Author Archives: Jennifer David

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

Design Challenge Seeks Solutions That Put Care Into Context For Providers

Most of health happens outside of the doctor’s office. It’s what we eat, where we work and in the neighborhoods we live. Yet providers only have a few minutes in an appointment to decipher all the factors that create a … Continue reading

Chicago Health 2.0 Make-a-thon Winner, MyPocketNurse, Demos at Health Datapalooza

This week at Health Datapalooza, MyPocketNurse, winner of the Chicago Health 2.0 Make-a-thon competition got the opportunity to demonstrate their product at the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology (ONC) exhibit booth. This handy product allows users … Continue reading

Palo Alto Medical Foundation Debuts New Challenge on Supporting Aging Communities

HxRefactored 2014 not only featured presentations from talented professionals in the healthcare innovation space but also served as a call to action to build innovative solutions for today’s healthcare challenges. Health 2.0 Co-Chairman, Matthew Holt, announced to a full audience of developers and … Continue reading

Bigger Prizes for NYS Health Innovation Challenge

The New York State  Department of Health bets big on their open data challenge to foster innovation in healthcare. This challenge is a call to developers nationwide to create technology-driven solutions that allows consumer to compare costs, quality and availability of services at New York … Continue reading

NYS Health Commissioner , Dr. Nirav Shah Calls for Developers to Use Open Data and Improve Healthcare Decision Making

New York State is buzzing about open data. The Open NY Initiative, championed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, is an effort to make government more open, more innovative and more cost effective. Building on the energy of this movement The New … Continue reading

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