Author Archives: Kim Krueger

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

Health 2.0 Quarterly: What’s New In Q2?

Every quarter, Health 2.0 releases a summary set of data that explains where industry funding is going, which product segments are growing fastest, and where new company formation is happening. Health 2.0’s precision and clarity when it comes to market … Continue reading

Looking to Get Funded? Thoughts From An Entrepreneur Who Just Did

Pascal Lardier, Health 2.0 International Director, recently interviewed Omri Shor, CEO of Medisafe, for the EU funded GET Project. Shor has showcased Medisafe on stage at Health 2.0 several times and recently closed a $6 million Series A funding round. His … Continue reading

Thesis-Driven Investing in Digital Health: An Interview with Rebecca Lynn

These days, record amounts of venture funding is pouring into the digital health space. Yet, that hasn’t always been the case. Matthew Holt sat down with Rebecca Lynn, a General Partner with the Canvas Venture Fund, ahead of her appearance … Continue reading

Rock Health and the Search for the ‘Home Screen Health App’

Rock Health has been around since 2011 first as an accelerator and now as an early stage venture fund. Matthew Holt had a chance to sit down with Rock Health’s Managing Director Malay Gandhi ahead of his appearance at WinterTech to … Continue reading

YOUr Single Step A Day To Health

For evidence of the global Health 2.0 movement, look no further than Health 2.0’s favorite Finnish startup, currently working mostly out of London with plans for expansion into the US. Meet Nelli Lähteenmäki, the Co-Founder and CEO of Fifth Corner … Continue reading

Navinet: Health 2.0 Poster Child

What was once an enterprise software company designing bespoke systems for each client has over the course of the past three years transitioned to a national network-as-a-service with configuration tools and a soon-to-come open API. Could there be a better … Continue reading

Do You Really Know What’s in That Cracker? Tellspec Does

There’s a lot we don’t know about food and our health. Butter in your coffee, eat like a caveman, or no animal products: you name it and there’s an expert backing it. Even the nutritional labels placed on the majority … Continue reading

The (Affordable!) Health Coach in Your Pocket: Meet Vida

Vida, a new health coaching app that connects users to coaches and educators for $15/week, launched commercially this week with $5 million in funding from Khosla Ventures and several others, as well as an on stage demo at Code Mobile. Vida … Continue reading

Custom Built EHRs: Too Good to be True or Coming Soon?

As much as we try to capture all the innovation in Health 2.0 at our Annual Fall Conference, there is just no way to cram it all into three short days. Sometimes exciting players escape the stage. This year, one … Continue reading

Countdown to Health 2.0 2014: Exclusive Interview with ONC Chief Medical Officer Jacob Reider

Matthew Holt interviewed Jacob Reider, Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and Chief Medical Officer at the ONC, ahead of his appearance at the 8th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference. Jacob will be participating in several panels at Health 2.0, … Continue reading

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