Kaiser leads off the session on Patient Engagements. How do these technologies work in the real world? The session emerged from a question at the previous Boston Health 2.0 Conference. What led consumers to use Health 2.0 Tools. Joel S - using lifeMojo http://www.lifemojo.com for tracking exercise. Jim R - retired. 58 years of cigarette smoking. Went to Quitnet to help. 5years without a smoke. Now trying to improve short term memory. uses happy neuron to exercise his memory.
Matthew H - (@boltyboy) Lose weight and risk of heart disease. Using Sensei.com and http://www.thecarrot.com
Also tracking blood pressure in healthvault. TheCarrot.com for tracking Faren I - Used Excel to track herself for 2 years Looked at 20 tools, narrowed down to 10 ended up using 2: - http://www.TheCarrot.com
- http://www.23andme.com TheCarrot - can track two values. 23andMe: Weighted results. Explained what it meant for you
Judy F - PR and Cancer Survivor Volume of data is a challenge. Metavente Health Manager. "We are not medical professionals - we need to make information available to our medical professionals".
Indu Subaiya leads a panel: - Mary Ellen Zipper, CapMed
- Joe Cruz
- Doug Trauner, TheCarrot.com
- Matthew Holt, Health 2.0 - Esther Dysan
Tools are too generic. They need to be ultra-personalized