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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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Bayer started a health care accelerator for Europe-based companies, selecting five companies from 70 applicants. The program offers 3.5-months of mentoring, free office space in Berlin, and around $65,000 financial support, taking up to 10 percent equity in return. Bayer … Continue reading

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Breezie, a UK-based personalized web system designed for people who are less familiar with digital technology, easily exceeded their £1,008,000 fundraising goal on CrowdBnk. Apple periodically lists apps for particular people, and even with their new Health app, Apple recently … Continue reading

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Proteus Digital Health raised $120 million from new, undisclosed investors. The company will use the funding to commercialize its ingestible sensor system. Smart Health Hero, an electronic tool to help patients and their families make care decisions using Medicare claims … Continue reading

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Researchers from the University of Washington, UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s Hospital created an app that lets patients test their lung function at home.The research app called SpiroSmart works with a smartphone to analyze sound wave frequencies to detect whether … Continue reading

Drchrono EMR Now Uses Square for Physician Payments

There are cool gadgets. And then there are cool gadgets that integrate with cool gadgets. Electronic medical record app creator drchrono took one, an iPad, and combined it with two, Square, and came up with a way for physicians to … Continue reading

Sixty Minutes with Wozniak at ATA

Co-founder of Apple Steve Wozniak was the featured speaker at the annual American Telemedicine Association meeting this week. Instead of delivering a keynote, he sat on stage and had a casual conversation with the president of ATA. Bernard A. Harris, … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, iPad! You’re (#)2

The iPad celebrated its second birthday yesterday, and a survey suggesting its growing presence in health care was icing on the cake. A recent poll by IDC Health Insights asked more than 100 life sciences companies which hardware, software and … Continue reading

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Sprint announces a new partnership with IDEAL LIFE to launch a series of interactive health kiosks in public venues such community centers, libraries, schools, employer facilities, gyms, and clinics. The IDEAL LIFE kiosks will interact with users, and ask for … Continue reading

How Steve Jobs Influenced Health

Industry leaders reflect on how Steve Jobs has influenced health care.

The Crazy Ones

We didn’t expect or think that the passing of someone, whom we’ve never met before, would leave us so sad today.  The death of Steve Jobs, reminded us of how it is always possible to make one’s work, one’s passion … Continue reading

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