Digital Innovations Workshop

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Developing a digital innovation?

Our Digital Innovation & Translation Workshop provided information to develop, protect, license and commercialize your software, copyright, and data.

We also walked through our new Health IT Roadmap for accessing Duke clinical data during development.

VENDORS in attendance

  • Pattern Health
  • Bluedoor
  • Little Green Software
  • Oak City Labs


8:30-8:45 Coffee & Tea

8:45-9:15 Introduction

Jeff Ferranti, Chief Information Officer and Vice President for Medical Informatics

9:00-11:30 Software/Copyright/Data General Issues-Morning Session

9-10:00 IP Protection in IT – patents are not always the solution (Eric Wagner, OTC)

10-11:00 Licensing of software, data and content– commercial licensing, open source issues, open    data, dual licensing (Dinesh Divakaran, OTC)

11-11:30 Help for your IT startup (Kevin Bowles, Duke MIR)

11:30-1:00 Lunch/Lessons Learned

Erich Huang, KelaHealth “Lessons learned from a startup”  (leads into afternoon roadmap discussion)

1:00-4:00 Digital Health-Afternoon Session


1:00-1:20 Regulatory Aspects of Digital Health ORAQ (Kelly Lindblom)

1:20-1:40 COI (Greg Samsa and Angie Solomon)

1:40-2:00 Compliance (Colleen Shannon)

2:00-2:20 Data Security & ISO (Shelly Epps)

2:20-2:40 DHTS Initiatives: PACE, et al. (Stephen Blackwelder)

2:40-3:00 Working with EPIC (Eric Poon)


3:00-3:15 MAG (Katie McMillan)

3:15-3:30 Duke FORGE (Victoria Christian), Invited

3:30-3:45 DIHI (Krista Whalen)

3:45-4:00 DOCR (Denise Snyder)


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