Monthly Archives: July 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

News & Updates

Evoz, a start-up founded by two tech product developers and a businesswoman, has launched their new iPhone app that allows you to convert your cell phone into a baby monitor. Withings (they offer the scale and new blood pressure cuff) … Continue reading

Facebook Saved my Son’s Life

Please check out the short but thought provoking SLATE story, Facebook Saved my Son’s Life: My social network helped diagnose a rare disease that our doctors initially missed by Deborah Copaken Kogan. The piece reads like a chapter out of a … Continue reading

Next Health 2.0 Show July 25th

Join us for the latest episode of The Health 2.0 Show, Monday, July 25th! Matthew and Indu will dive into two of the main stage sessions from the upcoming Health 2.0 Fall Conference agenda: Data Utility Layer, Unplatforms…and Now Personal Sensors, Too! … Continue reading

News & Updates

There are mobile applications for almost every health condition but here’s a new one we hadn’t seen before. A Singaporean chiropractor has developed the first digital scoliometer for the iphone. First Google, now Twitter: Johns Hopkins researchers studied 1.5 million … Continue reading

Keynote Speaker Announced at Health 2.0 5th Annual Fall Conference

Health 2.0 is excited to present the final Keynote Speaker for the upcoming Fall Conference, George Halvorson (Chairman & CEO, Kaiser Permanente), who will be joining the agenda along with previously announced keynote speakers; Mark Bertolini (Chairman, CEO & President, … Continue reading

Interview: Healthprize

HealthPrize was a strong contestant in last year’s Health 2.0 Fall Launch! contest. It’s one of the few start-ups with a brain surgeon and published auto-biographer on the management team, and it’s got an interesting approach to bribing, cajoling, incenting, … Continue reading

7 Apps and Sites that May Save your Life

Health 2.0 Conferences have featured 6 out of the 7 apps featured in Digtriad’s post Seven Apps and Sites That May Save Your Life. What can we say - we have knack for picking successful companies and products. Want to … Continue reading

Microsoft Imagine Cup 2011

Check out these health oriented Microsoft Imagine Cup finalists! Similar to Health 2.0′s own Developer Challenge, the Imagine Cup is a year long competition focused on promoting innovative technological solutions to social problems. We are very pleased to see mobile … Continue reading

News & Updates

Telehealth solutions provider, Independa has launched “Angela”, a tool for older adults and seniors seeking independence. The interactive telecare platform provides various sorts of entertainment as well as communication facilitation with caregivers and family. It’s in an increasingly crowded market, … Continue reading

CNN’s Are You Giving Your Dr. a Headache

CNN’s “Are You Giving Your Doctor a Headache” is the type of news headline we’ve seen many times before. One of those “hear-all-about-it! Doctor deals with internet crazed patient!” stories. However, don’t let Elizabeth Cohen’s sensational title fool you. While … Continue reading

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