Tag: health tech


The Significance of Health 2.0 for Patient Leaders

I had the distinct pleasure of attending and speaking at Health 2.0, one of the industry’s most important health innovation conferences held from September 16-18, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.  Hundreds of health tech startups and initiatives have been launched, showcased, promoted and catalyzed here in the last dozen years. Health 2.0 is…

Your advice to new Patient Leaders

WEGO Health is committed to amplifying the Patient Leader voice and it all starts with the first time a patient or caregiver shares their initial blog post, tweet or picture on Instagram. As Patient Leaders ourselves, Julie (WEGO Health Patient Leader Network Director), and I know that starting out on your advocacy journey can be…

Revealing the Power of Digital Health: An ePharma 2017 Recap

The standard of healthcare in this day and age has been raised. Patients are no longer waiting for change to occur. We have become drivers of our own care. Meanwhile, there has been immense growth in the wide world of healthcare social media. Physicians are taking to the interwebs to share insights amongst one another.…

Patient Involvement – The Secret to High-Engagement Health Apps

Designing a health app is so much more challenging than designing any other app. An app that aims to serve as a personal health assistant, monitor, and advisor, holds in many ways, a responsibility just as high as the doctor does. With the advancing technology, health apps for patients and caregivers have become an intrinsic…

Health Activist Review: Sleep Time App

We love when technology and health come together. Here is an app review by Health Activist Karen Vasquez. --Amanda   Sleep Time App for iPhone by Azumio on my iPhone 4S By Karen Vasquez www.TheMightyTurtle.com   The short version of my review: I would keep it.   Sleep Time App for iPhone is designed to…

Today's #HAchat: Anonymity & Online Health Communities

  [caption id="attachment_4748" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Image credit: anotherphotograph on Flickr"][/caption] To wrap up the month of June - and Health Technology - let's look at where we, as humans, fit in to the technological landscape. In this week's Health Activist Tweetchat will discuss how The Future (technological advances, social media, etc) leads to some big…
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