Tag Archives: Society for Participatory Medicine

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

Health 2.0: Who’s Not at the Table?

On May 14 and 15 of this year, I had the opportunity to attend the Health 2.0 Spring Fling conference in Boston, MA. According to their website, Health 2.0 is about bringing “together the best minds, resources and technology for … Continue reading

Blue Button Drama

The recently launched Blue Button for All Americans Challenge has brought to the surface an interesting debate about the best path to health data interoperability. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) wants to encourage widespread use of the Blue Button … Continue reading

FICO’s Medication Adherence Score

You’ve heard of a FICO Credit Score. Now introducing: FICO’s Medication Adherence Score. Please read the New York Times Keeping Score on How You Take Your Medication and pay even closer attention to the comments it’s collecting. Advancements in pharmacology … Continue reading