Healthcare IT Evening Event: Social and Mobile Innovations in Health - A Panel Discussion

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    80% of adult internet users look online for health information; yet 50% report the helpfulness of little or no value. How will new technologies engage and connect both patients and doctors? Join us for a lively discussion exploring a new world of Social and Mobile Innovations in Health. Pew Research Center Report, February 1, 2011 http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2011/HealthTopics.aspx

    MedHelp is the leading online health community and mobile platform company. 12 million unique monthly visitors come to the site to get personalized advice from doctors or fellow consumers with similar conditions, track their health conditions through health tools and mobile apps, and discover content most relevant to their condition. Rebecca Chiu, Director Business Development at MedHelp, will present current issues within healthcare delivery system and how they could solved through a patient-centered framework leveraging social media and mobile technology.

    HealthTap's  Interactive Health Network and mobile apps connect doctors with patients in smarter ways, provide education to those who seek it and disseminate trusted, vetted, peer-reviewed health information far and wide. Ron Gutman, founder & CEO, will share his journey in social and mobile health innovation and where he's at today.HealthTap's  Interactive Health Network and mobile apps connect doctors with patients in smarter ways, provide education to those who seek it and disseminate trusted, vetted, peer-reviewed health information far and wide. Ron Gutman, founder & CEO, will share his journey in social and mobile health innovation and where he's at today.

    Dr. Enoch Choi, MD, a partner at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and avid online practitioner and adviser to MedHelp and other online social and mobile healthcare technologies, will offer his knowledge, experience and wisdom on this and other emerging innovations.

    Dr. Bart C. Lally, MD, Palo Medical Foundation, will provide his long-term perspective on healthcare IT innovation and his experience that involved early use of light pens and the adoption of large enterprise systems.Dr. Bart C. Lally, MD, will provide his long-term perspective on healthcare IT innovation and his experience that involved early use of light pens and the adoption of large enterprise systems.

     

    6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Registration / Networking / Refreshments
    7:00 - 7:15 p.m. Announcements and Introductions
    7:15 - 8:30 p.m. Presentation and Discussion
    8:30 - 8:45 p.m. Wrap-up / Networking