July 28, 2011
Health insurer Highmark plans to launch a new mobile app for its members early next year, Lisa Fitting, Director of Digital Client Engagement at Highmark told attendees this morning at the World Congress Leadership Summit on mHealth in Boston. Highmark partnered up with A.D.A.M. last year to build a pilot app called Health@Hand based on A.D.A.M.’s Medzio app.
Health@Hand was similar to Medzio but...
August 31, 2010
Ebix, an international supplier of on demand software and ecommerce services to the insurance industry has agreed to acquire and merge with medical education software developer ADAM in a deal valued at about $66 million, according to the companies.
ADAM's recent activity in mobile health may suggest one reason a company focused on the insurance industry acquired it: Just last week Pittsburgh,...
August 11, 2010
This week Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based health insurance provider Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield launched an iPhone app, Health@Hand, co-developed with ADAM and based on that company's Medzio application. How is Health@Hand different from Medzio? Health@Hand was customized with specific information for Highmark members that enables them to find healthcare services and physicians available...
July 17, 2009
ADAM recently announced that CallMD, a website that offers medical advice, diagnosis and treatments, has joined the Medzio Mobile Health Network and will be included in the network's free iPhone application. The Medzio app, which launched earlier this year at the Health 2.0 event in Boston, combines symptom navigation, first aid info, GPS-enabled local listings for care centers (with maps and...
April 23, 2009
During the past two days the mobihealthnews team has been covering the Health 2.0 conference here in Boston, MA. For those readers who were unable to make it to the show we also put together a quick photo essay that includes just some of the speakers and panels that were on-stage at the event this past week.
Click here to scroll through the photos we captured at the Health 2.0 event that took...
April 23, 2009
A.D.A.M. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Alan Greene (right) amused the audience and ACOR's Gilles Frydman (left) by referencing Thomas Jefferson half a dozen times during a plenary session on Wednesday here at Health 2.0 in Boston.
Sensei CEO Bob Schwarzberg demonstrates his company's latest iPhone application, My Diabetes Guide.
A.D.A.M. CEO Kevin Noland demonstrates his company's latest iPhone...
April 21, 2009
We have written about A.D.A.M.'s Symptom Navigator application for the iPhone in the past, but now the company has developed an iPhone application that combines symptom navigation, first aid info, GPS-enabled local listings for care centers (with maps and directions) and an upcoming feature called Health Talk, which aims to connect consumers with experts to share thoughts about health topics. The...