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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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At HxRefactored, Wellframe was named the winner of an innovation challenge set by Merck and Heritage Provider Network. It beat out Sense Health, the other finalist, to win $100,000. The University of California at Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine is … 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 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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babyQ, an iPhone app to help pregnant women improve maternal and fetal health, launched its supporting website under the same name. babyQ provides customized advice using research-based, physician-approved data  along with data generated from a brief survey about the user’s … Continue reading

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PatientsLikeMe appointed Martin Coulter to the position of Chief Executive Officer, the company’s first CEO since its founding in 2004. Martin brings a strategic and operational focus to the company and its business continues to expand. U.S. News & World … Continue reading

100 Day Innovation Challenge: Fostering Collaboration Across Healthcare

One of the biggest impediments that keep Health IT startups from success is getting that first pilot opportunity or customer to field test a new product. Only by testing, learning, and adapting to the successes and failures of pilot opportunities, … Continue reading

Discharge Follow-Up Appointment Challenge

On January 26, 2012, the Office of National Coordinator for Health IT, in collaboration with the Partnership for Patients, announced the “Discharge Follow-Up Appointment Challenge,” the second in a series of care transitions competitions launched under the auspices of the … Continue reading

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Just in time for last weeks earthquake and hurricane on the East Coast, the American Red Cross distributed a survey that revealed the increasing use of social media, online news, and mobile technology when in a state of disaster or … Continue reading

Announcing the Medicare Claims Challenge

Health 2.0, IMPAQ International (IMPAQ) and NORC at the University of Chicago (NORC) are proud to announce the launch of the Medicare Claims Data Developer Challenge, which will solicit entries to develop an online dashboard for comparative effectiveness, health services … Continue reading