SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Health 2.0, the premiere showcase and catalyst for the advancement of new health technologies, announced today "10 Year Global Retrospective", a platform to recognize outstanding achievements in health tech over the past ten years.
For nearly a decade, Health 2.0 has served as the preeminent thought-leader in the health tech sector and showcased and connected with thousands of technologies, companies, innovators, and patient-activists through an array of events and conferences, challenges, code-a-thons, and more. Since its first conference in 2007, Health 2.0 has grown into a global movement with over 100,000 entrepreneurs, developers, and healthcare stakeholders, and 110+ chapters on six continents.
In recognition of its 10th year, Health 2.0 will honor the superstars of the health tech community over the past decade through the global retrospective, a platform which will poll the collective insight of its vast network of health tech stakeholders who will nominate and vote for the top influencers in four categories. The winners will be showcased at Health 2.0′s 10th Annual Fall Conference in September in Santa Clara, CA.
The four categories open for nominations:
Industry Leaders (non-patients)
Health Care Organizations
Open nominations begin February 11th, 2016 and will close April 15th, 2016. Any person, company, or organization can be nominated and need not have appeared on the Health 2.0 stage to qualify. Each individual may nominate and vote only once and must nominate a minimum of two per category, and no more than ten for each category. All nominations are submitted anonymously.
What Happens Next?
After open nominations close on April 15th, they will be reviewed by an expert panel (to be announced soon!). Health 2.0 will announce the top ten nominees in each category on May 9th, at which time a second round of voting will open. Voting will remain open for each category for one week:
May 9 – 15, 2016: Industry Leaders (non-patients)
May 16 – 22, 2016: Patient Activists
May 23 – 29, 2016: Tech Companies
May 30 – June 5, 2016: Health Care Organizations
Winners will be announced June 27th and the top three finalists from each category will be invited on stage at the 10th Annual Health 2.0 Conference in Santa Clara, September 25-28, 2016.
About Health 2.0
Health 2.0 is the premiere showcase and catalyst for the advancement of new health technologies. Through a global series of conferences, thought leadership roundtables, developer competitions, pilot programs, and leading market intelligence, Health 2.0 drives the innovation and collaboration necessary to transform health and health care.
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