COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Academic leaders, industry experts, government policymakers, healthcare providers and entrepreneurs from around the world will gather at The Ohio State University in October to share the latest developments in P4 Medicine and innovations in science.
P4 Medicine is a novel approach to individualized medical care that engages consumer participation, predicts and prevents disease, facilitates health, and creates a personalized life strategy wellness plan for each individual.
The 2012 Johanna and Ralph DeStefano Personalized Health Care International Conference will be held Oct. 3 – 4 at the Blackwell Inn, located at 2110 Tuttle Park Place, on the campus of The Ohio State University.
With a theme of "Advancing P4 Medicine Through Innovations in Science," attendees will hear from experts about revolutionizing medicine and transforming healthcare delivery in a way which will result in more precise, cost-effective and higher quality health care for patients. Topics will focus on social connectedness, gamification, complex systems, innovations in science and advancements in P4 Medicine, and patient participation, as well as others.
"Ohio State has become a recognized leader in bringing P4 Medicine to the forefront, and this year's conference is focusing on its advancements and innovations in science," says Dr. Clay Marsh, executive director of the Center for Personalized Health Care at Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center. "Having Johanna DeStefano's support of our national conference is a significant honor. She is a true visionary and community leader and we are pleased to reap the benefits of her passion and devotion to helping us deliv
|SOURCE The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center|
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