One Part Inspiration, One Part Necessity: The Intersection of Healthcare and Technology

04/11/2016 | By Jeff Bennett

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Announcing the next Health 2.0 Sacramento meet up, an event to get our Startup Weekend participants primed for Startup Weekend Sacramento: Health Edition.

You never know where your next great idea may come from, but odds are it will come from one of two sources: necessity and inspiration.


We’ve got your inspiration right here!

The next Health 2.0 Sacramento meet-up features speakers from right here in the Sacramento region who are launching new products and programs that are changing the way patients access care while making real breakthroughs in digital and mobile health.

When: Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: Hacker Lab, 1715 I Street, Sacramento, California

Cost: Free


Jay-SalesJAY SALES, Director, The Shop, Innovation Strategist, VSP Global

Co-leading "The Shop" at VSP Global, Jay is leading exploration of the intersection between healthcare, quantified self, mHealth and high fashion.



Steven-ChanSTEVEN CHAN, UC Davis, The Doctor Weighs In

A research-track physician at University of California, Davis, Steve is working on digital health technologies to improve behavioral health and underserved medicine.



Keisuke-NakagawaKEISUKE NAKAGAWA, Founder & CEO, Whitekoat

Medical student entrepreneur building technologies that make medicine understandable and accessible for each and every person around the world.


Register for Health 2.0 on April 20

About Health 2.0 Sacramento

Connecting Health & Tech in Sacramento & Central California

Health 2.0 Sacramento is a grassroots group of innovators with a mission to cultivate and propel health technology, with a focus on mobile, wireless, and Internet technology.