Author Archives: Prerna

Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

Health goes online in Madrid

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it” –Alan Kay kicked off the 4th Health 2.0 Madrid meeting last Monday with these words. The session, titled “Internet-based Medical Technologies”, brought together more than 80 information technology and … Continue reading

Innovation and New Technologies: A New Market Access Point For Pharma?

Paris welcomed major pharma players for the BIO-Europe spring conference. Innovation was one of the recurring themes here because pharma companies are facing a strong need to reinvent themselves to stay competitive and find new sources of income. But, there also … Continue reading

Predictions for Big Data in Health Care for 2015

Big data has already begun to impact the world around us in enormous ways. Whether we’re talking about cloud computing or cyber-terrorism, access into and out of big data presents limitless possibilities for expanding how IT affects us. Though the … Continue reading

Mobile Health Trophies made in France

French healthcare community was reunited in Paris last month to celebrate the Mobile Health Trophies, organized by DMDSante, rewarding apps in 6 categories: best app for professionals, best app for general public, best follow up app, best mobile health app, internet … Continue reading

RingMD: The Newest Entrant in the US TeleMedicine Market

At 22 years old, Justin Fulcher looks like an average, newly graduated, young entrepreneur. But don’t be mistaken by his humble appearance. He is the Founder and CEO of RingMD, one of the fastest growing patient-provider communication platform, granting quality and … Continue reading

Smart Apps For Your Post Holiday Fitness Routine

For most people, finding the time, money, and motivation to lose weight is often a struggle. After a busy day, it’s just easier to order a pizza and watch a movie instead of cooking a healthy dinner or going out for a jog. This cycle can be … Continue reading

Incentivized Health Care Programs Driving Behavioral change

Rewards play a critical role in driving behavior within virtually every consumer-focused industry. Restaurants, airlines, credit cards, grocery store chains, pharmacies and retailers of all kinds pour multiple billions of dollars into loyalty programs every year, and consumers’ wallets are … Continue reading

Combining Crowdsourcing & Gaming for Cancer Research

There are more than 200 types of cancers currently known to us, and with new mutations of each coming to light regularly. Cancer research involves considerable time and resources, making it tough to keep up the speed of cure with … Continue reading

Viewics: Changing the World of Health Care Data

Viewics is a health care data analytics company that uses a cloud-based SaaS model to provide health care organization with solutions to improve their operational, financial and clinical outcomes. Viewics raised $8M in additional funding today, in a round led … Continue reading

News & Updates

Glen Tullman, former CEO of Allscripts, is back in the driving seat with Livongo Health, a digital health platform that provides real-time information, personalized tools and a connected support network to help improves lives of people living with chronic illnesses. … Continue reading

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