The 5 tools in this breakout continued to add fire to the empowered patient movement. By enabling consumer data access at the tip of your fingers, the technology demonstrations highlighted here showcased the varied and encompassing ways we can all better understand and act on our health.
Sanjay Shah represented the session sponsor, California HealthCare Foundation. Co-Founders Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya co-moderated a session of rapid-fire demos from Health 2.0 buzz-worthy newbies on “Launch!”. Demos included SmartPatient, Medvoy, Genetrainer, Medlio, InvolveCare, Recovery Record, Vimty, Liviam, Mevoked, and OM Signal. At the end of the session the audience overwhelmingly voted Stephane Marceau from OM Signal as the winner with his wearable sensor woven directly into the fabric of a t-shirt! The prize is bragging rights and an invitation to demo on the mainstage at the 8th Annual Fall Conference in 2014.
As a mother of three, a caregiver, a patient, and a businesswoman, Lori Mehen has engaged the health care system in numerous and varied ways. Each role Lori has played over the course of her career has helped inform the creation of her company, Medlio, where she strives to empower the health care consumer. Joining Health 2.0 Launch!, Lori demonstrated how Medlio has created an entirely digital insurance payment experience. Three important factors of Medlio include real-time benefits, cost transparency, and medical forms.