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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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Intel partnered with headphone maker SMS Audio to develop biometric-sensing earbuds. The earbuds are powered by Valencell’s PerformTek technology, and will offer a built-in optical sensor for continuous heart rate monitoring, sweat and water resistance, and integration with RunKeeper so … Continue reading

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New York-Presbyterian Hospital is renting space at the Blueprint Health accelerator, installing its own computers and servers at the accelerator’s SoHo offices to create an “innovation space.” The hospital says it is also open to commercializing technologies developed by Blueprint’s startups. … Continue reading

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EarlySense, a provider of contact free monitoring solutions, received market clearance by the FDA for its Chair Sensor Solution. It is a contact free sensor that continuously monitors a patient’s heart rate, respiratory rate, and movement, and enables clinical staff … Continue reading

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Drug makers are linking with eight British universities in a 16 million-pound ($27 million) public-private partnership to speed research into dementia by studying data from 2 million people. The new UK Dementias Research Platform will investigate the causes of dementia … Continue reading

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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

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Dignity Health, Box, and The Social+Capital Partnership selected WelVU as the winner of their developer challenge, which invited developers to build applications on the Box platform to help patients consume and interact with educational content related to their diagnosis, disease, … Continue reading

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HealthInterlink, a provider of remote patient monitoring software applications, received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market Beacon 2.0, a flexible, affordable, and scalable software-based remote patient monitoring solution. Clinithink, a provider of Clinical Natural … Continue reading

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The ONC, in collaboration with OCR, launched the Digital Privacy Notice Challenge. The challenge calls for online model notices of privacy practices that are compelling, readable, and understandable by patients. Welltok raised $22.1 million in Series C funding led by … Continue reading

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First Opinion raised $1.2 million in a seed funding from Greylock, Yuri Milner, 500 Startups, and Felicis Ventures. The app offers unlimited access to a personally matched doctor for a subscription fee of $9/month. NantHealth launched at the JPMorgan Healthcare … Continue reading

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Shareable Ink, the enterprise cloud computing company that transforms point-of-care clinical documentation to structured data and analytics, closed $10.7M in Series C financing. Lemhi Ventures led the round. GE Healthcare launched Centricity 360, a cloud service that streamlines clinical collaboration … Continue reading

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