Monthly Archives: July 2010

BitGym and Virtual Active Team Up for a New App

In the tech world an unanticipated use case occurs when innovators build their own projects on already useful technology. It’s how Virtual Active: BitGym Edition, a new fitness app released today, came about. The iOS app takes into account a … Continue reading

Technology Showcase: Data Drives Decisions

In this technology showcase from the Health 2.0 Goes to Washington conference on June 7, 2010, the participants in the Data Drives Decisions panel showcased and discussed how data collected from and by users can be used to develop powerful … Continue reading

Interview with David Hale

In this interview captured at the Health 2.0 Goes to Washington on June 10, 2023 David Hale, project manager at the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health talks about his vision for the future of Health IT … Continue reading

WEGOHealth provides solution for that Ning premium charge

Ever since the “build your own network” company Ning moved to a pay model for its networks, there’s been some browbeating on the blogosphere about what to do with those communities which had created traction on Ning, but didn’t have … Continue reading

Beacon Communities: Webinar with EVERYTHING You Ever Wanted to Know!

HIE, SHARP, RECs, and now… Beacons? What does it all mean? With the passage of HITECH in 2009, we’ve seen a series of coordinated grant programs from HHS – and if you’re not confused with all of the acronyms, you’re … Continue reading

Keas Opens API for Health 2.0 Developer Challenge!

The fifth challenge for the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge has just been announced. Keas, the health and wellness data driven platform has opened up their API and a development environment to anyone who wants to author a “social care plan.”  … Continue reading

Jamie Heywood Challenges Health 2.0

Jamie Heywood, Co-Founder and Chairman of PatientsLikeMe, spoke  at the Health 2.0 Washington DC conference. While on stage, he gave a challenge to the federal agencies to “change what we pay for.”

Aneesh Chopra Gives Keynote Address

At the Health 2.0 Washington DC Conference Aneesh Chopra, Federal Chief Technology Officer of the United States, gave a keynote address regarding incorporating new capabilities into the nation’s healthcare system. One of the topics that he addressed was the culture gap between consumers and … Continue reading

The Health 2.0 Developer Challenge-It’s On!

Today is the formal kick-off of the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge. The challenge was first announced by Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra on June 2 at the Community Health Data Initiative (CHDI) meeting, and it’s partly a continuation of the great … Continue reading

Navigating Cancer

Gena Cook is the CEO of Navigating Cancer, a new Health 2.0 company aiming at getting cancer patients online with their care providers. Gena tracked me down in a Starbucks in Seattle (oxymoron I know) when I was up there … Continue reading, and health care at OSCON

I’m trying to get better about putting my KOMO radio spots up here, if only because trying to be coherent about a topic in a couple or 45 second soundbites is pretty hard and therefore good practice. Today I’m talking … Continue reading

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