Tag Archives: Farzad Mostashari

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

Can We Talk about Unique Patient Identifiers Yet?

This is the story of an old idea that sat around for so long, it became new again. In the mid-1990s Barry Hieb, MD, thought all conditions were perfect for the national rollout of the unique patient identifier. The year … 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

Spring Fling Video: Developer Challenge Innovation Showcase

The ONC is also supporting innovation in projects such as Beacons, SHARP and challenges. National Coordinator for HIT Farzad Mostashari talks with Jean-Luc Neptune about the Investing In Innovations challenges program and to show some of the winners from the program’s first … Continue reading

Spring Fling Video: Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for HIT

  Farzad Mostashari is the fourth National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at HHS. This was his third time at Health 2.0 including running a Town Hall and being on a panel with Patients last Fall in San Francisco. Most … Continue reading

Million Hearts Challenge: Winners Announced

At the American College of Cardiology Scientific Conference this past Sunday, National Coordinator for Health IT, Dr. Farzad Mostashari, announced the winners of the Investing in Innovation initiative’s (i2) One in a Million Hearts Challenge: THUMPr, mHealthCoach and Wellframe and … Continue reading

News & Updates

Medivo Inc., a startup that aims to help physicians and patients better discuss  patient lab results, acquired WellApps. WellApps is creator of the GI Monitor, a disease management tool for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis patients. GI … Continue reading