Health 2.0 Netherlands chapter leader Eugene Borukhovich kicked off our data panel, speaking with experts whose technology innovation frame national, entrepreneurial, and patient-based efforts to create open data portals and increased data access across the spectrum.
Bruce Magill is Head of Business Development at NorthWest EHealth (NWEH), a non-profit partnership between the University of Manchester and the NHS in England. In this demonstration Bruce illustrated how FARSITE can be used as a rapid diffusion tool for the coordination of care by using recent stroke prevention guidance, issued by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), as his starting point.
Humetrix has won multiple awards at Health 2.0 events and is based in San Diego. Founder and CEO, Dr Bettina Experton, is a French-American serial IT entrepreneur. With Chris Burrow, EVP Medical Affairs at Humetrix, she presented SOS QR – www.SOS-QR.com – a smartphone and Watch enabled emergency care app for GPS localization and the immediate retrieval of your emergency record anywhere around the world and in multiple languages.
In the past, Drew’s has joined Health 2.0 as a speaker, exploring how system integration and API’s developed at his company, Validic, but this Fall Drew provided context for the breakout session, “Connected the Dots: Tools for Connected Care Teams” and spoke to Validic’s powerful data engine.
Ryan Beckland is a co-founder of Validic and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer. Ryan leads the company with a vision to better overall population health by providing health care companies with viable, actionable health data. Ryan has helped pilot Validic through several fundraising rounds, lead the corporate mission, and grow the company’s dedicated and talented team. Validic is Ryan’s third entrepreneurial venture.
Bridging the provider and consumer world of tools, the platforms in this breakout aid, manage, and coordinate care across the entire care team. These companies illustrated how seamless care can truly be when shared between different individuals and across varied care settings.
The new health care environment is continually moving into the hands of the individual consumer. The New Environment for Better Health Care Decisions, co-moderated by Indu Subaiya and Matthew Holt, addressed the issues and benefits of the integration of consumer data with clinical experiences. Ryan Beckland from Validic introduced the session as a sponsor. Speakers included Susannah Fox, Tim Kelsey, Neal Sofian, Jamie Heywood, Amy Cueva, David Whitlinger, and Lygeia Ricciardi. Demos exemplifying this shift included Dossia, Fitbit, Mana Health, and HealthifyMe.