Monthly Archives: March 2011

News & Updates

Farzad Mostashari, the National Coordinator for HIT, just named Health 2.0′s Investing in Innovations (i2) Program among the year’s top five most notable developments in the world of health information technology. The Investing in Innovations Program is the first-of-its-kind government … Continue reading

Exercise, Food and Wellness: Backstage Video Interviews from Spring Fling 2011

One area where Health 2.0 technologies show great promise and some early market penetration is in tools for wellness. Employers, consumers, and even Medicare are now paying for programs and services that don’t look like traditional medical care. In a … Continue reading

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the (EHR) Bomb

Remember the fear mongering rhetoric about weapons of mass destruction and all sorts of other bogey men that sometimes led to war death and true destruction and other times to just animosity, hatred and counterproductive waste of time and resources? … Continue reading

Dartmouth Raises the Bar for Health Care Delivery Science

The words “health care” can stir a buzz in any crowd these days. While many of us are quick to point out the parts of the current system in need of repair, the solutions for fixing those problems are not … Continue reading

Donate to Japan’s Disaster Relief Efforts

On March 11th, a magnitude-8.9 earthquake hit off the shore of Japan, unleashing a two story tsunami and leaving enormous destruction in its wake. Hundreds have been killed in this disaster and thousands remain homeless. During the closing remarks of … Continue reading

The Absolute Latest

We’ve installed a twitter feed to capture the live Twitter action from our ongoing Spring Fling Conference in San Diego, March 21st-22nd. Use #health2con and let us know what you think! Your browser does not support iframes! Have you considered … Continue reading

SoloHealth is Invested in by Coinstar

Yesterday, Coinstar, Inc. announced it will invest in SoloHealth, a consumer-driven healthcare technology company that develops and deploys health screening and information kiosks. SoloHealth is best known for its award-winning EyeSite® product and the next-generation SoloHealth Station™. Investment details were … Continue reading

Vote for YOUR Favorite Developer Challenge Team

The official Health 2.0 Developer Challenge Judges will make the final call but you can vote for YOUR favorite team here! Can’t remember which team did what? “Continue reading” to see videos on each project.

Sermo’s Partnership with J&J - More from the floor of our Spring Fling!

One of the big stories at the Health 2.0 Conference in San Diego is that Sermo is partnering with Janssen Global Services (part of J&J) to create tools for doctors to help them move their patients through the health care … Continue reading

SMART App Challenge Launched on

Recently, one of the recipients of the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects (SHARP) announced a milestone.  Researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, have developed SMART, a unique platform architecture to … Continue reading

The Health 2.0 Team in Action!

The Health 2.0 Team is ramping up to put on the most memorable Spring Fling yet! Almost all of the key players have descended upon fair La Jolla and we have already taking the hotel by storm. The question is … Continue reading

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