Author Archives: Adrian Harris

Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini: Tech that Will Put Insurers Out of Business

Mark Bertolini, CEO of health insurer Aenta, gave part two of the keynote at Health 2.0′s Annual Fall Conference in October (watch Joe Flower give part one here). Bertolini ran through the recent history of how Aetna’s technology offerings came … Continue reading

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Avantas partnered with VHA Inc.’s 100+ hospitals on the West Coast this week to implement their solution for healthcare enterprise labor management. The suite of labor management services will be implemented to help control costs with functionality including: cross-departmental resource … Continue reading

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Practice Fusion landed $34 million in Series C funding, with Artis Ventures leading the round. This latest piece of funding brings Practice Fusions cumulative funding to a grand total of $70 million. RGI, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business, signed a … Continue reading

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The Department of Veterans Affairs purchased a DecisionSim Enterprise License for its National SimLEARN Program. The contract will provide 43,000 VHA employees access to virtual cases in which their decisions-making skills can be evaluated and improved. Past research has shown … Continue reading

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Aetna announced several key enhancements to its CarePass Platform, enabling easy access to data and services for third party developers. In addition, Aenta announced a $100,000 prize for its Health 2.0 Developer Challenge to develop an innovative solution that encourages … Continue reading

Winners: Boston Big Data Code-A-Thon @athenahealth

Boston was a beautiful 80 degreess today, but inside athenahealth’s headquarters, developers kept their heads cool while the competition heated up. Health 2.0′s Boston Code-a-thon is a coding competition designed around using big data to build exciting new applications and tools … Continue reading

Health 2.0 and StartUp Health co-host @ SXSW

SXSW attendees line up to get into the Health 2.0 and StartUp Health party in downtown Austin, Texas. Last week, Health 2.0 and StartUp Health threw down at the Hanger Lounge in Austin, Texas during the SXSW Interactive festival. A … Continue reading

MedHelp, PillJogger and Tonic Health @ Health 2.0 SF Chapter 2012 Kick-off

  Health 2.0′s San Francisco chapter kicked-off 2012 at the MedHelp offices with three killer demos (and some amazing charcuterie). With the home field advantage, MedHelp loaded up the projector first, giving the audience a demonstration of their latest round … Continue reading

Launch! – GoodRx Prescribes a Cure for High Drug Prices

Most of us don’t clip coupons or scour the Internet for the best prices on medications, but GoodRx’s Web and iPhone offerings make bargain shopping for prescriptions as simple as comparing prices for flights or HDTVs. The company participated in the Launch! … Continue reading

Doxo: Saving Trees and Reducing Health Care Costs

Doxo, a company which provides e-payment services and a digital filing cabinet, has pushed into health care. Last week, the company announced partnerships with 40 hospitals and 3000 physicians to implement their digital filing technology. The business works like this: Hospitals … Continue reading

BetaBait Needs (Health) Beta Testers

Fancy yourself a first adopter? BetaBait is a service that aims to make finding new apps a whole lot easier. The company itself went into beta last month, providing developers with a site to showcase their nearly complete products and … Continue reading

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