Tag Archives: healthvault

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

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Bayer started a health care accelerator for Europe-based companies, selecting five companies from 70 applicants. The program offers 3.5-months of mentoring, free office space in Berlin, and around $65,000 financial support, taking up to 10 percent equity in return. Bayer … Continue reading

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Azumio recently released Argus, an app that monitors and manages activities, food, sleep patterns, exercise, hydration, caffeine-consumption, weight and vitals. Argus attempts to make data actionable by unifying statistics and inputs into one view and providing context around the data. NHS … Continue reading

Startups: Forging Ahead When You Don’t Know Someone Who Knows Someone

There are more excellent ideas out there than there are ideas that will succeed, according to Microsoft HealthVault‘s Chief Architect Sean Nolan. At Health:Refactored, Health 2.0’s conference for designers and developers, Nolan delivered a keynote centered around the stumbling blocks … Continue reading

It Was the Best of Times, it Was the Worst of Times

At Health 2.0 we have a natural bias toward the innovator, the entrepreneur, and the developer. Health care is largely broken, and those upstarts have the potential to fix it. But it’s by no means easy. Part of what we’re … Continue reading

Video: Microsoft’s Family Health Guy Sean Nolan

At a meeting hosted by Harvard Medical School last week, Health 2.0’s Matthew Holt caught up with family health guy Sean Nolan, chief architect for HealthVault, Microsoft’s web-based personal health record. Nolan spoke about why he thinks every insurance company, … Continue reading

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EvergreenHealth partnered with Microsoft to give patients access to Microsoft’s HealthVault, a personal heath record. EvergreenHealth is a Washington-based health care organization that serves more than 400,000 people. Orca Health launched its first free app called HeartDecide, which lets users … Continue reading

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MIT Technology Review reported on Kenyans’ widespread use of mobile apps in an article called “Kenya Has Mobile Health App Fever.” Shimba Technologies, a Nairobi-based company that has $100K in seed money from a European VC, released a new app … Continue reading

Stepping in Where Google Health Left Off

A little over a week ago Google stated that it was putting a stake through the heart of their personal health platform (PHP) Google Health. We at Chilmark had been expecting this for some time, it was just a manner … 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

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Pooja Upadhyaya is a recent Cal Berkeley grad who’s started Mobilizing Health, with a small tech team mostly made up of Cal & Stanford students. It’s a non-profit that is using SMS texts to allow literate village health directors in … Continue reading