Tag Archives: patient communities

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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New York-Presbyterian Hospital is renting space at the Blueprint Health accelerator, installing its own computers and servers at the accelerator’s SoHo offices to create an “innovation space.” The hospital says it is also open to commercializing technologies developed by Blueprint’s startups. … Continue reading

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simplifyMD EHR achieved 2014 Edition Complete EHR Ambulatory ONC Health IT Certification. The software will support health care providers with Stage 1 and Stage 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act … Continue reading

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Rock Health-backed Kit Check announced a $10.4 million Series A funding round led by New Leaf Venture Partners with participation from Sands Capital Ventures, Easton Capital Investment Group and LionBird. Kit Check helps the inefficient and error-prone manual process for … Continue reading

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The Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) unveiled a new content web page for long-term care providers. The web page will provide information about federal health IT initiatives beneficial to providers who do not qualify for EHR … Continue reading

Zeiger’s Smart Patient Approach: Ask for Nothing. Provide Value. Ask for Something.

In preparation for Health:Refactored, our code and design focused conference taking place May 13–14, we sat down with CEO of Smart Patients Roni Zeiger, MD. His talk “Data and Context” will take place during “Dreaming of Data: Big, Open, & Interoperable – … Continue reading

The MedHelp Perspective on Patient Data & Privacy

The “Data Privacy & Security” event organized by Health 2.0 SF Chapter on Tuesday, March 19, brought together a diverse panel to tackle the problem of how to maximize the benefits of health technology while striking a balance between privacy … Continue reading

A Tool for the Chronically Ill that Puts Emotion First

I woke up one morning in 2006, put my feet on the floor, and had the horrific realization that one of my legs was not following direction from my brain. The thought of “time to start walking” seemed to be … Continue reading

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Social networks for patients are certainly not new but that hasn’t stopped new companies from throwing their hats in the ring. This week I Had Cancer, a new resource for cancer patients, survivors, and supporters, launched in private beta. I … Continue reading

The Next Generation of Communities Part 3: Everyday Life Platforms

Part 3 of The Next Generation of Communities session stayed on the topic of online communities, but instead of talking about traditional disease communities, the panelists talked about building health care applications on non health care platforms, like Twitter and … Continue reading

The Next Generation of Communities Part 2: Integration Within the Delivery System

The notion that an online community could be embedded in a health care delivery system is still mostly foreign, but at the Health 2.0 Fall Conference in San Francisco, October 7-8, 2010, there were two examples presented on the main … Continue reading