Tag Archives: ASPR

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

@HHSGov During #Isaac: Use the bReddi
Facebook app

Sitting in my San Francisco office right now, it’s hard to imagine that across the country one of my favorite cities is getting pounded by tropical storm Isaac’s heavy rain and wind. The people of New Orleans and their neighbors … Continue reading

Turning to Facebook Friends for Disaster Response

As millions connect on social networks every day, the US Department of Health and Human Services recognizes the power of those connections in preparing for extraordinary situations.  The department’s Office for the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), along … Continue reading

Winners of the ASPR Lifeline Facebook Challenge

Three Facebook applications designed to help people prepare for emergencies and get support from friends and family in an emergency – from personal medical emergencies or car accidents to natural or man-made disasters – are winners of a Facebook application challenge sponsored … Continue reading

Announcing the ASPR Facebook Challenge: Apps for Disaster Preparedness

Health 2.0 is honored to be working with HHS, ASPR, FEMA and the Ready.gov team to bring you this latest challenge. Ubiquitous technologies like Facebook, text-messaging and Google are often the first tools we reach for when trying to connect … Continue reading