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Monday, March 16 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Uncertainty: Predictive Analytics in Health Care

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Following an era where many believed that personalized medicine would be our future, it has become clear that our health is not so deterministic. Taking advantage of growing sets of healthcare data, new entrants are building predictive models in an attempt to influence the behavior of not only patients, but also to change how physicians make diagnosis and treatment decisions. Capitalizing on this trend, venture funding for digital health companies using predictive analytics has grown at more than 50% per year for the last four years, totaling over $2B. KQED digital health editor Christina Farr will moderate a discussion examining the potential of predictive analytics in healthcare with Nick Crocker of MyFitnessPal, Priyanka Agarwal of UCSF, and Malay Gandhi of Rock Health.

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Priyanka Agarwal

Asst Clinical Professor, UCSF
Priyanka Agarwal, MD, MBA is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of California, at San Francisco (UCSF). She also has an appointment at UCSF's Center for Digital Health Innovation, where she leads partnerships with startups... Read More →
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Nick Crocker

Prod Lead, MyFitnessPal
Nick Crocker is the founder of Sessions, a technology platform empowering people to lead healthier lives. In 2013, Sessions was acquired by MyFitnessPal. He was a 2012 Rock Health fellow in San Francisco. He runs, he writes, he’s a mentor at Startmate and he believes in creating... Read More →
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Christina Farr

Digital Health Editor, KQED
Christina Farr is a reporter with Reuters covering Apple and health technology. Prior to Reuters, she worked at VentureBeat, a tech news site, and contributed feature work to the Bay Citizen, the Telegraph, the San Francisco Chronicle and more. She is a graduate of the Stanford Journalism... Read More →
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Malay Gandhi

Managing Dir, Rock Health
Malay serves as Rock Health’s Managing Director, leading the organization and working closely with portfolio companies. He joined Rock Health in 2012 after nearly eight years with Deloitte Consulting’s healthcare practice. Malay earned a Masters concentrated in Health Policy and... Read More →

Monday March 16, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
JW Marriott Room 203-204 110 E 2nd St

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