This breakout brought together 5 companies focused on ending the isolation so many experience alongside illness. These online patient communities use layers of data analytics to draw together patients with similar conditions, which in turn creates not only new friendships, but also the space to discuss and find alternative drug and treatment information.
We talked with Yishai Knobel, Director of Mobile Health at AgaMatrix, about the biggest challenges, trends and developments in health care technology at the Health 2.0 San Francisco 2011 Fall Conference.
Hardware that measures a variety of human activities is increasingly popular and transforming consumer engagement. People’s data is automatically being added to the Data Utility Layer from a multitude of devices, including updates from wearable sensors.
Yishai Knobel, Director of Mobile Health, AgaMatrix
AgaMatrix has a series of products for reading blood glucose. But the really cool new concept Yishai will show today is their ability is to turn the iPhone into an approved-in-Europe-but-not-yet-here medical device.