Health Datapalooza 2014 Recap and Wrap-Up

Thank you to everyone who took part in making this year’s Health Datapalooza the amazing event it was. We had over 2000 attendees over three dynamic and engaging days of keynotes, sessions, and events. Here’s a recap of what happened this year:


We kicked off Health Datapalooza 2014 with five intensive hands-on training Sunday Workshops with more than 130 participants!

Data Palooza 2014


To start off the day, we opened with these fantastic keynote addresses:

  • Dr. Elliot Fisher, Director of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice
  • Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
  • Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer of the United States
  • The Right Honourable Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health of the United Kingdom
  • Jonathan Bush, Co-founder & CEO of athenahealth
  • Dr. Atul Gawande, Director of Adriadne Labs and Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School

We also saw fantastic app demos from:

  • ActualMeds Corp
  • Social Health Insights
  • Maxwell Health
  • Purple Binder

—and heard about the launch of:

Data Palooza 2014


Day two was just exciting, and saw these keynote speakers:

  • Adriana Lukas, Founder & Organizer, London Quantified Self
  • Vinod Khosla, Founder, Khosla Adventures
  • Francis Collins, MD, PhD, Director, National Institutes of Health
  • Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Steven Brill, author of “Bitter Pill” in conversation with HDC CEO Dwayne Spradlin

And also saw an app demo from:

  • CareSync

And the crowning of this year’s

  • Code-a-Palooza top three winning teams
  • Health Data Liberators Award recipient

We also welcomed back The Kojo Nnamdi Show and their Tech Tuesday broadcast.

A special thanks to all our sponsors and exhibitors, and our partners WCG World for providing real time social media conversation tracking and insight via the Health Data Conversations Radar.

Be sure to join us next year from May 31-June 3 for Health Datapalooza 2015!

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