Health 2.0 Seattle is the local chapter of the global Health 2.0 movement for advancing healthcare with technology. Our mission is to establish Seattle as a leader in healthcare innovation by facilitating dialogue among professionals from the local technology, life sciences, and global health industries.
About Health 2.0 (www.health2con.com)
Health 2.0 promotes and showcases new technologies in health care through a worldwide series of conferences, prize challenges, education programs, and more. The company also provides consulting services to help track and forecast market activity. Health 2.0 Chapters are grassroots groups of innovators who meet regularly with the mission to cultivate and propel health technology in their local communities.
Health 2.0 Seattle's Health Tech Innovation Series
We're excited to announce a new series for 2014. This series will explore how technology can contribute meaningful solutions to the field of healthcare by bringing together leading professionals in Seattle’s life sciences, global health and technology landscapes. Experts will weigh in on how to navigate the hurdles of an industry in flux, how to drive change within the community and how to create products and tools of value in the marketplace.
Meetups will take place at Substantial (900 E Pine, Suite #202) from 6-8pm on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.
January: Identifying the Issues
What the greatest challenges in the life sciences and global health fields are
Where to look to seek out the meaty problems
Where innovation is most needed in our community
How technology can help
February: Paths to Innovation
March: How to build a successful product (backend focus)
April: How to design a product for consumer adoption? (front end /UX focus)
May: How to design a product for B to B adoption
June: Risks & Roadblocks
July: Innovation at Work
We’ve been asked how people can get involved. Here are a few different things you can do to help out. If you’ve got other ideas, let us know!
- Attend and Discuss – Stop by and participate in future meetings. We are actively trying to build our social networks, too. Please provide your Twitter or Facebook handles should you wish to continue the conversation between meetings.
- Speak or Present – We are always looking for passionate people to present on relevant topics so please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with interest or recommendations.
- Sponsor – Chip in for drinks and snacks at one of our upcoming meetings.
- Spread the Word – Know someone who should be a Health 2.0 Seattle Chapter member? Send them the Meetup page and share the social media links below.
Follow us on social media:
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Health20Seattle
Twitter - https://twitter.com/Health20Seattle
Alternately you can reach us at email@example.com.