December 7-8, 2016 San Jose Convention CenterSan Jose, CA

BIOMEDevice San Jose 2016 Schedule

Use the scheduling tool below to browse all the available sessions, speakers and topics at this year's event. Find the content and sessions to fit all of your educational needs and ensure you get the most out of your time at the event.

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    • Thursday | 8:25am
    • Thursday, 8:25am - 8:30am
      Location:  210A
      Jonathan Honiball (Acumen, LLC)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Tackling Barriers to Market Entry
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
      Thursday, 8:25am - 8:30am
      Location:  210B
      Bryan Marklin (Avaya)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Device and Ecosystem Integration
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
    • Thursday | 8:30am
    • Thursday, 8:30am - 9:15am
      Location:  210B
      Bill Saltzstein (Code Blue Consulting)
      Steve Abrahamson (GE Healthcare), Steve Hegenderfer (Bluetooth), John Zaleski (Bernoulli Health)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Device and Ecosystem Integration
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
      Thursday, 8:30am - 9:15am
      Location:  210A
      Stephanie Kute, PhD (Battelle)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Tackling Barriers to Market Entry
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
    • Thursday | 9:15am
    • Thursday, 9:15am - 10:00am
      Location:  210B
      Robert Schad (BD/Carefusion), Dan Pettus (BD/Carefusion)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Device and Ecosystem Integration
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
      Thursday, 9:15am - 10:00am
      Location:  210A
      Deborah Kilpatrick, PhD (Evidation Health)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Tackling Barriers to Market Entry
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
    • Thursday | 10:15am
    • Thursday, 10:15am - 11:00am
      Location:  210A
      David Amor, MSBE, CQA (Medgineering, Inc.), Lori-Ann Woodard (TEVA Pharmaceuticals)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Tackling Barriers to Market Entry
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
      Thursday, 10:15am - 11:00am
      Location:  210B
      Dana Good (Stratos Product Development)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Device and Ecosystem Integration
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
    • Thursday | 11:00am
    • Thursday, 11:00am - 11:45am
      Location:  210A
      Patty Spiller (Livongo), Brit Gould (iRhythm), Theo Tam (Zing Health)
      Kevin Chien (Stryker)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Tackling Barriers to Market Entry
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
      Thursday, 11:00am - 11:45am
      Location:  Center Stage
      Adam Jacobs (Sunrise Labs)
      Conference Tracks: Center Stage (Free)
      Session Type: Center Stage (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid), Expo Pass (Free)
      Thursday, 11:00am - 11:45am
      Location:  210B
      Steve Abrahamson (GE Healthcare)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Device and Ecosystem Integration
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
    • Thursday | 11:30am
    • Thursday, 11:30am - 12:15pm
      Location:  Tech Theater (1143)
      Mark Lowe (Tekscan)
      Conference Tracks:
      Session Type: Tech Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid), Expo Pass (Free)
    • Thursday | 12:00pm
    • Thursday, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
      Location:  Center Stage
      Chris Danek, PhD (Christopher Danek Consulting)
      Conference Tracks: Center Stage (Free)
      Session Type: Center Stage (Free)
      Pass Type: Expo Pass (Free)
    • Thursday | 12:30pm
    • Thursday, 12:30pm - 1:15pm
      Location:  Tech Theater (1143)
      Thor Rollins (Nelson Laboratories)
      Conference Tracks:
      Session Type: Tech Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid), Expo Pass (Free)
    • Thursday | 12:45pm
    • Thursday, 12:45pm - 1:15pm
      Location:  Center Stage
      Hariharan Subramanian (Briteseed)
      Conference Tracks: Center Stage (Free)
      Session Type: Center Stage (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid), Expo Pass (Free)
    • Thursday | 1:00pm
    • Thursday, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
      Location:  Center Stage
      Marie Thibault (UBM Americas)
      Conference Tracks: Center Stage (Free)
      Session Type: Innovation Tours (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid), Expo Pass (Free)
      Thursday, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
      Location:  210A
      Alexander Grunewald, PhD (Johnson & Johnson, Innovation Centers)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Tackling Barriers to Market Entry
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
      Thursday, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
      Location:  210B
      Bill Saltzstein (Code Blue Consulting)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Device and Ecosystem Integration
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
    • Thursday | 1:30pm
    • Thursday, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
      Location:  Tech Theater (1143)
      Brian Matachun (MTD Micro Molding)
      Conference Tracks:
      Session Type: Tech Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid), Expo Pass (Free)
      Thursday, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
      Location:  Center Stage
      Kim Chau (Product Creation Studio)
      Conference Tracks: Center Stage (Free)
      Session Type: Center Stage (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid), Expo Pass (Free)
    • Thursday | 1:45pm
    • Thursday, 1:45pm - 2:30pm
      Location:  210A
      Charlie Dean (Apollo Endosurgery)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Tackling Barriers to Market Entry
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
      Thursday, 1:45pm - 2:30pm
      Location:  210B
      James Lloyd (Redox Engine)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Device and Ecosystem Integration
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
    • Thursday | 2:30pm
    • Thursday, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
      Location:  Center Stage
      Joel Harris (Incube Labs)
      Conference Tracks: Center Stage (Free)
      Session Type: Center Stage (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid), Expo Pass (Free)
    • Thursday | 2:45pm
    • Thursday, 2:45pm - 4:00pm
      Location:  210B
      Jamie Hartford (UBM Americas)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Device and Ecosystem Integration
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
      Thursday, 2:45pm - 4:00pm
      Location:  210A
      Chris Danek, PhD (Christopher Danek Consulting)
      Jennifer Jackson (Cedar Sinai Medical Center)
      Ilir Kullolli (Stanford Children's Health), Ted Cohen, MS, CCE (UC Davis Health System)
      Conference Tracks: Connected Health: Tackling Barriers to Market Entry
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)
    • Thursday | 3:15pm
    • Thursday, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
      Location:  Center Stage
      Eric Doster (Dozuki)
      Conference Tracks: Center Stage (Free)
      Session Type: Center Stage (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid), Expo Pass (Free)
  • Ed BlackPresidentReimbursement Strategies

