Tag Archives: CES

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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Manhattan Research found that 70% of physicians surveyed reported at least one patient sharing health measurement data with them. Methods of sharing were low-tech (think handwritten data, printouts), but physician attitudes were positive with about 75% of physicians agreeing that self-tracking … 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

Independa Partners with LG for Assisted Living Care

Technology giant LG Electronics and Independa, a creator of tech tools to aid assisted living, announced their partnership at the International Consumer Electronics Show last week. Zenith, the United States LG brand, will be able to deploy Independa’s social engagement … Continue reading

DIY Robots Provide Therapy for Children

Past the maze of iPhone cases and bluetooth gadgets at the International Consumer Electronics Show, I found a trio of colorful robots, twirling and reacting to their surroundings. Named Romibo, the robot was designed to interact therapeutically with autistic children in … Continue reading

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With CES underway, new consumer health care devices are center stage this week. Withings debuted a new WiFi and Bluetooth-enabled baby and toddler scale. They also unveiled a new health and wellness cloud platform and online dashboard that integrates data … Continue reading

Live from CES 2012: Withings and Fitbit duke it out

Are the differences between Withings and Fitbit black and white? On the left is the Withings scale and the right is the new fitbit aria. The Digital Health Summit at CES 2012 didn’t officially kick off until today, but yesterday brought a … Continue reading

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A recent report from Frost & Sullivan predicted that the remote patient market will reach $295 million by 2015. The prediction comes after a study from Berg Insight, which found that about 2.2 million patients worldwide use a home monitoring … Continue reading

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Farzad Mostashari, the National Coordinator for HIT, just named Health 2.0’s Investing in Innovations (i2) Program among the year’s top five most notable developments in the world of health information technology. The Investing in Innovations Program is the first-of-its-kind government … Continue reading

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— O’Reilly’s Open Source Convention (OSCON) has announced a call for participation. Encouraged proposal topics include: Doing more with less; Open source in smart phones; Cloud computing; Geek lifestyle, hacking, quantified self, inbox zero, maker culture; Best practices for building … Continue reading