On Oct. 3, the the Medical Industry Leadership Institute at the Carlson School of Management will host the Convene conference, which aims to bring together university researchers and the health care industry. This year's focus is artificial intelligence; the keynote speaker is Dr. Peter Pronovost, Chief Medical Officer of United Healthcare, who will discuss the "Journey to High Value Healthcare." Also featured is John Hammergren, CEO of McKesson Corporation; he'll be joined by Prof. Stephen Parente to discuss health case and data analytics. University of Minnesota faculty, staff, students and alumni are eligible for discounted tickets -- learn more and register here.
The Minnesota Precision Medicine Collaborative (MPMC) is a transformative initiative to use 21st century technologies – including genomics, informatics, bioengineering, analysis of environmental exposures, and behavioral sciences – to tailor health care to the challenges facing individuals and their communities.