Tag: HHS

Action and optimism from US CTO Todd Park at Healthbox demo day

Todd Park (@todd_park), newly appointed Chief Technology Officer of the Federal government, gave an inspiring keynote address at Healthbox investor day in Chicago this week. Park, co-founder of athenahealth in 1997, is clearly very passionate about entrepreneurs and a big believer in the entrepreneur’s ability to effect tremendous disruption through invention. There has never been […]

Health Datapalooza will feature apps built on massive data available at HealthData.gov

The Health Datapalooza 2012 will showcase will feature the best and brightest applications using data from government and other sources. Innovators will present their technologies and will be judged “American Idol”style by the audience comprised of consumers, health care professionals, and community leaders. But time is quickly running out to submit your health app to […]

Grandma Wins “Apps Against Abuse” Tech Challenge #mHS11

[Ed. We are thrilled to publish this guest post by Dr. Val Jones,  CEO, Better Health. You can find the original here.] By: Val Jones, MD There aren’t too many grandmothers developing mobile health apps these days, but I met a charming one (Jill Campbell) at the mHealth Summit last week. Jill is a 60 year-old woman from […]