Orlando, FL
Feb. 19-20, 2017
Vice President & General Manager, Diagnostics Cardiac Rhythm & Heart Failure

Chris Landon is a passionate advocate for connected healthcare and an accomplished medical technology executive. 

Over the past 14 years, Chris has committed himself to innovation and economic sustainability when it comes to bringing advances in healthcare technology to patients all across the world.  While at Medtronic, the world ‘s leading pure play medical device manufacturer, Chris has held a number of roles ranging from healthcare economics, strategic planning and analytics, sales, marketing and research and development. He currently leads Medtronic’s efforts in cardiac diagnostics and patient monitoring. He has been instrumental in defining Medtronic’s digital and connected health strategy and oversees several investments in both technology and business model innovations focused on enhancing patient engagement, improving outcomes and lowering healthcare costs.

Prior to joining Medtronic, Chris worked as a strategy consultant with Deloitte where his focus was on developing and optimizing digital business models in the Financial Services field.  Representative clients included E*Trade Financial, Microsoft, Charles Schwab, Visa International and American Express.

Chris holds an MBA from the esteemed International Institute of Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland and an undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.

February 19, 2017
9:30am - 10:10am
Plaza International G-H Ballroom

A key goal for Digital and Personal Connected Health @ HIMSS17 is to bypass the hype and explore how healthcare organizations are using digital tools as part of a strategy to truly meet business and clinical goals – to improve care, reduce costs, and engage patients.

In this session, our expert panelists will discuss just that, including how smart phones, apps, wearable sensors, remote patient monitoring, and other digital tools are being used to, among other things, increase access to healthcare services, meet the expectations of different consumer/patient groups, and provide operational efficiencies (for example, adding services without adding staff).

What business models work? Which ones don’t and why? How do you measure ROI? What are the regulatory and reimbursement challenges that impact success?

Digital and connected health in not an end in itself. It’s a strategic ingredient in addressing and succeeding with big themes like pop health and interoperability – themes being explored throughout the HIMSS17 annual conference. This session will examine this connection with practical real-life examples and insights.

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