As personal health trackers explode onto the health and wellness market there has been an incredible change in the way we understand our physical bodies. Each company in this session demoed how their trackers( both hardware and software) contribute to a more active, educated, and stress-free body.
From managing diabetes to obesity to hypertension, learn how smart monitoring technologies can ease the burden of complex care management for oneself or a loved one. This panel highlighted 4 companies that are revolutionizing how we coordinate care and maintain wellness in the face of complex health conditions.
Innovations in technology and food science are drastically changing the way we understand what eating healthy really means. At Health Interactive@50+ we welcomed 3 technology companies that are revolutionizing the way we monitor our diets and evaluate the nutritional benefits of the food we eat.
Martin Pellinat joined Health 2.0 to demo VTOC, VisionTree’s web-based patient-centered health record management, communication and data collection system. VTOC, as shown in the demo, delivers quality patient and provider communication and documentation through a system that meets patient safety and risk guidelines while also reducing transcription costs.
Dr. Eric Topol famously appeared on The Colbert Report in 2013 and essentially gave Colbert a check-up with his high tech tool box of connected devices. More than ever, these types of technologies are available to help doctors deliver more efficient, more connected care both in person and remotely. In this session, we demoed the Health 2.0 high tech tool box with 5 innovative companies!
Engaging patients in their health is a never ending battle, but often trusted providers are those best-positioned to make an impact. In this session, we saw tools that connect providers to their patients in a variety of ways to encourage them to actively manage their health whether it be physical, financial, and emotional.
Some of the best resources in the medical community are the doctors themselves. Providers gather specific knowledge through experience, and what better way to pool and leverage that knowledge than through cloud-based, data-driven Health 2.0 technologies. In this hour, we saw tools that are making it easier for providers to tap into shared knowledge, consult with their peers, and deliver higher quality care.
MyHealthTeams creates social networks for specific chronic conditions. A veteran of the Health 2.0 stage, Eric joined us for the 8th Annual Fall Conference to demo his latest and most successful project, MyCrohnsandColitis, which provides a new portal for connection, interaction, management, and discussion for people with these oftentimes isolating illness experiences.
Mike Zalis, Co-founder of QPID Health demoed QPID PrOE, which scrubs the EHR to help clinicians understand risk, find important patient information, and realize the most appropriate treatment methods.