Future Hub: The Future of Health Technology and Innovation

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Based on the overwhelming success of the Future Hub at ACC.18, this interactive educational space is returning for ACC.19. The goal of the Future Hub is to inform, educate and inspire ACC.19 attendees by exposing them to the latest innovations in digital health, medical devices and big data. Attendees will 'see the future' of cardiovascular healthcare via:

  • TED-style talks
  • Small panel discussions/debates
  • Exhibitor demonstrations/kiosks with individualized hands-on opportunities
  • Entrepreneurial pitch competitions (Innovation Challenge)

The future of cardiology starts today! Join the conversation online #ACCFutureHub.

  Future Hub Theater
  Future Hub Theater

The Future Hub's theater will host live presentations over the three days of ACC.19, focusing on how emerging technologies are poised to transform cardiovascular practice, real life examples of innovations in practice, and discussions of the implications of technology on the doctor-patient relationship. Topics will include:

  • TelePCI: At the Edge of the Playing Field
  • Opening the Cardiologist's Third Eye: Leveraging the Power of Computer Vision
  • Augmented Cardiovascular Practitioner: Giving Doctors and Patients a New Voice
  • Meet Your Digital Twin: Understanding AR and VR in Your Practice
  • Unraveling Your Blueprint: Is Your Destiny Defined by Your DNA?
  • Patient and Provider Facing Devices
  • Opening Pandora's Box: The Pros and Cons of Direct-to-Consumer Medical Devices
  • The Patient Will See You Now: Building Your Virtual Program
  • Passion, Failure, Pivot, Success: The Lifecycle of a Start-Up
  • And much more!
  Future Hub Partners
  Future Hub Partners

While at the Future Hub attendees will have the opportunity to experience our partners' latest technologies and better understand how they play a role in shaping the future of cardiology. The Future Hub will showcase partners' technologies in the areas of:

  • Digital health
  • Medical devices
  • Precision health
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Health care analytics
  • Educational technology
  • Big data
  • Telehealth
  • Virtual care
  • Care delivery
  • Robotics
  • Augmented reality
  • And much more!

Interested in participating as a Partner Company at the Future Hub? Learn more on the ACC.19 Expo Website.

* Future Hub presentations are not part of ACC.19, as planned by its Program Committee, and do not qualify for continuing medical education (CME), continuing nursing education (CNE) or continuing education (CE) credit.

ACC.19 Innovation Challenge

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Also returning for its second year, the ACC will partner with AngelMD to host the very popular ACC.19 Innovation Challenge! Entrepreneurs and innovators will pitch their ideas for products and services in two categories:

  • Artificial Intelligence Enabled Solutions 
  • Digital Health and Medical Devices

The ACC.19 Innovation Challenge is being at hosted at the Future Hub on Sunday, March 17, 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. and Monday, March 18, 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Don't miss your chance to hear the pitches and vote for the winners!

Click here to learn more about the ACC's partnership with AngelMD and the ACC.18 Innovation Challenge.

Interested in being a pitch participant at the ACC.19 Innovation Challenge? Check back with us for details on submissions. The submission portal will be live mid-November.

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