Author Archives: Alicia Davis

Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

Pilot Day is Approaching Fast – Feb. 17, 2016

On February 17, join New York City Economic Development Corporation in partnership with Health 2.0 and Blueprint Health for Pilot Day 2015. This event is an opportunity to discover and celebrate this year’s winning teams of Pilot Health Tech NYC. … Continue reading

Transform Physician Practices in the AMA & MGMA Practice Innovation Challenge!

With the health care landscape morphing rapidly and continuously, physician practices must find new ways to adapt to changing times. Physicians are looking for new ways to transform their practice in order to achieve better patient experience and population health while … Continue reading

Some Coffee, An API and a Vision

One September weekend, three complete strangers randomly met at the Health 2.0 San Franscico Code-A-Thon. The event was sponsored by Allscripts to promote the new Allscripts PM API . After some coffee and bagels, the three strangers ended up around the table and … Continue reading

ONC Awards $300K in Funding to 6 Digital Health Pilot Projects!

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced the six winners of the inaugural ONC Market R&D Pilot Challenge. The six winners will live-test new health information technology … Continue reading

The Nicholson Foundation & Rutgers Announce Winner Of Healthcare Delivery Challenge

Winning Team Created New Smartphone Application to Help Underserved Populations Manage Type 2 Diabetes & Reduce Healthcare Costs Newark, N.J. – The next generation of healthcare innovators took center stage at The Nicholson Foundation & Rutgers Healthcare Delivery Challenge Award … Continue reading

Join the Aetna Foundation in Creating Tech Solutions for Underserved Communities

Announcing the launch of the “Innovating for the Underserved” Business Plan Challenge Today, a person’s zip code is a greater indicator of their overall health than their genetic code. All too often, members of underserved communities face problems like low … Continue reading

RWJF & HHS Provider Network Challenge Finalists Announced

By Ariella Cohen The RWJF & HHS Provider Network Challenge has announced the Phase I Finalists and is moving forward! Of the 24 excellent entries to the challenge, 5 have been selected to advance to Phase II. Congratulations to the … Continue reading

2015 Design for Health Awards Winners Announced

By Ariella Cohen The 2015 Design for Health Awards winners have been announced! The awards ceremony, which was held at HxRefactored in Boston on April 1-2, celebrated the innovation and inspiration of effective designs in health care.  The first ever … Continue reading

ONC Market R&D Pilot Challenge Update

By Ariella Cohen The ONC Market R&D Pilot Challenge is wrapping up its evaluation period of the joint proposal applications, and winners are being announced soon! Up to six $50,000 prizes will be awarded to the winning teams to implement … Continue reading

RJWF Plan Choice Challenge Winners Announced

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has named Washington, D.C.-based Consumers’ CHECKBOOK as the winner of its first ‘Plan Choice Challenge,’ a nationwide competition facilitated by Health 2.0 to design a technology application that helps people evaluate their health insurance options. … Continue reading

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