Tag Archives: HIT

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

Cloud storage platform Box announced that it is now HIPAA compliant and has added 10 new health care application partners. Box’s new partners fall into four categories of health care services: clinical documentation, care coordination, interoperability, and access to care. … Continue reading

New Orleans Health Commissioner on Critical Lessons Learned After Katrina

For those on the outside looking in on the morning of Aug. 30, 2005, the day after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in southeastern Louisiana, it seemed that New Orleans might just be alright. This was the storm that the city … Continue reading

Breaking Down the Process of Innovation:
The Value of Community

In just about a month, the third Annual Health Datapalooza will take place in Washington, DC – a celebration of data-driven healthcare innovation (tax-payer funded data, by the way).  The part of the program that I’m personally looking forward to … Continue reading

Pelosi Speaks on Health Care Reform’s Birthday

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke in San Francisco today on the second anniversary of the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. More than 100 people, mostly women and seniors, gathered at an event hosted by the … Continue reading

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Surgeon General Regina Benjamin announced a new Healthy Apps challenge at the mHealth summit to facilitate the development of fitness, nutrition and integrative health apps to help people stay healthy and active. Swimtag has developed a new swim sensor that … Continue reading

News & Updates

Insurers continue to look more towards wellness solutions as a means to reduce health costs. Independence Blue Cross, a Pennsylvania-based health insurer announced at a recent Insurance & Technology Executive Summit in Arizona that IBC will partner with Healthrageous. Healthrageous … Continue reading

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Sprint announces a new partnership with IDEAL LIFE to launch a series of interactive health kiosks in public venues such community centers, libraries, schools, employer facilities, gyms, and clinics. The IDEAL LIFE kiosks will interact with users, and ask for … 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

Health 2.0 Goes to HIMSS

Last week was the HIMSS conference in Orlando, and I spent hours and hours in the boat-show exhibit hall. I also finally made it to a keynote at HIMSS (it’s been a while). HIMSS Chairman and Cleveland Clinic CIO Martin … Continue reading

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— Register for this Saturday’s Free Health 2.0 Code-a-thon on the Google Campus in Mountain View, CA. Speakers include Roni Zeiger of Google, Sastry Nanduri of HealthTap,  Matthew Douglass of Practice Fusion, Alex Tam of frog design, and Andy Krackov … Continue reading