Conversations with patients are becoming more complex – employing tools to help educate patients, connect them with doctors, and treat issues before they become serious. Web Live Care enables patients to participate in live video chats with doctors, after which they’ll receive a full transcript of the conversation and follow-up instructions.
Focusing on the WebMD personal health record, this panel shows us how a sweep of mobile applications is being created to form a stronger continuity of care between physician and patient.
Tom Dean, Engineering Manager, LiveStrong
Focusing on The Daily Plate, Tom Dean talks to us about this new tool that helps consumers dealing with diabetes make smarter decisions on a daily basis to improve their health. Using the visual aids of graphs, Daily Plate offers an in-depth analysis of predicted blood glucose levels, calorie counting, and exercise to accurately estimate the best plan for you to reach better weight and health.
West Shell, Chairman and CEO, Healthline
Named the best Health website of 2009, Healthline is a health search database to help consumers diagnose their conditions based off of search results of their symptoms. Providing articles, 3d body maps, pictures, and other multimedia tools, Healthline aims to make self-diagnosis and preventative care accessible for the average consumer.
Come to Spring Fling: Matchpoint Boston (May 14-15) to see West Shell speak about the pivotal partnerships Healthline creates to provide the best products for their consumers.
Kelly Gatzke, Founder, RelateNow
RelateNow is to help families who have children with autism, to ensure that the children and families receive the support and treatment they need quickly and affordably. Using video uploads, charts, and message boards, therapists, families, and doctors can see and track the progresses of each child.
Ed MacBean, Vice-President Product Management, Pathway Genomics
Pathway Genomic’s goal is to make DNA testing and analyzing accessible for everybody. The first step is to make it affordable – which they’ve done by charing only $200 per test, and analyzing the data in their own laboratory, which ensures accurate results and the privacy and anonymity of their customers.
Pablo Gravier, Founder & CEO, TrialReach
Trial Reach is a search engine for clinical trials. One can search for a specific condition such as sleep apnea, using various filters, info snippets with fast and accurate information. Using multimedia sources, there can be sound clips, video clips, maps, and images to help patients understand what the trial was about.
Alice Rathjen, CEO, DNA Classifieds
DNA Guide provides software for managing personal DNA information. Helping consumers create personal genoma maps, this platform also provides tools for managing the flow of information from the lab to the research facility to the consumer at home.
Michael Boerner, Founder & CEO, Unity Medical
Unity Medical is focused on best-in-class Web 2.o platforms. Using the latest in web technology they provide platforms where patients can log symptoms, receive an immediate diagnosis, and find healthcare professionals in their area.