Editorial

Some Coffee, An API and a Vision

One September weekend, three complete strangers randomly met at the Health 2.0 San Franscico Code-A-Thon. The event was sponsored by Allscripts to promote the new Allscripts PM API . After some coffee and bagels, the three strangers ended up around the table and … Continue reading

Wellness is Dead – Part I

“Wellness is dead, and it doesn’t matter if I believe that or not, but the pervasive perception is that wellness is not effective. Many companies have put in lots of money into programs for which they haven’t been able to … Continue reading

Health goes online in Madrid

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it” –Alan Kay kicked off the 4th Health 2.0 Madrid meeting last Monday with these words. The session, titled “Internet-based Medical Technologies”, brought together more than 80 information technology and … Continue reading

Turning Your Pilot Into a Success…Was a Success!

By Ariella Cohen This past week, Health 2.0 CEO and Co-Founder Indu Subaiya led a session at SXSW 2015 on “Turning Your Pilot Into Success”. Entrepreneurs, developers, representatives of health care organizations and hospitals, designers and leaders in the industry were all … Continue reading

Predictions for Big Data in Health Care for 2015

Big data has already begun to impact the world around us in enormous ways. Whether we’re talking about cloud computing or cyber-terrorism, access into and out of big data presents limitless possibilities for expanding how IT affects us. Though the … Continue reading

We’re Sending “Be Mine” Valentines to These Wearables

We’re wearing our hearts on our sleeves for these cool wearables. There’s something for all the special people in your life, even for man’s best friend. Check out which wearables we’re crushing on right now.  Numetrex Adidas MiCoach Training Shirt … Continue reading

RingMD: The Newest Entrant in the US TeleMedicine Market

At 22 years old, Justin Fulcher looks like an average, newly graduated, young entrepreneur. But don’t be mistaken by his humble appearance. He is the Founder and CEO of RingMD, one of the fastest growing patient-provider communication platform, granting quality and … Continue reading

Reactive vs. Proactive Health Care: The Intersection of Payment Reform & Consumer Data Powering Clinical Insight

One of the greatest opportunities that exists in moving from “turnstile medicine” (or fee-for-service) to value-based payment models is the shift from reactive to proactive health care. The focus on accountability for population health forces providers to adopt a completely … Continue reading

Personal Health and The Collective Data

Remember when sharing was a chore? Now that we live in a world where owning a computer, mobile phone, or health device allows us to share thoughts, data, and media at the click of a button, sharing has become fun. … Continue reading

Health 2.0 WinterTech: The Informed Health Consumer’s Knowledge is Power

At the upcoming Health 2.0 WinterTech conference, January 15th in the heart of San Francisco, I will be moderating a discussion on what it means to be an informed health consumer in this digital day and age. Working from the … 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

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