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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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M*Modal, a provider of clinical documentation services and speech understanding solutions, debuted M*Modal Fluency Flex, a medical dictation app for iPhone that lets doctors record clinical notes during patient encounters and integrate them with electronic health record systems. Portsmouth Hospital … 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

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WellDoc, a health care behavioral science and technology company, launched BlueStar, an FDA approved mobile prescription therapy for Type 2 diabetes. It is the first mobile health product eligible for insurance reimbursement similar to other prescription products. Sessions began a clinical … Continue reading

Health System Chief Clinical Officer Fortini: Redirecting Patients from the ER to their PCP

Robert Fortini is chief clinical officer of Bon Secours Medical Group, a health system with several hospitals throughout the eastern United States. Its hospitals across Virginia are “eyeballs deep” in their preparations for Accountable Care Organizations, which is part of … Continue reading

Pre-Hospital Record Company Beyond Lucid Gets Funding

Care coordination is one area of health care that stands to gain a lot from the digitization of health data. The ability to move a patient’s information from one care setting to the next helps each caretaker learn a patient’s … Continue reading