Tag Archives: County Health Rankings

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

Gaming Challenge Heads into Phase II: Make it Work

Last year two Johns Hopkins University medical students got on stage at Health Datapalooza III and accepted a $100,000 check. Since then, many have heard of the duo’s company called Symcat. The Symcat app, an online symptom checker, was the … Continue reading

It Is Your Damn Data. You Can Use it for Personal and Public Good.

“Give us our damn data!” – It’s a common refrain from patients who want access to their medical records. Many assume they are entitled to information so intensely personal, learning too late that obtaining them is … a process. The errors, … Continue reading

How Healthy Is Your County?

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is hosting a teleconference April 3 from 10-11 a.m. ET to release the 2012 County Health Rankings. RWJF collaborated with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute to rank county health relative to other counties … Continue reading