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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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A group of researchers in Toronto developed an app that measures a patient’s alcohol withdrawal tremors in order to determine whether they are real or fake. To use the app, patients hold a phone in their outstretched hand; the app … Continue reading

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RxAnte shared the results from its 2013 RxEffect pilot program. With 24,000 Medicare Advantage members and their health care providers using the RxEffect dashboard, which uses claims data to provide actionable adherence information, RxAnte found significant improvement in adherence rates … Continue reading

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The non-profit SoCal Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Development (SoCal EED) introduced a new accelerator in San Diego called the Wireless Health Hub. It will focus on developing wireless medical devices, personal health products and services and health related software applications. Luminate Health, … Continue reading

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WellDoc, a health care behavioral science and technology company, launched BlueStar, an FDA approved mobile prescription therapy for Type 2 diabetes. It is the first mobile health product eligible for insurance reimbursement similar to other prescription products. Sessions began a clinical … Continue reading

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QuantiaMD, an online collaboration network for physicians, partnered with the National Chief Residents Consortium to create the QuantiaMD Resident Exchange. The idea is to form an interactive library of case studies. Basis officially made available its anticipated heart rate monitor … Continue reading

Eight New Companies to Launch at Health 2.0’s Annual Fall Conference

Health 2.0 will unveil eight brand new health technology companies at the Launch! session on October 9th, during its Sixth Annual Fall Conference in San Francisco. During the popular session, each of the eight startups will present their products in a … Continue reading

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A recent report from Frost & Sullivan predicted that the remote patient market will reach $295 million by 2015. The prediction comes after a study from Berg Insight, which found that about 2.2 million patients worldwide use a home monitoring … Continue reading

Video from the Basis Launch at Health 2.0 San Francisco 2011

Revisiting the Health 2.0 Fall Conference this past September, here’s a video of Basis CEO Jef Holove launching the company’s new health monitor watch. Basis developed a lightweight device that tracks and records health data including heart rate, calories burned, … Continue reading

Jawbone Gets Into Health

 Wireless gadget creator, Jawbone, is hoping to solve the challenge of getting consumers to become engaged in their health with the introduction of UP, a device that automatically engages with consumers. UP is a small wristband designed to be worn … Continue reading

Basis premiers new health monitor watch

Health startup Basis is moving in on relatively newly freed-up real estate. With cell phones rendering watches basically obsolete, many wrists are going bare. Basis aims to bring the watch back in style, revamped with some new functions. The lightweight … Continue reading

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