The Internet Of Me - Data Empowering Patients (IDTechEx Wearable Europe 2016)

Ms Heidi Dohse, Google Sr.Program Manager/Founder of Tour de Heart
United States


Europe 2016 Presentation - Google*

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Presentation Summary

Presenting the real world impact wearable technologies provide to patients. Patients with data points are able to better communicate with their healthcare providers to receive the right care more quickly. For athletes, data empowers users to reach their goals and make healthy decisions

Speaker Biography (Heidi Dohse)

As a lifelong heart patient, I did not want to become a victim of heart disease. Instead I wanted to pursue my desire to become an athlete and competitive cyclist. After having open heart surgery in 2010, doing any kind of physical activity was a frightening idea. However, with the help of wearable devices and technologies, I had the information I needed to go from the hospital bed to back on the bike and across the finish line of my first bike race.

Company Profile (Google)

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From the very beginning Google has been about data, our mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful and as it turns out while doing this we've had to learn a lot about dealing and working with data. Leveraging the power of data is at the core of everything we do at Google and Google Cloud Platform brings the tools we've used to get here to everyone.
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