RTP, NC – There is a group in the Triangle that is dedicated to improving health innovation through technology. That group is the Health 2.0 NC Triangle chapter.
What is Health 2.0?
Health 2.0 is a movement that started at the first HealthCamp in 2006. The Health 2.0 Wiki shows many definitions for Health 2.0 – the “Traditional” definition focuses on technology as an enabler for care collaboration:
The use of social software and light-weight tools to promote collaboration between patients, their caregivers, medical professionals, and other stakeholders in health
Health 2.0 NC Triangle chapter
The Health 2.0 NC Triangle chapter is dedicated to transforming the Triangle region and beyond by showcasing, exploring and encouraging health innovation and technology. We hold regular meetings to bring the local community together to network, engage and learn about relevant topics, and see the latest demos from companies.
Their next event is during Paradoxos in Durham:
- What: Community Madness – What is Connected Care?
- When: Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)
- Where: Full Frame Theater American Tobacco Campus, 320 Blackwell St, #101, Durham, NC 27701
- Registration Page
How to Get Involved With Health 2.0
You can attend the events of the Health 2.0 NC Triangle chapter. You can also join their Linked-In Group for more information.
Another way is to participate in the 2014 NC Datapalooza program this year which will focus on Open Data powering innovation in the Health vertical. Look for a Tech Tank post soon about the whole 2014 NC Datapalooza program.