The FLOTUS Says: Drink More Water

Many of us know the basics of better nutrition and well being. Drinking water is definitely part of that. The consumer-centric world of beverages with some sort of added benefit has exploded over the past several years. Remember when Snapple was the feel good brand that you weren’t really sure if it was good for […]

Bringing Diversity to the Health Tech Ecosystem

  The following is a guest post by Dr. Ivor Horn. Ivor is a physician, thought leader and health services researcher with a passion for technology, health innovation and the underserved. Learn more about her on her website. While we have made great strides over the last decade, minority communities are still disproportionately affected by health disparities […]

RWJF Wants Your Ideas to Change the Future of Health

Anybody who knows me hears me mention the impact that the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has had on me in my career. As a matter of fact, during the first Health Datapalooza event in Washington, DC – I got a chance to meet and hang out with Risa Lavizzo-Mourey. Was probably one of the biggest […]

Welcome to the New Pulse + Signal!

I’m extremely excited not only about the new look of the website but also the actual mission/activities that have changed a bit. For the past 6 years myself and a handful of guests on the blog have given you insight into the worlds of public health/healthcare, communication trends, technology and the impact of innovating across […]

Launch Festival 2013: A Healthcare Innovation Perspective

The following is a guest post by Cristian Liu, a healthcare strategist with in-depth experience in international services, technology and government sectors. Cristian is passionate about the intersection of technology, entrepreneurship and social innovation. Follow him on Twitter. Three days of demos, pitches, and inspirational talks.  $100,000 invested into a hackathon company. Crowd-sourced funding with virtual dollars […]