About Dana Lewis

Dana M. Lewis is the Director, MDigitalLife for W20 Group, working at the intersection of all things health and digital to help organizations understand, engage, and activate the online health ecosystem. As both the founder of #hcsm, the global health care social media community that meets weekly on Twitter, and as the founder of the #OpenAPS movement (to make safe and effective basic artificial pancreas system technology more widely available), she has a unique multi-faceted perspective and experience in engaging in the online health ecosystem.

We deserve better than ‘impressions’ in healthcare social media analytics

"Healthcare social media analytics doesn't need to be 10 years behind, like everything else in healthcare." - @DanaMLewis #MedX Today, I issued a challenge at Stanford's Medicine X conference: we should [...]

By |September 18th, 2016|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

We wrote (part of) the book on Participatory Healthcare

Healthcare is complicated: we get it. At MDigitalLife, we work with some of the world’s largest and most innovative companies across all healthcare, so we see it often. But we [...]

Using social analytics to better understand and reach healthcare audiences

I recently wrote a guest article for Healthcare Strategy Alert titled "Online Conversations: From Understanding (Through Analysis) to Action and Success". It's an overview with concepts from a presentation I'll [...]

By |May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|0 Comments

Commitments from the Precision Medicine Initiative Summit at the White House

(You can see my first post here about the White House Precision Medicine Initiative Summit: I shared why I was going & the perspectives I planned to share. MM&M also [...]

A precision medicine approach to the online health ecosystem

“The future of precision medicine will enable health care providers to tailor treatment and prevention strategies to people’s unique characteristics, including their genome sequence, microbiome composition, health history, lifestyle, and [...]