Future Hub: The Future of Health Technology and Innovation
Expo Hall, #1062

Future Hub

Based on the overwhelming success of the Future Hub at ACC.18 and ACC.19, this interactive educational space is returning to ACC.20/WCC. The goal of the Future Hub is to inform, educate, inspire and delight attendees by exposing them to the latest innovations, advancements in telehealth, developments in precision medicine and more! 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
  • Structured networking sessions

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

  Future Hub Theater
  Future Hub Theater

The Future Hub's theater will host sessions over the full three conference days, 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:

  • Digital health
  • Medical devices
  • Precision health
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Health care analytics
  • Educational technology
  • Big data
  • Telehealth
  • Virtual care
  • Care delivery
  • Entrepreneurship
  • And much more!
  • Future Hub presentations are not part of ACC.20/WCC, as planned by its Program Committee, and do not qualify for continuing medical education (CME), continuing nursing education (CNE) or continuing education (CE) credit.

      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
  • Disease Prevention
  • Big data
  • Telehealth
  • Virtual care
  • Care delivery
  • Robotics
  • Augmented reality
  • And much more!
  • Interested in participating as a Partner Company in the Future Hub? Learn more on the ACC.20/WCC Expo Website.

      Future Hub Leadership
      Future Hub Leadership

    Thank you to the Future Hub Task Force members for their commitment to the Future Hub. This Task Force is a subset of the Health Care Innovation Section Leadership.

    • Regina S. Druz, MD, FACC, FASNC (Co-lead and Section Chair)
      Integrative Cardiologist, St. Francis Hospital; Medical Director, Integrative Cardiology PLLC; Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Holistic Heart Centers of America; CEO and Co-founder, iVisitMD, Inc.
    • Andrew M. Freeman, MD, FACC, FACP (Co-lead)
      Associate Professor, Director of Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness, Director of Clinical Cardiology & Operations, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, National Jewish Health
    • David Cho, MD, MBA
      Clinical Instructor, University of California Los Angeles
    • Fabio V. Lima, MD, MPH
      Clinical Cardiology Fellow; Cardiovascular Institute, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University
    • Jacqueline Shreibati, MD, MS, FACC
      Chief Medical Officer, AliveCor

    The Health Care Innovation Member Section is open to all ACC members with an interest in developing a vision for the future of cardiology. The Section collaborates with stakeholders across the ACC to advance technology and promote innovation in the field. For more information, please contact Lindsey Santamaria at lsantamaria@acc.org.

    Innovation Challenge

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

    Don't miss your chance to hear the pitches and vote for the winners!

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    Interested in being a pitch participant in the Innovation Challenge? The submission portal is now open! The deadline to submit and pitch your idea is January 15.

    Submit today in the following categories:

    Learn more about the ACC's partnership with AngelMD.


    Schedule is current as of Oct. 16, 2019, and is subject to change. Please check back for updates.

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