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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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Senior Obama Administration officials held a roundtable with business leaders about shaping health care and how technology and innovation can reduce costs, improve outcomes and increase competition. Business leaders present included American Well CEO Roy Schoenberg, MD, Get Real Health … Continue reading

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The ONC, in collaboration with OCR, launched the Digital Privacy Notice Challenge. The challenge calls for online model notices of privacy practices that are compelling, readable, and understandable by patients. Welltok raised $22.1 million in Series C funding led by … Continue reading

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Cureatr, which offers secure messaging solutions for providers, secured $5.7 million in Series A financing. Partners Healthcare’s Center for Connected Health launched website Wellocracy, a clinically-based source of self-help technologies for consumers, including health and fitness trackers and mobile apps. … Continue reading

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mDhil, a health care information provider, received the Innovation Karnataka Award from Google. The award recognized companies using the Internet to make a positive difference in addressing a social, economic or community challenge in India. Electronic device maker Jawbone introduced … Continue reading

AliveCor’s Heart Monitor: A Possible Game Changer for Rural Health

It’s a busy office day, and Mrs. J is seated calmly in my exam room. She has a history of an intermittent heart rhythm disturbance. She says she feels well, but that she gets a little dizzy at times and … Continue reading

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A new PricewaterhouseCoopers study looked at perceptions of mHealth. PwC found that in emerging markets, consumers said mHealth is a way to increase access to health care, while patients in developed markets said it’s a way to improve convenience, cost … Continue reading

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AliveCor Inc. has closed a $3 million series A round led by Burrill & Co. AliveCor makes a wireless device that turns smartphones and tablets into clinical-quality low-cost heart monitors. The AliveCor device has not yet been cleared by the … Continue reading