Tag Archives: MIT

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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The Department of Veterans Affairs purchased a DecisionSim Enterprise License for its National SimLEARN Program. The contract will provide 43,000 VHA employees access to virtual cases in which their decisions-making skills can be evaluated and improved. Past research has shown … Continue reading

Winners: Boston Big Data Code-A-Thon @athenahealth

Boston was a beautiful 80 degreess today, but inside athenahealth’s headquarters, developers kept their heads cool while the competition heated up. Health 2.0’s Boston Code-a-thon is a coding competition designed around using big data to build exciting new applications and tools … Continue reading

How Design Can Improve Diagnosis

It’s that time of year when bloggers announce their “best of” awards. Here’s a health 2.0 tool from MIT and GE that has the potential to help doctors make better diagnoses, and it got recognition for its artistic interface. Co.Design, … Continue reading

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Joichi Ito has been named director of the MIT Media Lab. A vocal advocate of emergent democracy, privacy, and Internet freedom, Ito is board chair and former CEO of Creative Commons, sits on the board of directors of the Mozilla … Continue reading

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This week, American Well goes mass market. They’ve been the leader in creating an online marketplace where consumers and physicians can process care via health plans using the basic health plan billing and coverage infrastructure. At least, that had been … Continue reading