Duncan McKechnie, VP and Head of Cardiovascular and Cross-Cultural Marketing at Novartis, announces the Novartis CardioEngagement Challenge to create an interactive solution which enables patients to better manage their cardiovascular health through a customizable, user-friendly interface. The solution should be holistic and help organize and provide easy access to personalized health information, relevant public data, and aggregated content (ie education, treatment, diet, exercise and social network). The goal is to empower patients to easily and effectively manage their cardiovascular health.
EMRs and Clinical Workflow is one of the main four topics on hand for discussion at the San Francisco 2011 Health 2.0 conference. The next generation of clinician workflow tools (alright, alright, EMRs!) are lightweight, cloud-based, focused on a variety of unplatforms. They’re also beginning to integrate with a wide variety of add-on modules.
Will Sellman (Director of Performance Improvement at Affinity Medical Group) hosts this panel with commentary by Lyle Berkowitz (Director, Szollosi Healthcare Innovation Program). Demonstrations are given by Jordan Shlain (CMO, HealthLoop), Kresimir Peharda (CEO, Vivmed), Dave Chase (Co-Founder & CEO, Avado) and Oz Huner (VP Healthcare Solutions, NexJ).
Moderated by Aaron Blackledge (MD, Care Practice), this panel includes demonstrations from James Davis (COO, RegisterPatient), Arien Malec (VP Data Platform Solutions, Relay Health), Daniel Kivatinos (Co-Founder & COO, Dr. Chrono), Russell Olsen (Vice President, Product Management, Phytel), Matt Wiggins (Remedy Systems), and commentary by Ronald Dixon (Medical Director, Massachusetts General Hospital).
How are Health 2.0 tools helping employers make smarter purchasing decisions? What technologies are vendors using to educate employers and help them when making benefit enrollment decisions? We’ll address these questions and more, and see the tools that companies are using.
In this session, Health 2.0 discusses how employers are actively engaging employees with results based wellness programs and providing educational services and tools. Encouraging employees to make better wellness decisions and improving access helps employers, too, since healthier employees mean less sick days, better productivity and lower insurance costs. We talked with a few companies that are embracing wellness programs, and saw the programs in action with live demos.
With over 20 online challenges and 6 code-a-thon events across the country, 2011 has been the year where the challenge model has brought innovation to health care. Under the rubric of the America COMPETES Act, ONC has contracted with Health 2.0 to run its Investing in Innovation i2 Challenge series. The Health 2.0 Developer Challenge continues with both HHS and private sector challenges. In the video above, see the winners from both the online Challenges and the live code-a-thons. And hear about several brand new challenges being launched with significant prizes.
RelayHealth helps hospitals and health systems better engage with patients and physicians for the secure exchange of clinical, financial and administrative information between patients and their providers, payers, pharmacies, and other entities. In this session, attendees will experience a typical patient healthcare scenario, with a fictitious patient as speaker. Through this experience, attendees will discover how RelayHealth solutions enable a stronger connection between patient and physicians and make life easier and simpler for the patient. During the Health 2.0 Deep Dive, the following RelayHealth services will be demonstrated as part of a typical patient care scenario:
RelayHealth is a McKesson business and connects systems from any vendor to help our customers achieve healthcare interoperability.
Consumer Empowerment in Healthcare: a fireside chat with Diego Miralles and Thomas Goetz
Diego Miralles, M.D., Head of Janssen Healthcare Innovation, a newly formed team within the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, hosts a Deep Dive conversation about consumer empowerment in healthcare. Dr. Miralles’ guest will be Thomas Goetz, the forward-thinking author of The Decision Tree: Taking Control of Your Health in the New Era of Personalized Medicine and Executive Editor at Wired Magazine. The conversation will delve into how the confluence of technology and personal engagement in health decisions empowers consumers to live healthier lives. This revealing conversation will be followed by an open discussion where audience members can engage with both thought leaders.