Event category: Digital Patient Experience


September 22, 2023


01:00 PM (PDT) - 02:00 PM (PDT)

Stage 04

Sandra Nagale

In this session we will provide an overview of Generative AI (large language models - LLMs) and review examples of LLM applications in healthcare. The goal of the discussion will be to focus on the benefits and opportunities of LLMs and the associated risks and limitations as well as ways to overcome these hurdles specifically in the practice of cardiology.

Sandra Nagale

Director, Digital Health

Boston Scientific


01:00 PM (PDT) - 02:00 PM (PDT)

Stage 03

Dick Quist | Dale Yoo

This dual agenda program, sponsored by Abbott, is for those interested how remote solutions are advancing EP. Dr. Yoo is a pioneer in EnSite™ Connected Care and the first to receive and demonstrate live case functionality with the system commercially in the U.S.. He will discuss the impact and reach EnSite Connected Care can have for physicians, patients, industry and healthcare overall. Second, Dr. Dick Quist will be outlining Abbott’s innovative approach to advancing medical education through the utilization of the latest available technology.

Dick Quist

Senior Manager Global Education Centers


Dale Yoo

Director of Electrophysiology | Founder and President

Texas Health Resources | Heart Rhythm Specialists


01:00 PM (PDT) - 02:00 PM (PDT)

Stage 02

Jonathan Piccini | Kathryn Zavala | Prashanthan Sanders | Aneesh Deoras | Rex Gale

Envision the future of AF care, considering the exciting possibilities that may await as a result of potential discoveries and technology. Join our panel of thought leaders as we explore how innovation might drive transformation of the current pillars of AFib management. Dr. Jon Piccini, Professor of Medicine, Duke University, will moderate the panel and elicit the foresights of an expert patient, regulator, clinician, and innovator

Kathryn Zavala

Chief Operating Officer

MedTech Innovator

Prashanthan Sanders

Director of the Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders

University of Adelaide

Aneesh Deoras

Assistant Director for Cardiac Ablation, Mapping, and Imaging Devices

FDA’s Office of Cardiovascular Devices, Center for Devices and Radiological Health

Rex Gale

Organizer of TEDxHiltonHead | Hilton Head Island Leadership Institute, Founder


Jonathan Piccini

Professor of Medicine

Duke University

September 21, 2023


05:00 PM (PDT) - 05:45 PM (PDT)

Main Stage

Jennifer N. Avari Silva | Priya Abani | Julie Brewer | Alicia Chong Rodriguez | Liz Kwo

Women executives in cardiovascular innovation (particularly health technology) are a small but powerful group. This fireside chat will highlight 4 accomplished women spanning the innovation spectrum from innovators and inventors to chief executive officers as we discuss the unique career paths, challenges faced, and barriers overcome. This session will continue to advance the dialogue started at the HRX2022 session.

Priya Abani

Chief Executive Officer

AliveCor Inc.

Julie Brewer

President, Care & Connectivity Solutions


Alicia Chong Rodriguez

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Bloomer Tech

Liz Kwo

Chief Commercial Officer | Board Director | Faculty Lecturer and Practicing Physician | Author | Entrepreneur

Everly Health | Harvard Medical School

Jennifer N. Avari Silva

Director Pediatric Electrophysiology

Washington University SOM

September 22, 2023


04:00 PM (PDT) - 05:00 PM (PDT)

Stage 03

David Slotwiner | Sandeep Gautam | Michael Dufresne | Mellanie True Hills | Bleron Baraliu | Lily Peng | Sandra Nagale | Dalain Williams

Discuss enhancing the process of data sharing while ensuring patient and data privacy.

Sandeep Gautam

Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology`

University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Medicine

Michael Dufresne

VP of Product


Mellanie True Hills


American Foundation for Women's Health/StopAfib.org and True Hills, Inc.

