Tag Archives: Direct Project

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

Aetna launched “Metabolic Health in Small Bytes” and the “Metabolic Health Advisor”, an evidence-based online assistance program and virtual host for managing metabolic syndrome. Early data from a pilot study showed weight loss among individuals in the Metabolic Health in … Continue reading

All Systems Go: Clinician-to-Clinician Direct Messaging in New York

Albany Medical Center will be the first in New York to use clinician-to-clinician messaging, the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) said this week. NYeC along with Healthcare Information Xchange of New York announced the ability to offer the service called Direct … Continue reading

News & Updates

A recent study found that nearly 80% of veterans are willing to share their personal health records with someone outside of their health system. The study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, included surveys from 18,000 patients enrolled in … Continue reading

Why We Need an Independent Health Data Utility

This is another in the numerous “death of Google Health” stories that have been appearing since Friday when the Google blog announced the pulling of the plug. I must admit to being more than a little pissed off with Larry … Continue reading

News & Updates

Last Friday we posted about Google pulling the plug on Google Health. Since then, there has been some interesting debate on what this means for other technologies in the PHR field and whether or not Google Health should be made … Continue reading

RIP Google Health

The rumors had been around for a while but the news still stings. Today, the Official Google Blog announced the retirement of Google Health. The blog reads: “While (it) didn’t scale as we had hoped, we believe (Google Health) did … Continue reading