Health 2.0

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By 09:16 am October 20, 2015
Healthcare spending in the U.S. far exceeds that of other high-income countries, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report. Despite that, Americans have poorer results on several key health outcome measures.
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By 10:35 am February 18, 2015
Pulling together analytics, population health functions and care coordination, Virtual Health's new platform overlays existing silos to help organizations better manage cost-sharing.
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By 06:32 am September 26, 2014
Now in its eighth year, the annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference has evolved from a showcase for not-ready-for-prime-time apps that wouldn't exist a year later to a self-congratulatory Silicon Valley pep rally to a more mature event that seems to be addressing real-world healthcare problems.
By 11:12 am May 07, 2014
Among the healthcare developers workshopping better approaches to technology design at HxRefactored in Brooklyn next week will be Stephen Buck, who'll offer some "lessons learned" from looking closely at leading EHRs -- specifically, how not to design a user interface.
By 12:00 am January 20, 2014
When you walk the floor at the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition, it's easy to be distracted by the largest booths from the big EHR and medical equipment providers.
By 12:00 am January 20, 2014
The health care industry's understandable excitement surrounding big data (Wow! the volume, the variety, the velocity) is gradually transforming into a queasy discomfort (Ugh! the volume, the variety, the velocity).
Jessica Ladd, founder of Sexual Health Innovations (R)
By 07:59 am December 10, 2013
The numbers do the talking. There are 110 million sexually transmitted infections among women and men nationwide, with 20 million new STIs reported each year. New mobile health innovations, however, are seeking to bring these numbers down, big time.
By 12:00 am November 10, 2013
The organizers of the 2013 mHealth Summit aren't really interested in your mHealth pilots or proposals. That's so … 2012.
By 10:01 am June 05, 2013
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has launched a competition among technology developers to improve consumer understanding and use of data that compare hospital prices. Winners of the RWJF Hospital Price Transparency Challenge will share $120,000 in prize money.
By 09:00 am June 04, 2013
The Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday three finalists for a cancer survivor support application challenge. Each team was awarded $5,000 by the Office for the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and will compete for $25,000 grand prize.

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