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Health 2.0 Houston Launch Event

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Join Health 2.0 Houston for their Launch Event at the Houston Technology Center!

 Health 2.0 has introduced over 500 technology companies to the world stage, hosted more than 9,000 attendees at their conferences and code-a-thons, awarded over $2,543,000 in prizes through their developer challenge program, and inspired the formation of 54 new chapters in cities around the globe.

Health 2.0 is now coming to Houston, and the newest chapter is hosting a big launch event on January 29th at the Houston Technology Center.

Hear from noted medical entrepreneurs Nate Gross, MD, and Bryan Vartabedian, MD. Organizers during the keynote followed by one-minute "elevator pitches" from a selection of the best and the brightest Houston area innovators and health start-ups.*

RSVP at http://health20houston.com/h20h-launch

Keynote Speakers

Bryan Vartabedian, MD, is a Houston area thought leader who writes about the convergence of social media and medicine.“Dr. V” is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and co-founder of the Medical Futures Lab, a newly launched collaborative center focused on re-imagining the future of medicine.  The lab is interested in exploring the ways that digital technologies are changing the practice of medicine, from the challenges of privacy and professionalism in social media to the ethical dilemmas of big data, personalized medicine, genome sequencing, and the quantified self.  As a center based at Rice University with core collaborators at Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas Health Science Center, their team includes physicians, artists, serious games designers, creative writers, bioinformaticists, filmmakers and data visualization experts. He writes and thinks at the intersection of medicine and technology on his blog, 33 charts.

Nate Gross, MD, is from the San Francisco Bay Area and has made a career out of working with great people and ideas at the intersection of health, policy and technology. He is the co-founder of Doximity, a HIPAA compliant physician network with over 567,000 US physicians in 87 specialties. He is also the co-founder of 
Rock Health, the leading seed accelerator for health startups. Nate graduated from Emory University School of Medicine with an MD, and Harvard Business School with an MBA.

We expect a big turnout for this event and space is limited, so RSVP and reserve your seat today!

Organizer: Health 2.0 Houston

Houston is home to the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. As such, the city offers tremendous opportunity to translate theories about how technology can improve healthcare into practice.



Health 2.0 Houston aims to:



  • facilitate collaboration between healthcare stakeholders;

  • promote the adoption of promising technologies that make healthcare more effective, affordable and accessible; and

  • showcase health-related technology in the Greater Houston area.


Health 2.0 Houston hosts speakers, code-a-thons and other events. The group welcomes entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, medical professionals, developers, policy makers and anyone interested in using technology to improve healthcare.


Health 2.0 Houston is a chapter of the national Health 2.0 organization, a worldwide movement of people who want to revolutionize healthcare and improve health outcomes by using technology to empower patients, medical professionals and other stakeholders in health.


Date & Time

Tuesday Jan 29, 2013
7 p.m. - 10 p.m. America/Chicago

Location

Houston Technology Center

410 Pierce Street
Houston, TX 77002 USA

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