Tag Archives: sf 2010

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

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

Health 2.0 Developer Challenge Winner: Team Videntity

The West Wireless Health Institute called on innovative developers to save health care cost through the creation of an application that will integrate sensor-derived data with social networks to construct a personalized wireless health ecosystem. Teams needed to design a … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Developer Challenge Winner: Team Happy Feet

The Move Your App! Developer Challenge, sponsored by Catch and HopeLab, asked participants: “What kind of app can you build to encourage people to get in motion? How can movement be just as easy and fun as checking-in or updating … 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

Health 2.0 Developer Challenge Winner: Team Critical Systems

In its challenge Practice Fusion offered a chance for patient-focused medical devices, websites and mobile applications to plug-in directly to one of the largest health platforms in the US, promote participatory medicine, improve chronic disease management and enable health care … 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

Health 2.0 Developer Challenge Winner: Team Ringful

From 2006 to 2008, Project HealthDesign, from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneer Portfolio and California HealthCare Foundation, supported nine teams to design and build prototype applications that could be run on top of personal health data. Through the Health 2.0 … Continue reading