Dr. Daniel Karlin is a psychiatrist in Boston who is among the presenters of this mind-blowing demo created by Team Triangle. This team hacked into the xbox game Kinect uses technology to address the challenge of diagnosing hyperkinetic movement disorders .
Team Blue Meter, with Kaiser’s Dr. Ted Eaton and VIdentity’s CEO Alan Viars, among other team members, have built a product surrounding an idea around an energy resource and using it towards a consumer good of healthcare. Check out how this team has put a positive spin on peer pressure.
The health search and content company, Health Central, has thought outside of the box to create an app that marries available government data with their company data, and ties the two together using geo location, while attempting to gauge both active and passive patients.
Team Maya presents results from the D.C. Code-A-Thon where they addresses the issue of food desserts by creating a hub website where farmers and consumers can come together for affordable access to fresh food.
This large, multidisciplinary team has come together to collectively create a fully functioning android app that addresses the problem of human behavior. The app encourages switching over from addictions like cigarettes, fast food, and lack of exercise which lead to lung disease, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, to a more healthy addiction: a game that uses a data driven design mechanism to encourage goal setting using a progress tracking system.
Team Free Health includes designers and innovators from Frog Design in partnership with Doc’s and Med students, who have created a tool for helping every american understand what health care they can get for free under the American Recovery and Investment Act.
These developer challenge winners were asked by the Lucille Packard Foundation to create a program that could get parents of children with special health needs more educated, empowered, and engaged. Team School Records created a pilot for children with asthma living in California, including an EHR where the school nurse and parents can remain connected at any given time during the day, connecting the EHR updates with parent’s cell phones via text message, as well as air quality text updates in real-time.
Inspired by a keynote we heard some time back from Mark Smith at California Health Care Foundation, and by the work of organizations such as West Wireless Health Institute, we’re going to push the envelope on how Health 2.0 technologies and the companies using them can actually lower the cost of health care. Here we show new models for care delivery, new Health 2.0 technologies that reduce costs, and new technology models that take advantage of lightweight tools and rapid cycles for development and deployment. We also address alternate funding models that are tailored for a lower cost, faster and more iterative approach in health technology innovation.
Bettina Experton, President and CEO, Humetrix
Bettina’s been a national health policy advisor in three continents, and here she’ll show us Humetrix’ “portable, mobile HIE solutions.” U-BeWell is USB based, while MediSee works on the smart phone. Both give patients control over sending records from multiple sites to their physicians with no logins or previous integration required.