Medical Devices -- Michigan's "Next Big Thing" ... But at What Cost?
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
From artificial knees, to robotic surgery, to personalized medicine, doctors and patients have an ever-expanding array of health care tools to call on. These technologies are improving patients’ quality of life, enabling medical interventions not imagined even 10 years ago. Is there a downside to all of this?
- Our forum will cover the technological underpinnings of a few of these advances;
- Address some of the costs and risk questions related to them; and
- Look at some of the implications (medical, financial, ethical) of these rapidly emerging technologies
5:30 p.m. Registration
6:00 p.m. Start of Program
7:30 p.m. Local Post-Program Networking
Site Locations (2):
Southeast Michigan - Menlo Innovations, 505 E. Liberty St. Lower Level 500 (FedEx Building) Ann Arbor MI 48104.
Western Michigan - Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences, 301 Michigan St. NE Grand Rapids MI 49503, Second Floor Auditorium, Parking available in GVSU Lafayette Street lot across the street.
Walk-in Registration Southeast Michigan -- Cash or Check only
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MIT Enterprise Forum Great Lakes provides insights into technology, innovation and their impact on society to its audiences. We connect passionate and engaged participants across the state to enable the broader understanding and adoption of innovation-enabled technologies into the Michigan economy and the world beyond.