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Crowds Care for Cancer Supporting Survivors Challenge

Posted on June 28, 2013 by in Crowdfunding, Patient Empowerment, Patient Engagement

crowds care for cancer

Since it’s launch on April 30th 2013, the joint Office of the National Coordinator for HealthIT (ONC) and National Cancer Institute (NCI) ‘Crowds Care for Cancer: Supporting Survivors‘ challenge supported by the Health 2.o Development Challenge and Medstartr crowd sourcing platforms has garnered a fair amount of national and regional attention. On the leading edge […]

Health Datapalooza IV: A Chat with the CEO of Health Data Consortium

Posted on June 17, 2013 by in Health IT, Innovation, Patient Empowerment

Dwayne Spradlin Health Data Palooza

Dr Pat Salber, co-founder of Health Innovation TV, CEO of HealthTech Hatch and publisher of The Doctor Weighs In chats with Dwayne Spradlin. The man in the seat for the Health Datapalooza IV (HDP) is not unfamiliar with the health tech space and the role incentives, collaboration and crowd sourcing play in the innovation impulse. To add to […]

Health Datapalooza IV: A Poignant Message from Kym Martin

Posted on June 17, 2013 by in Health IT, integrative oncology, Patient Empowerment

kym martin health datapalooza IV

One of the many interviews we were privileged to produce at Health Datapalooza IV is a remarkable exchange between husband and wife, Ross (@rossmartin), physician, medical informaticist, musician and Kym Martin (@kymlmartin) ‘ a 30 year, 3x cancer survivor’ and certified nutrition & fitness consultant. It’s increasingly clear that in the digital health and information […]

ENGAGE: An e-Patient Panel on Health Innovation

Posted on June 8, 2013 by in Innovation, Patient Empowerment, Patient Engagement

ENGAGE: e-patient Panel Alisa Hughley

  At the Medcity News ‘Engage: Unlocking Patient Engagement Through Innovation‘ conference in Washington, DC following the Health Datapalooza IV, a panel of e-patients from the twittersphere held court and shared thoughts about the conference, the state of patient engagement and the prospects for the needed culture shift in order for ‘patient centric’ to be […]

Health Datapalooza Live Stream

Posted on June 3, 2013 by in Health IT, Innovation, Patient Empowerment

Health Datapalooza IV

Day one live from the Shoreham in Washington DC, the Health Datapalooza convenes it’s 4th annual event. Details including full schedule and agenda are available, here. The @HIBCtv crew is on site and will be filming select events and faculty participation shortly. First up for our coverage is the Challengeology panel where the three finalists […]

Health Innovation: HealthCamp Meets the Convergence Summit?

Posted on May 27, 2013 by in digital health, News, wireless health

Rob McCray WLSA 2012

In a sea of Johnny come lately and often ‘me too’ conferences claiming authoritative standing in the digital health and biotech sector conversations, a voice with earned ‘street cred’ as one of if not the ‘grandaddy of them all’ is the ‘Convergence Summit’ produced by the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA). For the 2013 Summit, Rob […]

Engage: Unlocking Patient Engagement Through Innovation

Posted on May 20, 2013 by in ACOs, Patient Empowerment, Patient Engagement

engage unlocking patient engagement

MedCity Engage 2013 taps HIBC.tv Co-founder and Managing Director Gregg Masters, to moderate ‘Driving Patient Engagement Innovation in an ACO World‘. On June 5th and 6th 2013 MedCity Engage convenes in Washington D.C., at  The Westin, City Center. The gathering: ‘..is an executive-level event featuring the most innovative thinking from payers, providers, policymakers, health IT […]

An Evening with Bhava Ram: Live from the University of San Diego

Posted on May 8, 2013 by in News

Warrior Pose | Bhaqva Ram

For me this represents the 4th entry on this blog and other social media about a man whom I have come to know, and value quite a bit (see: ‘Get Up Daddy’: Bhava Ram’s Journey of Recovery from Stage 4 Cancer‘, ‘From Stage 4 Cancer (Depleted Uranium Exposure) War Correspondent Shares Recovery Journey’, and our […]

Integrative Oncology: 2 Amazing Days in April

Posted on May 3, 2013 by in integrative medicine, News

Integrative Oncology Organizers | USCD School of Medicine

April 6th and 7th, 2013 a landmark conference on ‘integrative oncology’ took place on the campus of the School of Medicine at UC San Diego. The 2 day weekend session was organized by the faculty of the Center for Integrative Medicine (CIM), and led by Gorden Saxe, MD, Gene Kallenberg, MD and Lauray MacElhern, a […]

From Stage 4 Cancer (Depleted Uranium Exposure) War Correspondent Shares Recovery Journey

Posted on May 2, 2013 by in Innovation, integrative medicine, integrative oncology, News

bhava ram kpbs

At the recently concluded (and most amazingly awesome I might add) @UCSDhealth | Center for Integrative Medicine symposium on ‘integrative oncology’ (curated story here) I was blessed to cross paths with a rather amazing man, and now brother of the heart, formerly known as ‘Brad Willis‘.  Brad is now embracing the path of ‘Bhava Ram’ […]