Susannah is the authority on what Americans are doing online regarding their health, and is a regular presenter at Health 2.0 conferences. This year, on the heels of the Pew Research Center’s study of self-tracker data, she spoke on increasing data access, communication, personalization, and the gaps that still need to be filled.
With over 15 years experience in the online media and consumer products industries, Amy McDonough’s focus at Fitbit is on corporate wellness programs for employers, insurers and population health. She shared their newest consumer product, which gives people access to relevant data through a personalized dashboard, depending on their individual goals.
After gaining 30 pounds within a year of moving to India, Co-Founder and CEO of Healthify, Tushar Vashisht created the world’s first calorie tracker for Indian food. HealthifyMe allows a person to track their meals and get information on the food they are consuming, thereby monitoring and balancing their intake. Tushar previously helped initiate Government of India’s Unique ID (UID) project and has a background in investment banking spread between Silicon Valley, Wall Street and Singapore.
A son of two physicians, Chris Bradley learned from his parents that medical records provided immense amounts of information but not the insights they had expected. Chris created Mana Health by combining medicine and computer science, thereby transforming raw data into a highly effective and efficient tool to positively impact the health of patients on a massive scale. Bradley demonstrated his new platform which integrates New York’s patient records for a customized experience, recently awarded the contract to build the patient portal for New York.
CEO of Above Inc., Poonacha Machiah had a conversation with Indu Subaiya about his new project, “The Weightless Project” in which the overweight of the world give to the malnourished. Beneficial to both groups with opposite problems, “The Weightless Project” brings a certain currency as calorie lost is converted to calorie gained.
Dr. Robin Berzin from Health 2.0 and Sidney Slover of LearnItLive speak about the new online learning center they are launching which connects digital health enthusiasts everywhere through comprehensive, real-time, interactive online classes.
Indu Subaiya discusses the 7 deadly sins: 1) Too much testing, 2) Gooey hospital charges, 3) Bossy intermediaries, 4) No one understands PBMs, 5) EMRs don’t share, 6) It’s (not quite) my data, 7) Don’t go gently into good night.
Health 2.0 Co-Founders Indu Subaiya and Matthew Holt welcome the Health 2.0 community as they discuss several new trends over the past year.
Robin Berzin along with Adam Rosante, and Polina Hanin, introduce the new consumer facing event of Health 2.0, Health Interactive. The November 2nd event in Santa Monica includes live fitness and cooking classes, along with speakers and exhibits.