Tag Archives: Marketplace

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

Truveris, a SaaS pharmacy benefits pricing and analytics company, launched RxDash, an enterprise platform for pharmacy plan repricing, modeling and reporting. It will enable pharmacy benefit managers, health insurers, consulting companies, and plan administrators to view price impact of proposed … Continue reading

News & Updates

HealthInterlink, a provider of remote patient monitoring software applications, received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market Beacon 2.0, a flexible, affordable, and scalable software-based remote patient monitoring solution. Clinithink, a provider of Clinical Natural … Continue reading

News & Updates

Palomar Health released a mobile app built with Extension Healthcare that locates patients and lets caregivers communicate. As of 20-Nov, Henry Chao, an administration official who oversaw the technical development of the federal health insurance marketplace, estimated that about 40% … Continue reading

News & Updates

QMedic, a mobile health technology company, won $2.2M in grant funding from National Cancer Institute for developing passive sensing and self-management tools for cancer patients. Prime Healthcare Services, a California based hospital system, partnered with INFINITT Healthcare, a provider of … Continue reading

New NRC Report Finds “Health Care IT Chasm,” Seeks New Course Toward Quality Improvement and Cost Savings

Like the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) 2001 counterpart report, “Crossing the Quality Chasm,” a new report from the National Research Council of the National Academies is complex, full of new ideas assembled from multiple disciplines, and is likely to have … Continue reading

Let’s Reboot America’s HIT Conversation Part 1: Putting EHRs in Context

On December 19th, we published an Open Letter to the Obama Health Team, cautioning the incoming Administration against limiting its Health Information Technology (IT) investments to Electronic Health Records (EHRs). Instead, we recommended that their health IT plan be rethought … Continue reading

An Impending Hanging: Will Health 2.0 Be Compromised By The Economic Downturn?

Nothing focuses the mind like an impending hanging. Samuel Johnson I’ve been preparing for tomorrow’s 3rd Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco, where I’ll join my pals Matthew, Indu Subaiya, Jane Sarasohn-Kahn and Michael Millenson amid a Who’s-Who cast of … Continue reading

Google Health: Is It Good For You?

Note: Amy Tenderich, who writes and maintains the wonderful Diabetes Mine, just did this very illuminating interview with Google Health’s Missy Krassner.  As you’ll see, she doesn’t slow-pitch to Missy. This is a sure-footed, tough-minded exchange about the real issues … Continue reading

Marketplace: Johnson & Johnson launches YouTube channel

I’m excited to let you all know that Johnson & Johnson has just launched a health channel on You Tube! It’s called, creatively enough, the Johnson & Johnson health channel. We’ve posted videos produced by Dr. Nancy Snyderman, presently an … Continue reading

MARKETPLACE: U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion seeks eHealth fellow

The Health Communication and ehealth Team in the  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is seeking an ehealth Fellow. This fellowship is offered in collaboration with the Association for Prevention Teaching … Continue reading