design thinking

In this hands-on session, experience using the processes of design thinking and decision science to generate and co-create new solutions that break new ground in tackling the process of consent.

stakeholder engagement

How might we learn and leverage qualitative design research tools to gain new insight into the unmet needs of real patients and clinicians in the treatment decision-making process?

patient safety

How might we generate new directions that support and capture the connection between risk and patient comprehension for the informed consent process?

shared decision making

How might we elevate the informed consent process, empowering patients and providers to make fully informed, shared decisions about treatment and assuring better outcomes for all?

Patient-Centered Innovation

According to social media analytics firm Symplur, as a patient-centric healthcare IT conference, Medicine X “Sets the bar higher”. Higher in terms of setting a new world record in engagement, social media discussions, and sustained conversations after the conference ended.

Emerging Technologies

Medicine X is a catalyst for new ideas about the future of medicine and health care. The initiative explores how emerging technologieswill advance the practice of medicine, improve health, and empower patients to be active participants in their own care.

Designed for Everyone

Medicine X is an academic conference and program designed for everyone. We aim to bring all healthcare stakeholders together–patients, providers, technologists, and researchers–to innovate healthcare through the thoughtful use of emerging technologies.

Great Talks from the Stanford Medicine X Main Stage