Tag Archives: withings

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

Xerox, best known for making copies, is now delivering health care business news via healthbizdecoded.com. The site publishes about one story per day on topics ranging from health policy to new technologies to regulatory issues. A bill introduced in Congress … Continue reading

News & Updates

mDhil, a health care information provider, received the Innovation Karnataka Award from Google. The award recognized companies using the Internet to make a positive difference in addressing a social, economic or community challenge in India. Electronic device maker Jawbone introduced … Continue reading

DIY Health 101: Becoming an Expert on Yourself

Let’s face it. Interacting with the formal health care system sucks. It’s slow, sterile, boring, and super confusing. No wonder we don’t like going to the doctor. We all know it’s important to take care of ourselves (an apple a … Continue reading

Launch! Demo: the Tictrac Personal Analytics Platform

CEO of Tictrac Martin Blinder launched the Tictrac personal analytics platform in October at Health 2.0’s Sixth Annual Fall Conference. During the Launch! session, Blinder and nine others gave rapid three and a half-minute demos. The audience voted, and Tictrac … Continue reading

News & Updates

Health insurance company Humana acquired Certify Data Systems, which will now operate as a subsidiary of Humana. Certify is a health information exchange company, and its HealthLogix platform allows for two way sharing of clinical information across disparate electronic health … Continue reading

This Self-Tracker’s Tracking Tips

I sometimes ignore vegetables, get less sleep than I should, eat more sugar than I can handle, and skip more long runs than I’m willing to admit.  I’m human so I forgive myself. But big picture? I can’t correct all … Continue reading

News & Updates

Practice management software company athenahealth will acquire Health Data Services LLC, which specializes in data analysis and population health management. The acquisition is meant to improve athena’s ability to help health care organizations prepare for and adapt to new value-based … Continue reading

News & Updates

Withings, creator of the WIFI Body Scale, launched a new application called Health Companion. Users can store and manage information about their weight, physical activity, heart and sleep data on one dashboard. Online health community PatientsLikeMe partnered with Merck for … Continue reading

Automated Health Apps Coming Your Way

There’s a fairly new Thai restaurant near Union Square in San Francisco that’s my favorite. They run a special promotion with a punch card that lets you get one free buffet bowl for every 10 you buy. I was the … Continue reading

Roundup: What’s New in the World
of Health Care Apps

Since 2006, we’ve been tracking the re-birth of health online. Of course it never really went away, but the e-health frenzy of the late 1990s really only left WebMD standing. Few were online to actually manage their health. Most were … Continue reading

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