Will Artificial Intelligence & Technology Save Compassion in Healthcare?
Given the profound changes that are occurring in healthcare, our agenda will focus on the pressing issues of compassion in the face of AI technology, the ethics of robots in medicine and what we need to ensure compassionate care continues through this digital revolution.
Our featured speakers include:
Dr. Stephen Klasko, MD MBA
Dr. Stephen Klasko is a transformative leader and advocate for a revolution in our systems of healthcare and higher education.
As President and CEO of Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health since 2013, Dr. Klasko has steered one of the nation’s fastest growing academic health institutions based on his vision of re-imagining health care and higher education. Klasko has combined the first design thinking curriculum in medicine with the nation’s leading research on empathy and has some controversial things to say about the future of healthcare and of medical education.
His track record of success at creating and implementing programs that are shaping the future of healthcare earned him a place among Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business, Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 Great Leaders in Healthcare in 2018 and on Modern Healthcare’s list of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare and Most Influential Physician Executives in 2017.
Dr. Aimee van Wynsberghe, PhD
Dr van Wynsberghe is Assistant Professor in Ethics and Technology at Delft University in the Netherlands. She serves as a member of the Advisory board for the AI & Intelligent Automation Network and is head of the 4TU Center for Ethics and Technology robotics task force. She is author of the book Healthcare Robots: Ethics, Design, and Implementation and has been awarded an NWO research grant to study how we can responsibly design service robots. She is co-founder and co-director of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics and is on the Board of the Institute for Accountability and Internet Democracy.
Friday, November 23rd will be a full day (8am – 4 pm) of keynote speakers, panels and group discussion open to all invited guests. Interested is attending? Contact Anne Avery to get on the list. Seats are limited!
Pre-conference for Phoenix Fellows commences Thursday November 22 at noon and will be dedicated to the AMS Phoenix community sharing their work with each other in a structured format (watch your email for exciting details!) as well as networking and collaboration. While we are together, we will celebrate Change Day Ontario 2018!
Looking for a copy to print? Download the 2018 Phoenix Conference Agenda.
More on Technology and the Delivery of Compassionate Care
If you would like to learn more about AI and digital technology and its impact on healthcare in Canada, you may be interested in the following reports:
2017 – The Impact of Technology on the Delivery of Compassionate Patient-Centred Care.
In this age of disruption what does the future of healthcare look like? Big Data and Artificial Intelligence threaten to revolutionize the system as we know it. What does that mean for healthcare professionals? More importantly what does it mean for the patient? Thank you for attending The AMS Phoenix 2017 Invitational Conference where we focused on– The Impact of Technology on the Delivery of Compassionate Patient-Centred Care.
Dr. Bertalan Meskó, The Medical Futurist, was our Keynote Speaker and also hosted an interactive workshop. A geek physician with a PhD in genomics and Amazon Top 100 author, he envisions the impact of digital health technologies on the future of healthcare. With 500+ presentations under his belt, including courses at Harvard, Stanford and Yale Universities, Singularity University, and a Canadian Senate Committee Hearing on Social Affairs, Science and Technology, he is one of the top voices globally in healthcare technology.
2017 Toronto, Ontario
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine. Conference Guide
2016 Toronto, Ontario
Faculty of Medicine at Western University, London Conference Guide
2015 Toronto, Ontario
Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto , Toronto Conference Guide
2014 Ottawa, Ontario
Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, Ottawa Conference Guide
2013 Niagara Falls, Ontario
Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University, Niagara Falls Conference Guide.
2012 Kingston, Ontario
School of Medicine at Queen’s University, Kingston