Global Coalition on Aging  

Corporate Policy on Technology and Aging During a Panel Session Entitled "Global Dialogue on Aging"

September 14, 2011 | U.S. Department of State

On September 15th at 10:15am during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) San Francisco Conference at the Westin Hotel Jane Shaw, Chairman of the Board at Intel, will be discussing for the first time corporate policy on Technology and Aging during a panel session entitled “Global Dialogue on Aging.”

Jane’s dialogue includes Ambassador Kurt Tong, US Ambassador for APEC; John Beard, WHO (World Health Organization); Michael Hodin, Executive Director Global Coalition on Aging and Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations;  and Edwin Walker, Deputy Assistant Secretary, HHS. 

This dialogue will focus on the need  to equip healthcare workers with access to patients, and digital content for training/education, data collection, analysis and feedback, as well as assessment and remote diagnosis capacity. There are numerous examples in Western Europe which show that adoption of mobile health solutions by community and rural health workers have delivered an approximately 50 percent increase in productivity and improved the quality of care by up to 70 percent so health workers can spend more time on patient care.

Jane’s background as a healthcare researcher and CEO gives her a deep understanding of the need to examine the problem firsthand.  Jane will focus on Intel’s initiative on working with the Council on Foreign Relations and the Global Coalition on Aging as  Intel has a long history in Health IT investment and research. She will discuss how crucial it is to adopt a user centered approach for aging populations in order to change the face of aging for the next generation.

If you are interested in further speaking with Jane before or after the discussion, please let me know at keith.mutzman@nof9.com or call me at 415-268-4812. Thanks and we hope to see you soon!

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The original posting can be found here:
http://fpc.state.gov/172387.htm

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