Author Archives: ariana

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

SMART API & Indivo Crowdsource the Creation of Patient-facing Apps

As a patient, it’s astonishing how little access we have to our own health data in a format that is easily understandable. That’s why the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is excited to have launched the … Continue reading

ONC Launches the Reporting Safety Events Challenge

This challenge addresses a stark reality centered on hospitals struggling to increase internal incident reporting — a major reason being the busyness of care providers. Daily, hospital workers fight to create effective systems for the quality and risk management staff … Continue reading

Seeking Application Developers for the Million Hearts Risk Check Challenge

Can we really prevent a million heart attacks and strokes in the next five years? The Million HeartsTM initiative is a public-private effort to do just that by implementing proven, effective, and inexpensive interventions. It’s doable only because so many individuals … Continue reading