Howard Last, Medical Director, Active Medicine
Howard Last is a practicing GP and a member of the Leeds Asthma Focus Group. In 2005 his practice won the Improvement Foundation’s Guy Rotherham Award for the care of patients with chronic diseases. But now he’s using technology to improve patients’ education and understanding of how to remain healthy by providing them with an asynchronous communication tool that helps them understand and control their asthma.
Peter Ohnemus, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Quentiq
Peter’s been involved in many high-tech and bio-tech investments over the last 25 years but his newest venture Quentiq lets people track and benchmark their personal health data. It tracks it in real-time by incorporating data from scales, blood pressure monitors, smartphones and fitness tracking devices. That gets turned into a unique Quentiq Health Score which represents the individual’s current health status.
Jasper Ten Dam, Business Manager, myJellinek
Jasper runs the myJellinek treatment program for an innovative mental health organization in Amsterdam called Arkin. Using the IPPZ platform, Jellinek delivers effective and efficient treatments for addictions to over 2000 patients a year, using a unique blended psychological treatment of online and face-to-face sessions.
Laurent Coussirat, CEO, Mood Institute
After years working as a consultant to pharma and health corporations in Europe, Laurent realized that a web-based tool for mood monitoring for both patients and their families can have a big impact on care. The audience at Health 2.0 Europe in 2010 agreed, as Mood Institute was a Launch! winner.
René Seilhorst, CEO, Intenz/High Five Health Promotion
After becoming involved with corporate fitness in the late 1980s, René developed corporate wellness programmes for international organizations like Deloitte, IBM and Fortis. In 2006, he launched a nationwide network of more than 600 fitness clubs to provide corporate fitness in the Netherlands, using web-based technology to monitor and administer participation and results. He merged his company Intenz with High Five Health Promotion in 2009. His demo shows the new system which encourages wellness using games and sensor-based activity monitoring.
Stephen Cook, CEO, 23 Gears
Steve is an English web developer living in Sweden. 23 Gears produces online training tools and PatSim–a patient simulator allowing medical students to train on diagnostic techniques on a wide range of patient cases–is their first product. It was developed in conjunction with Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg.
Miguel Cabrer, CEO and Founder, Medting
Since getting a Computer Science degree from the Balearic Islands University, Miguel has been working on projects connected to telemedicine and eHealth in the US and in Spain, including a five year stint as CIO of Hospital Son Llatzer which received numerous awards for its Digital hospital project. Medting.com provides an international venue for sharing radiology images & videos which enables clinical case collaboration for Second opinions, Medical Education, and the Scientific Social Network. Medting has enterprise licenses with hospitals in Spain and elsewhere including Mayo Clinic and King Fahd in Saudi Arabia. Miguel is a Health 2.0 Ambassador and so he’s one of the rare demurs from 2010 that we’re allowing to give an update.
Alberto Sanna, Director, eServices for Life & Heath, Institute Health San Raffaele
Alberto has been involved in health care re-engineering projects at the Scientific Institute San Raffaele in Milano since 1989 but since 2002 he’s been director of the eServices for Life and Health Unit. His research is at the three main verticals: Smart Hospitals, Smart Life, and Smart City; and one horizontal: Privacy, Safety & Security. He is also the author of edutainment video games and has several patents & trademarks. He shows us about how to make an impact regarding nutrition, exercise and health literacy.
Live demos of debuting technologies that will shape the future of healthcare.