Paris, November 2012 - The 3rd international and fully inclusive Doctors 2.0TM & You congress, partnered once again with Medicine X conference, organized by Dr Larry Chu of Stanford Medical School, is now accepting applications for speakers, sponsors, posters and start-ups. Doctors 2.0TM and You, in pursuit of its mission to make things better for patients everywhere, is an inclusive conference which engages physicians and healthcare providers to interact with patients, industry, government and payers. This engagement covers the considered use of health 2.0 tools, communities, apps and social media for the improvement of care.
Themes are to include: social media and medical storytelling, blogs and video, online communities, mobile apps and accessories, quantified self, big data, trial recruitment, serious games, personal health records, drug rating...
According to Dr Berci Mesko (Hungary), Europe's leading physician in social media and an international ambassador for Doctors 2.0TM & You,
"if you can attend only one conference this year, it should be Doctors 2.0 & You, my favorite for its content and the people."
Kerri Sparling, patient advocate and well-?known blogger in diabetes (USA) along with Berci Mesko are the first two 2013 keynotes announced by conference organizer, Denise Silber. "We are delighted by this first selection; to propose one patient and one physician, from two continents, male and female, who are both truly dedicated to the improvement of care through web 2.0 and social media."
We are also very excited to announce that Andrew Spong, founder of STweM, will be with us in person as Curator of @doctors20 on Twitter, for the Doctors 2.0 & You plenary sessions. Round the clock live Tweeting in multiple languages will be visualized throughout the event at the venue. The conference will open its doors at 10 AM on Thursday June 6th 2013 and close at 5:00 pm on Friday June 7th 2013. 450 international experts and participants, 45 speakers, 10 poster presenters and 15 exhibitors are expected.
The Doctors 2.0TM & You program includes 16 parallel sessions, intense networking, awards and contests, and, of course, the plenary. Previous keynotes have also included Jennifer Dyer (US), Lucien Engelen (Netherlands), Victor Montori (US), Yossi Bahagon (Israel) and Denise Silber (France).
The participation of representatives from nearly 30 countries makes for a most unique networking experience.
Patient representatives should contact the organizers for free seats, space providing, on a first come, first served basis.
Early Bird rates run until December 15th 2012
About Doctors 2.0TM & You
Doctors 2.0TM & You is the first international conference of its kind to examine how doctors and patients are using social media, applications and web 2.0 tools to work with peers, governments, industry and payers. The conference draws on the expertise of physicians, patient communities, online and mobile tool providers, hospitals, insurers, pharmaceutical companies and governments to help address the role of new technology in healthcare from both the doctor and patient perspective.
Denise Silber, the President of Basil Strategies in Paris and a member of the international conference advisory board, organizes the Doctors 2.0 and You congress. Silber, who was named to the Legion of Honor, France's highest civil decoration, is a noted expert in Europe and the US in health-and web-related consulting and co-organizer of the 2010 Health 2.0 Europe conference.
Please visit www.doctors20.com or follow Doctors 2.0TM & You and its online communities on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube...
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Denise, Romain, Chloe