mHealthCoach has won so many Health 2.0 Developer Challenges that Aamer’s been asked if that was their main business model. Actually, their real business has been working with pharma companies. Their virtual nurse Flornce and their underlying drug reminder engine have attracted interest from pharma companies and incipient ACOs.
Incubated at Partners’ Center for Connected Health, the Healthrageous Personal Health Improvement Platform helps individuals modify health habits. Mary Beth will show the evidence-based ‘journey map’ for diabetes management and discuss the partnership Healthrageous announced with Boehringer Ingelheim.
Mark’s a high-tech veteran who spotted a niche–getting “old style pharmacy web” into the mobile world. Of course now that they’ve got traction, mscripts is adding applications and patient services for its clients, and dosing and patient adherence are top of that list.
Greg started RxVantage to address the inefficiency in scheduling interactions between drug reps and physician offices. He’ll show us how pharma companies have responded to this opportunity and what that has meant for them and physicians.
For patients, improving medication adherence can both bolster patients’ health as well as revenues. But pharma can’t help realize this objective on its own: adherence is a multi-stakeholder sport. Many of the innovations for adherence improvement are coming from outside of pharma…and sometimes aim to help payers (employers, insurance companies) or others whose incentives are not aligned with those of pharma companies
As the head of the RWJF Pioneer Portfolio, Steve’s role is to promote innovation. This includes groundbreaking
work in tackling childhood obesity, driving improvements in the health care system, and coordinating RWJF’s promotion of health IT.
Ellen’s research is focused on creating effective behavioral informatics applications that empower people to adopt and maintain healthy behaviors that reduce cancer risk, especially among those with increased risk for cancer and post-treatment cancer survivors. She also works on projects related to technology-mediated social participation and informatics in health.
Bill is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at UC San Diego, with interests in ubiquitous computing, software engineering, and educational technology. He’s a pioneer in the area of software refactoring. He also built ActiveCampus, one of the early mobile location-aware systems, and his current project CitiSense is investigating technologies for low-cost ubiquitous real-time air-quality sensing.
A panel discussion of the emerging research practices and findings that can inform Health 2.0 innovations. Some topics to be addressed: How can research work with companies to enhance health outcomes and business success? What do companies see as advantages and challenges to working with researchers and research data when developing and bringing innovations to market? What can be learned from innovation cycles and phases that can inform Health 2.0 development?