Wednesday, October 07, 2015

#Health2con Launch sponsored by @VicertLLC

Health 2.0 Conference

Realtime notes from the ninth Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
Here is the online Agenda:


Moderated by Matthew HoltHealth 2.0 & Indu SubaiyaHealth 2.0

Ten brand new companies unveil their products for the very first time and the audience votes on the winner! This exciting and fast-paced session has crowned previous winners including Castlight Health, Basis, Practice Fusion, OM Signal.

Demos by

Bloom Technologies
Julien Penders
Michael Miyamoto
Flow Health
Alex Meshkin
Karthik Hariharan
Jan Jungclaus
Ian Manners
Manish Shah
Eran Kabakov
Hans Gangeskar
MedWand Digital Health
Samir Qamar

EMRs are platforms

They understand regulatory impact.

Last years winner:

Curve Tomorrow and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Changing healthcare from the inside.

Using Design Thinking and User Centered Design to accelerate innovation.
Break down cross-cultural barriers.

Digital Health is now a recognized component in the Research Institute.

PEERS – Identify social problems in kids.

App built for child and the health care professional.

The presents a game for kids to play.
The health professional can monitor performance and identify next steps.

Launch Demos 3.5 Minute demos

Bloom Technologies – Julien Penders / Kathryn Schuett @bloom_life

Belly by Bloom. Peace of mind for expecting parents

A reusable sensor with disposable patch.

The Sensor can track calories and activitiies. However it also tracks a baby’s contractions and activity.

Belly by Bloom is available today. 25% discount if you mention Health 2.0 in your order.

uncleCare – Michael Miyamoto – CMO @unclecareinc


Patient iOS App + browser-based provider portal. Handling Dosing advice and monitoring.

This avoids telephone tag between patient and provider around dosage instruvtions

Targeting complex and changing cardiac care medication management.

Vivor – Ian Manners CEO, @vivorHQ

Cancer patient is 2.5 times more likely to go in to bankruptcy.

An app to to develop financial profile for cancer patients.

Out of pocket costs for cancer patients can be very high ($13,000+)

PapNavigator for Oncology financial counseling.

System identifies support programs to offset costs.

Peerwell – Manish Shah CEO @peerwell

Community + Science = better health

iOS App

Questionnaires to track progress eg. Depression, Anxiety, Stress.

Create virtual teams of similar people.

Flow Health – Alex Meshkin CEO, @FlowHealthHQ

Patient Checkin app plus other apps.

Patient centered Health Record.

iPad Patient Checkin App.

Shared information between provider and patients.

Nurx – Hans Gangeskar Co-founder @nurxapp

Birth control app.

Get birth control meds.

Answer simple questions.

Identification via photo drivers license and Insurance card.

Request is assigned to a doctor. insurance or cash prices.

Doctor e-prescribes to pharmacy and same day delivery can be delivered in 90 minutes.

Gliimpse – Karthik Haariharan – PResident & COO @gliimpseHealth

Impressive PHR

Docola – Eran Kabakov – CEO @docolainc

Freeing up time in the Docto’s practice.

Create courses that can be prescribed to patients (Free for all involved)


Creating a Patient Education Marketplace.
Taken content from NIH and NHS(UK)

Also Allow e-Patients to contribute.

Prescribe knowledge…

Sensentia – Jan Jungclaus CEO @sensentia

Addressing automated Q&A in natural language.about health plan policies.

iPhone app for patients.

Web App for Providers – allows questioning of CPT Codes.

Medwand – Samir Qamar Founder & President @MedWand

Addressing the last inch in telemedicine.

A device for $250

Bluetooth, camera, pulse meter.

And the winner is….


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Mark Scrimshire
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Mark is available for challenging assignments at the intersection of Health and Technology using Big Data, Mobile and Cloud Technologies. If you need help to move, or create, your health applications in the cloud let’s talk.
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