Tom Kottler’s background is wide and varied, ranging from practicing law to working with a pharmaceutical company, and he’s brought together all his experience and expertise to found HealthPrize Foundations. HealthPrize has developed an Internet and mobile-based platform that uses gaming dynamics, behavioral economics, and consumer marketing tactics to motivate patients to start and stay healthy on prescribed medications. The platform gives points to the user for adhering to their medications as well as receiving education from surveys and quizzes.
Erick Von Schweber is a theoretical physicist with a flair for fancy dress and using massively parallel processing for complex calculations for defense and government ops. SURVEYOR Health does even more complex stuff than that; it compares the trade offs behind thousands of drug regimens automatically. Erick demonstrated Medication Risk Maps, showing how drugs can be compared for both symptoms, costs, and side effects.
Omada Health builds evidence-based online programs for disease prevention and health promotion. CEO and Co-Founder Sean Duffy showcased Prevent, a 16 week social curriculum designed to pair with diabetes prevention programs to create a more dynamic solution for the millions of Americans with diabetes.
Thought there wasn’t more you could know about PatientsLikeMe? At Health 2.0 this fall, Brad Gescheider demonstrated the Open Research Exchange, an online platform- funded by a big RWJF grant – that collects and publishes patient created information about their experiences with clinical research. The platform gives real-time feedback along with survey statistics.
Tal Givoly has over 25 years of systems and software development experience. Founder and CEO of Medivizor, Tal demonstrated the community aspect of health care through technology that provides comprehensive medical profiles for patients. Medivizor is able to give relevant health information to the user, instead of scaring the person with the abundance of information currently available on the web. Tal has a long proven track record in “realizing visions,” both in startups from inception and in multinational corporations and Health 2.0 was happy to host such a bright member of the health technology space.
Senthil Premraj believes that traditional wellness programs don’t work. Healthplotter is scaling what does; monetarily incentivizing and disincentivizing healthy results through giving back health insurance premiums for healthy living.
Darlene is the Founder and CEO of Blaze Health, a company that increases health literacy by connecting the dots between what we eat and what we burn through visual cues and connectivity. Blaze Health includes a relevent, current food log to see when, where, and what you are eating.
Sean Elwell is the founder of Care.IT which is care through IT: health care on your phone, health care on your tablet, and health care on your computer. Care.IT connects patients with low cost providers to be diagnosed and prescribed. Care.IT is health care anytime, anywhere.
Jon-Michial is the Founder and CEO of ChartSpan, the world’s first automated EMR app. Chartspan instantly converts paper records to digital data, making accessible, easy to use records for the patient. Chartspan is how mothers manage their family’s healthcare information.