Bleron Baraliu

Chief Executive Office


Lily Peng

Director of Product Management


Sandra Nagale

Director, Digital Health

Boston Scientific

Dalain Williams

Data & Insights Lead on the Central Product Inclusion and Equity Team


David Slotwiner

Chief of the Division of Cardiology

New York Presbyterian Queens


09:45 AM (PDT) - 10:45 AM (PDT)

Main Stage

Christian Marton | Eunjung Lee | Leah Sarang Park | Kashvi Gupta | Soonil Kwon | Adam Doerr

Christian Marton

VP of Technology

Vektor Medical

Eunjung Lee

Senior Data Science Analyst at Cardiovascular AI Research

Mayo Clinic

Leah Sarang Park

Research Study Coordinator

Valley Health System

Kashvi Gupta

Medical Resident

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Soonil Kwon

Clinical Assistant Professor in Electrophysiology

Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, the Republic of Korea

Adam Doerr

Internist and Digital Medicine Fellow

UMass Chan Medical School

September 21, 2023


03:15 PM (PDT) - 04:15 PM (PDT)

Main Stage

Jasneet Devgun | Ishan Vatsaraj | Sharon Toora | Liam Butler | Kim Schwab | Holly Easlea

Ishan Vatsaraj


John Hopkins University

Sharon Toora

Lead Arrhythmia Nurse Specialist

basildon and thurrock hospital

Holly Easlea

Senior Clinical Manager


Liam Butler

Research Faculty

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

Kim Schwab

Jasneet Devgun

Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellow

University of Michigan

September 23, 2023


11:00 AM (PDT) - 12:00 PM (PDT)

Main Stage

Kareem Osman | Kathryn Mangold | Nikhil Ahluwalia | Sabine Lotteau | Christopher Villongco | Hawkins Gay

Kareem Osman

Medical Resident | Telehealth Clinical Technician (TCT)/Analyst

UCLA | Duxlink Health

Kathryn Mangold

Data Science Analyst

Mayo Clinic

Nikhil Ahluwalia

Barts Charity Clinical Research Training Fellow

Barts Health NHS Trust

Sabine Lotteau

Senior Clinical Research Scientist

Volta Medical

Christopher Villongco

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder

Vektor Medical, Inc.

Hawkins Gay

Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Northwestern Medicine


10:45 AM (PDT) - 11:45 AM (PDT)

Stage 03

Nico Bruining | Chan Ho Lim | Bleron Baraliu | Stephen Browning | Amit Rushi | Leonardo Rapallini | Baptiste Lefebvre

AI has the potential to transform many aspects of care. In order for AI to reach its full potential, discussion on optimizing data should be addressed. This session will focus on tackling those hard questions.

Chan Ho Lim

Machine Learning Engineer

Tulane Medical Center (TRIAD)

Bleron Baraliu

Chief Executive Office


Leonardo Rapallini

Vice-President Research and Development - Cardiac Diagnostic and Services Business


Stephen Browning

Assistant Director - Blood Pressure and Flow Devices

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Baptiste Lefebvre

Senior Clinical Scientist, Philips Ambulatory Monitoring and Diagnostics


Amit Rushi

Chief Marketing & Partnerships Officer


Nico Bruining

Editor-in-Chief | Digital Health Committee Vice-Chair

European Heart Journal - Digital Health | ESC

September 22, 2023


09:45 AM (PDT) - 10:45 AM (PDT)

Stage 03

Janet Han | Eugene Chung | Martha G. Ferrara | Kamala Tamirisa | Herman Williams | Gareth Hall | Anindita Saha

Patients who utilize consumer wearable products most often have to purchase these products out of pocket, which can be expensive. Patients with lower socioeconomic status may not have the means to purchase products leading to inequality.

Eugene Chung

Physician and Professor

University of Michigan Health

Martha G. Ferrara

Assistant Director EP Services

White Plains Hospital-Montefiore Health Systems

Kamala Tamirisa

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia

Herman Williams


HW Healthcare Solutions (HWHS)

Gareth Hall

Industry Advisor and Global Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare Lead


Anindita Saha

Assistant Director for the Digital Health Center of Excellence (DHCoE)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)

Janet Han

Associate Professor of Medicine in the Cardiac Arrhythmia Center

University of California, Los Angeles and VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS)