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14th Annual USC Body Computing Conference Rallies Industry Leaders to Discuss the Impact of COVID-19 On Digital Health

September 9, 2020

Conference to showcase new research and analyze healthcare accessibility for all

LOS ANGELES, Sep. 9, 2020 — On Friday, Oct. 2, the USC Center for Body Computing, part of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies, will host thought leaders and innovators dedicated to discovering how connected technology can revolutionize healthcare and human performance at the 14th Annual Body Computing Conference. The theme of this year’s event, The Digital Health Watershed: COVID-19 and the Tipping Point, will focus on the modernization of healthcare and human performance through technology to make it more affordable and accessible for all during the global pandemic.

At the conference, learn how to navigate the new normal and future through interviews with key industry, policy and thought leaders. Engage in discussions about enabling cultures, technologies and policies to allow a transformation of healthcare into “Lifecare”, an optimized myriad of ways designed and applied to provide a better care model for everyone.

The day-long conference has a rich tradition of gathering the most influential leaders in digital health, including key players from technology makers, academics, and innovative companies to partake in compelling discussions that help foster partnerships, investments and research projects.

“For 14 years we’ve advocated the value of digital tools to promote health access, equity and quality of care. We have also defined the need for a more personalized and continuous health care that brings information and services to the individual,” says Leslie Saxon, MD, founder and executive director of the USC Center for Body Computing. “COVID-19 has accelerated the transition of healthcare to this future model and our conference this year will help describe

the importance of the changes pandemic has had on healthcare delivery, and help chart the future healthcare that will encompass solutions for optimizing the individual for human performance, wellness and chronic disease.”

Speakers will be announced closer to the event on Friday, October 2nd, and the conference will be opened up to more attendees through a virtual model. For more information and to register for the 14th Annual Body Computing Conference, visit https://www.uscbodycomputing.org/2020-body-computing-conference

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