Monthly Archives: October 2011

BitGym and Virtual Active Team Up for a New App

In the tech world an unanticipated use case occurs when innovators build their own projects on already useful technology. It’s how Virtual Active: BitGym Edition, a new fitness app released today, came about. The iOS app takes into account a … Continue reading

Jobs Outlook: Health 2.0 Wants to Know

On Sept 8th, President Obama announced the massive American Jobs Act. With the increased focus on job creation, Health 2.0 wants your input to help push this exciting agenda forward. To do this, Health 2.0 has put together a quick … Continue reading

NYC Big Apps competition adds new health category

The NYC Big Apps competition includes the Best Health Application category for the first time since the challenge began. The third annual event, announced by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, requires developers to incorporate public data into an app … Continue reading

News & Updates

Sprint announces a new partnership with IDEAL LIFE to launch a series of interactive health kiosks in public venues such community centers, libraries, schools, employer facilities, gyms, and clinics. The IDEAL LIFE kiosks will interact with users, and ask for … Continue reading

Join Us For Tomorrow’s Health 2.0 Show

Join us, tomorrow, October 19th at 10:00 AM PST as Matthew and Indu recap highlights from the 5th annual Health 2.0 Conference in San Francisco. They’ll be joined by two special guests: first, Alexandra Drane of Eliza will discuss and take another … Continue reading

Kareo raises $10 million and will expand offering

We hear a lot about integrating IT into a medical practice’s workflow with the hope that it will make doctors’ lives easier. One way to do that is to provide a service that will help doctors get paid. Kareo, an … Continue reading

Who Said Federal Agencies Aren’t Nimble?!

Working on a health data project? Think federal transparency is cool? Chris Haffer, Director of the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey Program reminds us that a health-data-geek’s best friend is still the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. - Deb Linton A … Continue reading

Data, Drive, Decisions

This segment of Health 2.0’s Fall Conference covered one of the event’s most influential topics facing health care today — Big Data. In this video, our panel discusses the emerging role of huge data sets made up of both existing … Continue reading

How Remicade Infusion Pow-Wows Are Empowering Patients

Sean Ahrens is one of Health 2.0′s fastest rising stars. At the age of 12, he was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, an incurable, inflammatory disease of the digestive tract. After having several devastating flare-ups, he went on a quest to … Continue reading

Event: ONC and HHS will discuss HIT and care transitions

The Office of the National Coordinator and Health and Human Services will meet Friday for a public discussion about how health IT can improve a patient’s transition from the hospital to home. “Putting the IT in transitions” will feature talks … Continue reading

News & Updates

HolaDoctor releases a white paper on opportunities and barriers to delivering mHealth interventions to Hispanic patients. HolaDoctor finds that Hispanics are more likely to own a smart phone than any other ethnic group, more likely to access the web through … Continue reading

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