Establishing Health 2.0 in Chile – Tech, Innovation, and the Doctors that Provide the Care

Editors Note: This guest post comes courtesy of Michael Granados, one of the co-founders and Head of Product Design at MedkoFeel free to send your guest posts to [email protected]

As Santiago’s entrepreneurial hub continues to grow, thanks in large part to the efforts of Start-up Chile, more and more young companies in Latin America are revolutionizing one of society’s most import needs — healthcare. Continue reading

Health 2.0 has arrived to Chile

Editors’ Note: This guest post comes courtesy of Aljosha Novakovic, Co-Founder of Medko.
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Health 2.0 refers to the digital health movement, in which healthcare professionals are using web technologies to more effectively communicate, share information, collaborate, and spread health education.

In the broad sense, Health2.0 is the intertwining of technology and healthcare with the purpose of bettering the world around us. Leaving a “dent in the universe” (-Steve Jobs) is no small task, and before any digital health startups can have a global impact, there needs to be a movement (especially in a generally conservative industry), and Health 2.0 is doing it right. “Health 2.0” in this sense refers to the biggest digital health organization in the world, with chapters in Asia, Africa, Brazil, and throughout Europe and the States. We are proud to announce that Health 2.0’s newest chapter is coming to Chile. Continue reading