Author Archives: Jennifer Stone

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

Attention: Calling All Health IT Startup Companies!

The New York eHealth Collaborative is looking for applicants for their next New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA) class. This program, run by the New York eHealth Collaborative and the Partnership Fund for New York City, is an initiative intended … Continue reading

San Diego Code-A-Thon Winners Combine Health, Technology

Eighteen teams – with names like “Predictably Well” and “The Flying Turtles” – squared off over the weekend with cash prizes at stake to convert health data into useful tools for the public in the San Diego County Code-a-Thon. In … Continue reading

Code-a-Thon Offers Prizes, Chance to Improve Residents’ Health

  Wanted: tech-savvy teams and individuals with brilliant ideas for using regional health data to engage the public through mobile and/or web-based technology. Reward: $20,000 in cash prizes for the top five software tools created. The Challenge: develop your winning … Continue reading

RWJF Games to Generate Data Challenge Interviews, Part 2

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Games to Generate Data Challenge, which awarded $200,000 to 5 promising game applications, closed in the fall of 2013 and winners were announced at the 2013 Health 2.0 Fall Conference. We had the opportunity to follow … Continue reading

RWJF Games to Generate Data Challenge Interviews, Part 1

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Games to Generate Data Challenge, which awarded $200,000 to 5 promising game applications, closed in the fall and winners were announced at the Health 2.0 Fall Conference. We had the opportunity to follow up with … Continue reading

Interviews of Key Players in the Allscripts Open App Challenge, Part 3

We conclude our Allscripts Open App Challenge participant interview series with a chat with Allscripts’ Chief Innovation Officer, Stanley Crane, who gives us insights into Allscripts’ openness strategy. Stanley is the Chief Innovation Officer at Allscripts in charge of driving Allscripts’ open innovation … Continue reading

Interviews of Key Players in the Allscripts Open App Challenge, Part 2

The Allscripts Open App Challenge, which awarded $750,000 to 20 applications, wrapped up earlier this year. The competition lives on as a huge success and a model for other companies betting on “open” strategies. We continue our challenge participant interview … Continue reading

Registration is Open for HxRefactored 2014!

A new kind of conference is on the horizon.  There have been conferences for designers and conferences for developers, but at this conference, designers and developers will come together to swap ideas and techniques on how to improve the health experience. … Continue reading

Interviews of Key Players in the Allscripts Open App Challenge, Part 1

The Allscripts Open App Challenge, which awarded $750,000 to 20 applications, wrapped up earlier this year.  The competition lives on as a huge success and a model for other companies betting on “open” strategies.  We wanted to take the opportunity … Continue reading

RWJF Games to Generate Data Challenge Winners Announced!

The Winners of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Games to Generate Data Challenge have been chosen! For a little background, this challenge was the second in a series of challenges sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, as part … Continue reading

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