Massive Health + Massive Ideas for Health Innovation

We are totally excited that Massive Health is sponsoring DC Health Innovation Week and being an integral part of the code-a-thon event. Created by one of the visionaries behind Mozilla’s Firefox, Aza Raskin, Massive Health is making use of design and data to create new consumer experiences to improve health.

Have you downloaded their first product, The Eatery app?

The DC Health Data and Innovation Week team and Massive Health are teaming up to hear your thoughts on using data to improve the health and well-being of your community. With your input in the comments section below, we will be randomly selecting 10 winners to receive one of Massive Health’s beautifully designed t-shirts.

Question: If you could do/build anything, what is one way that you would make use of data to improve health in your community?

  1. Enter in your brief answer in the comments section
  2. Add your Twitter handle
  3. Follow us on Twitter -> @DCHealthWeek(and say hello!)
  4. Check back on Friday, May 25 for announcement of winners!

Here is what you can expect to be rocking to let your friends/colleagues know how cool you think health innovation is:


Welcome to DC Health Data and Innovation Week 2012


With such a successful celebration of health data and innovation last year, we’re back for more with 2012 Health Data & Innovation Week in Washington D.C. taking place June 2-7. Mark your calendars!

During this week participants will be gathering from all over the country to move the needle on making positive changes in health care, Learn more at: New ideas, conversations, networking and most importantly action to make it all a reality. This is where you want to be if you’re interested in applying useful data and ideas to transform health.

**NOTE: Are you a journalist or media outlet (we want bloggers!) interested in covering the Health Data Initiative event? Apply for your free press pass here ASAP!

Are you putting on an event that would add to the impact and conversation during this week? We definitely encourage you to make use of the brainpower that will be in DC – if you want to request that your event be added to the Health Innovation Week calendar, please complete this form and we will add it to the Calendar.

Bird’s Eye View: Main Events

  • Health 2.0′s Washington DC HDI Code-a-thon: Preventing Obesity
  • HealthCamp DC
  • Walking Gallery
  • HDI III: The Health Datapalooza

For all events in the week, check out the calendar.