We wrapped up 2013 CES with an interview with Lisa Suennen, co-founder at health care venture capital firm Psilos Group and blogger at VentureValkyrie.com. Digital health startups were a popular topic at this year’s CES and Digital Health Summit, and we sat down with Lisa to get a pulse on the digital health startup industry.The actual interview was conducted on Twitter between Lisa’s Twitter account, @VentureValkyrie, and our own @CESHealth account. The following is a recap of our discussion ... Read Article
We closed out 2013 CES by interviewing two influencers in the digital health space on the various health highlights from the annual conference and general trends in the health care industry.We kicked things off by speaking with Dan Munro, a contributing health care editor for Forbes and long-term veteran of the health care industry.The actual interview was conducted on Twitter between Dan’s Twitter account, @DanMunro, and our own @CESHealth account. The following is a recap of our discussion ... Read Article
We sat down with Halle Tecco, CEO of digital health startup accelerator Rock Health, at 2013 CES to learn more about the company and to hear her thoughts on the digital health industry.
The actual interview was conducted on Twitter between Halle’s Twitter account, @HalleTecco, and our own @CESHealth account. The following is a recap of our discussion with Halle. You can see the original interview by viewing the #uhcces hashtag on Twitter.
So, you’re the CEO at Rock Health. Tell us a ... Read Article
People ages 50 and up make up nearly 45 percent of the total U.S. population and control 70 percent of the country’s wealth. It’s time to understand just how this large and powerful demographic uses technology in daily life and what it wants in the future. The Silvers Summit explores new thinking, new products and services, and how the role of technology is being redefined.
UnitedHealthcare had two executives speaking on panels during the summit. Tom Paul, chief consumer officer for UnitedHealthcare, ... Read Article
Yesterday, the Las Vegas Review-Journal published a bylined piece written by Dr. Reed Tuckson on the role of technology in the future of health care.
Citing the fact that 53% of Americans currently do not use consumer electronics to access important health care information, options and services, Dr. Tuckson noted, "the next cutting-edge technologies may not be a smart TV or a tablet - they are health-related innovations that are already in their hands."
Dr. Tuckson, the executive vice president ... Read Article
Prior to his SuperSession panel, Dr. Reed Tuckson sat down with digital health startup accelerator Rock Health to give an overview of UnitedHealth Group’s innovative initiatives, mobile apps, the why the company has such a strong presence at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Dr. Tuckson, the executive vice president and chief of medical affairs at UnitedHealth Group, is a strong proponent of innovation in the health care industry and firmly believes there is a “necessity for the industry to ... Read Article
On the eve of the first day of CES 2013, we interviewed health economist and management consultant Jane Sarasohn-Kahn. We spoke with Jane, who blogs at Health Populi, about the current state of digital health and what she is looking forward to seeing at CES this year.The interview was conducted on Twitter between Jane’s Twitter account, @HealthyThinker, and our own @CESHealth account. The following is a recap of our discussion with Jane. You can see the original interview by viewing the #uhcces ... Read Article
Fitbit is a San Francisco-based company that uses technology to help people become more aware of their day-to-day activities and encourage them to eat better, be more active and get a healthy amount of sleep. Fitbit’s chief revenue officer, Woody Scal, will deliver a presentation in our exhibit space at CES to discuss the latest fitness-encouraging innovations from Fitbit.Join us in booth #25515 in South Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 1:30 p.m. for that discussion. In the meantime, we caught up with ... Read Article
An important companion show to CES is the two-day Digital Health Summit, which focuses on consumer-based health and wellness innovations that meet at the intersection of technology and health care. Jill Gilbert, producer of the Digital Health Summit, took some time to do a live Twitter interview with us in advance of the show. The following is a recap of that interview. (To make things more legible than your average stream of tweets, we’ve taken some liberties in cleaning things up a little while, ... Read Article
Continua Health Alliance is an international organization focused on developing an ecosystem of plug-and-play connectivity for personal health devices. Continua’s executive director, Charles (Chuck) Parker will deliver a presentation in our exhibit space at CES to discuss increasingly important role of interoperability in the growth and modernization of the health care system.Join us in booth #25515 in South Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 11 a.m. for that discussion. In the meantime, we caught up ... Read Article