Thursday
Feb 05
2015

Recapping #HealthMatters2015

On January 25-27, innovators from across sectors convened in Indian Wells, California, for the 2015 Health Matters Activation Summit, to identify strategies for systemic health improvement throughout the United States. Here's a recap of some of our favorite highlights.

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Barbara Kinney / Clinton Foundation
Thursday
Feb 05
2015

Exploring Connectivity in Healthcare

These days, connectivity seems to be a foregone conclusion. At Health 2.0, we track more than 3,000 companies and products in the digital health space and count no less than 500 tools dedicated to connecting patients to providers, and another 50 companies that curate online patient communities.

Partnerships are Key to Tackling Global Rise in Non-Communicable Diseases

Sep 10, 2014

As the incidence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) continues to rise globally, public health agencies have increased their efforts to find scalable, feasible, and effective interventions to prevent their onset. In the United States alone, over 117 million adults suffer from one or more NCDs.

Why We Need More Women In Digital Health

Aug 7, 2014

Today, there is a concerning lack of women’s leadership in the rapidly growing field of digital health. This underrepresentation in the digital health space has critical implications for women’s health, and the industry as a whole. For instance, as of 2013, women only composed 14% of partners …

CHMI Blueprint for Action in Houston, Texas.

A Blueprint for Action: Transforming Community Health in Houston and Harris County

Jul 24, 2014

Manageable, good health is a basic need for all residents regardless of zip code or demographics, but over the past several decades, poor health outcomes and the resulting disparities have been steadily increasing.  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, our nation spends …