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

HHS CTO Bryan Sivak on Open Data
One Year from Now

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services CTO Bryan Sivak delivered the keynote at Health 2.0’s Health:Refactored conference this month. The event was specifically geared toward developers and designers, and here Sivak talks about his goals for these groups and … Continue reading

A Little Health 2.0 History with D S Simon

  Jim O’Reilly, regional vice president of D S Simon, interviewed Health 2.0’s Matthew Holt at the PRSA Health Academy Conference earlier this month. Holt described what the Health 2.0 movement is and gave a run down of how it … Continue reading

JumperCut CEO Demos Collaborative Video Platform

Earlier this year health tech veteran Phillip Marshall launched a new startup called JumperCut, a company that was originally not related to health care. Marshall, who is the company’s CEO, said it created a platform that lets users crowdsource video … Continue reading

Roni Zeiger Talks about His New Startup Smart Patients

Roni Zeiger, former chief health strategist at Google, is now CEO of Smart Patients. In this conversation at TEDMED 2013, Zeiger described his new startup as an online community for cancer patients and caregivers. But what sets it apart, he … Continue reading

Brantley Whittington Drops Into the Health 2.0 Hour at HIMSS13

Want a belly laugh?  Watch Brantley Whittington explain why Extormity‘s tagline is “Expensive, Exasperating, Exhausting” and why his company is so proud that they have some of the highest customer dissatisfaction rates in the industry. Apparently the insatiable appetite of … Continue reading

Redesigning the Patient Record with gravitytank

Patients are currently lacking a forum to understand their total health picture. Regular people, patients, get no value from viewing their medical records. They’re full of medical jargon, non-intuitive, and are a snapshot of historical information that can’t be acted … Continue reading

Happtique CEO Ben Chodor on Taming the Wild West of Health Care Apps

Matthew Holt interviewed Happtique CEO Ben Chodor for at HIMSS 13 in New Orleans (March 7th, 2013).  Here Chodor explains how Happtique curated and categorized almost 20,000 healthcare apps to a quite granular level e.g., cardiac stent apps, glucose monitoring … Continue reading

How Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Increased EHR Use with Nuance’s Speech Technology

Adem Arslani, director of information systems and clinical informatics at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Illinois, relatively recently deployed Nuance’s Dragon Speech Recognition Software at his hospital. This allows physicians to document by way of dictation. Arslani explains how this turned … Continue reading

Care Management with Alere Accountable Care Solutions

CEO of Alere Accountable Care Solutions Sumit Nagpal explains the evolution of Alere over the years. The company is now a diagnostics, care management, and health information technology company, but each piece became part of the whole at a different … Continue reading

A Look into Intuit’s Patient Portal

Intuit is known for its financial and tax preparation software, but it has offered patient services for almost a decade. It started with an application to help patients select health plans. Then Intuit acquired Medfusion, allowing patients to communicate with … Continue reading

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