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Hyatt Regency Cambridge
575 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA  02139-4896
Tel: 617.492.1234
Fax:  617.491.6906

The list of speakers for Imprivata HealthCon is impressive and includes Industry Experts, Imprivata Customers, Imprivata Partner Customers and Employees. All speakers have a multitude of experience across a broad range of topics. The keynotes and 30+ educational sessions are sure to be educational and entertaining.
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Daniel Kraft, MD

Daniel Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor and innovator who also speaks on healthcare trends.


Dr. Kraft has over 20 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation. Daniel chairs the Medicine track for Singularity University and is Executive Director and curator for FutureMed, a program which explores convergent, exponentially developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare. His most recent TED talk “Medicine's future…” has been viewed more than 250,000 times since its posting this June.


Dr. Kraft recently founded IntelliMedicine, focused on enabling connected, data driven, and integrated personalized medicine. He is also the inventor of the MarrowMiner, an FDA approved device for the minimally invasive harvest of bone marrow, and founded RegenMed Systems, a company developing technologies to enable adult stem cell based regenerative therapies. He is a Kauffman Fellow and Venture Partner, with Proteus Venture Partners.


Following undergraduate degrees at Brown and medical school at Stanford, Dr. Kraft was board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics following residency at the Massachusetts General and Boston Children’s Hospital, and completed Stanford fellowships in hematology/oncology & bone marrow transplantation, and extensive research in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. He has multiple scientific publications (including in Nature and Science), medical device, immunology and stem cell related patents through faculty positions with Stanford University School of Medicine and as clinical faculty for the pediatric bone marrow transplantation service at University of California San Francisco.


John D. Halamka, MD, MS, is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief Information Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Chairman of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), co-Chair of the national HIT Standards Committee, co-Chair of the Massachusetts HIT Advisory Committee and a practicing Emergency Physician.
As Chief Information Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, he is responsible for all clinical, financial, administrative and academic information technology serving 3000 doctors, 14000 employees and two million patients.

As Chairman of NEHEN he oversees clinical and administrative data exchange in Eastern Massachusetts. As co-Chair of the HIT Standards Committee he facilitates the process of electronic standards harmonization among stakeholders nationwide. As co-Chair of the Massachusetts HIT Advisory Committee, he engages the stakeholders of the Commonwealth to guide the development of a statewide health information exchange.
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Chuck Christian

Charles E. Christian, FCHIME, FHIMSS, CHCIO is the CIO of the Good Samaritan Hospital, a 103-year old free-standing, acute care, community hospital in southwest Indiana. Christian is responsible for all information technology activities throughout the enterprise. Christian is serving his 22th year in this role and his 40th year in healthcare. Christian is a Fellow of HIMSS and is a Past Chair of the Board of Directors for this organization. He is also is a Fellow and charter member of CHIME and served on the CHIME Board of Trustees from 2002 through 2004. He is a member of the Technology Advisory Committee for the Vincennes City Schools, and a member of the Curriculum Advisory Committee for Vincennes University.

Christian is serving on the KLAS Advisory Group and the McKesson Strategic Advisory Council, Symantec Senior Executive Advisory Council, as well as the Board of Directors of the Indiana Health Informatics Corporation by appointment of Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels. Christian was recently asked to join the AHA Strategic Development Advisory Committee as a charter member. He is also the Chair of the CHIME Policy Strategy Council and the 2010 recipient of the CHIME-HIMSS John E. Gall, CIO of the Year award. Christian was named as a member of the 2011 Information Healthcare’s top 25 CIOs in Healthcare.