Published on July 23rd, 2015 | by Joshua New

How Advances in Technology Can Leverage 21st Century Innovation in Health Care

On July 23, 2015, the Center for Data Innovation and Health IT Now convened a panel of experts in the field of genomics to explore the policy recommendations in the new white paper, “From Evolution to Revolution: Building the 21st Century Genomic Infrastructure,” designed to overcome some of the most significant regulatory and technical obstacles to precision medicine. The panel of leaders in genomic research from academia and industry, discussed opportunities and challenges across three areas: improving interoperability and data sharing; engaging patients; and re-thinking privacy law.

Date and Time:

  • Thursday, July 23, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT


  • Capitol Visitors Center SVC-215, Washington, DC, 1st St NE Washington, DC 20004


  • Dr. Annerose Berndt, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Dr. Toby Bloom, New York Genome Center
  • Dr. Yentram Huyen, Intel
  • Dr. Jonathan Sheldon, Oracle
  • Brian Wells, Penn Medicine
  • Joshua New, Center for Data Innovation (moderator)
  • Joel White, Health IT Now (moderator)

About the Author

Joshua New is a policy analyst at the Center for Data Innovation. He has a background in government affairs, policy, and communication. Prior to joining the Center for Data Innovation, Joshua graduated from American University with degrees in C.L.E.G. (Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government) and Public Communication. His research focuses on methods of promoting innovative and emerging technologies as a means of improving the economy and quality of life. Follow Joshua on Twitter @Josh_A_New.

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