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1/1/2011Interactive employee communicationIt's what employees want and you should know how to bring it to them.
12/9/2010The X's and O's of SSOAdopting Single Sign On can improve security, reduce overhead and empower employees
11/1/2010All a-TwitterEmployee Benefit Advisor magazine welcomed a new TipsOnTechnlogy columnist, John Lamb, senior vice president and general manager of Benergy Interworks. This month’s article shares insights on the rapid convergence of social media and CRM software.
9/12/2010Highmark introduces private label A.D.A.M. iphone appRead Matthew Holt’s interview on The Health Care Blog with Steffan Johnson, Sr. Consumerism Lead for Highmark's Web Strategy and Development business unit, about their new Health@Health app developed by A.D.A.M.
8/24/2010Highmark goes mobile with A.D.A.M. Medzio to give members provider informationFierce Mobile Healthcare writes about Highmark’s partnership with A.D.A.M. to offer online provider and healthcare service information to its members who use iPhones with Health@Hand. Users can search for doctors and hospitals within a certain radius of their location by using the iPhone's built-in GPS. Maps and directions to provider sites are also available. In addition, the custom application, offers a symptom navigator and other educational resources.
5/3/2010Business best practice: Get your head in the cloudsMarietta Davis of the Atlanta Business Chronicle writes about the benefits of cloud computing including cost savings and greater flexibility, and includes details about how A.D.A.M. has created a way for patients to assess their risk for H1N1 influenza and related complications by offering “self-administered” health tools available via mobile devices, PCs and the Internet.
11/19/2009Attracting New Consumers with Medical ContentThis article by Robert N. Mitchell of Advance for Health Information Executives discusses
how Baylor Health Care System uses health care content such as A.D.A.M.’s as a marketing tool
to create greater reach to health information seekers, generate higher levels of traffic,
and longer stays on their site.
10/9/2009Must-Read Health BlogsRebecca Ruiz of Forbes.com rates the best websites covering health with integrity and authority in a more useful, personal way. Her list includes the website of Dr. Alan Greene, A.D.A.M.’s chief of future health.
4/24/2009Healthcare IT News “Vendor Notebook” A.D.A.M., Inc., an Atlanta-based provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions, has launched Medzio, a mobile health application designed specifically for iPhone users.
4/24/2009Health Populi “Medzio as Metaphor for the Future of Health 2.0”I have seen the future of Health 2.0, and it is Medzio.
4/24/2009Organized Wisdom Blog “OrganizedWisdom is Featured Partner on Medzio iPhone App Providing Free Health Info”Best wisdom of the week: controlling high blood pressure, migraines in children, iPod allergies, and more!
4/23/2009Macsimum News “A.D.A.M. releases mobile health app for iPhone, iPod touch”A.D.A.M., a provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions,has introduced Medzio, a new mobile health application designed specifically for iPhone users.
4/23/2009HIS Talk “News”Medzio releases a new, free mobile phone application for use on the iPhone. Features include basic first aid information, locations of the nearest medical facilities, and interactive health information.
4/22/2009Heil Versel’s Healthcare IT Blog “Health 2.0 Meets Ix”Of note, A.D.A.M. is using the occasion to launch its iPhone app, called the Medzio Mobile Health Network. It's a free download from the Apple App Store.
4/22/2009The Health Care Blog A.D.A.M intros Medzio Mobile Health Partners 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.
4/1/2009Employee Benefit Plan Review “Navigating the Evolving Health Care Landscape”As the government explores ways to navigate out of the current recession, our country's ailing health care system is taking center stage.
3/16/2009ADVANCE for Health Information Executives “A.D.A.M. Develops iPhone Application”Jim Boyle interviews Greg Juhn, senior vice president of product development at A.D.A.M. and John George, senior vice president of sales, about the Symptom Navigator for the iPhone.
10/27/2008For The Record “On Point — Healthcare Organizations Tiptoe Into Health 2.0” Some give credit to individuals battling diseases and chronic conditions and their loved ones for the emergence of Web-based social networks centered on health and medicine.
10/1/2008Managed Healthcare Executive “State of the Industry 2009: Trends” Among The Top Issues in 2009 is increasing consumer engagement. Health plans have done a reasonably good job developing member portals and adopting technology that puts information and applications in the hands of the healthcare consumer to better manage their own care.
8/25/2008iPhoneToolBox “A.D.A.M. Symptom Navigator iPhone Application” A.D.A.M. Symptom Navigator empowers you to understand when self-care or a doctor visit is appropriate, by providing easy access into the award-winning A.D.A.M. Health Illustrated Encyclopedia.
8/25/2008appSafari.com “Symptom Navigator” Simply select gender, body type, orientation, then choose the body area of interest.
