Tag Archives: health literacy

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

Physicians vs. Patients: Finding Efficiency on Both Sides

A philosophical battle over health care IT resources is heating up, but potential gains are everywhere Interactive health care technologies are falling into two categories. The first — and more common category of tools — focus on improving physician efficiency … Continue reading

Patient Engagement: Winning a Trifecta

The delivery of health care is dominated by individual providers, such as physicians and nurses, and large institutions, mainly hospitals and nursing homes.  It feels like the patient is the little character that sits in the corner of Tom Toles’ … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Israel Kicks Off: Three Startup Nation Companies to Watch

The opening session of Health 2.0 Israel is an important event, marking the establishment of a community in a country referred to as a “startup nation.” The meeting was successful, and according to the organizers of the group, Yishai Knobel … Continue reading