Author Archives: Graeme

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

Apply for the NY Digital Health Accelerator!

Interview with NYeC Exec. Director, Dave Whitlinger If you’re interested in applying for the program, please visit http://digitalhealthaccelerator.com/ 1. Why have you decided to launch another Digital Health Accelerator class? The first Accelerator program surpassed our expectations and was tremendously successful.  … Continue reading

PCORI Matchmaking App Challenge has Launched!

PCORI-funded projects are notorious for promoting work done through teams. These teams includes health researchers as well as patients and other stakeholders, and it is essential that these parts involve patients, caregivers, clinicians, policy makers, and other healthcare stakeholders to … Continue reading

The New York State Health Data Code-a-Thon Arrives Just in Time For the Holidays!

A new code-a-thon has arrived on the block, and we’re excited to announce it! The New York State Health Foundation, New York State Health Department, Health Research Inc., and New York State Information Technology Services have all partnered with Health … Continue reading

Congrats to the Shire ADHD Transitions Challenge Winners!

The time has come: the winners of the Shire ADHD Transitions Challenge have been announced! Many companies competed, but only three came out on top. For a little background, the Shire ADHD Transitions Challenge was a two phase challenge that encouraged … Continue reading

Introducing the Box + Dignity Health Patient Education App Challenge

Patient Engagement: The Holy Grail Today, a dominant conversation in healthcare is around patient engagement: programs and technology solutions that get people more engaged in their health. The goal of patient engagement is to achieve better health outcomes and subsequently … Continue reading

ONC Announces Winners of Blue Button + Challenge

The winner of ONC’s Blue Button Co-Design Challenge, the third challenge this year, is GenieMD! What was the focus of this Blue Button Challenge? This Challenge tasked developers with creating apps that implement and use Blue Button + functionality to address … Continue reading

Microsoft Crowns a Winner in the Health App Challenge

  The Re-Imagining Consumer Health with Windows 8 and HealthVault Challenge was designed to create a health management app for the next generation consumers who want to stay healthy, and to actively monitor chronic health conditions.  There were a few key … Continue reading

Vote for Health 2.0’s SXSW Panel!

Extra, Extra, Read All About It! The time has come again to for panels to be chosen for South by Southwest (SXSW), and we would like to be among the chosen few for the second year in a row. Problem … Continue reading

Crowds Care for Cancer App Challenge Winner Facilitates Self-Management of Cancer Care

Drum roll please! The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the National Cancer Institute congratulates Dr. Michelle Longmire and the Medable  team for winning the Crowds Care for Cancer Challenge with their submission Together. The challenge asked app developers to create new tools to … Continue reading

Here’s to the Winners: Our Judges Pick the Best of the Entries in the PCORI Challenge

When we launched the PCORI Challenge last December, we were seeking answers to a tough question – how might we connect patients and researchers as partners in comparative effectiveness research (CER) that will help patients and those who care for … Continue reading

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