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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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Proteus Digital Health raised $120 million from new, undisclosed investors. The company will use the funding to commercialize its ingestible sensor system. Smart Health Hero, an electronic tool to help patients and their families make care decisions using Medicare claims … Continue reading

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Optum, the health services platform of UnitedHealth Group, acquired majority stake in Audax Health, a consumer focused digital health platform. Audax will operate as a freestanding investment of Optum, serving multiple independent market channels. According to a new study by … Continue reading

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GenieMD won the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s Blue Button Co-Design Challenge for its new app which helps consumers diagnose their symptoms, locate health care providers, learn about healthy living, and manage care giving for a loved one. … Continue reading

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A recent article in The Los Angeles Times cited publicly available federal government data to demonstrate wide variations in the quality of care at California’s community health centers. The article goes on to say patients can expect access to data … Continue reading

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CVS Caremark added a drug interaction checker to its CVS Mobile app that warns consumers when an over-the-counter medication might interact with other drugs they are taking. For those with a myCVS online account, the app automatically checks OTC drugs … Continue reading

It Was the Best of Times, it Was the Worst of Times

At Health 2.0 we have a natural bias toward the innovator, the entrepreneur, and the developer. Health care is largely broken, and those upstarts have the potential to fix it. But it’s by no means easy. Part of what we’re … Continue reading

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Beyond Lucid, which created a health record used during emergency situations, announced its Response for Responders campaign. In recognition of the heroism of EMS and fire professionals, especially those who acted in recent crises, the company will donate 5% of … Continue reading

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Johnson & Johnson company Wellness & Prevention, Inc. partnered with the Lake Nona Institute to research population health and wellness. The project, called the Lake Nona Life Study, will create a database based on health information from participating residents, employers, … Continue reading

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Researchers at Legal Barriers, a project funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, developed HealthInfoLaw.org. The site focuses on the legal issues that arise as health information becomes electronic information. Massachusetts health care company Partners HealthCare reported second quarter income … Continue reading

Stepping in Where Google Health Left Off

A little over a week ago Google stated that it was putting a stake through the heart of their personal health platform (PHP) Google Health. We at Chilmark had been expecting this for some time, it was just a manner … Continue reading

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