FutureMed2011: Days 3, 4, 5

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**Updated 17 May**  Michael at MedGadget continues his intensive coverage of FutureMed 2011 with reports on Days 3, 4 and 5.

Day 3 highlights: Stanford (University) Biodesign, the medtech VC space, O’Reilly Media, analysis of social networks as indicator of (e.g.) epidemiology, IDEO, Celgene on innovative therapies for Crohn’s disease and sheet collagen (photos are not for weak-stomached), a visit to Autodesk CAD’s offices.

Day 4 highlights: regenerative medicine on the Gartner hype curve, Dave deBronkart (a/k/a e-Patient Dave) and patient advocacy, neuroscience including deep brain stimulation, NeuroVigil, Practice Fusion’s free and cloud-based EHR, Intuitive Surgical (da Vinci robots), more.

Day 5 highlights (1/2 day):  inSTEDD (innovation for diseases and disasters), Open Medicine Institute