Health 2.0

By Jonah Comstock 02:43 pm August 22, 2019
Thanks to some high-profile IPOs, 2019 has been something of a breakout year for digital health. Sector luminaries will be flocking to Santa Clara, Calif., next month for HIMSS’ annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference to look back on the year and, more importantly, look ahead to the future. The three-day conference kicks off Monday, September 16, with two all-day preconference events and two afternoon...
By MobiHealthNews 01:53 pm May 30, 2019
For Health 2.0's Annual Fall Conference, coming up in September, Catalyst @ Health 2.0 is running two innovation challenges, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. One challenge will focus on social determinants of health (SDoH) and the other will seek innovations in home and community-based care. 1) For the SDoH Challenge, we are looking for digital solutions that help patients and/or...
By MobiHealthNews 02:42 pm May 2, 2019
Health tech startups and innovators are invited to apply for two opportunities to showcase their company and technology at the Health 2.0 Annual Conference in Santa Clara, California this fall. These two opportunities are a chance for entrepreneurs and startups to gain visibility for their products with potential investors, partners and peers. The conference — scheduled from September 16 to 18 —...
By Tammy Lovell 09:16 am April 16, 2019
When Siddharth Sharma received a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes, his first reaction was to create a spreadsheet of health data. “As an engineer, I did the most logical thing when I came back from the doctor with my insulin and my needles; I got out my laptop and opened a spreadsheet. I started logging everything to find out what was going on,” he tells MobiHealthNews. However, Sharma knows that not...
By Jonah Comstock 09:21 am January 18, 2019
While the HIMSS Global Conference is often thought of as a health IT conference for physicians and CIOs, the annual event actually caters to a wide variety of stakeholders in healthcare including entrepreneurs, investors, informaticists, and a wide variety of clinicians and executives. In order to highlight that diversity of attendees and offerings, this year HIMSS is organizing HIMSS Circles, an...
By Matthew Holt 03:03 pm December 18, 2018
About the Authors: Matthew Holt is Co-Chair of Health 2.0 conferences (now owned by HIMSS), publisher of The Health Care Blog, where this piece originally appeared last month. He also serves as co-chair of Catalyst @ Health 2.0 and president of SMACK.health. Olivia Dunn, an associate at Healthy Communities Institute, and Kim Krueger, a Venture Associate at Plug and Play, also contributed to this...
By MobiHealthNews 03:32 pm December 13, 2018
Calling all startups — HIMSS has extended the deadline for applications for two investor-focused events. HIMSS is hosting the Health 2.0 VentureConnect Pitch Competition at the HIMSS19 Global Conference on February 13, 2019 in Orlando, FL. The Health 2.0 VentureConnect Pitch Competition puts "Series A ready" digital health companies center stage as they compete to be recognized as the most...
By MobiHealthNews 03:29 pm November 16, 2018
Health 2.0 has two exciting opportunities for digital health startups coming up at the beginning of 2019, and the time to apply for both is now. First off, on January 7th in San Francisco — concurrent with JP Morgan Week — is Health 2.0 VentureConnect Top 20 Tech Showcase. Health2.0 VentureConnect will bring together top tech startups, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, policy makers and more...