Healthcare Tech

TCCP Healthcare Tech brings together clinicians, executives and technology innovators from around the Central PA region. We offer world-class speakers, insights into cutting-edge health IT products and trends in healthcare delivery and accountability.

Our annual Healthcare Innovations in Technology conference focuses on the latest technologies in healthcare. This conference offers insight into the latest innovations and emerging trends in healthcare.

Healthcare Innovations in Technology 2020: 

Accelerating Innovation in a Time of Crisis

October 8, 2020

2:00 – 5:00 PM – Panels

5:00 – 6:00 PM – Networking

The Technology Council of Central PA, in collaboration with the Center for Medical Innovation at the Penn State College of Medicine, invite you to join us virtually for our annual Innovations in Healthcare conference.  The main event will run from 2 to 5 p.m., followed by a virtual Innovation Café open networking session from 5 to 6 p.m. utilizing an exclusive web-based networking platform.

Click here to access this year’s event program.

Check out the panels and speaker lineup below!


2:00 p.m. Welcome

Ann Hughes, Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania

2:05 – 3:00 p.m.  Roots of Innovation Panel

Erika Swift, Penn State Center for Medical Innovation (moderator)
Timothy Simpson, PhD, Penn State Mechanical Engineering, MASC founder
Richard Bagley, Penn State Health Supply Chain
Steve Tracey, Penn State Center Supply Chain Research
Anthony Tsai, MD, Penn State Health Pediatric Surgery
Barry Fell, TPC Design and SIG Medical Corp

3:00 – 4:00 p.m  Telemedicine Panel

Christopher LaCoe, DBA, Penn State Health Virtual Care (moderator)
R. Hal Baker, MD, WellSpan Health Innovation Center
Robert Neff, Jefferson Health Innovation Technology
Jennifer Kraschnewski, MD, MPH, Penn State Health Medicine and Project ECHO
Sricharan Chalikonda, MD, MHA, Allegheny Health Network Clinical Operations

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.  BioTechnologies Panel

Mel Billingsley, PhD, Life Sciences Greenhouse (moderator)
Nikolay Dokholyan, PhD, Penn State Pharmacology Thomas Caltagirone, PhD, Aptagen, LLC
James Adair, PhD, Penn State Materials Science and Engineering
Jian Yang, PhD, Penn State Biomedical and Regenerative Engineering
Daniel Hayes, PhD, Penn State Biomedical Engineering

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Networking