Adam Bosworth (KEAS), interviewed by Carleen Hawn (HealthSpottr)
3 CEOs and a President from companies transforming, and being transformed by Health 2.0, in conversations about the future of their businesses. Adam Bosworth is responsible for creating XML. AFter 25 years in tech he debuted KEAS, devoting his future to transforming healthcare for consumers. Carleen Hawn discusses his career change and future goals in the healthcare industry.
Chris Schroder, the CEO of HealthCentral, is interviewed here by Elizabeth Cohen from CNN. Chris talks about the strengths of his site and the ever-evolving health strategy of aiding consumers to be more informed about their healthcare.
Explore the world of consumer tools, including wellness, content and community, medication adherence and consumer tools for self management. Previously health producer for CNN, Marjorie Martin is the SVP & GM of EverydayHEALTH. Here she explains how communities work with the healthcare system and introduce new tools.
Esther Dyson, Principle, EDVenture
Esther is well known in healthcare for her role as an investor (Medscape, Medstory, PatientsLikeMe, 23andme, Organized Wisdom and many more), and for likening the health care system to a “calciified hairball stuck at the bottom of a drain.” Of course she’s equally well known in Washington due to her role in 1998-2000 introducing the tech and policy community to each other in her days as the founding Chair of ICANN.
Chris Schroeder, Chief Executive Officer, HealthCentral
Chris founded the Online Publishers Association and ran the Washington Post Online and LEGI-SLATE, INC.
But since 2005 he’s led the rebirth of HealthCentral into being one of the major content and conversation networks in Health 2.0. In recent years,
HealthCentral has bought Wellsphere and a few other companies and serves 12m visitors a month, and Chris has been very active in the rede!nition of what content and commerce means in online health.
Wil Yu, Director of Innovation, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC)
Following time running research at the Health Technology Center in San Francisco, and working in the worlds of EMRs
and investment banking, Wil Yu joined the ONC last year as a Special Assistant. His job is leading efforts related to
emerging health IT innovations, and he’s also the Project O$cer for the Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects
(SHARP) and serves on the HHS Innovation Council as the ONC representative.
Greg Fitzgerald, Director of Software Development, HealthCentral
Since 2006 Greg has been in the engine room at HealthCentral helping turn it into one of the major networks in Health 2.0. In recent years, following a large investment from IAC, HealthCentral has bought Wellsphere and a few other companies and now serves 12m visitors a month. It has network of many dierent disease sites and a growing selection of trackers and management tools. We’re focusing on its communities—a fascinating mix of expert and patient-generated content.