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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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Proteus Digital Health raised $120 million from new, undisclosed investors. The company will use the funding to commercialize its ingestible sensor system. Smart Health Hero, an electronic tool to help patients and their families make care decisions using Medicare claims … Continue reading

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Shareable Ink, the enterprise cloud computing company that transforms point-of-care clinical documentation to structured data and analytics, closed $10.7M in Series C financing. Lemhi Ventures led the round. GE Healthcare launched Centricity 360, a cloud service that streamlines clinical collaboration … Continue reading

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Allscripts named Healthfinch the grand prize winner of its Open Apps Challenge for its automated prescription renewal request app. Kaiser Permanente opened a new health care technology center in Denver. The center will focus on employees using technology to delivery … Continue reading

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CVS Caremark added a drug interaction checker to its CVS Mobile app that warns consumers when an over-the-counter medication might interact with other drugs they are taking. For those with a myCVS online account, the app automatically checks OTC drugs … Continue reading

Could Kickstarter Work in Health Care?

Crowdfunding is about speeding processes up. It allows virtually anyone with a good idea to access potential financers who could catapult it to fruition. In the field of science, it could also slow researchers down. Say a research idea gains … Continue reading

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Geisinger Health System will expand patient access to their doctors’ notes in its Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded OpenNotes program. Thus far, 82 percent of participating patients opened at least one EMR note. Kaiser Permanente Northwest (KPNW) joined the Oregon Health … Continue reading

Patient Engagement: Winning a Trifecta

The delivery of health care is dominated by individual providers, such as physicians and nurses, and large institutions, mainly hospitals and nursing homes.  It feels like the patient is the little character that sits in the corner of Tom Toles’ … Continue reading

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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

Fireside Chats and Closing Panel: Backstage Video Interviews from the Spring Fling 2011

During the Opening Night of our recent Health 2.0 Conference, Health 2.0 founders Indu Subaiya and Matthew Holt kicked off the conference with a set of Fireside Chats. We heard from a specific set of individuals looking at how Health … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Developer Challenge Winner: Team Acsys

In February 2010, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released the County Health Rankings. This was the first project to rank the overall health of nearly every county in the United States. With … Continue reading

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