Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Future of Definitions and Developers

In the Health 2.0 world we’ve been talking about and having fun with definitions. There’s a whole list of technologies being used in health (SaaS, cloud, mobile, community, sensor et al.) that my partner Indu Subaiya and I (and others) … Continue reading

On Product Development with HealthTap’s Sean Mehra

We spoke with Sean Mehra, Head of Product at HealthTap, about product development in health tech, his favorite tools for lean startups, and why product roles are the most rewarding. Sean will be sharing how lean developer teams can use HTML5 to … Continue reading

Mobile Apps Help Overcome Obstacles for Children with Autism

How many mobile apps do you use each day?  I did a quick count and realized I use anywhere from 10 to 15.  Everything from weather, to music and social media, or email, maps, and games … just to name … Continue reading

Why Doctors Are Revving Up Their Online Marketing Efforts

The world of advertising has changed radically in the past decade. Up until the turn of the century, most doctor’s advertising consisted of yellow and white ad placement and maybe an occasional local radio or newspaper ad. Ten short years … Continue reading

News & Updates

WorldOne, a health care data collection company, raised $35M in funding from Deerfield Management Company. The capital will be channeled towards expanding Sermo, a social networking platform for physicians, which WorldOne acquired last year. Compumatrice, a software services company, officially launched its … Continue reading

AARP Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch

Please join us for AARP Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch, Friday, May 31 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Health Innovation@50+ is the premier showcase featuring the most exciting companies in the “50 and over” health technology and innovation sector. The pitch … Continue reading

STD Triage Reports Sexual Health Trends from App Data

The YTH (Youth Tech Health) Conference continues in San Francisco today. Meanwhile going on now is sexually transmitted disease awareness month recognized by the CDC. In light of both happenings, STD Triage released a sexual health trends report based on … Continue reading

Digital Health 101 and Beyond at Health 2.0 Local Chicago

Last year, the Chicago Health 2.0 chapter held the very first Health 2.0 Local conference. We were new, we made mistakes, but overall our attendees provided us with overwhelmingly positive feedback. Roughly half of our audience members were somewhat new … Continue reading

Mother and BabyTime: Moms Use iPads to Visit their Infant in the NICU

An iPad program called BabyTime at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles now allows mothers to bond with their newborn in the neonatal intensive care unit. BabyTime lets moms who aren’t well enough to travel after delivery to see their … Continue reading

News & Updates

DreamIt Health, the first Philadelphia-based health care accelerator, announced 10 startups selected to participate in their inaugural class. The companies will enter a four-month boot camp and receive a stipend of up to $50,000. OneHealth Solutions Inc. raised $9 million … Continue reading

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