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WinterTech Conference: Focusing On Digital Health Investing

Health 2.0’s WinterTech Conference on January 11, 2017 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, CA showcases the latest in digital health investing featuring leaders from Verily, Grand Rounds, California Health Care Foundation, Humana Health Ventures, International Finance Corporation, … Continue reading

Epigenetics and the Black Box of Male Infertility

Human beings have always regarded bearing children as one of the most meaningful and fulfilling acts of life, particularly in the last few thousand years. The genuine joy, fear and excitement parents feel for their children make even a cynic … Continue reading

The Scandal of Healthcare Metrics

We have all gladly put Volkswagen to shame for tweaking technology to say that its cars are environmentally friendly, rather than actually lower the the nitrogen oxide emission. I think the whole healthcare industry has been just as guilty for doing … Continue reading

The Kind of Selfie That Saves Lives

I am not a fan of selfies. I view them as the epitome of our age’s selfish abomination. That is unless I’m taking one of myself or my friends on a personal occasion of course; Then it is extremely cool and … Continue reading

3 Insights from Health 2.0 Fall Conference 2015

Being a digital health enthusiast, the Fall Health 2.0 Conference is like a sacred pilgrimage I take every year into the minds of the heroes of healthcare, who are trying to rid the healthcare system of its sicknesses. The sheer … Continue reading

BioPrinting – Part II of A Brave New Health Care

This is a mini-series about technologies that are radically changing healthcare. In each part I preview how a technology came about, how it is being used and how it will evolve, illustrated by my conversations with some of the health … Continue reading

Sneak Peak Into The 9th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference

Change is rapidly approaching as we head into the 9th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference. “Today, I can’t live without my MacBook Pro, iPad, iPhone, Facetime, Twitter, OpenTable, and Evernote. I even blog and Tweet. In other words, I am … Continue reading

Telemedicine – Part 1 of Brave New Health Care

Part I – Telemedicine Guest: Dr. Alexander Börve – Founder of iDoc24 This is a mini-series about technologies that are radically changing healthcare. In each part I preview how a technology came about, how it is being used and how … Continue reading

Wellness is Dead — Part II

US Employers have historically provided health care insurance for one main reason: It is a tax-free benefit that is powerful in retaining employees. This is expected to change as the Affordable Care Act supplies cheaper and more personalized options. The … 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

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