Homero Rivas is an Assistant Professor of Surgery, and the Director of Innovative Surgery at Stanford University. He has been involved in mHealth for many years, Co-Founding multiple digital health companies, and advising to many startups. As a Glass Explorer from Google, he has organized several research projects using Glass and other wearables to improve safety in the operating room. At Health 2.0 Barcelona, Homero shared his perspective on integrating digital health tools into his practice and how providers are increasingly contributing to the patient safety movement.
Indu Subaiya, CEO, Matthew Holt, Co-Chairman kicked off the 6th Annual Health 2.0 Europe conference in our new location with a look at the latest health IT news in the EU.
A Developer Challenge announcement from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, including a live Demo from the winning team, CHECKBOOK!
Today a new experience economy is emerging, where we no longer peddle products but create integrated experiences that address people’s overarching health needs. It might be a simple blood-pressure check during a pharmacy visit to refill a prescription that leads to a new diet which prevents heart attack. Experts on this panel debated on the landscape of shared objectives, shared how their respective organizations are forging new partnerships, and are delivering innovative care models for an ever tech-savvy consumer.
Jared founded and runs one of the foremost design and user experience think tanks in the world. He’s been working in the field of usability and design since 1978 before the term ‘usability’ was associated with computers. Leveraging in-depth research findings based on user observation, Jared helps clients understand design problems and create websites that increase customer satisfaction and loyalty. He is author of Web Usability: A Designers Guide and co-author of Web Anatomy: Interaction Design Frameworks That Work.
HxRefactored announced the first annual Design for Health Award! This award showcased the product that provides an amazing user experience for a patient, provider, researcher, or other stakeholder. The winners were PokitDok and UrgentConsult.
Geoffrey Williams is Professor of Medicine, with secondary appointments in Psychiatry and Psychology at the Healthy Living Center, part of the University of Rochester’s Center for Community Health. Dr. Williams has an M.D. from Wayne State University and a Ph.D. in Health Psychology from the University of Rochester. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine in the Associated Hospital Program at the University of Rochester, and fellowships in General Internal Medicine, and Biopsychosocial Medicine. Dr. Williams has over twenty years of practice experience in academic internal medicine and training as a health psychologist. He has contributed to the development of the Self-Determination Theory (SDT) model for health behavior change; focusing much of his research career on SDT and its application in interventions for health-related motivation, tobacco dependence treatment, diabetes self-management, adherence to medications, and other health behaviors that are difficult to change. He has been the recipient of numerous grants including research support from the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Small Business Innovation Research and the National Institute of Mental Health. He has published over 90 peer-reviewed articles as well as books and numerous book chapters. He has also presented at over 50 major national professional meetings.
John D. Halamka, MD, MS, is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief Information Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Chairman of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), co-Chair of the national HIT Standards Committee, a member of the Massachusetts State HIT Council, and a practicing Emergency Physician.
As Chief Information Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, he is responsible for all clinical, financial, administrative and academic information technology serving 3000 doctors, 14000 employees and two million patients.
As Chairman of NEHEN he oversees administrative data exchange in Eastern Massachusetts. As co-Chair of the HIT Standards Committee he facilitates the process of electronic standards harmonization among stakeholders nationwide.
Deborah Estrin is a Professor of Computer Science at Cornell Tech and founder of the Healthier Life Hub; she is also co-founder of Open mHealth. At HxRefactored, Estrin spoke about leveraging mhealth applications and the small data for health management. Her mission in health is to foster modular architecture, standardized data interfaces, and a health tech innovation community as the backplane for a vibrant open ecosystem.