Conferences

We welcome submissions for this section of JoPM. Conference Reports are brief commentary on individual conference sessions that are relevant to the mission of JoPM. If you are interested in submitting a conference report, you may do so here.

 

Conferences, Media Watch, Vol. 8, 2016

International Workshop on Infrastructures for Health Care: Patient-Centered Care and Patient Generated Data

Technology is allowing more and more patients to become health data “prosumers” (producers and consumers), potentially promoting richer, more participatory forms of patient-doctor relations. But certain challenges must be overcome before patient-generated data sharing can become a part of everyday clinical work.

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Conferences, Vol. 4, 2012

Health Camp KC: The Unconference

The overarching topic at this unorthodox conference weekend was “Patient Involvement, Engagement, and Empowerment.”

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Conferences, Vol. 4, 2012

Health Datapalooza 2012: Apps Are Making a Difference

Health Datapalooza III was a combination of upbeat speeches about the climate of innovation and public-private sector cooperation, and enthusiastic demonstrations by developers of new health care applications.

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Conferences, Vol. 4, 2012

HIMSS 2012 Highlights: What’s Hot

Central themes included Stage 1 and Stage 2 of meaningful use; ICD-10; mobile health; mHIMSS; business and clinical analytics; and patient-centered medical homes.

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Conferences, Vol. 3, 2011

Doctors 2.0 & You

This European conference is dedicated to understanding the physician’s perspective on use of new technologies and how physicians use these technologies to collaborate with colleagues, patients, payers, government, and industry.

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Conferences, Vol. 3, 2011

CHI 2011 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

Health was a featured community at the CHI conference, and several papers in particular stood out as being relevant to participatory medicine.

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Conferences, Vol. 3, 2011

Mobile Health 2011: What Really Works: A Patient POV

The author offers a patient’s perspective on the Stanford 2011 Mobile Health Conference held in May 2011.

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Conferences, Vol. 2, 2010

Report on the “Reassembling Health Workshop: Exploring the Role of the Internet of Things”

This review reports on the workshop “Reassembling Health: exploring the role of the Internet of Things.” The aim of the workshop was to bring together professionals from different disciplines in order to envision future scenarios enabling patient participation, home-, mobile-, and self-care.

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Conferences, Vol. 2, 2010

Health 2.0 Goes to Washington

A review of the Health 2.0 Goes to Washington conference held in June 2010.

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Conferences, Vol. 2, 2010

Health 2.0: What Works for Users

Abstract Citation: Torrey T. Health 2.0: what works for users. J Participat Med. 2010 Aug 16; 2:e2. Published: August 16, 2009. Competing Interests: The author has declared that no competing interests exist. In my heart of hearts, I am a geek. Few know about my closet geekitude. Most people know me as a “professional patient,” […]

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