Intel Fellow to Talk About Health Innovation

Eric Dishman to Explain Intel's Approach to Health Care

March 27, 2012

The UCSF community is invited to hear Eric Dishman, director of Health Innovation and Policy for Intel’s Digital Health Group, talk about novel approaches to health care. 

Eric Dishman

Eric Dishman

Presented by the UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute, his talk is slated for Thursday, April 5, from 10 to 11 a.m. in room N 225 in the UCSF School of Nursing on the Parnassus campus. 

Dishman is an Intel Fellow and director of health innovation and policy for Intel's Digital Health Group. He founded the product research and innovation team responsible for driving Intel's worldwide health care research, new product innovation, strategic planning, and health policy and standards activities.

Dishman is recognized globally for promoting health care reform through home and community-based technologies and services, with a focus on enabling independent living for seniors. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post and Business Week. The Wall Street Journal named him one of "12 People Who Are Changing Your Retirement."

He has delivered keynotes on independent living for events, such as the annual Consumer Electronics Show, the IAHSA International Conference and the National Governors Association. He has published numerous articles on independent living technologies and co-authored government reports on health information technologies and health reform.

Dishman has co-founded organizations devoted to advancing independent living, including the Technology Research for Independent Living Centre, the Center for Aging Services Technologies, the Everyday Technologies for Alzheimer's Care program, and the Oregon Center for Aging & Technology.

To learn more about him and from him, read his blog.