NIH Director Francis Collins, Atul Butte of the Stanford School of Medicine, David Patterson of the University of California-Berkeley and Taylor Sittler of UC-San Francisco discussed new efforts to mine "big data" for health care and scientific research.
Marcie Bough of the American Pharmacists Association, Charles Daniels of the University of California-San Diego and Sandra Adamson Fryhofer, chair-elect of the American Medical Association's council on science and public health, spoke with iHealthBeat about how technology could expand the number of medications available without a prescription.
Jonathan Attwood of Zamzee, Stephen Downs of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Chris Hewett of Mindbloom, National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari and Christine Robins of BodyMedia spoke with iHealthBeat about new consumer-focused health innovations.
David Lindeman of the Center for Technology and Aging, Nancy Pratt of Sharp HealthCare, René Seidel of the SCAN Foundation and Steven Wallace of the University of California-Los Angeles Center for Health Policy Research spoke with iHealthBeat about how mobile health technology could benefit seniors.
Brian Ahier of Oregon's Health Information Technology Oversight Council, Ralf-Gordon Jahns of research2guidance and Peter Waegemann of mHealth Initiative spoke with iHealthBeat about the growing popularity of mobile health.
Monique Levy of the health care advisory firm Manhattan Research and Shankar Sastry of the University of California-Berkeley spoke with iHealthBeat about how mobile phones can help promote personal health monitoring.
Karen Davis, president of the Commonwealth Fund, Lynn Etheredge director of the Rapid Learning Project, and Margaret O’Kane, president of the National Committee for Quality Assurance, talked about the proposed network with iHealthBeat.
Diane Cousins, vice president at U.S. Pharmacopeia; Alan Goldhammer, vice president at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America; and Allen Vaida from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices discussed efforts to reduce drug errors with iHealthBeat.
Susan Berry of the University of Minnesota, Piero Rinaldo of the Mayo Clinic's biochemical genetics lab and Mike Watson of the American College of Medical Genetics discuss the new, genetically driven field of personalized medicine.
University, hospital and community leaders involved in a new project spoke with iHealthBeat about the use of handheld wireless devices to monitor the health of patients in low-income areas.
Officials from FDA's new public-private partnership, the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative, spoke with iHealthBeat about efforts to streamline and modernize clinical drug trials in the U.S.