The second year of HealthBeat is just days away — coming at a time when health-tech innovation is undergoing massive change. What will the future of healthcare look like, and what is technology’s role? Our panelists at HealthBeat may have some answers.

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What part of the patient journey is going to be most revolutionized or improved by current innovation in healthcare IT?

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This year’s lineup of HealthBeat speakers and keynotes represents luminaries in health tech, including clinicians, investors, health-tech startups, and industry experts. Here’s a smattering of what, and who, to expect:

Dr. Peter Tippet, Chief medical officer of Verizon Healthcare on the patient journey

Aneesh Chopra, former CTO for the White House under President Obama and founder of Hunch Analytics on cloud solutions and interoperability challenges

Ryan Howard, CEO and founder of Practice Fusion on patient empowerment

Pravene Nath, CIO of Stanford Hospital and Clinics at Stanford University Medical Center on connecting patients and data to electronic health records

Bryan Sivak, Chief technology officer at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on tackling huge data challenges ahead

Sharon Terry, President and CEO of Genetic Alliance on democratizing genetic data

Ramin Bastani, Founder and CEO of Healthvana on patient empowerment by delivering lab results directly to the patient

Along with a host of other speakers, HealthBeat is also introducing the Innovation Showcase, featuring 11 innovative companies and startups, all of whom get six minutes to present their tools and solutions to a panel of expert investors.

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HealthBeat — VentureBeat’s breakthrough health tech event — is returning on Oct 27-28 in San Francisco. This year’s theme is “The patient journey: Connections, data, and innovation.” We’re putting long-established giants of the health care world on stage with CEOs of the nation’s most disruptive health tech companies to share insights, analyze trends, and showcase breakthrough products. Purchase your tickets now!