Health 2.0 - Fall 2011, San Francisco: Data Liquidity and High Quality, Low Cost Health Care


Health 2.0 - Focus on High Quality, Low Cost & Connectivity

"The health care payor and provider worlds are concerned with access, cost and quality. The federal government adds a population health gloss, and calls it the Triple Aim -- better care for individuals, better health for populations, at reduced per-capita costs. Those fundamental drivers are now having a clearer effect on the Health 2.0 ecosystem. The demos and discussions I've observed thus far at this year's conference are more consistently focused on addressing these issues than they have been in the past. Early-stage, and more established, companies' products are also notable in that they are focused on connectivity in a broader sense than before; whether that's connectivity for data, so that sensors can share data with your personal tracking software, your doctor or your community, or connectivity for individuals, who can use online social tools to improve their own health status through online interactions in a number of different ways...."

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