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Empathy.Health: Taking Healthcare’s Hottest Topic from Words to Action

Last fall, when Michael Joseph first learned that he could register a .health domain, he was surprised at first to see that the domain name “empathy.health” was still available. But after thinking about it, this made perfect sense: empathy.health had not been registered because empathy is typically not front-and-center in the daily conversations and interactions surrounding the healthcare industry. It was a trend that he had been noticing for a while. While some may argue that empathy is simply intrinsic to the delivery of care, evidence suggests that this not consistent and pervasive throughout the industry. At HIMSS18, Michael joined […]

Bayer G4A Program

Bayer G4A: Advancing Digital Health Through the Power of Collaboration

Bayer G4A is a global program formerly known as Grants4Apps. These days, the “A” in G4A stands for much more — acceleration, advancement, AI, and everything else that’s advancing the current state of digital health. Officially, G4A is a global program within Bayer that “supports startups and companies that are developing innovative solutions in health and care.” In other words, Bayer is tapping into the entrepreneurial ecosystem to facilitate progress — both within its own ranks, and within the healthcare and wellness industries as a whole.

JPM Week by the Numbers

After sifting through all the events sprinkled throughout San Francisco throughout the week, we compiled some notable, interesting statistics about the events during JPM Week.

Healthcare Scene Announces The Inaugural Health IT Expo

Health IT conferences are getting a makeover! The team at Healthcare Scene is rallying a collaborative community of Health IT problem-solvers to be part of something special – the newly announced HITExpo18 (Expo.health). HITExpo18 will be May 30 – June 1, 2018 at the New Orleans Marriott and produced by Healthcare Scene – a renowned blog network that brings context to the latest news and innovations in Health IT.

December 5, 2017: General Availability

Today begins the third and final stage of our launch efforts to bring .health to the world. We started on May 8, 2017 by giving validated trademark holders the first right to register their domains. Next, on July 20, we gave exclusive access to verified members of the health industry. Now, on December 5th, we expand our distribution to 50+ registrar partners.

Connected Health 2017 Recap

If we had to sum up this year’s Connected Health Conference in three words, it would be “health system innovation.” What an amazing showcase of hospital innovation groups and their work to advance health through technology. We heard form groups like Johns Hopkins, Mt. Sinai in NYC, Healthbox/Intermountain Healthcare, and of course, Partners Healthcare.

HCIC Highlights

Early access for the health industry to register .health domains during the Industry Access Period ends on Thursday, November 30th. This period has allowed qualified members of the health industry first access to the best names available in .health – and so far, over 2,500 domains have been registered!

health++: Stanford’s Annual Health Hackathon

This weekend we partnered with health++, Stanford’s annual health hackathon. Organized by SHIFT, a student group that empowers students to move healthcare forward, the weekend brought together countless individuals and departments from within Stanford, as well as many partners from outside.