8/4/2008NursingDegree.net “iFit: 50 Coolest Fitness and Health Apps for the iPhone” For many, staying in shape and getting healthy can be a bit of a challenge. The iPhone can help make it a little easier, however, with a wide range of apps that can help you track and stay informed about your health.
8/4/2008Compensation.BLR.com “Can HR Really Educate the Healthcare Consumer?” Just as astronomical gas prices are forcing us to pursue alternative energy sources, healthcare inflation has forced U.S. companies to find alternative health plans.
8/1/2008AHIP Coverage "New Features Draw Users to PHRs" Personal Health Records (PHRs) are evolving into effective Internet tools that people can use to track their medical care and manage their health.
8/1/2008WhitePapers.com “Consumer-Driven Healthcare Survey” The Consumer-Driven Healthcare (CDH) survey of US businesses has yielded a number of important findings, among them that:
8/1/2008Healthcare IT News “iPhone ‘ups the game’ on health info” The recent – and much-hyped – launch of Apple’s new 3G iPhone has spurred healthcare IT vendors to launch cell phone-based applications of their own.
7/31/2008Insurance News & Views “The Courtship and Commitment of Technology” Attracting a new generation of workers to the industry means upping the technology ante.
7/29/2008Benefits Selling "Can HR Really Educate the Health Care Consumer?" Just as astronomical gas prices are forcing us to pursue alternative energy sources, health care inflation has forced U.S. companies to find alternative health plans.
7/28/2008Project HealthDesign “More health applications on the (new) iPhone” There's an article in the Chicago Tribune's web edition describing health applications for the iPhone.
7/28/2008iHealthBeat “iPhone Users Gain Access to Variety of Health Applications” The programs can help consumers manage their health records, keep track of individuals' calories and exercise or administer eye exams.
7/15/2008ScienceRoll “What’s on the web?” With this tool, you can easily find out what to do about any symptoms — wherever you are!
7/14/2008Resellernews “Twenty cool third-party iPhone apps” While the iPhone can't heal lepers or turn water into wine, it can help you do a lot of other useful things, such as sharing high-resolution videos, diagnosing your own illnesses and even creating your own virtual life form!
7/13/2008Green Environment Blog “The A.D.A.M. Symptom Navigator” You can use third party application for your iPhone like The A.D.A.M. Symptom Navigator.
7/13/2008EMR & HIPAA "Health Information & the New iPhone"Healthcare is one of the most popular topics among consumers, and the iPhone 3G enables consumers to access many new healthcare applications including the free A.D.A.M. Symptom Navigator. According to Harris Interactive, nearly 117 million Americans have searched for health information online.
7/12/2008PC World “20 Cool iPhone Apps” While the iPhone can't heal lepers or turn water into wine, it can help you do a lot of other useful things, such as sharing high-resolution videos, diagnosing your own illnesses and even creating your own virtual life form!
7/11/2008Network WorldWorried about that cough that seemingly won't go away? Concerned about that leg rash that's costing you sleep at night? Fear not, because health information and benefits technology company A.D.A.M. has developed a Web application that lets users match their medical symptoms with assessments and potential treatments.
7/11/2008Pocketnow.com “A.D.A.M. Symptom Navigator And The Open Web” While reading Chuong's story about iPhone GPS, I checked out the New Yorks Times Technology pages. I read a story about cell phone termination fees that also mentioned a cool iPhone medical application, the A.D.A.M. Symptom Navigator. I tried going to the site, only to be told that it was only for the iPhone -- and it thoughtfully provided me a link to Apple so that I could buy one.
7/8/2008Health Bolt “The Apple iPhone 3G Way to Better Health” Isn’t technology great?
Once you had to wade through heaps of medical texts to find out what symptoms match what disease. Then the internet showed up and you could access the same information much more quickly through the click of the mouse.
7/8/2008Medic Facility blog on health “The Apple iPhone 3G Way to Better Health” And now there is the A.D.A.M., the Symptom Navigator, a web application that has been created for the new Apple iPhone 3G which will allow people to identify health concerns on the go.
7/7/2008iPhone Medicine Blog “iPhone 3G ADAM Symptom Navigator” The free Symptom Navigator for the iPhone 3G helps consumers match medical symptoms with relevant assessments and appropriate treatments.
7/3/2008The New York Times “Phone Smart: Those Cellphone Termination Fees Seem to Be on the Way Out” The handcuffs may not be coming off cellphone owners, but they are getting looser.
7/2/2008MyMac Magazine “A.D.A.M. Symptom Navigator for the iPhone - Review” There’s no question that the Internet has become a valuable source of health information over the past few years. Sites like WebMD, Yahoo! Health, Google Health, and others attract over 60 million visitors each month. Now A.D.A.M. Inc., another online health information provider, has created an application that allows iPhone users to quickly and easily access data from their Health Encyclopedia using the iPhone’s touchscreen.
