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Hi Kezia! You seem to have a keen interest in wearable tech in healthcare. This society may be worth checking out! You may visit it via www[dot]watch-society[dot]com. Warm regards, Marlies

WATCH Society - an independent, International Society for and by Medical Professionals is hosting its second Conference 'Wearables@Work' in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Wearable Technology is an industry growing exponentially, aspiring to meet the needs of both health care professionals and patients. Wearables may be powerful, inobtrusive and elegant, offering a variety of solutions for clinical use and patient-related issues. Generated data resulting from use of wearables offer exciting propositions for medical science and patient treatment. Wearables are on the rise, (cl)aiming to revolutionize the Healthcare Industry. It is important that users of Wearable Tech in Healthcare can truly rely on new technology.

As with any new technology in Healthcare, co-creation and academic validation is needed -when patient safety is at stake. This Conference is all about real content, collaboration, co-creation ànd scrutinization in order to support successful implementation of Wearables in Healthcare. How to gain support and sustainable embedding for care and cure ? What about privacy of the patient? How to overcome the hype and get sustainable evidence?. A carefully curated program featuring renowned speakers on day 1, exciting site-visits on day 2. A medical conference, focusing on true content.

Now what is it that makes the WATCH-conference a must-go?
WATCH is a 2-day, International conference organized by and for medical professionals interested in valid use of wearable technology

The first day, a plenary program is featured with many MDs on stage, sharing their ideas and actual use of wearable tech.
The second day, a truly unique and high-profile program of site visits at Google Amsterdam, Apple Amsterdam, Samsung the Netherlands, Microsoft, WAAG Society and others are offered!

An unique chance to be informed on the latest and upcoming news in wearable tech (a non-disclosure to be signed may apply). The conference has requested continuing medical education (CME) credit with the European Union of Medical Specialties (UEMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA).