Tag Archives: runkeeper

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

Self-tracking gets hip: Withings & more

We’ve been watching self tracking at Health 2.0 for a little while, as it emerges from the world of the Quantified Self geeks to becoming a more mainstream set of shiny consumer gadgets. Today’s NY Times takes a look at … Continue reading

News & Updates

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation launched an interactive website helping patients find reliable information about the quality of health care in 46 states. The map-based directory allows patients to find websites and reports that compare care provided by local hospitals … Continue reading

Why We Need an Independent Health Data Utility

This is another in the numerous “death of Google Health” stories that have been appearing since Friday when the Google blog announced the pulling of the plug. I must admit to being more than a little pissed off with Larry … Continue reading

RIP Google Health

The rumors had been around for a while but the news still stings. Today, the Official Google Blog announced the retirement of Google Health. The blog reads: “While (it) didn’t scale as we had hoped, we believe (Google Health) did … Continue reading

The Quantified Self: Making the Personal Public

Please enjoy this, rather polarizing, cometary on the Quantified Self Movement. While I’m concerned that concepts like the “unraveling effect” run the risk of stunting innovative approaches to health and identity,  Peppet brings up critical issues that both individuals and … Continue reading

News & Updates

RunKeeper, a company that started with a GPS enabled tracking service has introduced HealthGraph, which allows users to aggregate data and social interactions from other devices and services including ZEO, Withings, Polar, Foursquare and more. Runkeeper is making a play … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Resolution Time!

We don’t just talk about Health 2.0 tools, we put them to the test! A huge part of what we do here at Health 2.0 is introduce the community to new and innovative technologies to improve and track their health … Continue reading

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