Monthly Archives: March 2012

LUMOback: A Crowdfunding Success

What’s slim, sleek, comfortable, helps improve your posture, and recently raised over $100K in sales before it’s shipped a unit? It’s called LUMOback, a wireless sensor (with a mobile app) that provides gentle vibrations when you slouch, reminding you to straighten … Continue reading

Indu Subaiya Interviews Michael Laskoff, CEO, AbilTo

CEO of AbilTo, Michael Laskoff will join us on stage at the Health 2.0 Spring Fling Matchpoint Boston May 14th during the Fireside Chats. He will further discuss his partnership with Aetna and will be joined on stage by Aetna’s … Continue reading

Duke Incorporates Voice Recognition into its EHR

Duke University Health System announced that it will work with M*Modal to incorporate speech recognition technology into its Epic electronic medical record system. Duke’s health system includes about 1,000 inpatient and ambulatory care physicians who will be able to use … Continue reading

Historic Day at Blueprint Health: First Class Demo Day

I was fortunate enough to be part of Demo Day for Blueprint Health’s “First Class” on Thursday. In my mind this will surely go down as a historic day in the annals of NYC digital health.  I can’t imagine how … Continue reading

Health Datapalooza Deadline Extended to April 6!

Health innovators across the country are transforming the health industry and we think it is time that the nation hears you. In the past few weeks, we’ve seen tremendous excitement around HDI Forum III, with many organizations ‘throwing their hat … Continue reading

Catching up with Challenge Winner Axial

Axial Exchange won The Office of the National Coordinator for HIT’s and Health 2.0′s Ensuring Safe Transitions from Hospital to Home Challenge back in December. I spoke with Axial’s Vice President of Marketing Matt Mattox about what the company has … Continue reading

Million Hearts Challenge: Winners Announced

At the American College of Cardiology Scientific Conference this past Sunday, National Coordinator for Health IT, Dr. Farzad Mostashari, announced the winners of the Investing in Innovation initiative’s (i2) One in a Million Hearts Challenge: THUMPr, mHealthCoach and Wellframe and … Continue reading

The Story Behind BurnMed

Back when Dr. Stephen Milner was serving in the Persian Gulf War as lieutenant colonel in the Royal Army Medical Corps, he was told to anticipate thousands of burn casualties. There are specific guidelines for resuscitating burn victims. A clinician … Continue reading

News & Updates

Jeff Margolis has joined WellTok, developer of the social health hub network, CafeWell as Executive Chairman. Margolis was previously founder of healthcare payer software firm The TriZetto Group, which he led to a $1.4 billion return to shareholders in just … Continue reading

Danny Sands Demos Cisco’s HealthPresence

Dr. Danny Sands, senior medical informatics director for Cisco Systems, demos some gadgets for us at Cisco’s HIMSS12 booth. You’ll see him talk about HealthPresence, a Cisco system that uses telemedicine. Sands explains how physicians of the Saint Thomas Health … Continue reading

News & Updates

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a challenge calling for developers to design a web-based application that uses Twitter to track health trends in real time. Submissions are due June 1, and winners will be announced in … Continue reading

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