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

We’re Sending “Be Mine” Valentines to These Wearables

We’re wearing our hearts on our sleeves for these cool wearables. There’s something for all the special people in your life, even for man’s best friend. Check out which wearables we’re crushing on right now.  Numetrex Adidas MiCoach Training Shirt … Continue reading

RWJF & HHS Provider Network Challenge Launches!

Navigating the health care world can be confusing and convoluted for consumers who are unaware of their options and who require special services. As we know well, health care is not a ‘one size fits all’ sort of business. Consumer … Continue reading

San Francisco Code-A-Thon Winners Combine 3 APIs to Build for Health

Two weekends ago, Health 2.0 held our annual pre-conference code-a-thon at MedHelp International in San Francisco. Our code-a-thons are the place for developers, entrepreneurs and health professionals to come together to ideate and innovate health care. This year, the Health … Continue reading

RWJF Plan Choice Challenge Finalists Announced!

The winners of the RWJF Plan Choice Challenge, launched this summer to address consumer choice in purchasing health insurance and understanding cost-features of each plan, were announced last week at the Health 2.0 Fall Conference in Santa Clara, CA. This … Continue reading

PCORI Rewards Apps that Connect Patients and Researchers

This week at the Health 2.0 Fall Conference, Bill Silberg, Director of Communications and Orlando Gonzales, Chief of Staff Engagement, from PCORI announced the winners of the Matchmaking App Challenge live on the main stage. This challenge had the noble … Continue reading

Embracing Innovation Through Crowdsourcing

One year ago, we announced the winners of Allscripts’ Open App Challenge. In keeping with anniversary tradition, we’re going to do a bit of reminiscing, starting from the beginning. Health Tech is a Team Sport In 2012, Allscripts announced a … Continue reading

Meet the RWJF Plan Choice Challenge Judges!

The entries for the RWJF Plan Choice Challenge are in and we wanted to take some time to introduce our esteemed panel of judges. The RWJF Plan Choice Challenge seeks to generate tools that will help consumers to make better … Continue reading

Pick Health 2.0’s Panel for SXSW!

Its that time of year again! No, its not back to school just yet – its time to choose your favorite panels for South by Southwest (SXSW) and we need your help again to get us into the select few! … Continue reading

Innovation Isn’t a Pipe Dream, How Health Care Organizations Can Adopt Digital Health Technologies

Startups announce new technologies to solve healthcare problems every week, but how much of these new technologies hit the public market and reach widespread adoption? Even more, how much technology gets adopted by key institutions that work directly with patients … Continue reading

Pilot Health Tech NYC Hosts Another Successful Grantee Day

Last week, Pilot Health Tech NYC Hosts and Innovators alike gathered at the NYCEDC office for coffee and collaboration, booting up laptops and smart phones. These were the 2014 victors– the teams who took home a total of $1 million … Continue reading

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