Tag Archives: AARP

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 & AARP: Interactive@50+ Event!

From what we eat, to how we exercise, to the way we chose to prevent and treat diseases, health is undergoing a major revolution. No longer is health confined to the doctor’s office; it is being defined by the choices … Continue reading

News & Updates

Senseonics, a medical device company focused on the development and commercialization of a fully implantable, long-term continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system, raised an additional $20 million of private equity financing. HHS now allows private insurance companies to run their connections … Continue reading

News & Updates

Pilot Health Tech NYC 2013 winner Flatiron Health raised a $130 million Series B venture round led by Google Ventures. The money will partially be used to acquire Altos Solutions, an oncology medical record system. The AARP Innovation@50 Live Pitch … Continue reading

News & Updates

The ONC is inviting voting for ideas submitted in its Digital Privacy Notice Challenge, which include games, responsive templates, a Web widget, and an NPP generator. eCaring raised $3.5 million in a Series A round for its platform to support … Continue reading

News & Updates

Qualcomm Life acquired HealthyCircles, a care coordination SaaS provider, to integrate Qualcomm’s 2net™ Platform and Hub with the HealthyCircles enterprise platform. The integration enables providers to collect, monitor and manage near real-time actionable data that is readily accessible and shareable … Continue reading

AARP Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch

Please join us for AARP Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch, Friday, May 31 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Health Innovation@50+ is the premier showcase featuring the most exciting companies in the “50 and over” health technology and innovation sector. The pitch … Continue reading

AARP’s LivePitch: It’s All About Mom …
and a Talking Dog

During the Keynote presentation at the Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch competition, Jody Holtzman, Senior Vice President, Thought Leadership, AARP is interviewed by Brian Dolan, Managing Editor and Co-Founder of MobiHealthNews. While AARP members cheered President Obama and booed Paul Ryan on their … Continue reading

News & Updates

A new PricewaterhouseCoopers study looked at perceptions of mHealth. PwC found that in emerging markets, consumers said mHealth is a way to increase access to health care, while patients in developed markets said it’s a way to improve convenience, cost … Continue reading

Will Consumers Pay for e-Health?

Lots of health startups out there are trying to zero in on ideas that will improve the lives of patients with chronic conditions. And even though patients are the target audience of this technology, companies seem to be designing their … Continue reading

Yet More and Different Unmentionables: Video from Health 2.0’s San Francisco 2011 Conference

The Unmentionables Panel debuted at the San Francisco Fall 2010 conference and turned out to be the best-rated panel of the entire show. This year it was back with even more issues that aren’t talked about enough in health care. … Continue reading