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Big Data & Digital Health Summit

November 6, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Big Data & Digital Health Summit

Israeli and Greater Philadelphia Stakeholders
 Harnessing Big Data & Impact on Healthcare

NEW HOURS: November 6, 8:30am – 3:00 pm
Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107


The convergence of digital health, artificial intelligence and the management and usage of big data has created historic healthcare transformations across multiple industries combined. These changes suggest a bright future for increasing the efficiency and quality healthcare as experienced by both providers and patients. The Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC), Thomas Jefferson University, mHealth Israel, Israeli Innovation Authority and the Israeli Economic Mission in NYC are pleased to invite you to explore the new frontiers of digital healthcare at the Greater Philadelphia-Israel Big Data & Digital Health Summit on November 6th.

This day long summit provides an opportunity for participants to explore the current challenges faced by digital health innovators and practitioners and to explore cutting-edge approaches to advancing patient outcomes. In addition, a prominent industry keynote speaker will share current trends in artificial intelligence and its impact on the transformation of the healthcare industry.


  • 08:30-09:00 AM: Registration
  • 09:00-09:20 AM: Welcoming remarks
    • Vered Nohi, Executive Director, Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce and Representative of the BIRD Foundation in PA and DE
    • Mark L. Tykocinski, MD, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Thomas Jefferson University, and The Anthony F. and Gertrude M. DePalma Dean, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
    • Inon Elroy, Economic Minister to North America, Israeli Economic Minister in NYC
  • 09:20-09:40 AM: Digital health – defining value
    • Moderator: Adam P. Dicker, MD, PhD, Enterprise Senior Vice President, Professor & Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Professor of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Sidney Kimmel Medical College & Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University
    • Michelle Crouthamel, mHealth Lead, GSK
    • Tom Olenzak, Managing Director, Strategic Innovation Portfolio, Director, Corporate Development & Innovation, Independence Blue Cross
    • Bernard Rudnick, BSc, MBA – Managing Partner, Stellar Investment Partners, Founder, Mid Atlantic Bio Angels, Managing Partner, Capgenic Advisors
    • Andrew Greenberg, R&D Connected Health Lead, Accenture Digital
  • 09:40-10:10 AM: Israeli company pitches, introduced by Andrea Yonah, Director of Business Development, U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial R&D Foundation
  • 10:10-11:10 AM: One-on-one
  • 11:10-11:30 AM: Improving access and measuring performance
    • Moderator: David J. Whellan, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA, Associate Provost for Clinical Research at Thomas Jefferson University and Associate Dean for Clinical Research at Sidney Kimmel Medical College
    • Jeanne R. Andronowitz, Senior Director of Digital Health Product Management, Teva Pharmaceuticals
    • David Luk, Principal, Safeguard Scientific
    • Dr. Jay Rosan, Co-Founder, Medovation Capital Services
  • 11:30AM-12:00 PM: Israeli company pitches, introduced by Andrea Yonah, Director of Business Development, U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial R&D Foundation
  • 11:30AM-12:00 PM: Israeli company pitches, introduced by Andrea Yonah, Director of Business Development, U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial R&D Foundation
  • 12:00-01:00 PM: One-on-one meetings
  • 01:00-1:45 PM: Lunch and Keynote Speaker: 

    David Delaney, MD, Global Vice President & Chief Medical Officer at SAP

    David Delaney, MD, Global Vice President & Chief Medical Officer at SAP: Delivering on the Promise of Big Data Abstract

    The universal adoption of EHR’s promised a new era in the possibilities in data driven care delivery. Today, many hospitals are finding themselves simultaneously drowning in data while thirsting for insight at the point-of-decision. SAP Chief Medical Officer David Delaney discusses how healthcare organizations are using in-memory technology to effectively capture and combine data from different sources, analyze it for insights, and use those insights to drive clinical and financial impact at the point-of-decision.

  • 01:45PM-2:15 PM: Leveraging Big data for Wellness
    • Moderator: Seth Freedman, Director of Corporate Development and Innovation, Independence Blue Cross
    • Frank Lin, Chief Technology Officer, DMD
    • Mitch Collins, Chief Revenue Officer, Adaptive Clinical Systems
    • Eric King, Co-founder & CEO, Grand Round Table
  • 02:15PM-2:45 PM: Historic Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for Joint Innovation between the State of Israel and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    • Remarks by Dennis Davin, Pennsylvania Secretary of Community and Economic Development
    • Remarks by Ambassador Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel in New York
    • Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding


  • Israeli Delegates:




