GET is an European project that supports eHealth SMEs and entrepreneurs with their business models, access to private funding, internationalization, and the identification of market gaps in eHealth. This brief presentation updated us on the project activities and opportunities.
Matthew Holt, Co-chairman of Health 2.0, and Pascal Lardier, International Director, kicked off the 5th Annual Health 2.0 Europe conference with a look at European health care news and how recent changes provided context for Conference discussion.
This session followed and built upon “Future Technologies for Family Caregiving”. After discussing and hearing about the need for caregiving technologies, participants saw those tools in action. From task coordination to non-invasive remote monitoring, supporting the circle of care to incentivizing caregiving tasks, this session highlighted the breadth of innovation around supporting caregivers today.
Millions of Americans are involved in providing care for family members or friends, and they represent a vital but often overlooked component of the health care system. To date technology has played a relatively minor role in supporting their activities, but that may change in the near future. This workshop built on the findings of a recent expert roundtable on family caregiving & technology. Participants learned about powerful new technologies for tracking and managing health, and engaged in an interactive exercise to design future technology-based solutions.
Health Interactive@50+ leaders from the AARP and Health 2.0 conclude the event with a call to action to all consumers to make their opinions more widely available to the health community as we continue to enter a more digitally determined health ecosystem.
Research analysts from Georgia Tech University, Renita Folds and Brad Fain explored how consumer reported outcomes and consumer feedback from the 50+ age group have drastically impacted design and functionality of products to better suit their needs.
Senior Vice President of Thought Leadership at AARP, Jody Holtzman and Health 2.0 CEO, Indu Subaiya welcome the AARP Ideas@50+ national convention audience to explore the powerful new ways technology can make our bodies healthier with live demos from 10 exciting digital health companies.
We are experiencing the biggest transformation in health care ever. Technology plays a significant role as an enabler of that transformation but will not drive it alone – caregivers and patients also play a role. When predicting the future of mHealth, one must look at the challenges around the growing ACA-enabled population along with the shortage of caregivers. The impact of adding more patients and more data to a limited number of caregivers will require more data aggregation, bigger data analytics tools, and connected mobile technology. In this session AirStrip announced a number of initiatives combining the power of analytics and the user experience of AirStrip’s Native Mobile applications.
Watch as speakers discussed opportunities to connect across the health ecosystem to empower consumers to establish and progress in their personal health pursuits. They explored the changing health landscape, discussed the consumer health journey today and in the future, and highlighted how, through connected care, we can accelerate the impact of engagement solutions and re-imagine how we deliver health benefits to a new empowered consumer.