Google Health: Connecting Mobile Patients

Roni Zeiger (Smart Patients)
Location: F151
Tags: google, health, api
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Google Health is an application with an open API, and its long term success depends on the developer community building useful applications that help people achieve their health goals.

In this talk, we will describe this model and the role of developers who create specialized solutions for people with specific health needs. We will focus in particular on the increasingly important role of mobile applications in health and how those will work with Google Health.

We will demonstrate sample mobile applications and suggest areas ripe for development of new mobile apps.

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Roni Zeiger

Smart Patients

Dr. Roni Zeiger is Chief Health Strategist at Google where he helps lead Google Health, Flu Trends, and also works on improving the quality of health-related search. He has worked as a primary care physician and has served as a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He continues to practice urgent care medicine on occasional evenings and weekends. Dr. Zeiger received his MD from Stanford and completed an internal medicine residency at the University of California, San Francisco. He was a fellow in medical informatics at Veterans Affairs in Palo Alto, California, and received a masters degree in biomedical informatics from Stanford University. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Society of Participatory Medicine.

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