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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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Breezie, a UK-based personalized web system designed for people who are less familiar with digital technology, easily exceeded their £1,008,000 fundraising goal on CrowdBnk. Apple periodically lists apps for particular people, and even with their new Health app, Apple recently … 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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Amazing Charts partnered with cloud-based answering service Ringadoc to improve after-hours patient-provider communication. Ringadoc allows physicians to access and respond to after-hours messages with any device. Global health crowdfunding platform Watsi raised a $1.2 million seed round. Watsi accepts donations from $5 … Continue reading

Could Kickstarter Work in Health Care?

Crowdfunding is about speeding processes up. It allows virtually anyone with a good idea to access potential financers who could catapult it to fruition. In the field of science, it could also slow researchers down. Say a research idea gains … Continue reading

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Bina Technologies, a genomic data company, raised $6.25M in Series B financing. The round was led by Sierra Ventures. Bina released a commercial product last month to collect and process DNA data for personalized diagnosis. ONC launched a website to … Continue reading

Innovative but Controversial Products? Bring Them On

Health technology companies have a diverse range of options for funding like joining an incubator, entering a series round, and now, participating in a crowdfunding platform. It makes sense, being that Health 2.0 itself was founded on the idea of … Continue reading