Monthly Archives: July 2012

Announcing the Novartis Thalassemia App Challenge

Health 2.0 is excited to announce the launch of the Novartis Thalassemia App Challenge sponsored by Novartis Oncology. There is a critical need to develop an innovative app solution that assists Thalassemia patients and their families in managing the disease, … Continue reading

News & Updates

Premera Blue Cross selected Wellness Layers to build Serve it Up! The online healthy eating and rewards program will be available by the end of the year to Blue Cross members and non-members. Proteus Digital Health announced FDA clearance for … Continue reading

Stress in the Workplace — and the Proof that It’s a Killer

The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health recently released some interesting research that claims to prove the negative effects of stress at work. We all know that stressful jobs are bad for our health, but this latest research claims that stress … Continue reading

Looking for Series A Funding?
Apply for DC to VC by August 3rd

We’ve teamed up with Morgenthaler Ventures to find ’the best venture backable startup ideas in health IT’. Each competing startup will have access to a stellar group of mentors, press, and a chance to win $2-5 million (or more) in Series … Continue reading

Seeking Application Developers for the Million Hearts Risk Check Challenge

Can we really prevent a million heart attacks and strokes in the next five years? The Million HeartsTM initiative is a public-private effort to do just that by implementing proven, effective, and inexpensive interventions. It’s doable only because so many individuals … Continue reading

Humetrix Launches the iBlueButton App to Share Patient Information

Humetrix, an IT company that specializes in data storage and customized web access software, recently launched an open consumer app that allows patients to share medical information with health care providers. The initiative behind the product is to provide “direct … Continue reading

Help Consumers Take Charge of their Health – Accept the Aetna CarePass Challenge

Do you want to play a role in making healthcare more convenient? Are you up for a challenge? Technology is making every aspect of managing our lives more convenient – including our health.  And mobile apps are helping many of … Continue reading

News & Updates

National LambdaRail, which uses 12,000 miles of optical fiber to connect universities and federal laboratories, will collaborate with AT&T. AT&T will deliver high bandwidth connectivity to NLR’s network infrastructure to better connect major cancer centers, universities, medical schools, research hospitals … Continue reading

Why Use Online Health Management Tools?

These days, people seem to expect that all of their necessary services will be available online. This includes everything from paying bills to even receiving customer service via web chat. Not only have such advancements in technology saved us a … Continue reading

Meet VIDA, the ICU’s Newest Robot

It’s here. The Rosie the Robot of the hospital. This week InTouch Health and iRobot will unveil the Remote Presence Virtual + Independent Telemedicine Assistant (RP-VITA), a robot that will wander the halls and participate in team-based rounds in the … Continue reading

Sean Chai on Kaiser’s Technology

At the Health 2.0 Spring Fling in Boston Sean Chai, Director of Innovation Technology at Kaiser Permanente, spoke a little bit about the types of devices and tools Kaiser is looking for. Chai said he likes technology designed with the … Continue reading

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