Health 2.0 and Mad*Pow Announce Final Agenda For HxRefactored

Press Release | Health 2.0, Mad*Pow | February 27, 2015

A Design and Developer Focused Conference Innovating The Experience of Health Care

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Health 2.0 and Mad*Pow announce the final agenda for the upcoming HxRefactored Conference, April 1-2 in Boston, Massachusetts. HxRefactored is a revolutionary design and technology conference gathering over 600 designers, developers, and entrepreneurs in health care for two days of thought provoking panels, workshops and discussions on how to improve the quality of the health experience. "At HxRefactored, we want to transform patient experiences with all components of the health care ecosystem.  We want to work together to design and build an ecosystem of care," said Founder & Chief Experience Officer (Mad*Pow) Amy Cueva.

In addition to the signature design-focused panels and discussions, HxRefactored 2014 will feature in-depth developer and data focused elements. Featured session topics include:

  • Free the Data: Access, Sharing, and Security
  • Data Insights: Mining, Modeling, Visualization
  • Playing Well With Others: Interoperability and Data Standards
  • Dollars and Sense: The Business of Health Care
  • Man, Mind, Machine: Behavior Change in a Digital Age

Speakers headlining this year's HxRefactored include: John Halamka (Harvard Medical School), Darshan Mehta (Massachusetts General Hospital), Jared Spool (User Interface Engineering), Deborah Estrin (Cornell NYC Tech), John Brownstein (Harvard Medical School), Kavita Patel (The Brookings Institute), Steve Krug (Advanced Common Sense), Laura Chavaree (Calliopy), Ward Detwiler (Henry Ford Innovations), Jessica Floeh (Intel), Lorraine Chapman  (Macadamian), Sebastian Deterding (Gamification Research Network), Joe Pringle (Socrata), Alan Joseph Williams (Code for America), Geoff Williams (University of Rochester's Center for Community Health), and Julian Treasure (Master of Sound).

"HxRefactored is the only place where the deep-water technologists mix with top level designers to together create the new health care experience. It is the place to learn about the technical cutting edge of data integration, transparency, and accessibility from organizations on the forefront of data and technology like Doctrly, Socrata, Allscripts, Intel, Health Catalyst and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services," said Health 2.0 Co-Chairman Matthew Holt.

For more information on speakers, to view the full agenda, and to register for HxRefactored visit

About Health 2.0
Since 2007, Health 2.0 has been the premiere showcase and catalyst for the advancement of new health technologies. Through a global series of conferences, developer competitions, and leading market intelligence, Health 2.0 drives the innovation and collaboration necessary to transform health and health care.  For more information, visit

About Mad*Pow
Mad*Pow is a design agency that improves the experiences people have with technology, organizations, and each other. Using human-centered design, Mad*Pow creates strong multi-channel experience strategies, intuitive digital experiences and streamlined processes for its clients. Founded in 2000, Mad*Pow has partnered with industry leaders including Cigna, ESPN, Pearson, adidas, John Hancock, Microsoft, and Google. Mad*Pow has received honors for design excellence by the Webby Awards and the W3C. The company has offices in Boston, Oakland, Portsmouth, NH, and Louisville.

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