Monthly Archives: July 2011

Xeni Jardin

Xeni Jardin, one of the most prolific bloggers on the web and Boing Boing‘s star personality for art, culture and politics, has just been diagnosed with breast cancer. Earlier today Xeni posted an incredible and haunting piece that captures her … Continue reading

xkcd Post (on Life with) Cancer

xkcd, an amazing web comic on “romance, sarcasm, math and language,” just posted a moving piece about cancer survival rates. We felt the scaling of each frame had an interesting way of capturing the paradigm shift that occurs upon receiving … Continue reading

BodyMedia Get Moving! Challenge: Two Parts of The Health and Wellness Equation

BodyMedia recently announced an open API. Over the years, we have worked with many different partners, such as 24 Hour Fitness, Ki Fitness (in the UK), Sprint, and Panasonic to name a few, to develop new markets and applications for … Continue reading

News & Updates

Social networks for patients are certainly not new but that hasn’t stopped new companies from throwing their hats in the ring. This week I Had Cancer, a new resource for cancer patients, survivors, and supporters, launched in private beta. I … Continue reading

Interview with West Shell of Healthline

Matthew Holt recently had a chance to talk with West Shell, Chairman and CEO of Healthline, who will appear onstage at the conference this fall during our session, In Conversation with Three CEOs. While Healthline has always been known as … Continue reading

AHIP Video Series: Healthcare Productivity Automation

Check out the first in our AHIP video series featuring Healthcare Productivity Automation (HPA).  HPA is a technology company specializing in business process and automation services using their cloud-based robotic service, Health Mason. Novin speaks about this product and how … Continue reading

Blue Button Drama

The recently launched Blue Button for All Americans Challenge has brought to the surface an interesting debate about the best path to health data interoperability. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) wants to encourage widespread use of the Blue Button … Continue reading

Guest Speakers and Demos Announced For The Next Health 2.0 Show

We’re very glad to announce that Thomas Goetz, executive editor for Wired Magazine and author of The Decision Tree and Gary Wolf, co-founder of Quantified Self will both be bringing their expert commentary to The Health 2.0 Show next Monday … Continue reading

News & Updates

The FDA has issued an extensive pamphlet covering guidelines for medical guidance apps. We recently mentioned that Microsoft was planning to absorb help Google Health users move their data to Healthvault prior to its’ closure. Microsoft’s tool that allows users … Continue reading

ONC and NCI Partner to Launch Exciting New Challenge

Health 2.0, in conjunction with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), is excited to launch a new innovation competition sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI): “Using Public Data for Cancer Prevention and Control: From … Continue reading

Interview with Sona Mehring, CEO, CaringBridge

Late last week, Matthew Holt had a chance to talk with Sona Mehring, CEO of CaringBride. For those going through challenges with their health, CaringBridge provides free and easy to create websites that allow family and friends to share in … Continue reading

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