Monthly Archives: May 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

News & Updates

Consumer & Population Aetna launched a special diabetes management texting program for its members with vendor Silverlink. Participating members will receive educational text messages about diabetes screenings, tests, medications & more. Aetna has been the major insurer most aggressive about … Continue reading

The Quantified Self and the Future of Health Care

The  Quantified Self is a global collaboration of users and tool-makers interested in the personal meaning of personal data. There are now Quantified Self groups in more than twenty cities around the world. Our inspiration is the Homebrew Computer Club. … Continue reading

Fall Conference Agenda Announced and more!

Health 2.0 is proud to announce the agenda for the 5th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference in San Francisco, September 25-27. We’re excited to finally share this great line-up of panels we’ve put together. This will be the only conference … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Maker Faire Recap

The Health 2.0 Pavilion made a big splash at this weekend’s Maker Faire Bay Area 2011. The sold out event attracted 100,000+ attendants that swarmed our health hacking space in addition to other exhibits featuring homemade spacecraft, steam-punk vehicles, and do-it-yourself … Continue reading

The Next Health 2.0 Show Is Just Two Days Away!

The next episode of the Health 2.0 Show, full of special guests and announcements, is just two days away and will air at 10:00 am PT this Thursday. We’ll be covering a few topics including our experience at Maker Faire this past weekend, DC … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Pavilion at Maker Faire

The Health 2.0 team is on site and getting ready for the Health 2.0 Pavilion at Maker Faire Bay Area! We’ve put together a space full of speakers, makers, demos and presenters who all emphasize the DIY and hacking-your-health spirit. With … Continue reading

News & Updates

Don’t miss Health 2.0 Pavilion at Maker Faire Bay Area, May 21st-22nd where we’ll be hosting two days full of presentations, speakers, makers and more. Longitude Health, a technology based provider of guided health and wellness solutions, announced that The … Continue reading

The Social Life of Health Information

“I don’t know, but I can try to find out” is the default setting for people with health questions. The internet has changed people’s relationships with information. Data collected by the Pew Internet Project and the California HealthCare Foundation consistently … Continue reading

Coco the Health 2.0 Baby

I decided that as we’re using Health 2.0 tools and devices at home, it’s time for the whole family to use them. Starting with the newest member-4 day old Colette.

News & Updates

The X PRIZE Foundation, a leading nonprofit creating and managing large-scale, global incentivized competitions, announced a collaboration with Qualcomm to design the Tricorder X PRIZE, a $10 million prize to develop a mobile solution that can diagnose patients better than … Continue reading

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