Monthly Archives: February 2011

E-Prescribing Growing Pains

As more medical facilities attempt to digitilize their workflow in order to to receive Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record incentive payments, they are tripping up in common areas when it comes to e-prescribing, according to a recent study from … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Goes to HIMSS

Last week was the HIMSS conference in Orlando, and I spent hours and hours in the boat-show exhibit hall. I also finally made it to a keynote at HIMSS (it’s been a while). HIMSS Chairman and Cleveland Clinic CIO Martin … Continue reading

Interview with Amy Romano, Childbirth Connection

Today we talk with Amy Romano, Associate Director of Programs at Childbirth Connection, who is sponsoring of one of the most recent additions to the Health 2.0 Online Developer Challenge, the Maternity Data Visualization Challenge. Childbirth Connection is asking developers to … Continue reading

Health Care Issues + Developers + Designers + 8 hours = Awesome.

The Health 2.0 team has just wrapped-up the first round of live code-a-thons in 2011, and we’re excited to say that we’ve witnessed the creation of some incredibly innovative applications for health care! Our team and judges were impressed with … Continue reading

DCs Health 2.0 Meetup: MyDS Takes on Dietary Supplements

Aquilent’s most recent Health2.0 STAT Meetup event on February 10 showcased some of the latest innovations in health 2.0 – with a focus on real world scenarios of how open government is enabling more active citizen communication on key healthcare … Continue reading

News & Updates

Team Triangle wins the Boston Code-a-thon by tweaking an XBOX Kinect to track involuntary motion. The physician, developer team has plans to better map this tool to the AIMS scale for in-home monitoring of motion disorders like Parkinson’s and is … Continue reading

Boston Code-a-thon Winners Announced!

Last Saturday’s Boston Health 2.0 Developer Challenge Code-a-thon was a fantastic success! It was amazing to see all of the great collaboration and work that was accomplished in a mere 8 hours. Like most of our code-a-thons, many of our … Continue reading

Interview with Brian Witlin of ShopWell

Last week I caught up with Brian Witlin, CEO and co-founder of ShopWell to talk about his upcoming product demo at the Health 2.0 Spring Fling. ShopWell is a mobile and web-based application that allows users to quickly scan or … Continue reading

Listen Up Health 2.0-ers!

Health 2.0′s Spring Fling is just 4 weeks away. Rates go up Wednesday, February 23rd at 5:00 PM PST. Don’t miss an incredible line-up of newly confirmed speakers, product launches, case studies, and pre-conference workshops, all in a beautiful setting … Continue reading

Interview with Preston Maring, KP

Last week I was able to chat with Preston Maring about his work with Kaiser Permanente. When Preston’s not practicing as an OB/GYN at the Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, he’s a pioneer for getting organic food into the hands … Continue reading

HealthCentral on their Experience at the DC Code-a-thon

Saturday marked the first Health 2.0 Developer Challenge (or hackathon, if you will) in Washington, D.C.  While a few of these challenges have happened before (in such far-away places as San Francisco), this was the first to be centered in … Continue reading

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