Monthly Archives: May 2011

How an iPad can give a voice to special needs children

Jo Ashline is a columnist for the Orange County Register who regularly writes about parenting special needs children. We were particularly interested in her recent piece discussing the therapeutic use of iPads with non-verbal children and wanted to share it … Continue reading

Silicon Valley roars back…in healthcare too?

Recently, the Wall Street Journal has been writing article after article about how Silicon Valley is suddenly as hot again as in 1995. And anyone driving into San Francisco these days will have views of the city obscured with big … Continue reading

Health 2.0 at TIECON 11

By Marco Smit At Health 2.0 Advisors we not only scan and analyze the healthcare innovation landscape incessantly, we also share our thoughts and insights with clients and at conferences at times. On that note, on May 13 at 10am … Continue reading

News & Updates

This Tuesday, IBM announced that faculty from Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women’s Hospital will use IBM business analytics technology to examine the effectiveness of prescription drugs and their potential safety issues. Using an IBM Netezza data warehouse appliance … Continue reading

The Health 2.0 Show on May 26th

Every month, The Health 2.0 Show showcases interviews, news and technology from the Health 2.0 community, and the next episode is set to air Thursday, May 26th from 10:00-11:00 PDT. This month we’ll be giving you all the details of … Continue reading

Interview: Steve Schelhammer, CEO Phytel

Steve Schelhammer is the CEO of Phytel, a company we’ve featured at Health 2.0 (here’s the demo from last Fall). They mix registry services with patient outreach. I interviewed him a while back, but the company is now bigger and … Continue reading

News & Updates

On April 28th, Health insurer Aetna entered into an agreement to acquire New York-based Prodigy Health Group for $600M. Prodigy is an independent third party administrator of self-funded health care plans that operates under the company names Meritain Health, American … Continue reading

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