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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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The Beckwith Institute awarded 11 new grants to UPMC clinicians and other staff to try out changes big and small that will involve patients and raise the level of care. Projects range widely and include an effort to develop a … 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 Personal Connected Health Alliance, an international non-profit organization to represent the consumer voice in personal connected health, formally launched today. Its objective is to ensure that health technologies like smartphones, mobile apps, sensors and personal health tracking devices, are … Continue reading

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3Pillar Global, a software company, entered in a product development partnership with Valencell, a mobile health technology company. Their product will use data from Valencell’s PerformTek sensor technology to help consumers understand a biometric information. SweatGuru, an online marketplace for … Continue reading

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UK-based BlueMaestro debuted a dishwasher-proof smart pacifier, which has a built-in temperature sensor that will track a baby’s temperature over time. The pacifier transmits information to the parents’ iOS and Android devices through Bluetooth Smart and a companion app. IMS … Continue reading

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Telehealth startup Doctor on Demand raised $3 million in seed funding. Doctor on Demand also launched a service that connects consumers with physicians across 15 states via iPhone, Android, or tablet for $40 per call. Blue Goji, a new fitness … Continue reading

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A new wearable device that launched on Indiegogo claims to be the first to measure a user’s strength. The device, PUSH, calculates metrics such as reps, sets, force, power, balance, speed, explosive strength, one rep max, volume load, and tempo. The FDA … Continue reading

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HealthcareSource, a provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, was ranked number one in overall vendor performance in the 2013 KLAS Research report on talent management. The HealthcareSource Suite helps health care organizations acquire, develop and retain a good … Continue reading

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Cloud storage platform Box announced that it is now HIPAA compliant and has added 10 new health care application partners. Box’s new partners fall into four categories of health care services: clinical documentation, care coordination, interoperability, and access to care. … Continue reading

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Kaiser Permanente has released a new mobile app for Android devices with an iOS version to be released in coming months. 9 million Kaiser patients will have 24/7 access to lab results, diagnostic information, direct and secure email access to … Continue reading

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