Monthly Archives: August 2011

Video from the Basis Launch at Health 2.0 San Francisco 2011

Revisiting the Health 2.0 Fall Conference this past September, here’s a video of Basis CEO Jef Holove launching the company’s new health monitor watch. Basis developed a lightweight device that tracks and records health data including heart rate, calories burned, … Continue reading

An Interview with Dr. Robert T. Croyle on the i2 Challenge

On July 21, 2011, Health 2.0, in conjunction with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), announced the launch of a new innovation competition sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) titled, “Using Public Data for Cancer … Continue reading

A patient’s needs drives WellApps social expansion

Things have been busy at WellApps since the startup won our Health 2.0 NYC Chapter “Connect, Create, Cure” Shark Tank event back in January. This week the company announced the launch of Socialize, the latest addition to its GI Monitor … Continue reading

News & Updates

AliveCor Inc. has closed a $3 million series A round led by Burrill & Co. AliveCor makes a wireless device that turns smartphones and tablets into clinical-quality low-cost heart monitors. The AliveCor device has not yet been cleared by the … Continue reading

Numbers: iTriage is making progress

We first saw provider search tool iTriage a while back and had Healthagen co-founder and CEO Dr. Peter Hudson demo it at Health 2.0 last year. Hudson helped to design the free mobile app, referencing his own experience as an … Continue reading

HP Interview

Hewlett Packard, the multinational computer and technology services corporation, continues to have a growing presence in the world of health care IT. HP works with both the federal government and private sector organizations to deliver technology-oriented health care solutions. A … Continue reading

Epocrates-in time for EHR madness?

Epocrates made available a first-phase version of its electronic health record this month. The company, which specializes in developing point-of-care mobile reference applications, is aiming the new product at practices of ten or fewer physicians. The move to the EHR … Continue reading

Can social make it for Dossia?

Dossia, owned by some of the largest employers in the United States, announced the launch of its newest personal health platform earlier this month. Managing health is an everyday task, and it’s an even bigger responsibility for those who are … Continue reading

AHIP Video Series: OptumHealth

The last installment in our AHIP Video Series is our interview with Jim Priebe, VP of Financial Services for OptumHealth. Last but not the least, OptumHealth provides the information, tools and solutions people need to help navigate the health care … Continue reading

Health 2.0 NYC: Kickstarter – Get Money For Your Idea

On Wednesday, August 18th I attended the Health 2.0 NYC: Kickstarter event where over 100 members of the Health 2.0 community engaged in a lively discussion (video) on fundraising for new business concepts (special thanks for NYU for hosting the meeting). … Continue reading

Interview with Paul Wallace

Paul Wallace, who has just taken on the role of director at the Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research at the Lewin Group, talked with Indu Subaiya about how patients are generating data like never before. Dr. Wallace most recently was … Continue reading

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