Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Complexities of Citizen DNA Research

Sharon Terry is a health hacker. A recent Wall Street Journal article described how 10 years ago, in an attempt to find out more about her children’s rare genetic disease, she asked researchers for test results that contained information about their DNA. … Continue reading

News & Updates

MeYou Health won best app in the Healthcare and Wellness category in the 16th annual Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange awards. MeYou’s Daily Challenge app moves users toward healthy behavior by helping them make small changes in their daily lives. … Continue reading

New “Leading Health Indicators App Challenge” Aims to Make it Easier for Americans to Get Healthier

Over at ONC, we’re very excited about the recent launch of a new Investing in Innovation (i2) Challenge.  We have partnered with the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) on a Challenge in support of the Healthy People … Continue reading

More Media Just Around the Corner

The holiday season is in full swing, and many of you are winding down on your end-of-the-year activities. Not at Health 2.0! Our team is ramping up for a big announcement — what we hope to be a special gift … Continue reading

Video: HealthTap CEO Talks About $11.5m Raised

Health 2.0′s Matthew Holt caught up with HealthTap CEO Ron Gutman at the mHealth Summit Tuesday just after the company announced that it had raised $11.5 million in Series A Funding. Among HealthTap’s investors are Google’s Eric Schmidt, Mayfield Fund … Continue reading

News & Updates

Its a big week in mobile health as the mHealth summit gets underway in Washington, DC. Interactive health network HealthTap announces $11.5M in Series A funding led by Mayfield Fund, Mohr Davidow Ventures, and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors. HealthTap will … Continue reading

mHealth Isn’t an EHR

Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius addressed the mHeath Summit Monday telling an audience of mobile operators, device and technology vendors and entrepreneurs that the Obama administration can help them accelerate the adoption of their health technologies, just … Continue reading

One In A Million Hearts Challenge – Review Panel Announcement

If We’re Going to Prevent a Million Heart Attacks and Strokes, We Need Your Help  In late September, Dr Mostashari announced the launch of the ‘One in a Million Hearts’ Investing in Innovation challenge.  The challenge supports the Department of … Continue reading

Video from the 1 + 1 Labs Launch at Health 2.0 San Francisco 2011

Thomas Goetz, executive editor of Wired Magazine, took to the Health 2.0 main stage twice this year, first to join a panel discussion on personalized health and, second, to launch his new Health 2.0 software. Here Goetz demos 1 + … Continue reading

E-Prescribing Growing Pains

As more medical facilities attempt to digitilize their workflow in order to to receive Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record incentive payments, they are tripping up in common areas when it comes to e-prescribing, according to a recent study from … Continue reading

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