2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

The Patient as CEO

Tuesday, March 15
11:00AM - 11:30AM

Austin Convention Center
Room 10AB
531 E 4th St

From wearable sensors and point-of-care diagnostics, to Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Virtual Reality, 3D printing and more, the convergence of accelerating technologies are fundamentally changing medicine and the way patients interact with their healthcare.

Robin Farmanfarmaian, misdiagnosed as a teen, endured multiple surgeries and hospitalizations before taking charge of her own healthcare and changing her life overnight.

The Patient as CEO shines a light on these upcoming breakthroughs that will allow you, the patient, to be the key decision-maker - the CEO - of your own healthcare.

Hashtags: #sxsw #PatientasCEO


Robin Farmanfarmaian at SXSW

Robin Farmanfarmaian

Co-Founder & CBDO

Invicta Medical

Robin Farmanfarmaian is an entrepreneur, founder, professional speaker and best selling author working in cutting edge technology and medicine. Currently COO of Arc, working on the fusion of medici...

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