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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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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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Epion Health, a SaaS patient engagement platform provider, raised $4.5M in Series A funding from Deerfield Management. Epion replaces clipboards and paper forms with iPads, and fully integrates with electronic health record and practice management systems. Galen.me is an integrated … Continue reading

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Close to 100 Indiana high school football players will wear impact-detecting sensors on their helmets during an upcoming all-star game. If a player takes a hard hit on the field, a red light will turn on, alerting officials that the … Continue reading

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Misfit Wearables, makers of the wearable tracker Shine, is collaborating with a Finnish sleep analysis company Beddit. The move pairs Beddit’s thin, unobstrusive sleep monitor, which fits under a mattress, with Misfit’s tracking app for iOS and Android networks. MediSafe … Continue reading

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Validic, a technology company that creates digital health ecosystems, acquired Infometers Inc., a company that connects remote health care monitoring devices to the health care system. This acquisition increases Validic’s digital health ecosystem by 44% enabling Validic clients’ greater access … Continue reading

The World of Health 2.0 in 2014

With so much money coming into the space, there has been talk of a bubble, but for the past year or so, bubble has meant something different here at Health 2.0. Last year at the Fall Conference and more recently … Continue reading

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Verizon launched Verizon Virtual Visits, which connects patients remotely to a clinician for colds, flus, sore throats or other simple, acute conditions. Users complete and send intake forms to providers and can then “see” a doctor via video on their … Continue reading

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Grand Rounds raised $40 million in Series B funding led by Greylock Partners. Grand Rounds is building a consulting network for companies to provide their employees with access to health care advice and treatment from physicians and specialists across the … Continue reading

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BetterDoctor, a mobile based patient-doctor matchmaking service, is integrating Medicare’s provider and payment data. This will allow patients to search Medicare procedure and pricing data at the doctor Level, as well as view Medicare’s doctor-to-doctor referral data. 1871, a digital … 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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