Within3 is a source for personal profiles and networks for healthcare professionals to share best practices. Catering to a wide variety of medical professionals, Within3 can be used by premier health and life science institutions such as hospitals, professional associations, and pharmaceutical companies whose success depends on the vitality of these networks.
iGuard is a very simple service available to consumers, yet a vital one. Patients who want to hear about recalls for medication or tools can register and sign up to be notified.
CureTogether was started as an experiment in data-sharing. Now hosting up to 380 health conditions, CureTogether’s main demographic are consumers trying to find help for depression. Called the “yelp for help”, consumers can share experiences and solutions that worked for them.
Patients Like Me truly understands what works in the real world. Based off the principle “If you do not know how to ask the right question you know nothing”, Patients Like Me helps consumers helps connect patients with others who are suffering from the same symptoms or conditions.
Navigenics is a DNA analysis company. Participants send in samples of their saliva, and can then log on to accounts to view a health risk overview. For each health risk there are scientific articles and charts on actual risk and preventative information.
David Hansen, Director of Business Development, NutritionQuest
David is here talking about Alive, an evidence-based program targeting health change after nutritional and physical activity. Using small-step goals to help consumers achieve a sense of self-accomplishment, NutritionQuest employes lifestyle questions which leads to individual proposals each week on ways to improve their health.
Devika Singh, VP, Solutions Architecture & User Experience, Alere
Putting the individual in the center of what they’re doing, Alere focuses on the concept that people want to be involved in improving their own health. By creating a personal profile that includes educational information and incentives, Alere’s goal is to put self-care back on the agenda.
Focusing on MSN’s health and fitness page, this talk demonstrates how consumers can custom-build their health profiles online. Movable widgets allow consumers to build their own display based on their individual health needs.
Conversations with patients are becoming more complex – employing tools to help educate patients, connect them with doctors, and treat issues before they become serious. Web Live Care enables patients to participate in live video chats with doctors, after which they’ll receive a full transcript of the conversation and follow-up instructions.