areas of highest need

Discover the areas of highest need and define opportunities to work on problems that matter most in health care

key traits for investors

What key traits are investors looking for in healthcare startups? Learn how to build value in healthcare entrepreneurship.

from idea to pilot

What does it take to partner with healthcare systems? Gain insights into implementing in real-world healthcare settings.

epatient engagement

Engaged, empowered, and entrepreneurial patients are “lead users” driving innovation. How might industry tap into their expertise?

Some of our Speakers

Jonathan Bush

CEO and President of athenahealth

Zen Chu

Co-founder, Hacking Medicine, MIT

Donna Cryer

Stanford MedX ePatient, President and CEO, Global Liver Institute

Ezekiel J. Emanuel

Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania

David Shaywitz

Chief Medical Officer, DNAnexus

Bob Wachter

Professor and Associate Chair of Medicine, UCSF

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