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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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Tel Aviv, Israel-based HealthWatch recently previewed its hWear line of tshirts with interwoven ECG sensors, allowing the shirt to function as a 3 to 15 lead ECG. Currently, the garment itself is registered with the FDA as a Class I … Continue reading

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Healthrageous, Inc., a personalized health technology company, completed a $6 million Series A financing led by North Bridge Venture Partners with investment partners Egan Managed Capital and Long River Ventures. Voxiva, the company behind HHS’s Text4Baby initiative, partnered with health … Continue reading

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Harvard researchers licensed GNS Healthcare’s REFS (Reverse Engineering and Forward Simulation) Big Data analytics platform to build computational models of the mechanisms involved in cell differentiation. Researchers also plan to explore how cells react to various drugs. Vivify Health, Inc., … Continue reading

Keeping Asthma at Bay with SMS Each Day

A new study by the Georgia Institute of Technology saw improvement in young asthma patients who received a text message about their condition every day. Pediatric patients were sent questions about their symptoms as well as asthma factoids via SMS. … Continue reading

Clinical Decision Support not Just for Clinicians?

Continuing on the topic of clinical decision support, (CEO of Health 2.0 Indu Subaiya hosted a related conversation on Wednesday) a session at iHT2’s Health IT Summit this week in San Francisco brought up an unusual question. Maybe it’s because … Continue reading

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An international team of university researchers created Reckon 2, the most comprehensive virtual reconstruction of human metabolism. Reckon 2 can merge complex details into a single, interactive map, and allows bio-medical researchers to study the human metabolic network with more … Continue reading

MedTuner Takes First Place at the Developers’ World Cup Final

Health 2.0 Developers’ World Cup judging took place at the San Francisco code-a-thon this past weekend. Though the two-day code-a-thon that was going on in the background was focused around behavior change and encouraging healthy habits, the theme for World … Continue reading

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iSonea will design and market a home and mobile asthma monitoring platform in partnership with Qualcomm. The new technology will combine iSonea’s Acoustic Respiratory Monitoring technology and wireless asthma management systems with Qualcomm’s 2net platform. The integration will securely link … Continue reading

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With more and more time each day spent in one’s car, Ford is collaborating with Microsoft and Healthrageous to study how connected health devices can be embedded within vehicles. At CES last week, Ford debuted a prototype system developed by … Continue reading