Tag Archives: Physicians

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

Chaim Indig, Phreesia, on how to spend $16m

Chaim Indig has been steadily turning Phreesia from an ad-supported patient check-in service to a front end for physician’s offices to manage their relationships with patients, and collect co-pays. As such Phreesia is turning from a content company to a … Continue reading

Rating or Narrating, that is the question.

This April 6–7, the Health 2.0 Europe conference will feature the many ways in which Web 2.0 tools are providing innovative solutions to, amongst others, our fundamental need for self-expression, known more recently as “user-generated content”. Several panels will refer to … Continue reading

The Technology Hype Cycle: Why bad things happen to good technologies

Fresh on the heels of my recent bar coding epiphany comes another “unintended consequences” article. It turns out that the whipsawing that accompanies the adoption of new technologies is completely foreseeable, the “Why doesn’t this thing work right?” phase is … Continue reading

Rating Doctors Like Restaurants, by Bob Wachter

Robert Wachter is widely regarded as a leading figure in the modern patient safety movement. Together with Dr. Lee Goldman, he coined the term “hospitalist” in an influential 1996 essay in The New England Journal of Medicine. His most recent … Continue reading