Author Archives: Matthew Holt

Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini: Tech that Will Put Insurers Out of Business

Mark Bertolini, CEO of health insurer Aenta, gave part two of the keynote at Health 2.0′s Annual Fall Conference in October (watch Joe Flower give part one here). Bertolini ran through the recent history of how Aetna’s technology offerings came … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Launch! Finalists Announced

Since we first put it on at Health 2.0 in 2008, Launch! has introduced over 45 new companies and products, including Unity Medical, Remedy Ventures, TheCarrot, and the WSJ’s 2010 top (and not just in health!) start-up company, Castlight Health. … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Code-a-thon: Novartis invites all-comers to innovate around their API

As Health Innovation Week kicks up, before 1300 of our best friends arrive for the Health 2.0 Conference on Sunday-Tuesday, on Saturday we are hosting a Health 2.0 Code-a-thon in San Francisco at the PariSOMA loft (11am Saturday 25th to … Continue reading

ONC’s Investing in Innovation Challenges

Health 2.0 is thrilled to announce that we are launching two challenges as part of the “official” kick-off of the Investing in Innovation (i2) program. Over the next 2 years the ONC will be issuing nearly $2m in prize money … Continue reading

Health 2.0-Amazing Agenda, Price Goes Up Today

Now you’ve recovered from Labor day it’s time to make your plans for the Fall. And the most important plan is to get to Health 2.0 Conference in San Francisco on Sept 25-27. The price goes up today, so don’t … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Show on Big Data, Monday 12 PST

Join us for the next episode of the Health 2.0 Show, airing Monday, August 22nd at 12:00 PM PST (3pm EST)-Yes that’s tomorrow  or even today (depending on when you read this!!) We’ll give a preview of the 2011 Health … Continue reading

Self-tracking gets hip: Withings & more

We’ve been watching self tracking at Health 2.0 for a little while, as it emerges from the world of the Quantified Self geeks to becoming a more mainstream set of shiny consumer gadgets. Today’s NY Times takes a look at … Continue reading

Interview: Healthprize

HealthPrize was a strong contestant in last year’s Health 2.0 Fall Launch! contest. It’s one of the few start-ups with a brain surgeon and published auto-biographer on the management team, and it’s got an interesting approach to bribing, cajoling, incenting, … Continue reading

Stepping in Where Google Health Left Off

A little over a week ago Google stated that it was putting a stake through the heart of their personal health platform (PHP) Google Health. We at Chilmark had been expecting this for some time, it was just a manner … Continue reading

Why We Need an Independent Health Data Utility

This is another in the numerous “death of Google Health” stories that have been appearing since Friday when the Google blog announced the pulling of the plug. I must admit to being more than a little pissed off with Larry … Continue reading

Health Data Discovery Contest at CureTogether

If the fine folks at Health 2.0 are any indication, contests seem to be the best way to spark innovation these days. CureTogether is throwing another contest into the mix this summer: The Health Data Discovery Contest Over the past … Continue reading

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