At Intuitive Surgical, a high technology Silicon Valley-based company that makes the da Vinci surgical robot, Catherine is responsible for strategic planning of new developments, identifying key new technologies for incorporation into the robotic platform, and conducting surgical labs to evaluate prototype devices and technologies. At Health 2.0 Fall we heard what role robots will play in surgeries of the future as well as what it means for cost.
Chris used to run one of the fastest growing activity and nutrition tracking programs, Map My Fitness. Running over the 9 million member mark and with integration with hundreds of devices Map My Fitness caught the attention of Under Armour and were acquired in 2013. Chris joined Health 2.0 for the second time to demo the latest app and online community from Under Armour.
Donato is CEO and Chairman of Physicians Interactive and founder of Health eVillages – launched at Health 2.0 in 2011 – which provides medical reference and clinical decision support resources to health professionals in the most challenging clinical environments around the world. With the recent acquisition of MedHelp, Donato spoke to how Physicians Interactive is changing the model of how physicians interact with their patients.
After surviving cancer in 2010 and experiencing firsthand many of the inefficiencies in our healthcare system, Darla decided to shift her focus from entertainment and media start-ups to health care. Intake.Me is a communication and patient engagement product that allows patients to check-in for their doctor visit from anywhere and attach medical records stored in their own virtual private health cloud.
Derek joined Health 2.0 to demo the latest technology in employee wellness, Jiff, which uses gamification to push employers to a healthier way of living.
Davide joins the Wearable Tech Runway at Health 2.0 to demo the Sensoria Smart sock and Smart shirt, two devices from the family of smart garments being developed by the Sensoria team. In capturing health data from a new part of the body, the sensoria sock detects pressure, force, and elevation, while the shirt tracks your heart rate in order to provide more accurate insight into caloric burn, athletic performance and activity.
David Ziegler is the Director of Mobile Product Management for WebMD, where he leads the WebMD mobile team in the development and launch of key apps across iOS and Android. Over the course of his tenure with WebMD, Ziegler has managed the launch of 10 WebMD mobile applications and joined Health 2.0 to show off their latest, HealthyTarget.
David’s the author of the “Experimental Man”, and “When I’m 164”, about the new science of radical life extension and what happens if it succeeds. He’s also the Chief Correspondent of public radio’s Biotech Nation; and a columnist for Fortune. Oh, and he also runs the Personalized Health Project and Summit.
In his clinical practice, mostly within HIV/AIDS, Diego has seen the need for big improvements in care. He’s now running Janssen Healthcare Innovation, a newly created business within Johnson & Johnson, aiming to help reinvent care delivery. We’ve been really impressed with his ideas about how a pharma company can support big changes across the system.