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Health 2.0

April 17, 2012 08:35 ET

Health 2.0 Matchpoint Boston Brings Innovators Face-to-Face With Health Care Leaders, Technology Companies, Investors

Deadline Extended for Entrepreneurs to Apply to Meet With Matchpoint Hosts

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 17, 2012) - Due to overwhelming response from entrepreneurs and innovative companies, and with some additional Matchpoint Hosts to be announced late next week -- Health 2.0 announced it is extending the deadline for innovator applications to April 23, 2012 at 11:59 pm.

Health 2.0's Matchpoint Boston is the industry's preeminent deal-making forum, giving entrepreneurs an opportunity to meet face-to-face with decision makers of Matchpoint Host companies for potential pilots and partnerships. The first Matchpoint event debuted at Health 2.0's 2011 Fall Conference and attracted nearly 500 applications. Matchpoint Boston is on pace to top its record.

Matchpoint Hosts are leading provider, payer and pharmaceutical organizations, as well as technology and consumer-facing companies including: Aetna Inc., Angie's List, athenahealth Inc., AT&T, Bristol-Myers Squibb, California HealthCare Foundation, eClinicalWorks, Healthline Networks Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Virgin Healthmiles Inc., and Ziegler.

How it Works:

1. Entrepreneurs and start-ups apply to be a Matchpoint Innovator.
2. Health 2.0 matches Innovators' creative approaches and technologies against the specific interests and priorities of Matchpoint Hosts.
3. Matchpoint Hosts decide which Innovators they would like to meet with 1:1.
4. Meetings take place at the Health 2.0 Spring Fling Matchpoint Boston on May 14-15.

Matchpoint Hosts have identified specific technologies and solutions of interest spanning telehealth, remote monitoring, medication adherence, decision support, gaming and virtual reality, health and wellness apps, patient safety, clinical workflow management, e-commerce, patient engagement and self-management, and more.

To register for the event, visit

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