Author Archives: Mark Feinholz

About Mark Feinholz

Digital Health Product Manager. Inspired by technology to help us live happier and healthier lives.

Behavior Change Is (maybe not so) Hard.

I learned something recently that I wish I had learned 10 years ago: Self-motivation is not the way to create new daily behaviors that stick. The trick is to construct a new simple habit and just let it happen. Motivation … Continue reading

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Imagine if your health plan was …

Suspend your understanding of your relationship with your health insurance company as it stands today and imagine something different with me… Imagine your health plan is a wellness “club”. In addition to providing insurance to help cover the cost of … Continue reading

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HxD 2013 Pass Giveaway Extravaganza!

Here are some creative healthcare ideas and thoughts of mine in response to questions posted in preparation for the Healthcare Experience Design Conference (#HxDConf) in Boston on March 25 and a possible chance to win a free pass. (I’m currently … Continue reading

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Is this really a problem to be solved by an MD?

I’ve been quiet. Been working at a healthcare startup for the past year now – can’t post too much about what I’m working on, no time to post about other stuff. But this front page article in the New York … Continue reading

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Big Pharma Cashing in on Fee-For-Service

This article in today’s New York Times: Genentech Offers Secret Rebates for Eye Drug caught my eye… err… attention. It highlights one way that drug companies take advantage of our current fee-for-service system to drive their profit. The current fee-for-service … Continue reading

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Man In The Mirror

Since health 2.0 is at least partially about shifting responsibility from the doctor to the consumer, I figured I’d start my journey into healthcare technology with, as Michael Jackson put it, the “Man In The Mirror”. (This photo is my … Continue reading

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Top 10 from Health Innovation Week

On my journey into the world of healthcare technology, I’ve been reading industry blogs, books, papers and learning too many acronyms .  I have begun tracking my blood pressure, weight, and cholesterol in HealthVault and will be blogging about the … Continue reading

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