Tag Archives: George Halvorson

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

The Upside of Risk

During every health IT-related conference, Meetup or tweet stream there’s bound to be a discussion about Affordable Care Organizations. Yet most Americans today don’t receive care within an ACO. News articles still speak futuristically about health care that focuses on … Continue reading

Kaiser’s Health Management App Now for iPhones

This isn’t the first time that health plan and health care provider Kaiser Permanente has gone mobile, but it’s KP’s first launch of an iPhone application that lets members view their medical information on their phones. Kaiser launched its very … Continue reading

George Halvorson, Kaiser Permanente

George Halvorson is the CEO who initiated and oversaw the biggest (private sector) EMR implementation ever. What’s Kaiser doing to expand on that? How is the new technology changing their thinking about care? How fast does George think the rest … Continue reading