7/1/2008Managed Healthcare Executive “Data management critical to meet member expectations” Nearly 80% of consumers want their physicians to provide online access to medical records and test results. And one-fourth of them are willing to pay extra for it.
7/1/2008Insurance News & Views, from Independent Agent magazineAdvice from A.D.A.M. for insurance brokers on how to select technology partners wisely and ensure a lasting, fruitful relationship.
6/27/2008Wall Street Journal “iPhone, M.D.” Everybody wants a piece of health IT, and everybody wants a piece of the iPhone.
6/1/2008Health Data Management “Consumers Drive Payers I.T. Investments” Now that consumer-driven health plans are gaining enrollees, some payers are expanding their use of information technology to support these high-deductible plans.
6/1/2008Business Week - Heaven for HypochondriacsThis mention in Business Week gives a brief overview of the company and features a positive recommendation and “outperform” rating for A.D.A.M. investors.
6/1/2008Best's Review - Marriage CounselingTips on how benefits brokers can determine if a prospective technology vendor is a good partner and to sustain a successful relationship.
5/30/2008Lets Go Mobile “Apple iPhone Symptom Navigator” A .D.A.M., Inc., the leading provider of high-quality health information and benefits technology solutions, announced the A.D.A.M. Symptom Navigator web application for the iPhone.
5/29/2008Neil Versel Healthcare IT Blog “Another blog aggregator” And since my previous post was about mobile technology, I might as well mention the news from A.D.A.M. Inc.: the consumer health information portal has launched a new application for the iPhone called Symptom Navigator.
5/29/2008Sven On Tech “You Now Have an On-call Nurse in Your iPhone” An industry first, this interactive tool helps consumers match medical symptoms with relevant assessments and appropriate treatments.
5/29/2008Health Populi “Goin' mobile with A.D.A.M. and iPhone “ The ubiquity of mobile phones makes them ideal platforms for consumer health.
5/28/2008New Digital Computer “A.D.A.M. Symptom Navigator helps you make informed medical decisions with your iPhone” Most people associate the Apple iPhone with the consumer, but with the impending version 2.0 update that adds Exchange ActiveSync and 3rd party application support I think businesses and the enterprise are starting to think of how the iPhone will fit into their plans.
5/28/2008iSmashphone “A.D.A.M. Symptom Navigator for the iPhone” "Health on the go." Identify health symptoms quickly and easily from your iPhone - and make informed decisions.
5/28/2008Atlanta Business Chronicle “A.D.A.M. launches medical self-diagnosis app for iPhone” An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but a new Web application from an Atlanta company can make your Apple iPhone tell you if you even need to see the doctor.
5/28/2008ZDNet “A.D.A.M. Symptom Navigator helps you make informed medical decisions with your iPhone” Most people associate the Apple iPhone with the consumer, but with the impending version 2.0 update that adds Exchange ActiveSync and 3rd party application support I think businesses and the enterprise are starting to think of how the iPhone will fit into their plans.
5/20/2008Small Cap Investor “A.D.A.M.: Health-care content ... on steroids”Two years ago A.D.A.M. Inc. (Nasdaq:ADAM) was a company that created and licensed doctor-reviewed health-care content on everything from canker sores to cancer.
4/21/2008Employee Benefit AdvisorDaily in-depth interviews with some of the leading employee benefits professionals of our time.
4/1/2008Healthcare World Magazine - Ten Steps to Drive Patient Education and SatisfactionAccording to a recent poll conducted by Harris Interactive, nearly 117 million Americans have searched for health information online.
3/11/2008Atlanta Business Chronicle “A.D.A.M. ends year with $3.9M in net income” A.D.A.M. Inc. reported its annual profit increased 54.6 percent, as revenue got a boost from the acquisition of OnlineBenefits.
3/1/2008Employee Benefit News - Down the benefits rabbit holeHospitals and doctors may not be adopting personal
health records rapidly, but that hasn’t stopped employers
and individuals from embracing them.
2/1/2008CDHC Solutions - Companies See Health Education on the Bottom Line in 2008No one would argue that we all could stand to live a little healthier. Not only is it beneficial for
ourselves and our families, but for our careers, too.
8/1/2007Workspan Magazine - Online Benefits Portal Lets Employees Take ChargeThis article addresses the cultural shift that companies need to make in order to fully take advantage of employee portals.
3/1/2007Industry Focus - Keys To Better Health Programs As health plans work to move participants to a more consumer-driven model, various technology tools are proving essential to the goal of enabling plan members to play a greater role in directing their medical care.
1/1/2006Health Data Management – Web Site Helps Drive Bottom LineIn-depth medical content helps hospital increase online traffic and patient volume.