Tara Cousineau, Founder, BodiMojo
BodiMojo is a health promotion program for teens, who are often skipped in general health research and outreach. Providing a web space for teens to set personal goals regarding health, weight, and wellness, teens can track their goals and take responsibility for their own health through an interactive web platform.
Lee Essner, Founder & CEO, AccessDNA
AccessDNA is the “WebMD of Genetics”. Providing consumers with health information about genetic diseases, AccessDNA is full of professionally written articles, and provides resources for testing with genetic professionals in one’s area.
Matt Wiggins, Founder, Remedy Ventures
A group of artists, doctors, developers, and entrepreneurs, Remedy Ventures built an iPhone platform for healthcare. Immediately post launch two of their apps hit the top of iPhone health apps. Their mobile portal is linked to a web portal that helps communication between doctors and nurses, provides digital prescriptions, and more.
Clive Pinder, Founding Parner, Healthy Worlds
Focusing on the big issue of “health in the rest of the world”, Healthy Worlds focuses on global lifestyles and how to improve health issues in each community. Using virtual worlds Healthy Worlds uses avatars to create engaging and immersive health coaching experiences.
Michael Lenoir, Founder, Global Village for Health
An interactive social network, Global Village for Health targets African Americans. Their effort is to improve the health of African-descended people, who are often neglected in healthcare outreach. Global Village for Health also targets issues of heart disease, diabetes, and other health issues that are uniquely targeted to this demographic.
This panel gives an exposure to six leading edge Health 2.0 companies who are driving new techniques into the health and wellness space. Each presenter only has 3.5 minutes to introduce their product, to give a general overview to some of the breaking-edge technology and ideas that are working to improve general health.
Ron Keen, President, PureWellness
Focusing on health prevention, PureWellness supplies tools, infrastructure, rewards systems, and services to help employers work with their employees to maintain a higher level of overall health. Employers can register for an event and encourage their employees to meet personal health goals for various rewards. PureWellness puts you on a trackable proactive plan towards better health.
Stephen Lanzet, National Director of Lata Life Care Innovations
ElderTalks uses interactive conversations to help seniors and caregivers understand the risks and protective methods of being older.
Ellen Badenelli, Founder & CEO, ScanAvert
ScanAvert takes information that is only relevant to you, providing a personal profile that helps you control what food you buy. Based off a personally established database of calories and ingredients, ScanAvert is a mobile app that allows consumers to scan each food item and immediately assess how it fits (or doesn’t fit) into their health plan.