Integrative Health Leader to Feature Innovative Technology at the Fifth Annual Health 2.0 Conference

Share Article invited to demo their powerful combination of Integrative Health Content and Shared Experiences focused on health treatments at Health 2.0 next week

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“Today, we use the wisdom of the community to make decisions about everything from restaurants and plumbers, “ said Rita Sharma, CEO of FoundHealth. FoundHealth presents the full set of treatment options plus the power of community to health..." is pleased to announce that Rita Sharma, CEO & Co-Founder of FoundHealth, will present its platform as part of Health 2.0 session, “You Want Content with That? A Look at Health 2.0 Search and Content” to be held Sept. 25-27, 2011 in San Francisco. FoundHealth’s innovative platform powers integrative health by providing information about solutions in medicine, diet, herbs, mind, body and spirit combined with the shared experiences of patients and professionals that have tried, prescribed and recommended these health treatments. Integrative Health address the needs of a rapidly growing population that is seeking health solutions in many key areas of healing.

The Health 2.0 conference is the chosen forum for the hottest health IT technology launches and is attended by established companies to preview the latest innovations improving patient care and scout new talent. Software developers, physicians, start-up companies, global corporations, HIT vendors, payers, providers, and health care leaders gather each year to ensure they are the first to see new, innovative health technologies before they are introduced to the rest of the world.

Rita Sharma and the FoundHealth team is committed to bringing the power of technology to health. Now focused on building the most approachable, intuitive platform for presenting integrative health information, Rita has previously held leadership roles at Johnson and Johnson and Palm. She will be presenting during the “You Want Content with That? A Look at Health 2.0 Search and Content” session on Tuesday, September 26th at 10:45am. The session will examine how online health content and communities are powering the health discovery experience for patients and caregivers.

“Today, we use the wisdom of the community to make decisions about everything from restaurants to plumbers,“ said Rita Sharma, CEO of FoundHealth. "FoundHealth brings the full set of treatment options plus the power of community to the health discovery experience, with treatments from yoga to knee replacement surgery covered. Content plus Contexualization equals empowered health decisions.”

The Health 2.0 community consists of hundreds of organizations and thousands of inventors. Well over 1,000 of those IT and health care professionals are expected to attend the Health 2.0 conference, during which dozens of health pioneers will demonstrate how they are using technology to advance the delivery of health care. The conference agenda may be viewed here or you can follow #health2con on Twitter for the latest conference news.

According to Matthew Holt, Health 2.0 co-founder, “Health 2.0 is known for its ground-breaking technology demos from health IT trailblazers and we believe Rita Sharma’s presentation will motivate seasoned health IT veterans, empower newbies, and provide guidance for those in the trenches.”

About is changing the face of health information online. For each health challenge, whether its depression or melanoma cancer,'s platform encourages patients and professionals to share their experiences with various treatments in the Medicine, Herbs, Diet, Body, Mind and Spirit categories. The social networking experience is combined with a robust set of articles so users can deeply understand their condition and all the credible treatments available to fight it. By providing in-depth information and real experiences with health treatments, delivers an extensive toolkit to find their health and build their own unique care plans. For more information on’s smarter approach to health, please visit Follow FoundHealth on Facebook and Twitter.

About Health 2.0
Health 2.0: The conference. The media network. The innovation community. The Health 2.0 Conference is the leading showcase of cutting-edge innovation transforming the health care system. Since its beginning in 2007, Health 2.0 has served as a community resource for search and online tools to help consumers manage their health and connect to providers. Now that the industry has caught up, Health 2.0 covers the entire cloud, web, mobile and unplatforms technology revolution that is shaking up every sector of health care.

Health 2.0's next conference is on September 25-27 in San Francisco, the culmination of Health Innovation Week, with Health 2.0 Europe in Berlin on October 27-8, 2011. The Health 2.0 organization also operates the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge competitions, the Health 2.0 Advisors Market Intelligence Service, the Health 2.0 News Media and TV Network and the Health 2.0 Accelerator Industry Consortium. For more, visit For the latest Health 2.0 updates, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and join our LinkedIn group.

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