As the head of the RWJF Pioneer Portfolio, Steve’s role is to promote innovation. This includes groundbreaking work in tackling childhood obesity, driving improvements in the health care system, and coordinating RWJF’s promotion of health IT.
A panel discussion of the emerging research practices and findings that can inform Health 2.0 innovations. Some topics to be addressed: How can research work with companies to enhance health outcomes and business success? What do companies see as advantages … Continued
RWJF demonstration at the HDI Forum in Bethesda, Maryland, June 2011.
For more than a day the discussion has been about how health care can be cheaper, how Health 2.0 can advance research, and what to do about our national (and international crisis) with lifestyle induced disease. In the final session, … Continued
Matthew Holt & Indu Subaiya introduce the agenda for the first day of the Health 2.0 2011 San Diego Spring Fling. Also, all six Fireside Chats: 6 interviewers, 6 interviewees, in conversation on our comfy couches. Each takes a turn … Continued
As part of the Health 2.0 2011 San Diego Spring Fling, Abbe Don, IDEO, interviews Stephen Downs, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, on the importance of design in healthcare and the recording of “activities of daily living”.
As part of the Health 2.0 Fireside Chats, Stephen Downs talks to Nikolai Kirienko, Crohnology MD one of Project HealthDesign’s grantees on a mind-blowing personal story of how capturing data via patient narrative saved his life.