Tag Archives: Data utility layer

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

News & Updates

Athos, a smart workout clothing startup, raised $12.2 million in Series B funding. Athos makes flexible sensors that can be printed on workout clothing to gather data (heart rate, calories burned) and communicate with a smartphone. Athos reminds us of … Continue reading

News & Updates

Figure 1 raised $4 million in a round led by Union Square Ventures, brining total funding to $6 million. Image sharing is not so new (see itMD, CaptureProof, TigerText), but Figure 1 has been called the Instagram for doctors, using … Continue reading

News & Updates

Validic, a technology company that creates digital health ecosystems, acquired Infometers Inc., a company that connects remote health care monitoring devices to the health care system. This acquisition increases Validic’s digital health ecosystem by 44% enabling Validic clients’ greater access … Continue reading

News & Updates

BetterDoctor, a mobile based patient-doctor matchmaking service, is integrating Medicare’s provider and payment data. This will allow patients to search Medicare procedure and pricing data at the doctor Level, as well as view Medicare’s doctor-to-doctor referral data. 1871, a digital … Continue reading

News & Updates

Drchrono, an electronic medical record company, developed an app for Google Glass that it claims is the first “wearable health record.” Doctors who register for the Drchrono app for Glass can use it to record a consultation or surgery with … Continue reading

Roundup: What’s New in the World
of Health Care Apps

Since 2006, we’ve been tracking the re-birth of health online. Of course it never really went away, but the e-health frenzy of the late 1990s really only left WebMD standing. Few were online to actually manage their health. Most were … Continue reading

Can social make it for Dossia?

Dossia, owned by some of the largest employers in the United States, announced the launch of its newest personal health platform earlier this month. Managing health is an everyday task, and it’s an even bigger responsibility for those who are … Continue reading

Runkeeper evolves into Data Utility Layer

It’s only been a little over two months since RunKeeper introduced its Health Graph API, and almost 20 health app developers and device manufactures have already signed up as partners on the emergent project. Runkeeper is clearly aiming to be … Continue reading