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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

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QMedic, a mobile health technology company, won $2.2M in grant funding from National Cancer Institute for developing passive sensing and self-management tools for cancer patients. Prime Healthcare Services, a California based hospital system, partnered with INFINITT Healthcare, a provider of … Continue reading

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The Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) unveiled a new content web page for long-term care providers. The web page will provide information about federal health IT initiatives beneficial to providers who do not qualify for EHR … Continue reading

@HHSGov During #Isaac: Use the bReddi
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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

Big Winner Symcat Symptom Checker at HDI

RWJF Senior VP John Lumpkin presents Craig Monsen with a $100,000 check The Health Data Initiative Forum, part of D.C. Health Data and Innovation Week, is going on now. Those who help put on the show, the members of the Health … Continue reading

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GE announced that it intends to discontinue its SaaS-based Centricity Advanced EHR system. The company will instead offer existing users the opportunity to transition to GE’s Centricity Practice Solution, a combined EHR and practice management system. (Correction: An earlier post … Continue reading

One In A Million Hearts Challenge: Interview with Dr. Janet Wright

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Janet Wright Executive Director of the Million Hearts Initiative. The Million Hearts Initiative is a joint effort sponsored by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services … Continue reading

Data, Drive, Decisions

This segment of Health 2.0’s Fall Conference covered one of the event’s most influential topics facing health care today — Big Data. In this video, our panel discusses the emerging role of huge data sets made up of both existing … Continue reading

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Joichi Ito has been named director of the MIT Media Lab. A vocal advocate of emergent democracy, privacy, and Internet freedom, Ito is board chair and former CEO of Creative Commons, sits on the board of directors of the Mozilla … Continue reading