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 […]

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 […]

Health Technologies Expand Presence at 2013 Consumer Electronics Show

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. This past week I had the chance to attend the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas.  My previous events have been software/web […]

Top 3 Things We’re Looking Forward to at mHealth Summit

The following is a guest post from mobile health entrepreneur and thought leader, Douglas Naegele. Doug is the Founder and CEO of Infield Health, located in Washington, DC. Follow them on Twitter @InfieldHealth. ————- As the HIMSS Mobile Health Summit starts next week, there are three things I’m excited to hear progress about: 1.  Taking […]