen, Sr. Director, R&D Software Engineering, Medtronic. Hear these industry leaders discuss why AI tools and trends will be necessary for the healthcare industry. Following the overview, we will have an open moderated Q&A discussion where audience comments and questions will be essential to the conversation.

Keynote Speakers

Jayender Jagadeesan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Research Associate, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Associate Member, Broad Institute

Jay’s research interest focuses on improving the ability of the surgeon intraoperatively. This involves three main areas of interest – surgical navigation to improve the surgeon’s visualization, robotics to improve their dexterity, and machine learning to improve their computational ability.

Program Moderator

Simon Johnson, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, MedAcuity 

Simon Johnson leads the go-to-market strategy, sales, and marketing for MedAcuity, a software engineering firm that partners with MedTech, Life Sciences, and Robotics companies to address the business and technical challenges inherent in developing complex software-intensive solutions.


Tom Calef, Chief Technology Officer, Activ Surgical 

Tom leads Activ Surgical’s vision to deliver breakthrough innovation in surgery, taking advantage of deep learning and data science, envisioning a future of collaborative surgery with surgical intelligence empowering scopes and robots to see what humans cannot see.

Adam Sachs, CEO, Vicarious Surgical

Adam Sachs Co-founded Vicarious Surgical in 2014. As an MIT-trained roboticist he is revolutionizing minimally invasive surgery through the development of proprietary surgical robotics. Adam is passionate about improving care for patients and enhancing the work environment for surgeons while helping the bottom line of hospitals.

DeLin Shen, Ph.D., Senior Director, R&D Software Engineering, Surgical Robotics, Medtronic

DeLin is a seasoned engineering leader passionate about science, technology, and their applications. Over the past 18 years, he has served in various R&D roles in medical devices, focused on surgical robotics.

More information: News – MedAcuity Software


March 6, 2023
8:00 am - 10:00 am EST
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