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Healthcare Innovation and the Emerging Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) 

Executive Education | Open Enrollment

Course Date
In Person Winston-Salem
1-day program


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The rapid growth in the quantity and quality of patient data available presents a unique set of opportunities and challenges for healthcare systems leaders, clinicians, and managers to evaluate and navigate on behalf of their respective organizations and teams. Emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies offer the potential to significantly increase quality, expand accessibility, and improve affordability of patient care. By leveraging the analytical power of AI technologies and combining this with the creative power of human insights generated through design thinking, medical and non-medical professionals alike can effectively solve key healthcare problems.

This 1-day program introduces participants to Healthcare Innovation and the basics of AI technologies while highlighting potential applications. The first half of the program covers key AI technologies and industry trends with select case studies of state-of-the-art AI innovations in diagnostics, digital health, medical devices, therapeutics, and hospital management. Building on the best practices from these case studies, the second half of the program presents an interactive, design thinking framework for developing AI-based solutions in healthcare settings. Participants will have the hands-on opportunity to apply this innovation framework to evaluate ideas drawn from their own organizations or sourced from concepts created by AI startup ventures.


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Key Takeaways

A basic understanding of the key AI technologies and trends relevant to healthcare innovation.

A foundational toolkit of best practices for AI innovation based on state-of-the-art deployments across a range of healthcare applications.

A design thinking framework for systematically identifying the potential value and assessing the feasibility of AI projects, products, and services in healthcare settings.

An interactive experience in applying this design thinking framework to practice making strategic decisions and develop sound recommendations for adopting AI technologies.

Who Should Attend?

Healthcare systems leaders, clinicians, and managers with an interest in understanding and applying AI to solve healthcare challenges will benefit from this program. The content is especially relevant for non-technical and technical professionals who are involved in guiding and supporting their organizations and teams in formulating strategic plans, developing business cases, building external partnerships, licensing technologies, and evaluating investment opportunities for AI-related projects, products, and services.

Additional Information

  • Dates, Location, Schedule

    Date: TBD


    Location: Wake Downtown, 455 Vine St, Winston-Salem, NC


    Schedule 8:00am -4:15pm

    • 8:00 – 8:20 Arrival and Breakfast
    • 8:20 – 8:30 Introductions and program overview
    • 8:30 – 10:00 Session 1 – AI Technologies and Trends
    • 10:00 – 10:15 Break
    • 10:15 – 12:0o Session 2 – Case Studies and Best Practices for AI Innovation
    • 12:00 – 12:45 Lunch
    • 12:45 – 2:30 Session 3 – A Design Thinking Framework for Evaluating AI in Healthcare
    • 2:30 – 2:45 Break
    • 2:45 – 4:00 Session 4 – Interactive Exercise: Applying Design Thinking to AI Ideas
    • 4:00 – 4:15 Review and group discussion

  • Cost

    The cost of the 2023 program is $995 includes materials, continental breakfast and lunch, and is due in full at time of registration.


    Wake Forest University alumni, faculty, and staff receive a 25% tuition discount.


    If multiple participants are interested in attending from your organization, please contact us for multi-attendee discount information.


    Please contact for more details.

  • Materials

    Course materials are included in the cost of tuition. Course materials will be distributed electronically throughout the program. Participants must have a laptop or tablet computer to access course materials.

  • Refund and Cancellation Policies

    Program Cancellation

    This course is offered contingent upon sufficient enrollment. If a course must be canceled, all registered participants will be notified at least five (5) calendar days before the course’s start date. All registered participants will receive a 100% tuition refund. No fees will be charged for canceled courses.


    Individual Cancellation – Refund Policy

    Prospective participants who withdraw at least 10 days prior to the start of a course will receive a full refund of tuition paid.


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