WIRED and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announce First-Ever WIRED Health Conference: Living By Numbers

WIRED and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announce First-Ever

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WIRED and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation today announced that they are partnering to host the first-ever , which will be held on October 15-16, 2012 at Le Parker Meriden in New York City. The conference is designed to gather a dynamic audience of influential leaders in the worlds of healthcare, science, and technology for in-depth and enlightening conversations on the future of healthcare.

Modeled after the WIRED Business Conference, the WIRED Health Conference begins with a simple premise: better data can lead to better health. Living By Numbers represents the current revolution in medicine as the engine of information technology – a force that has revitalized so many industries – arrives to healthcare. The WIRED Health Conference is designed to build on the enthusiasm for bringing scalable, transformative technologies to improving the diagnosis, care, and prevention of disease by providing a unique forum for the innovators and thought-leaders who are making it happen.

WIRED and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation unveiled some of the speakers confirmed to participate at the inaugural event including:

Attendance for the WIRED Health Conference: Living By Numbers is by invitation only. For more information, please log on to .

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