‘Tis The Season For Consumer Health

Don’t you just love the holidays? It’s not a question. It’s my mantra. To be repeated frequently as I squeeze through the crushing mass of humanity that is the local Whole Foods this time of year, wondering whether that’s joy … Continue reading

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

An Interview with Mike Lee, CEO & Co-founder of MyFitnessPal

Next week the co-founders (and brothers!) of MyFitnessPal, Mike and Albert Lee, will sit down with Jane Sarasohn-Kahn during our session 3 CEOs at Health 2.0′s Eighth Annual Conference. Our own CEO, Indu Subaiya, recently asked Mike a few questions … Continue reading

Health Blogging: The New Era for Health Information Distribution

The new generation of health fanatics are here, and they are going digital. More and more people are accessing online resources for their health related questions, queries and worries. Even the less technologically inclined are being drawn to the online … Continue reading

Innovate as fast as you can: Announcing Health 2.0 SF Code-A-Thon!

By: Alicia Davis When I first joined my high school track team, the longest I’ve probably ran was in a footrace from my house to the house three doors down. I really wasn’t sure what I was capable of and … Continue reading

The Old World & The New Empire of Enterprise Health IT

Last year at the Fall Conference and more recently when Physicians Interactive acquired MedHelp, we used a series of shape shifting bubbles to illustrate the changing landscape of Health 2.0. Especially now, when so much money (yes – more!) is … Continue reading

What About Big Pharma & Hospitals In The Digital Health Landscape?

By Kim Krueger In a young and volatile digital health world, the relative absence of a pharmaceutical presence could be understood. Slow moving, highly regulated drug companies had reason to wait and see before jumping into the risk of the … Continue reading

Mountain Biking, Hot Tubs, and Breast Cancer

Marin consistently ranks as one of the healthiest counties in the United States. In a national study conducted by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the affluent San Francisco suburb received top marks … Continue reading

Thinking Out Loud About A New Approach To Digital Health Innovation – PART 3

Note To Reader - Today I’m publishing Part 3 of my blog series on digital health innovation.  I published Part 1 and Part 2 of the series recently and will be publishing a fourth “bonus” piece (with the idea I’d like to pursue) early next … Continue reading

Thinking Out Loud About A New Approach To Digital Health Innovation – PART 2

Note To Reader - Today I’m publishing Part 2 of my blog series on digital health innovation. I published Part 1 of the series recently (and was then taken offline by a painful hard drive failure) and will publish the next piece sometime … Continue reading

Parking Tickets, Covered Oregon, and The User Experience

By Matthew Holt, Co-Chairman, Health 2.0 Last week I got a parking ticket due to failing to use the SF parking meter system, but really it wasn’t my fault. I was in a rush, I put my credit card in, … Continue reading

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