The Hottest Bay Area Health Technology Events this Fall

Join Practice Fusion at the top 10 healthcare innovation events covering Electronic Medical Records, advances in medicine, code-a-thons and film festivals.

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Job seekers, medical professionals, engineers, filmmakers, reporters and business leaders should mark their calendars now for these 2011 health tech events.

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2011

Healthcare technology is heating up in the Bay Area this fall. San Francisco and Silicon Valley are technology hubs for the booming healthcare sector, expected to generate 3.2 million new jobs by 2018, and home to Health Innovation Week. Practice Fusion, the largest and fastest-growing Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system in the United States, will be joining the brightest minds in health technology to envision the future of innovation in the sector during the fall healthcare conferences.

Job seekers, medical professionals, engineers, filmmakers, reporters and business leaders should mark their calendars now for these 2011 health tech events:

Startup Weekend Health
Mountain View – September 9-12
Developers will race to build mobile web applications over the course of a weekend. Will these intrepid young engineers create the next big thing in healthcare?
health.startupweekend.org

Medicine 2.0
Palo Alto – September 16-18
Should you be Facebook friends with your doctor? Can Twitter track disease outbreaks? This event focuses on the combined use of social media and mobile computing to spark new patient-caregiver relationships and innovative biomedical research.
medicine20congress.com

DC to VC: HIT Startup Showcase
Mountain View – September 22
Roll out the red carpet! This national contest for the best startup in health IT will gather the top 10 rock star finalists to present their brightest ideas on stage to an audience of leading venture capitalists.
dctovc.com

Startup Health Roundtable
Mountain View – September 22
Moderated by the executive editor of Wired magazine, Thomas Goetz, this roundtable is guaranteed to spark new ideas for bridging the gap between health and wellness IT entrepreneurs and investors.
facebook.com/startuphealth

HealthCamp
San Leandro – September 23
Healthcare’s most exciting “un-conference” invites participants to set the agenda for discussions about using social technology to improve healthcare.
healthca.mp/sfbay

Disposable Film Festival
San Francisco – September 24
Named one of America’s "coolest film festivals," the Disposable Film Festival has teaming up with Practice Fusion for an entirely new health event. This one-day create-a-thon will inspire filmmakers to produce health films in competition for a $5,000 award in November. Contact sberesh@practicefusion.com for details.
disposablefilmfest.com

Health 2.0 Code-a-thon
San Francisco – September 24
On your mark, get set, code! Developers and designers will have one day to use raw datasets to build exciting new applications and tools for improved healthcare.
health2challenge.org/code-a-thon

Doctors 2.0
San Francisco – September 25
Goodbye paper, hello computer! This showcase will feature the latest in tools and services that are transforming physician practices.
health2con.com/conferences/san-francisco-2011

Health 2.0
San Francisco – September 25-27
Called “a high-energy gathering of great minds,” the fifth annual Health 2.0 conference will showcase the cutting edge of innovation in health technology, including product launches, ground breaking announcements, and more than 100 live technology demos.
health2con.com/conferences/san-francisco-2011

Practice Fusion Connect 2011
San Francisco – November 11
Join medical professionals, tech experts, students, business leaders and investors at Practice Fusion’s annual free conference on innovation in the healthcare sector. Reserve your seat now for the EMR event of the year!
practicefusion.com/connect

We hope you will join the health IT conversation with us this fall. Reporters interested in media interviews or credentials for these events should email Stephanie Schlegel at sschlegel(at)practicefusion(dot)com.

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