Monthly Archives: April 2011

“Public Data for Cancer Prevention and Control Challenge” Moving to Phase II!

This summer, ONC’s Investing in Innovation program (i2), in partnership with National Cancer Institute, launched the “Using Public Data for Cancer Prevention and Control: From Innovation to Impact” challenge.  ONC was terrifically pleased with the quality of the entries submitted … Continue reading

HHS Webinar on Health Data May 2nd

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) have two amazing data resources that we at Health 2.0 are big fans of: and the Health Indicators Warehouse. This Monday at 3:30 PM EDT, HHS will be hosting a … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Pavilion at Maker Faire Bay Area

Health 2.0 is thrilled to announce the Health 2.0 Pavilion at the upcoming Maker Faire Bay Area 2011 in San Mateo, CA May 21-22, 2011. I know I’ve written about Make before - they’re leading the maker movement. Bringing together … Continue reading

News & Updates

Joichi Ito has been named director of the MIT Media Lab. A vocal advocate of emergent democracy, privacy, and Internet freedom, Ito is board chair and former CEO of Creative Commons, sits on the board of directors of the Mozilla … Continue reading

Fireside Chats and Closing Panel: Backstage Video Interviews from the Spring Fling 2011

During the Opening Night of our recent Health 2.0 Conference, Health 2.0 founders Indu Subaiya and Matthew Holt kicked off the conference with a set of Fireside Chats. We heard from a specific set of individuals looking at how Health … Continue reading

Research 2.0: Backstage Video Interviews from the Spring Fling 2011

The emergence of user-generated content and the rise of patient involvement in Health 2.0 is radically changing research. In both discovery and clinical practice, this shift is raising important questions: What is peer review? What is evidence? And what is … Continue reading

$3 Million Heritage Health Prize: Interview with Dr. Richard Merkin

Health 2.0′s own Matthew Holt recently had a chance to interview Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO of Heritage Provider Network. Richard has spent the last 30 years implementing a successful workable business model to address the needs and challenges … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Code-a-thon at the Kaiser Center for Total Health, Washington, D.C.

After three very successful Health 2.0 Code-a-thons earlier this year, we’re happy to announce that we’ll be returning to Washington, D.C. for our next code-a-thon at the Kaiser Center for Total Health June 11, 2011! The Center for Total Health … Continue reading

News & Updates

This week, American Well goes mass market. They’ve been the leader in creating an online marketplace where consumers and physicians can process care via health plans using the basic health plan billing and coverage infrastructure. At least, that had been … Continue reading

Interview with Andy Cohen, CEO,

A couple of weeks back Andy Cohen, CEO and Founder of stopped by Health 2.0’s offices to give us an update on the site. having established itself as a (Andy would say the) go-to site for caregivers needing to … Continue reading

Interview with Louis Burns, CEO, Care Innovations

Louis Burns is CEO of Care Innovations, the joint venture between Intel and GE that’s aiming to change the world of home care and patient to clinician connectivity. Clearly there’s been lots of money and effort invested — but what … Continue reading

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