From Disrupt SF 2013, a panel discusses the latest health technologies, with an emphasis on “wearable health technologies”.  One of the advantages (and yes there are advantages) of the government’s takeover of our healthcare system through Obamacare is that Americans will increasingly turn to healthcare solutions outside the mega-scale healthcare system now being constructed.  This video is encouraging news for those of us looking for local, independent solutions to managing our own healthcare:


Consumers are showing an increasing interest in wearable health technology, and health tech startups offer an opportunity to cut on costs for a medical system that many would say is failing the country. Still, there are certain hurdles, both for founders and VCs, to growing a health tech startup, the participants on TechCrunch Disrupt’s health tech panel agreed. The panelists included CellScope CEO Erik Douglas, Neurotrack CEO Elli Kaplan, Dr. Katherine Pollard of San Francisco’s Gladstone Institutes, and Halle Tecco of the health startup accelerator Rock Health.

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