Tag Archives: chronic disease

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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Xerox, best known for making copies, is now delivering health care business news via healthbizdecoded.com. The site publishes about one story per day on topics ranging from health policy to new technologies to regulatory issues. A bill introduced in Congress … 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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Fitbit raised a $43 million round from Qualcomm Ventures, SAP Ventures, SoftBank Capital, Foundry Group and True Ventures. Fitbit devices can now be found in more than 15,000 retail stores. Founded in 2007, Fitbit has raised $96 million. PatientsLikeMe named … 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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CareCloud, a cloud-based clinical and financial platform for providers, raised $20M in Series B funding. Key investors include Tenaya Capital, Intel Capital and Norwest Venture Partners. This round brings CareCloud’s total funding to $44M. San Francisco-based communications startup, Ringadoc partnered … Continue reading

Mobile and Online Technology: Bridging the Gap to Lasting Behaviour Change

It is no secret that the current trend of rising health care costs for businesses is unsustainable. The increasing prevalence of employees with chronic lifestyle diseases, such as obesity, high cholesterol, or diabetes, is resulting in more absenteeism, less productivity … Continue reading

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Reciprocal Labs Corporation, makers of Asthmapolis, raised $6.9 million in Series A funding from Social+Capital Partnership. Caradigm and Orion Health partnered to integrate Orion’s Health Information Exchange capabilities into Caradigm’s Intelligence Platform. This big data play will likely spur development … Continue reading

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CVS/pharmacy launched an interactive iPad app that allows customers to explore a virtual 3D CVS/pharmacy and access services from all CVS departments. The CVS iPad app personalizes the retail experience and helps consumers manage their health care and drugstore needs. … Continue reading

Allscripts Awards Prizes to 15 Challenge Winners. Now on to Phase Two

Allscripts announced 15 Open App Challenge award recipients Monday on the floor of HIMSS13. The developers each received a prize of $10,000 and now move on to phase two of the competition. Allscripts first announced the challenge last October at … Continue reading

Mitchell Poll Reveals that Boomers will Purchase Health Care Apps

A common conversation amongst Boomers is that we all want to live longer and we all want more active lives.  Ask almost any Boomer what he or she thinks about getting older and you’ll hear the proclamation, “I’m not giving … Continue reading

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