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Health Informatics - NECHS 2018

Second NorthEast Computational Health Summit 2018 (April 27, 2018)
Theme: AI in Healthcare
MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, 75 Binney Street, Cambridge, MA

On Friday April 27th, MIT and IBM Research co-hosted the 2nd North East Computational Health Summit. The theme of this year’s summit was AI in Healthcare, with the objective of bringing together machine learning, medical informatics and computational health professionals to share latest developments and explore potential collaborations to unlock the potential of Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare.

We also featured an interactive panel, as well as submitted papers and posters on various aspects of computational health including deep learning, observational studies, predictive modelling, translational informatics, patient engagement, explanatory models, health behavior and digital health.

Featured Keynotes

Kenneth Mandl, MD, MPH
Donald A.B. Lindberg Professor of Pediatrics & Biomedical Informatics,
Harvard Medical School

Peter Szolovits, PhD
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, EECS,

Featured Panelists

Finale Doshi-Velez, PhD
Assistant Professor, Computer Science,
Harvard University

Anil Jain, MD, FACP
VP & Chief Health Information Officer,
IBM Watson Health

Byron Wallace, PhD
Assistant Professor, College of Computer and Information Science,
Northeastern University

David Sontag, PhD
Assistant Professor, EECS,

Ziad Obermeyer, MD, MPhil
Assistant Professor, Health Care Policy,
Harvard Medical School

Summit Chairs

Regina Barzilay
Delta Electronics Professor, EECS, MIT

David Sontag
Assistant Professor, EECS, MIT

Amar Das
Learning Health Systems, IBM Research

Jianying Hu
Center for Computational Health, IBM Research AI

Organizing Committee

Eileen Koski
Morgan Foreman
Daby Sow
Soumya Ghosh
Li-Wei H. Lehman
Szymon Fedor
Varesh Prasad
Di Jin


75 Binney St, Cambridge, MA 02142
We are located in Kendall square and are easily accessible by public transportaion.
We are a short walk from the Kendall/MIT stop on the red line and from Lechmere on the green line.
We highly encourage using public transportation to get here.


Eileen Koski,
Morgan Foreman,
Soumya Ghosh,
Daby Sow,