Monthly Archives: November 2011

News & Updates

Farzad Mostashari, the National Coordinator for HIT, just named Health 2.0′s Investing in Innovations (i2) Program among the year’s top five most notable developments in the world of health information technology. The Investing in Innovations Program is the first-of-its-kind government … Continue reading

Visualizing Communities with The Eatery

Three weeks after launch on Nov. 1, Massive Health‘s The Eatery iPhone app already had two million food ratings. The Eatery is a visual food log that people use to take pictures of the meals they eat throughout the day. … Continue reading

Next Health 2.0 Show December 14th

The next episode of the Health 2.0 Show is airing Wednesday, December 14th at 11:00 AM PST. Join us as we discuss what is on the horizon for Health 2.0 this winter and spring, including the upcoming conference in India, and a special … Continue reading

News & Updates

The Health 2.0 New York City chapter will hold its holiday party Wednesday Dec. 7. The occasion: to celebrate the successes of Health 2.0 companies in the past year — and mostly just to meet up, relax and have a … Continue reading

Health 2.0 India’s Program Growing, More to Come

Two weeks ago we announced Health 2.0 India’s preliminary program and the event is still growing! Continuing Health 2.0′s theme of consumer-generated health care, the inaugural Health 2.0 India conference will focus on the most pressing issues facing the health … Continue reading

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

HHS Launches Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators App Challenge

Recently, at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) annual meeting, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unveiled a new set of health priorities for the Nation known as “Leading Health Indicators” (LHIs).  LHIs will be used by policymakers … Continue reading

Colin Hill on Healthcare 2020

“New types and sources of health care data have become available – or soon will – and in overwhelming quantity.  The federal government is investing $20 billion in Electronic Health Records; industry is developing new electronic transaction standards; and innovators … Continue reading

Occupy With Grace

Every Thanksgiving, Engage With Grace has a blog rally asking everyone to take time to start that most difficult of conversations-what do you want to happen near the end of your life? And as the blog of the conference where … Continue reading

News & Updates

Stamford Hospital launches a new blood pressure remote monitoring program for employees. The program uses home-based blood pressure readings to provide feedback and cash incentives for self-monitoring of blood pressure. The system syncs with Microsoft HealthVault PHR and offers individually … Continue reading

Taking Quantified Self to the Classroom

Within the growing world of Health 2.0 followers exists of a subset of people that religiously tracks its personal information including work, sleep, exercise, diet and mood habits around the clock. These people, affectionately labeled quantified self (QS) geeks, affirm … Continue reading

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