AEYE Health Digital Health AEYE Health is a digital health company that aims to enable automated, artificial-intelligence-based, retinal screening.
Retinal imaging, an oft-used procedure, can help detect a variety of medical conditions, prevent blindness and save lives.
 ATLASense Biomed Ltd.  Digital Health The ATLASense Biomed business is Remote Triage Monitoring technology: Clinical support for time-sensitive assessment, to determine which patient requires immediate, priority or non-urgent treatment.
CheckER Digital Health Emergency Room (ER) overcrowding has become a public health problem where periodic supply and demand is out of balance due to limited access and other factors. This causes long waiting times and delays in ERs, and is one of the main reasons for medical errors such mis-diagnosis, erroneous triage elements and overload spilling over to the other hospital departments.
Check-ER is tackling this major issue by using the latest digital health technology to create the first centralized platform for ERs
Cynerio Cyber security for healthcare  Cynerio’s mission is to protect the future of healthcare, by focusing on its weakest link – the clinical network & connected medical devices.
Dr. Ora L.T.D. Digital Health A technique, method and treatment for addressing emotional distress, anxiety, fear and stress.
Fitango Health Digital Health Fitango Health helps healthcare organizations improve the monitoring of collaborative care, reduce unnecessary hospitalizations, and increase care plan adherence at a lower cost.
InnoSphere Medical Device INNOSPHERE is developing an innovative wearable device for treating ADHD, offering hope for long-term improvement in the quality of life of patients.
MedaSense Biometrics Ltd. Medical Device Medasense develops devices and applications for objective pain monitoring. Medasense is spearheading the pain field towards personalized medicine, and intends to become the standard of care for objective pain assessment & monitoring.
MeDecide Digital Health MEDecide™ Ltd. is a leading innovator of advanced AI based systems for the medical market.
Medivizor Digital Health Medivizor offers personalized, summarized and bottom-lined health information straight to your inbox. When people are diagnosed with illness, they rush to the Internet for answers only to be overwhelmed by repetitive, irrelevant, outdated, unreliable, and incomprehensible health information. Medivizor makes sense of it all! Medivizor scans the medical literature, clinical trials, and more, and figures out what matters to whom and delivers it to them in a way they can understand.
Nunetz Healthcare IT Nunetz, Inc is revolutionizing the way that healthcare and biomedical data is produced, consumed, and analyzed. Our system consists of three novel components: collecting the data reliably and seamleassly, visualizing it in a convenient way, and provising personalized insights about patiens. By utilizing the enormous latent data available about patients and conditions, Nunetz is transforeming healthcare; turning raw data into a usable tool for the benefit of physicians and patients alike
Oxitone Medical Digital Health, Medical Device Oxitone’s work in advanced technology applications for the cardio-respiratory and sleep markets has produced the world’s first FDA cleared wrist-sensor pulse oximeter and health monitor for chronic, global patient populations.  Huge markets then tied together with care providers via our AI SaaS cloud software for essential digital continuous monitoring and predictive care.
SecBI Cyber Security Based on proprietary machine learning technology, SecBI’s solution detects advanced threats that other systems miss, creates a comprehensive incident storyline with autonomous investigation, and enables rapid and accurate mitigation.
Semperis Cyber Security Semperis Directory Services Protection Platform™ enables enterprises to protect and recover from devastating changes and disasters that compromise their Active Directory. Semperis core capabilities include a fully-automated Active Directory Forest Disaster Recovery and a real-time Active Directory auditor providing actionable insights with the ability to restore objects and attributes
Telesofia Medical Digital Health Telesofia Medical’s proprietary platform allows healthcare providers to automatically generate branded personalized educational videos for patients.
Wellness Layers Digital Health Wellness Layers is a digital health company based in NYC, offering cloud-based platform that enables healthcare stakeholders to quickly and easily create their own white-label digital healthcare collaboration services with their patients. The platform targets stakeholders that presently use phones/call centers to connect and manage patients, and would like to establish a more efficient digital channel for communication.
WIKAYA Digital Health AI platform for improving prevention of chronic diseases

For additional information about opportunities to sponsor the upcoming Big Data & Digital Health Summit, please contact Vered Nohi, picc@phillyisraelchamber.com or 215-703-3135.

Steering Committee:


Adam P. Dicker, MD, PhD Enterprise Senior Vice President, Professor & Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology Professor of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Sidney Kimmel Medical College & Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University


Tom Olenzak Strategy, Innovation, and Investment Professional, Healthcare Information Technology
Independence Blue Cross

Michelle Crouthamel, Digital Platform Leader

Scott Feldman, Esq. SAP HANA Customer Community, SAP Leonardo Community

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November 6, 2017
8:30 am - 3:00 pm


Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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