Matthew Holt discusses the changing world of health care and the steps he believes we should be taking to adapt to this new system. Trends include data mobility, trackers, and usability of EMRs to connect consumers and Professionals.
David Duncan and Matthew Holt provide a quick summary of the United States health care system, touching on spending distribution, quality of care v.s. cost, the major players operating within the health care system, and possible solutions to our national spending problem.
Matthew Holt covers Medicare, Medicaid and how the Affordable Care Act is changing the status quo in today’s health care system.
We’re all agreed that getting easier access to data is vital for everyone in health care in order to improve care. But what’s the most viable way to get there? Are we better off relying on patient access and control, or should we be building from the base of provider systems?
What do the two futures mean for Direct, BlueButton+, OAuth and more. And what are the technical implications for developers and the ecosystems of applications?
Hear from two leading technologists: Arien Malec (VP at RelayHealth) was the driving force at ONC behind the Direct Protocol and now is the one of the leaders of the new vendor alliance CommonWell. Adrian Gropper is an MD technologist and patient advocate who’s recently become the CTO of the sometimes controversial organization, Patients Privacy Rights.
Pascal and Matthew will give you some thoughts about Health 2.0 in Europe and there will probably be a surprise or two in store.
Physicians and health professionals increasingly use web, mobile and social technologies to share medical information, teach medical students, and collaborate on research projects or patient cases. This session showcases platforms and tools that allow health professionals to tap into a global network of knowledge and ask second opinions from specialists across the globe.
Caroline is here to show us Whittington Health Matters, a visually engaging, real-time view of patient reported data with clinical information that enables physicians to provide personalized recommendations and guidance. Caroline co-wrote Whittington’s Health Quality Account and was recently nominated for the Clinical Leader of the Year in the Health Service Journal Award which will be announced in just a few weeks!
For over a decade now Artur has been involved with KAMSOFT – one of the biggest providers of IT solutions for healthcare and pharmacies in Poland. Artur now lives in Berlin and writes for the company’s health journal. In this session, he will discuss the dynamic growth of the Health 2.0 industry in Poland as a result of the national health system’s challenges and the economic boom.
Healthcare is named after Jason’s daughter Isabel, whose near fatal misdiagnosis in 1999 led him to join the Health 2.0 community. Isabel Healthcare supports clinicians in effective diagnosis, referral, test ordering, and admission processes. The platform is designed to prompt doctors not to miss any serious illnesses. In this session, he is giving a demo of a recently launched symptom checker that is a patient version of his clinical tool.