    Mr. Black specializes in reimbursement strategy, payer relations and health economics for medtech and biotech companies in the US and abroad. He works with companies to monetize new products and services and has helped clients in Canada, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Scotland, Switzerland and Japan navigate the complexities of US healthcare. Mr. Black offers a strong understanding of payer perspectives in health policy and excels in translating government and private payer policies into successful reimbursement planning.

    Before founding Reimbursement Strategies, LLC in 2008, Mr. Black worked over 25 years in health and provider network management within the Blue Cross Blue Shield system and served on two national advisory boards responsible for leading consistency in medical, benefit, and payment policy. From 1994 to 2002, Edward served as the executive director of three managed care business partnerships with large multispecialty clinics for which he was awarded the 1995 Outstanding Contribution to the Healthcare Industry Citation by Medical Alley.

    Reimbursement Strategies offers the full line of medtech/biotech reimbursement services including HCPCS and CPT coding analysis and new code submissions; medical coverage policy research, analysis and advocacy; payment negotiation; clinical trial optimization for reimbursement and health economics for new and existing technologies.
    Mr. Black is active in several US and international medical technology initiatives including: The 2013 Governor's Trade Mission to Europe; the BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota Trade Delegation to Japan, 2012; Canadian Medical Device Mentor Network and lecturer for Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation-Toronto, ON, Canada. He is a co-founder and principal in Life Sciences International, Inc. (www.lifesciencesint.com) , and serves as an adjunct faculty member in the University of Minnesota Master of Science in Medical Device Innovation Program and Reimbursement Advisor to the University of MN Office for Technology Commercialization.


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