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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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Hearst Corporation’s health care group, Hearst Health, acquired CareInSync, which developed CareBook, a real-time, mobile platform that facilitates care coordination and communication between care providers and patients. CareInSync, will become part of Zynx Health. A new pilot study at the … Continue reading

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DrFirst’s Patient Advisor medication adherence platform delivered an estimated $21 million in prescription savings opportunities in its first three months of operation. The savings stem from 1.34 million discounted prescriptions issued to patients who do not have prescription drug insurance, … Continue reading

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Telehealth startup Doctor on Demand raised $3 million in seed funding. Doctor on Demand also launched a service that connects consumers with physicians across 15 states via iPhone, Android, or tablet for $40 per call. Blue Goji, a new fitness … Continue reading

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Four months after raising $1,664,574 on Indiegogo, medical device developer Scanadu closed $10.5 million in Series A financing led by Relay Ventures. Scanadu also partnered with Dr. Eric Topol at the Scripps Translational Science Institute to conduct clinical testing on … 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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Kit Check, a company that provides automated hospital pharmacy kit processing software, announced that its customers have tagged and tracked over 500,000 medications with its cloud-based software solution, saving hospitals an estimated 35,000 man-hours. Kmart will offer LDM Group’s PharmacistCare … Continue reading

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Rock Health-backed Kit Check announced a $10.4 million Series A funding round led by New Leaf Venture Partners with participation from Sands Capital Ventures, Easton Capital Investment Group and LionBird. Kit Check helps the inefficient and error-prone manual process for … Continue reading

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Aetna launched “Metabolic Health in Small Bytes” and the “Metabolic Health Advisor”, an evidence-based online assistance program and virtual host for managing metabolic syndrome. Early data from a pilot study showed weight loss among individuals in the Metabolic Health in … Continue reading

HealthPost: Coordinating Care Through Online Booking

HealthPost is the creator of a cloud-based health care search and booking tool — with an emphasis on care coordination. HealthPost CEO Omar Alvi explains how that works.