Tag Archives: Google

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

Big Winner Symcat Symptom Checker at HDI

RWJF Senior VP John Lumpkin presents Craig Monsen with a $100,000 check The Health Data Initiative Forum, part of D.C. Health Data and Innovation Week, is going on now. Those who help put on the show, the members of the Health … Continue reading

News & Updates

A survey evaluating the impact of Text4Baby in San Diego finds improved patient knowledge. 63% of respondents found that Text4Baby “helped them remember an appointment or immunization that they or their child needed” and 75% learned about “medical warning signs … Continue reading

When science collides with design

2039 is the year of the Scatalog, the process that allows patients to use synthetic biology to watch for early warning signs of diseases. People will be able to go to the supermarket and buy a yogurt that will mix … Continue reading

Data, Drive, Decisions

This segment of Health 2.0’s Fall Conference covered one of the event’s most influential topics facing health care today — Big Data. In this video, our panel discusses the emerging role of huge data sets made up of both existing … 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

Getting More Startups Focused on Health

Could it be true? Is venture funding on the mend after it’s collapse in 2008? Some would say that the amount of capital invested is on the rise, and new funding streams are providing an excellent opportunity for startups to … Continue reading

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the (EHR) Bomb

Remember the fear mongering rhetoric about weapons of mass destruction and all sorts of other bogey men that sometimes led to war death and true destruction and other times to just animosity, hatred and counterproductive waste of time and resources? … Continue reading

Congrats to San Francisco Code-a-thon winners

Our first code-a-thon of 2011 kicked off with a bang this past weekend with over 160 attendees creating new and exciting health care applications! The Health 2.0 team was incredibly impressed with what was built on a (mostly) deserted Google … 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

Google Health and the PHR: Do Consumers Care?

Google Health’s unveiling last week and Microsoft’s HealthVault launch last October are important milestones in the evolution of Health 2.0. Both of these heavyweights have the resources and potential to improve the health consumer’s customer experience. I have followed the … Continue reading

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