SOURCE: Basil Strategies

Basil Strategies

December 07, 2011 10:48 ET

Basil Strategies Announces the 2nd Edition of Doctors 2.0™ & You, the Conference (Paris, May 23-24, 2012)

Basil Strategies Announces the 2nd Edition of Doctors 2.0™ & You, the Conference (Paris, May 23-24, 2012); This Year Will Focus on Emerging Trends in Health Care Social Media Communities, Tools, and Apps in Europe, the Americas and Asia

PARIS--(Marketwire - Dec 7, 2011) - Paris, France will be the world capital for Web 2.0 and Social Media in Health and Medicine, when the 2nd edition of Doctors 2.0™ and You convenes on May 23-24, 2012, at the International Residence situated in the elegant Cité Universitaire campus. Doctors 2.0™ & You will shed light on strategic issues for all of Health Care. The exciting program will examine: how doctors and other professionals, patients, hospitals, government, pharma, and payers use Social Media, mobile apps, and Web 2.0 tools to connect and the best practices that emerge for each.

One of the unique features of Doctors 2.0 & You is that its 400+ participants hail from the five continents and represent all walks of Health and Medicine, public and private, government and pharma. Topics include: connecting the ePatient and the 2.0 doctor, online patient communities, online physician communities, Social Media and Personal Health Records, Social Media Campaigns for Government, Hospitals, Pharma, Mobile Apps for chronic patients, Mobile MedEd, Quantified Self, Pharma Cases and Regulatory issues.

"The Doctors 2.0 & You conference is supported by followers around the world who like the open spirit with which we present Health Care Social Media and collaborative tools. Our website attracted visitors from 76 countries in the past month," notes Denise Silber, President of Basil Strategies, conference founders. Dr Berci Mesko, advisory board member, keynote, and one of the most influential Health Social Media practitioners in Europe, concurs: "Doctors 2.0 & You is THE international Health Care Social Media conference."

Speakers also include: ePatients AfternoonNapper (US) and Kathi Apostolidis (Greece), conference scholarship recipients; Paul Wicks PatientsLikeMe, 2011 MIT Humanitarian of the Year, Dutch doctors Bart Brandenburg and Eric Jansen, with their famous tweetconsults, Drs Gao and Li, founders of HaoYisheng and Dxy portals, with one million + Chinese physicians each. Other outstanding speakers include: Ian Talmage (Bayer), Len Starnes pharma digital expert, Drs. Howard Luks, Jennifer Dyer, Lawrence Sherman, Vincent Varlet (Novartis), and Angel Gonzalez.

In true 2.0 style, participants will personalize their workshop selection, choose best campaigns, start-ups and posters, and communicate on TwitterTv.

Recognized by the French Ministry of Health and partnering with the Stanford Medicine X conference whose founder, Dr Larry Chu will speak, Doctors 2.0™ and You is THE event for your Health Care Social Media calendar in 2012.

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