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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

A recent report from Frost & Sullivan predicted that the remote patient market will reach $295 million by 2015. The prediction comes after a study from Berg Insight, which found that about 2.2 million patients worldwide use a home monitoring … Continue reading

Jawbone Gets Into Health

 Wireless gadget creator, Jawbone, is hoping to solve the challenge of getting consumers to become engaged in their health with the introduction of UP, a device that automatically engages with consumers. UP is a small wristband designed to be worn … Continue reading

Self-tracking gets hip: Withings & more

We’ve been watching self tracking at Health 2.0 for a little while, as it emerges from the world of the Quantified Self geeks to becoming a more mainstream set of shiny consumer gadgets. Today’s NY Times takes a look at … Continue reading

News & Updates

Evoz, a start-up founded by two tech product developers and a businesswoman, has launched their new iPhone app that allows you to convert your cell phone into a baby monitor. Withings (they offer the scale and new blood pressure cuff) … Continue reading

News & Updates

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation launched an interactive website helping patients find reliable information about the quality of health care in 46 states. The map-based directory allows patients to find websites and reports that compare care provided by local hospitals … Continue reading

The Quantified Self: Making the Personal Public

Please enjoy this, rather polarizing, cometary on the Quantified Self Movement. While I’m concerned that concepts like the “unraveling effect” run the risk of stunting innovative approaches to health and identity,  Peppet brings up critical issues that both individuals and … Continue reading

The Quantified Self and the Future of Health Care

The  Quantified Self is a global collaboration of users and tool-makers interested in the personal meaning of personal data. There are now Quantified Self groups in more than twenty cities around the world. Our inspiration is the Homebrew Computer Club. … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Resolution Time!

We don’t just talk about Health 2.0 tools, we put them to the test! A huge part of what we do here at Health 2.0 is introduce the community to new and innovative technologies to improve and track their health … Continue reading

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