Tag Archives: Department of Defense

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

News & Updates

The Obama administration announced a $1 billion initiative to fund innovations in federal health care programs aimed at cutting costs and improving outcomes. This initiative marks the second round of Health Care Innovation Awards. Stanford engineers have developed a flexible, … Continue reading

Using Virtual Reality to Identify Actual Disorders

Justina sits on a couch by herself. “I want to get away,” she says despondently to her psychiatrist. Her psychiatrist, who is still only in training, is a real person. Justina isn’t. She’s a virtual 16-year-old girl who was created … Continue reading

The VA Releases a Mobile App for PTSD Patients

The U.S. Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs released a smartphone application to help people who have post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. The PE Coach iPhone and Android app was created for patients undergoing Prolonged Exposure (PE) … Continue reading