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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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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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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded a $47.7M contract to Lockheed Martin, a technology and intelligent security company, for providing information technology, operational and logistics support to the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR). Health care … Continue reading

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Fitbit raised a $43 million round from Qualcomm Ventures, SAP Ventures, SoftBank Capital, Foundry Group and True Ventures. Fitbit devices can now be found in more than 15,000 retail stores. Founded in 2007, Fitbit has raised $96 million. PatientsLikeMe named … Continue reading

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Qualcomm Life acquired HealthyCircles, a care coordination SaaS provider, to integrate Qualcomm’s 2net™ Platform and Hub with the HealthyCircles enterprise platform. The integration enables providers to collect, monitor and manage near real-time actionable data that is readily accessible and shareable … Continue reading

A Spotlight on Designers at Health:Refactored

With Health:Refactored just around the corner, we’re shining a spotlight on one of the key players in the health tech innovation ecosystem: the designer! Whether you are designing a clean UI for a personal health dashboard or a mobile app … Continue reading

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Medagate, a company that focuses on employee reward and incentive programs, launched the MasterCard Dual Value Health Card. Employers and health plans can dedicate funds for employees’ health spending, and employees can then use the card for eligible purchases where … Continue reading

Top 10 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss Body 2.0

1. Keynote speaker Arlene Blum, conqueror of toxic chemicals and tall mountains. Voted one of the World’s Most Inspirational Women by the UK Guardian, she tops the title; she is a biophysical chemist keeping harmful chemicals away from children, as … Continue reading

Automated Health Apps Coming Your Way

There’s a fairly new Thai restaurant near Union Square in San Francisco that’s my favorite. They run a special promotion with a punch card that lets you get one free buffet bowl for every 10 you buy. I was the … 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

Live from CES 2012: Withings and Fitbit duke it out

Are the differences between Withings and Fitbit black and white? On the left is the Withings scale and the right is the new fitbit aria. The Digital Health Summit at CES 2012 didn’t officially kick off until today, but yesterday brought a … Continue reading

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