Monthly Archives: May 2009

Custom Built EHRs: Too Good to be True or Coming Soon?

As much as we try to capture all the innovation in Health 2.0 at our Annual Fall Conference, there is just no way to cram it all into three short days. Sometimes exciting players escape the stage. This year, one … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Online Care Symposium – What’s Next for Online Care? and Closing Remarks

In this final, thought-provoking panel discussion, pioneers in the development of Online Care gazed far into the future. Where might Online Care be in 2020? How will it fit into the evolving healthcare landscape and patient-physician relationship? By taking the … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Online Care Symposium – Moderators Panel 2

Each moderator shared and discussed key viewpoints from their table’s discussion with other moderators. Panelists: Margaret Laws, Director, California HealthCare Foundation, Della Lin, MD, Anesthesiologist, Honolulu, Hawaii, Alfred J. Fortin, PhD, Senior Vice President, HMSA/Blue Cross Blue Shield of Hawaii, … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Online Care Symposium – Moderators Panel 1

Each moderator shared and discussed key viewpoints from their table’s discussion with other moderators. Panelists: Roy Schoenberg, MD, MPH, CEO, American Well Systems, Ronald Dixon, MD, MA, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Gary Okamoto, MD, Medical Director and Senior … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Online Care Symposium – The Landscape of Online Care Technologies

The rise of social computing a few years back led to an explosion of community-oriented Health 2.0 ventures. Many of these innovations included sites that helped patients to share information with other patients (e.g., PatientsLikeMe) and doctors to share information … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Online Care Symposium – Speaker Interviews

David C. Kibbe, MD, MBA, Senior Advisor, AAFP Margaret Laws, Director, California HealthCare Foundation Michele Shimizu, MD, Family Physician, Kamuela, Hawaii Arthur L. Wilmes, FSA, MAAA, Principal & Consulting Actuary, Milliman, Inc. Indu Subaiya, MD and Matthew Holt, Co-Founders, Health … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Online Care Symposium – Opening Remarks and Keynote: The Road Ahead for Telehealth

The concept of telehealth has been around for decades. Traditionally, this model has employed technology to bring providers together across geographic divides, improving collaboration on patient care. Now, with Online Care, the promise of “telehealth for the masses” has arrived. … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Online Care Symposium – Milliman Care Guidelines® for Online Care Encounters

Milliman’s Care Guidelines® are familiar to us all. These annually updated, evidence-based clinical guidelines span the continuum of care, including chronic care and behavioral health management. Following the arrival of Online Care, Milliman began enhancing and expanding its guidelines to … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Online Care Symposium – Online Care Case Studies

Online Care is about bringing patients and physicians together, but its success requires the advocacy and support of the health plan. In this session, Hawaii’s two largest health plans shared their perspectives on Online Care – including their motivations for … Continue reading