Author Archives: Connie Chen

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

Welcomes & Intros at the Care Innovations Summit

Don Casey, Chief Executive Officer of West Wireless Health Institute, Susan Dentzer, Editor-in-Chief of Health Affairs and Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services welcomed an audience of more than 2,000 live and live-stream attendees. Rapid … Continue reading

News & Updates

Kaiser Permanente has released a new mobile app for Android devices with an iOS version to be released in coming months. 9 million Kaiser patients will have 24/7 access to lab results, diagnostic information, direct and secure email access to … Continue reading

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With more and more time each day spent in one’s car, Ford is collaborating with Microsoft and Healthrageous to study how connected health devices can be embedded within vehicles. At CES last week, Ford debuted a prototype system developed by … Continue reading

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With CES underway, new consumer health care devices are center stage this week. Withings debuted a new WiFi and Bluetooth-enabled baby and toddler scale. They also unveiled a new health and wellness cloud platform and online dashboard that integrates data … Continue reading

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Farzad Mostashari, the National Coordinator for HIT, just named Health 2.0’s Investing in Innovations (i2) Program among the year’s top five most notable developments in the world of health information technology. The Investing in Innovations Program is the first-of-its-kind government … Continue reading

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Keas, a social game for the workplace that promotes wellness and healthy living, announced that it had raised an additional $6.5 million in Series B financing led by Atlas Venture and Ignition Partners. KEAS offers a corporate wellness and morale … Continue reading

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Surgeon General Regina Benjamin announced a new Healthy Apps challenge at the mHealth summit to facilitate the development of fitness, nutrition and integrative health apps to help people stay healthy and active. Swimtag has developed a new swim sensor that … Continue reading

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MeYou Health won best app in the Healthcare and Wellness category in the 16th annual Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange awards. MeYou’s Daily Challenge app moves users toward healthy behavior by helping them make small changes in their daily lives. … Continue reading

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Its a big week in mobile health as the mHealth summit gets underway in Washington, DC. Interactive health network HealthTap announces $11.5M in Series A funding led by Mayfield Fund, Mohr Davidow Ventures, and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors. HealthTap will … Continue reading

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The Health 2.0 New York City chapter will hold its holiday party Wednesday Dec. 7. The occasion: to celebrate the successes of Health 2.0 companies in the past year — and mostly just to meet up, relax and have a … Continue reading

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