Matthew frequently remarks that while Indu wants to cure cancer, he just wants to email his doctor – both of which are equally difficult! The companies showcased in this breakout aim to solve Matthew’s problem by providing channels for enhanced and meaningful communication between providers and their patients.
Danny Sands moderates this panel on innovative technologies that allow for new avenues of patient-provider communication.
Danny Sands, Chairman and CEO of Healthline, demos Body Maps. Body Maps is an interactive visual search tool that allows users to explore the human body in 3-D. With easy-to-use navigation, users can search multiple layers of the human anatomy, view systems and organs down to their smallest parts, and understand in detail how the human body works.
West Shell, CEO, Healthline
Running a search engine and content site, an advertising network, and an enterprise software company probably interferes with West’s career as a kayaker, skier and fly fisherman. In the last couple of years, Healthline has become a health destination search engine and content site, an advertising network, and an enterprise software company that works with the likes of Yahoo!, Ask.com, US News & World Report, and UnitedHealth Group. While he’s a Health 2.0 regular, West specifically attended Health 2.0 this year because he’s partnering with both Aetna and GE. While Healthline has been building even more complex online products, they’re now interested in adding to their product lineup and potentially spending some of the $50 million they’ve raised. Healthline also added Yahoo! to its list of customers like Aetna, Ask.com, US News & World Report, UnitedHealth Group and GE, and has been building even more complex online products. They don’t seem to have spent much of that money they raised last year so we hope that West will tell us about his bigger plans for the future.
We brought back our popular Fireside Chat session from the 2011 San Diego Spring Fling! Each discussion is linked to the next. You’ll get 15 minute bursts of thought provoking, and possibly controversial conversations!
We talked with West Shell, CEO at Healthline, about the biggest challenges, trends and developments in health care technology at the Health 2.0 San Francisco 2011 Fall Conference.
West Shell, Chairman and CEO, Healthline
Named the best Health website of 2009, Healthline is a health search database to help consumers diagnose their conditions based off of search results of their symptoms. Providing articles, 3d body maps, pictures, and other multimedia tools, Healthline aims to make self-diagnosis and preventative care accessible for the average consumer.
Come to Spring Fling: Matchpoint Boston (May 14-15) to see West Shell speak about the pivotal partnerships Healthline creates to provide the best products for their consumers.
West Shell, Chairman and CEO, Healthline Networks | America
West is a kayaker, skier and fly fisherman, who somehow also finds time to run Healthline. Healthline is like three companies in one– a health destination search engine and content site, an advertising network, and an enterprise software company supplying health, technology and media customers like Aetna, Ask.com, and uS News & World report. Its multiple approaches to helping consumers access relevant health information (including symptoms, treatments, drugs and much more) are based on its complex underlying taxonomy.
West Shell, Chairman and CEO, Healthline
West is a kayaker, skier and fly fisherman, who somehow also finds time to run Healthline, which is like three companies in one—a health destination search engine and content site, an advertising network, and an enterprise software company. Having worked with customers like Aetna, Ask.com, US News & World Report, in 2010 Healthline has significantly enhanced its market presence with deals with Yahoo! Health, United Health Group and GE. And in a special bonus you’ll get a sneak preview in this video of a new kind of visual search engine.