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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

News & Updates

New York-Presbyterian Hospital is renting space at the Blueprint Health accelerator, installing its own computers and servers at the accelerator’s SoHo offices to create an “innovation space.” The hospital says it is also open to commercializing technologies developed by Blueprint’s startups. … Continue reading

News & Updates

PokitDok, an online health marketplace connecting consumers and providers, raised $4M in Series A funding. The round was led by New Atlantic Ventures, syndicated with Rogers Venture Partners. Other investors include Subtraction Capital, Zac Zeitlin and FFP Holdings. Center for … Continue reading

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the final rule for Meaningful Use Stage 2. CMS also pushed back the deadline for conversion to the ICD-10 coding system to Oct. 1, 2014. Happtique launched its pilot program for mRx. … Continue reading

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Humana and dLife are collaborating on My Diabetes Path for Medicare Advantage members. After a successful pilot that showed a 6% improvement in several key metrics, including eye exams and LDL screening, the two companies are working to roll out the … Continue reading

A Week in the Life of Social Health

Consumer interactions with organizations via Facebook and Twitter This “week in the life” analysis of health care social media comes from a PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Health Research Institute (HRI) report released today. Looking at one week’s stats from February 2012, HRI researchers … Continue reading

Now Search Sharecare on Walgreens on Facebook

  Walgreens has almost 2 million likes on Facebook. It wins the Facebook pharmacy popularity contest over CVS and Rite Aid. Walgreens posts an adorable picture of a mother and her baby. It receives 1,000 comments. It posts the question … Continue reading

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Pyle, manufacturer of audio equipment and recreational sports gear, debuted a GPS Sports Watch equipped with a 2.4 GHz digitally coded wireless Heart Rate Monitor chest strap to help users track their workouts and heart rate zones. Other upcoming products … Continue reading

The Genius Bar of health care

When your MacBook is experiencing complications and seems a little out of wack, you schedule an appointment, visit an Apple store and consult a technology expert. The Genius Bar routine seems to be inspired by the way we arrange doctor’s … Continue reading

OMG CES BBQ

Health 2.0 was so excited to be able to have TWO team members out in Las Vegas last week at CES. It’s always great to see and play with new health technology – and with over 1000 people stopping by … Continue reading