6 Reasons to Attend Startup Weekend Sacramento

Startup Weekend Sacramento: Health Edition will be held April 29 – May 1. What is a Startup Weekend? Startup Weekend is a worldwide movement of ambitious entrepreneurial minds who are looking to practice and learn the basics of founding and launching a startup...

Spooling Up Startup Weekend Sacramento Health Edition

Official planning for the next Startup Weekend Sacramento kicked off this week with the first of several planning meetings by the organizing team. I enjoyed the experience of creating infographics, teaser videos, and writing articles so much on the last Startup Weekend last November that I decided to step up and head up the marketing efforts for the next event which will be held April 29 – May 1 in downtown Sacramento.

3 Digital Health Capabilities Consumers Want Most

According to a recent report from Accenture, a multinational management consulting services company, most healthcare apps developed by hospitals are lacking three fundamental mobile health capabilities that consumers want the most. The graphic below summarizes these 3 digital health capabilities.

Introduction to Human Centered Design: A Hands-On Workshop for Healthcare

Health 2.0 Sacramento put on a fantastic workshop last night, an Introduction to Human-centered Design. The presenters/facilitaors for the evening, Tina Reynolds, Christine Folck, and George Claire all did a fantastic job leading 50+ Sacramentans through a series of exercises to familiarize them with the concepts and process of human-centered design.

State of California Building Sustainability Data Visualization

Back in October I participated in a two day hackathon, 25K Find a New Way: CA GreenGov Challenge, put on by the California Department of General Services. The project that I created was an interactive dashboard to explore building sustainability metrics to make it easier to visually identify departments, ZIP codes, building types, & individual buildings that need the most attention to lower site energy use, grid-purchased electricity use, & water use.

Sacramento Daily Temperatures & Precipitation Interactive Data Visualization

According to the National Weather Service, 2015 will go down as one of the hottest years on record in Sacramento. How do recent years’ temperatures compare to those of 50 or 100 years ago? The interactive heat maps below represent over 123 years of Sacramento weather data; daily high temperatures, daily lower temperatures, and daily precipitation. These interactive data visualizations allow you to explore the temperatures and precipitation for almost every day over the last 123 years.