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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

Darren Spevick, Eventum talks people and health tech

Darren Spevick runs the executive recruiting company Eventum Partners, and has spent the last three years looking at health technology through the lens of the need for talent and human resources. Big corporates are hiring innovators. Smaller tech companies are … Continue reading

In celebration of World Immunization Week!

This month, one of the largest public health interventions is occurring and it is called “The Switch.” Countries all over the world are switching to a new polio vaccine as we get close to eliminating the disease. As we get … Continue reading

Three key takeaways from Health 2.0 Andalusia chapter

We recently held the second chapter of Health2.0 Andalusia in Seville (Spain). This event allowed us to learn about the latest Digital Health developments in Andalusia, both in the public and private sector. Here are the key take away from … Continue reading

Our Unusual Future

There has never been a greater need to think outside the tiny box we call healthcare than there is now. The biggest idea is that we can leverage the technologies other industries have already mastered and dramatically improve health. This … Continue reading

Building Fortune-Teller Bots for Healthcare

Since the dawn of time, people have sought and claimed to be able to predict the future by looking at the stars, a magic ball, or in the palms of our hands. We tend to believe those who do because … Continue reading

What Makes Healthcare Providers Buy? A Conversation with Michael Millenson

Michael Millenson started off his Health 2.0 Keynote by explaining how Harvard-trained surgeon Dr. Ernest Amory Codman had the bold idea of giving individual hospital outcomes information to consumers back in 1913. Unfortunately, he was quickly ostracized from the community, … Continue reading

Empathy-based technology, the Cleveland Clinic way

“Is this seat taken?” I asked as I fumbled to find a seat with my ‘signature healthy lunch’ in hand and with the breakout session just about to start. “No, I saved it for you” said a particularly fit and … Continue reading

Flashback from 9th Fall Conference: Launch!

Ten digital health companies showcased their innovative products at our Launch! competition during our 9th Annual Fall Conference in Santa Clara. This year’s winner was MedWand, which presented a revolutionary telemedicine device that allows providers to remotely perform physical examinations via … Continue reading

Machine Based Learning – Part III of A Brave New Health Care

This is a mini-series about technologies that are radically changing healthcare. In each part I preview how a technology came about, how it is being used and how it will evolve, illustrated by my conversations with some of the health … 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

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