SAN FRANCISCO, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Health 2.0 announces themes, highlights, and the much anticipated pitch session, Traction: Health 2.0's Start-up Pitch Competition to headline during the Health 2.0 9th Annual Fall Conference in Santa Clara, CA on October 4-7, 2015. This upcoming year, Health 2.0 anticipates over 2500+ industry leaders in digital health to gather in Silicon Valley for four days of extensive innovative health care content and over 175 LIVE demos of ground breaking products. This year's highlights include:
Traction - Health 2.0's Pitch Competition: "Series A ready" companies take center stage as they compete against other innovative digital health start-ups to receive recognition as the most fundable health care start-up from the nation's most notable venture capitalists and corporate investors.
Igniting Entrepreneurial Opportunities: Bootstrapped Basecamp will be a start-up showcase within the main exhibit hall available to start-ups and similar stage companies for a discounted table price. More information can be found on the website here.
The New Consumer Health Ecosystem: From fashion wearables and mindfulness to trending new retail environments, Health 2.0 continues to drive the conversation within the consumer ecosystem by bringing together the platforms, retailers, and investors who are partnering to usher in a new era in the health and wellness economy.
Health 2.0 Tools for the Provider: Discussion and demos of the latest technology tools for physicians from data gathering and recording, to diagnostics, collaboration, and care coordination.
Data, Tools, and Tech for Healthier Communities: Visionary leaders are elevating the priority to create healthier communities and discover the data resources and technologies that are facilitating America's transformation toward a culture of health.
Healthier Populations Through ACOs: Health 2.0 takes focus on both the hurdles and the positive impact of ACOs with real world examples of impact on readmissions, remote virtual care, and patient satisfaction.
The Frontier of Health 2.0: From precision medicine, to robots, to brain waves this session takes a dive into the future of medicine.
Optimizing Health Care Through Big Data: As the patient-generated data frontier moves further into the clinical realm, and as data available to providers gets more precise, robust, and real-time, this session examines the platforms and technologies enabling a smarter health system and a more informed health care consumer.
The Unmentionables: A crowd favorite, Health 2.0 takes another look at the Buffers and Magnifiers that deeply affect our health but are not often integrated into traditional care delivery. Think sex, work, divorce, mindfulness, sleep, relationships, money, suicide, stress, poverty, and end of life issues-- 2015 has new topics in store.
Launch!: Health 2.0's Launch! session is back again this year with 10 brand new innovative digital health care companies launching exclusively for the Health 2.0 audience before the public eye. Previous Launch! winners include industry leaders Castlight Health, Basis, Practice Fusion, and OM Signal.
Registration is currently open and available for purchase on the event website here. If interested companies would like to sponsor, speak, or learn more about the conference, please refer to the agenda website here.
About Health 2.0
Health 2.0 is the premiere showcase and catalyst for the advancement of new health technologies. Through a global series of conferences, thought leadership roundtables, developer competitions, pilot programs, and leading market intelligence, Health 2.0 drives the innovation and collaboration necessary to transform health and health care.
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