Tag Archives: ACO

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

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RightCare Solutions, a provider of decision support analytics software, raised $5M in a Series B funding. The round was led by Domain Associates and Compass Partners, bringing its total funding raised to $6.75M. docBeat, a health care messaging company, raised … Continue reading

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The Veterans Affairs Department awarded ASM Research a $162.5 million contract to “improve the user experience” for VA’s electronic health record system VistA. The ONC named the winners of its recent patient empowerment codeathon. In the Blue Button category: Edge … Continue reading

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Evolent Health, a health care analytics company, raised $100M in Series B funding from The Advisory Board, UPMC Health Plan and TPG Growth. This brings Evolent’s total funding to $124.5M. Amulyte, a medical device company, launched an equity-based crowdfunding campaign … Continue reading

The Upside of Risk

During every health IT-related conference, Meetup or tweet stream there’s bound to be a discussion about Affordable Care Organizations. Yet most Americans today don’t receive care within an ACO. News articles still speak futuristically about health care that focuses on … Continue reading

NewYork-Presbyterian Now Using PatientSafe Solutions in Five Hospitals

Though new Accountable Care Organizations are springing up across the country at relatively quick rate, health care startups will be the first to say that their customers are still practicing in a fee for service world. That hasn’t stopped PatientSafe … Continue reading

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The Department of Veterans Affairs purchased a DecisionSim Enterprise License for its National SimLEARN Program. The contract will provide 43,000 VHA employees access to virtual cases in which their decisions-making skills can be evaluated and improved. Past research has shown … Continue reading

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Keas, a social game for the workplace that promotes wellness and healthy living, announced that it had raised an additional $6.5 million in Series B financing led by Atlas Venture and Ignition Partners. KEAS offers a corporate wellness and morale … Continue reading

Stepping in Where Google Health Left Off

A little over a week ago Google stated that it was putting a stake through the heart of their personal health platform (PHP) Google Health. We at Chilmark had been expecting this for some time, it was just a manner … Continue reading