Frost & Sullivan

Virtual Think Tank

Harnessing the Power of AI and Digital Technology in Colorectal Surgery


Charlie Whelan
Senior Vice President of Consulting, Americas, Transformational Health
Frost & Sullivan

Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET

We are pleased to invite you to an exclusive discussion with your peers to gain your perspective in support of our ongoing industry research.

Join us for this Timely Discussion!

Your voice matters. Join Frost & Sullivan, in partnership with Medtronic, for an opportunity to interact and debate with your peers on the future of artificial intelligence and other digital technologies in the field of colorectal surgery. From using AI algorithms to spot colorectal lesions during endoscopy to accessing interactive surgical simulations in the palm of your hand, innovative breakthroughs like these hold tremendous potential.

This dynamic discussion will discuss how new digital solutions can be applied in managing colorectal disease, including topics such as:

How can AI tools such as Medtronic’s GI Genius be used improve early disease detection and better patient care while helping a provider meet its larger growth objectives

Review how the Touch Surgery e-learning tool from Medtronic can help surgeons review newer techniques, improve procedural proficiencies, and enhance residency and fellowship programs.

Explore ways to improve the benefits that established AI tools can deliver to colorectal surgeons

During this Virtual Think Tank, Frost & Sullivan’s Charlie Whelan, Senior Vice President of Consulting, Americas, Global Business Unit Leader – Transformational Health, will moderate a discussion around the unique stapling challenges colorectal surgeons face and the effective use of different techniques and technologies. 


What is a Virtual Think Tank?
A Frost & Sullivan Virtual Think Tank is an exclusive, unique and highly engaging conversation that brings together a diverse group of industry leaders to discuss their opinions on a certain topic. Content from this collective discussion will be featured in an upcoming Frost & Sullivan article where you have the options to be highlighted as a thought leader. Your insight as a strategic partner is invaluable.
Why should I participate?
  • Share & Learn Best Practices: Engage in strategic conversations with your peers. The open, candid discussions you have will spark creative thinking and help you formulate new ideas for implementation.
  • Increase Your Peer-to-Peer Network: Connect with other senior level leaders in your industry on a more intimate level.
  • Get Access to a Frost & Sullivan Analyst: Engage with our industry experts to gain additional insights and ask them your questions.
  • Demonstrate Your Industry Expertise: The insights, feedback and best practices shared by you will be part of an upcoming Frost & Sullivan article. Through your participation, both you and your company will be positioned as a leader.
Will I have the option to be quoted or not?

Yes, all participants have the options to be quoted or not in the content created from the discussion.

Will I get a copy of the final content once published?

Yes, we would be more than happy to send you over a complimentary copy of the final content once published.

Who can I speak with for additional questions?

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