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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

News & Updates

Indian Health Service, the agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides health care to Native Americans, announced that it is creating a personal health record system. Patients will be able to view online and … Continue reading

News & Updates

The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded $30 million in rural telemedicine grants to recipients in 34 states. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the funding, which will aid 100 distance telemedicine projects. He said it will help rural Americans to receive … 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

Why We Need an Independent Health Data Utility

This is another in the numerous “death of Google Health” stories that have been appearing since Friday when the Google blog announced the pulling of the plug. I must admit to being more than a little pissed off with Larry … Continue reading

News & Updates

— Cancer Commons and the Melanoma Targeted Therapy Finder just launched its free web application. Built by CollabRx, the app integrates existing data on different forms of Melanoma and ways to access recommended treatments. The Washington Times recently ran a … Continue reading

Dossia’s PHR Effort

Over at Diabetes Mine, Amy Tenderich interviews Colin Evans, who is on loan from Intel’s Digital Health Group as Dossia’s CEO and President. Dossia, you may recall, is a consortium of large employers dedicated to using technology to improve employee/dependent … Continue reading