On this week’s episode of StartUp Health NOW, Dr. Dean Ornish and journalist Christina Farr of Fast Company sit down at the StartUp Health Festival discuss the future of lifestyle medicine.
May 4, 2016
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The Power of Preventative Medicine to Transform Health

On this week's episode of StartUp Health NOW, physician, author and founder of Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Dr. Dean Ornish, and journalist Christina Farr of Fast Company sit down at the StartUp Health Festival discuss the future of lifestyle medicine.

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Dr. Dean Ornish & Christina Farr

Vice President Joe Biden to Speak @ Health Datapalooza

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As Vice President Joe Biden continues his Cancer Moonshot tour around the world, he will be presenting an overview on health data and how data is being used to end cancer as we know it at Health Datapalooza 2016 in Washington, DC, next Monday, May 9.

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Join Startup Health in Barcelona for Health 2.0 Europe

StartUp Health is excited to partner with Health 2.0 for the seventh annual Health 2.0 Europe conference in Barcelona on May 10-12. Join us for three days of inspiring keynotes, live demos, interactive panel sessions, and executive networking with international digital health champions. Use the special promo code "STARTUPHEALTH" to register with a special 25% discount applicable both on standard and reduced rates.

The Largest Meeting on Telehealth

Join us at ATA 2016, the largest and most comprehensive meeting focused on telemedicine, digital, connected and mobile health. This year’s conference will take place May 14-17 in Minneapolis, MN. Use code "StartUpHealth" to save 10% on your registration. Register here.

Upcoming Health Events

MM&M Transforming Healthcare Conference
May 5
New York, NY

Health Datapalooza
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May 8-11
Washington, DC

Health 2.0 Europe
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May 10-12
Barcelona, Spain

ATA 2016
May 14-17
Minneapolis, MN

Technology for Healthy Communities
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May 17

NYC Digital Health Forum
May 18
New York, NY

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