Facebook Provides New Suicide Prevention Service

Facebook and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline released a new suicide prevention service this week. The two have worked together since 2006 to assist suicidal Facebook users, but the new initiative takes intervention a step further by offering users the … Continue reading

Fireside Chats and Closing Panel: Backstage Video Interviews from the Spring Fling 2011

During the Opening Night of our recent Health 2.0 Conference, Health 2.0 founders Indu Subaiya and Matthew Holt kicked off the conference with a set of Fireside Chats. We heard from a specific set of individuals looking at how Health … Continue reading

Research 2.0: Backstage Video Interviews from the Spring Fling 2011

The emergence of user-generated content and the rise of patient involvement in Health 2.0 is radically changing research. In both discovery and clinical practice, this shift is raising important questions: What is peer review? What is evidence? And what is … Continue reading

Interview with Andy Cohen, CEO,

A couple of weeks back Andy Cohen, CEO and Founder of stopped by Health 2.0’s offices to give us an update on the site. having established itself as a (Andy would say the) go-to site for caregivers needing to … Continue reading

Making Health Care Cheaper: Backstage Video Interviews from Spring Fling 2011

Health 2.0 technologies and companies are pushing the envelope of how the cost of health care can be lowered. During our latest event in San Diego, we hosted demos of the leading applications and platforms that are addressing this issue … Continue reading

Exercise, Food and Wellness: Backstage Video Interviews from Spring Fling 2011

One area where Health 2.0 technologies show great promise and some early market penetration is in tools for wellness. Employers, consumers, and even Medicare are now paying for programs and services that don’t look like traditional medical care. In a … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Tools in the Doctors Office

On day one of the Health 2.0 Fall Conference in San Francisco, October 7-8, 2010, Will Sellman, Director of Performance Improvement of Affinity Medical Solutions, moderated the Health 2.0 Tools in the Doctors Office session. This session is about the … Continue reading

Introducing Zamzee

During the Health 2.0, Behavior Change and Unmentionable session, one of the unmentionables that was talked about was childhood obesity. Since the 1980's childhood obesity rates have tripled and every year medical bills associated with obesity are over one hundred … Continue reading

Health 2.0 for Employers

This session focuses on the employer side of Health 2.0. There are many opportunities for Health 2.0 companies to make a big impact in the employer market, but there are a lot of difficulties as well. This session has five … Continue reading

Tools for Care Management

The United States spends 2.2 trillion dollars on health care every year and 75% goes to chronic conditions. During this breakout session, which was moderated by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn from Think-Health, at the Health 2.0 Fall Conference in San Francisco, October … Continue reading What Sex Sounds Like

Right now, about half of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned and although babies are great, caring for a baby is hard work and especially when you are not ready. has created a useful tool to help … Continue reading

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