Wearable electronics to monitor vital signs. Ingestible “pillcams” for routine procedures. Powerful imaging systems for early detection of disease. The digitization of medical records and the networking of medical information systems.

The medical world is undergoing an electronics revolution that will change the way health professionals monitor and manage patient care, and how they treat and cure disease. And the revolution is sure to play a pivotal role in determining future costs of health care.

This webinar provides a window into the not-so-distant health care future and the implications for product design and integration. Join host Bruce Rayner and his panel of medical electronics industry experts as they discuss the cutting-edge medical technologies of today and the systems we might expect to see within the coming decade.

Who should attend:
Business and engineering managers, product marketing managers and design engineers in the medical electronics sector, as well as hospital and health care administrators.

Moderator:
Bruce Rayner
is a contributing editor and commentator for EETimes and TechInsights. Bruce was Editorial Director of EBN and Electronics Supply & Manufacturing, both CMP Media LLC publications, and has been covering the business of electronics for over 20 years as a journalist, editor, conference organizer, researcher, and consultant.

Panelists:
Rick Cnossen
is director of Personal Health Enabling for Intel’s Digital Health Group with a focus on medical device interoperability standards. He is also the president and chairman of the Board for the Continua Health Alliance. Continua is a large, international, cross-industry consortium, focused on the establishment of an eco-system of interoperable, personal tele-health systems. Additionally, Mr. Cnossen serves on the HITSP Board of Directors and is a participating member of the ISO/IEEE 11073 Personal Health Data WG.

Mir Imran is the founder and managing director of InCube Labs, a multi-disciplinary research lab, and chairman and CEO of Modulus Inc., a manufacturing and product development company focused on the medical device market. He is an inventor and entrepreneur in the healthcare industry with more than 200 patents to his name.

Steve Mostello is a Certified ScrumMaster and a Senior Customer Solutions Engineer for MKS Inc. where he is responsible for helping clients assess, implement and gain measurable business value from Intelligent ALM (application lifecycle management) solutions. Steve has extensive experience working with Medical Device Companies, implementing solutions to improve the quality of their embedded software development while drastically reducing the time and effort required to meet FDA compliance requirements. As part of this experience, Steve led the effort to configure complex reporting that enables the Device Master Record (DMR) and Design History File (DHF) for an organization to be created with mouse-clicks instead of the person-weeks required when manually compiled.

Shekar Rao is the worldwide manager of Medical Electronics Solutions at Texas Instruments. He is also the Founding Chair of the Dallas Chapter of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) and the Chair of the EMBS Chapter Development Committee. His responsibilities include working with cl