Tag Archives: Digital Health

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

Innovation Isn’t a Pipe Dream, How Health Care Organizations Can Adopt Digital Health Technologies

Startups announce new technologies to solve healthcare problems every week, but how much of these new technologies hit the public market and reach widespread adoption? Even more, how much technology gets adopted by key institutions that work directly with patients … Continue reading

Samsung Voice of The Body is Streaming Live!

Do you use mobile apps to track your health? Do you wish for the ‘one health app to rule them all’? Your wish might be granted soon, and Samsung believes it can beat Apple in this race.   Watch here … Continue reading

Disruption: Use Your Window of Opportunity Wisely

What would Detroit look like today if the Big Three had responded earlier and differently to the disruption caused by Japanese import cars? What would Yahoo’s future look like if it had not considered $5 billion an absurdly high acquisition … Continue reading

News & Updates

Qualcomm Life acquired HealthyCircles, a care coordination SaaS provider, to integrate Qualcomm’s 2net™ Platform and Hub with the HealthyCircles enterprise platform. The integration enables providers to collect, monitor and manage near real-time actionable data that is readily accessible and shareable … Continue reading

The Future of Definitions and Developers

In the Health 2.0 world we’ve been talking about and having fun with definitions. There’s a whole list of technologies being used in health (SaaS, cloud, mobile, community, sensor et al.) that my partner Indu Subaiya and I (and others) … Continue reading

On the Brink of Widespread Adoption: Care
Transition Systems

In a simple world, success in digital health care business might be expressed like this: c = c (a,b). The amount of funding a startup has earned is a, b is the number of years it’s been open for business, … Continue reading

The Enormous Potential for Digital Health Care Services in Germany

Throughout Europe, digital innovations with substantial benefits for the patients are spreading quickly. However, stakeholders in Germany are still reserved about these new technologies. Alexander Schachinger, founder and CEO of healthcare42.com  and speaker at Health 2.0 Europe, talks about the … Continue reading

Solving Our Health Care Crisis: Does the Answer Lie in Social Media and the Internet?

Health care costs alone account for $2 trillion of our country’s annual spending and are projected to continue to grow at an annual rate of 5.8 percent. With the U.S. national deficit at an all-time high of $1.6 trillion, it’s … Continue reading