Your Podsite trial is ending soon. Put the final touches on it with our tips on how to make a great podcast website.

Claim your custom domain name todayClaim your domain

S4: #040: Matthew Holt on Health 2.0 and the Global Stage for Health Innovators

35 minutes

Matthew Holt went to work in 2006 to create an event that focused on health tech innovators. That event was the first Health 2.0. Now, 11 years later, thousands of health innovators have taken to the Health 2.0 stage to present their solutions that improve and transform healthcare. Matthew tells us about the evolution of the organization, and the opportunities for innovators to share their stories to tens of thousands of people around the world.

Matthew co-founded Health 2.0 with Indu Subaiya. I’ve known Matthew for several years - I’ve spent time with him at Health 2.0 conferences (and nearby bars) in the US and Europe, but until I had this discussion with him, I didn’t really have an appreciation of the background that eventually led to the creation of the Health 2.0 series of conferences. We cover how Health 2.0 serves as a tremendous catalyst for accelerating the creation and adoption of new health technologies. We also dive into Matthew's own experience as a researcher and his experience as part of a silicon valley startup.

We continue the discussion in episode 41, and we jump into the controversy about the term Digital Health and Matthew’s preferred term: SMACK Health. He’ll tell us what that all means, and discuss the merits of that term. And, since he’s so passionate about it, we’re also going to try the new name on for size. So the next episode of this podcast will be the SMACK Health Today podcast... be sure to tune into both episodes for the full story.


Today's Topics:

  • Matthew's move to America and research into healthcare
  • How the first web browsers in the 1990's helped Matthew focus on healthcare and tech
  • How Health 2.0 was started, and the early days of the organization
  • The opportunities available through Health 2.0 to accelerate early innovations


Links and Resources Mentioned:


Video:

DAY 1: Welcome to Health 2.0 Barcelona w/ Matthew Holt & Indu Subaiya

H20 2014 FALL - Welcome: Matthew Holt & Indu Subaiya

More episodes from Digital Health Today 360 with Dan Kendall

S12: #113: Jane Sarasohn-Kahn on Women's Health, Social Determinants of Health, and the 'She-cession'

Guest host Sophie Park interviews health economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn for this fast-paced discussion about women's health, social determinants of health and the 'she-cession' in the wake of …

Coffee Talk: H2O - How the Health Outcomes Observatory Gives Patients Better Tools and Bigger Voices

Every day, tech companies and governments frame the conversation around the use of data. With the proliferation of smartphones and wearable devices, …

Coffee Talk: Why is Digital Health Important to Biopharmaceutical Companies?

The pandemic has illustrated how Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) can impact the spread of disease, access to vaccines and the levels of trust in and utilization of basic health …

S12: #112 "The dumbest thing I'd ever done...that began the career path that I still am on today" with Dr. David E. Albert, Founder of AliveCor

Dr. David E Albert is a physician, engineer, inventor and serial entrepreneur, and he's the founder and Chief Medical Officer of Alivecor. Dr. Albert …

S12: #111: How to Uber a Diabetes Business Before It Gets Kodak-ed

In this episode, we dive into a topic that is very close to my heart: improving the lives of people with diabetes.


You've certainly heard Kodak mentioned as a good example of how companies …

S11: #110 Introducing the Host of the New Asia Pacific Edition: Tony Estrella

"In this episode, I'm excited to introduce you to yet another outstanding health innovation leader who is hosting another new show on Digital Health Today. His degrees are in engineering …

How you can listen to this podcast

You can listen to episodes right here on the website, or if you prefer, in a podcast app. Listening in an app makes it easier to keep track of what you’ve already heard, listen without using your data plan and many other conveniences.

Recommended apps
Start listening to S12: #113: Jane Sarasohn-Kahn on Women's Health, Social Determinants of Health, and the 'She-cession'
27:23
Start listening to S12: #113: Jane Sarasohn-Kahn on Women's Health, Social Determinants of Health, and the 'She-cession'
27:23