Hear from Health 2.0 experts on how to effectively bring and implement digital health solutions into emerging markets. This session includes live demos of companies that designed their solutions with this goal in mind and will explore the important stakeholders, the opportunities but also the pitfalls.
Donato is CEO and Chairman of Physicians Interactive and founder of Health eVillages – launched at Health 2.0 in 2011 – which provides medical reference and clinical decision support resources to health professionals in the most challenging clinical environments around the world. With the recent acquisition of MedHelp, Donato spoke to how Physicians Interactive is changing the model of how physicians interact with their patients.
Matthew sat down with health care delivery leaders to discuss how new technology platforms, payors, and providers are working together for enhance patient care delivery and engagement.
NIraj Katwala represented Healthline as the session sponsor. The session began with the “Rising Stars” segment, moderated by Indu Subaiya. Indu curated a panel focused entirely on a generation of young entrepreneurs in health technology, thus called “rising stars.” Featured for their progressive technologies was Akhila Satish of CyberDoctor and Pelu Tran of Augmedix. Akhila demonstrated CyberDoctor’s new adherence application game, PatientPartner, in which the player can see how certain decisions directly affect their life. Pelu showed how Google Glass is being used in a clinical setting to increase physician facetime with their patients.
Indu then segued into the next portion of the session, introducing the WeightLess Project, with Poonacha Machaiah. In the WeightLess Project the overweight of the world give to the malnourished. Beneficial to both groups with opposite problems, “The Weightless Project” brings a certain currency as calorie lost is converted to calorie gained. This project served as a good link to the third part of the session, Around the World: International, which focused on companies and individuals helping the underserved around the world.
The International panel was moderated by James Mathews, the Chairman of the Health 2.0 chapter in India. It featured James Nardella, Mark Friess, and Ravi Kumar as speakers, and demonstrations from Ram Gopalan of Argusoft, James Nardella of the Lwala Community Alliance, and Donato Tramuto of Physicians Interactive.
Donato Tramuto is CEO and Chairman of Physicians Interactive and founder of Health eVillages – launched at Health 2.0 in 2011 – which provides state-of-the-art mobile health technology including medical reference and clinical decision support resources to medical professionals in the most challenging clinical environments around the world. He spoke about the particularly engaging story of Health eVillage’s work with the Lwala Community Alliance, where his app was able to potentially save the life of a child by showing a remote nurse where to inject an IV.
Donato Tramuto is CEO and Chairman of Physicians Interactive and founder of Health eVillages – launched at Health 2.0 in 2011 – which provides state-of-the-art mobile health technology including medical reference and clinical decision support resources to medical professionals in the most challenging clinical environments around the world.
Join Donato Tramuto, Health eVillages founder, for a discussion about Health eVillages and how the power of mHealth is saving lives in remote and underserved communities around the world. Health eVillages is a program of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights, and was launched at Health 2.0 one year ago. As part of Health eVillages’ 1-year anniversary, Health eVillages will be collecting used devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad, Android phones and tablets) at Health 2.0 to repurpose and deploy to clinicians without access to modern medical references or tools.
Donato Tramuto, CEO of Physicians Interactive, gives the final talk of day one at the Health 2.0 Berlin 2011 Conference. He covers his work in Haiti with the Health eVillages organization, delivering pre-loaded mobile tools to doctors in the field.