Tag Archives: GE

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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Health Catalyst closed $41 million in Series C funding led by Sequoia Capital. Investors also include customers Kaiser Permanente and Partners HealthCare. Former Head of Product for AT&T mHealth Ryan McQuaid launched his new concierge medicine startup PlushCare on Indiegogo. … Continue reading

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GE will acquire workforce management and analytics software vendor API Healthcare. GE will incorporate API Healthcare’s offerings into its Hospital Operations Management product line. Kareo, a provider of cloud-based medical office software and services for small medical practices, secured $29.5 … Continue reading

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Symcat launched a new app to help patients plan visits to the doctor, research conditions, and check for harmful drug interactions. The app also displays cost and quality metrics, allowing users to compare options. WebMD acquired Avado in a move … Continue reading

GetHealth — All the Way from Ireland

CEO of GetHealth Liam Ryan joined us for a quick discussion at Health Datapalooza. In this video he explains how behavioral science drives the use of the GetHealth wellness platform. The startup’s customers already include some of Ireland’s largest insurers … Continue reading

Demo: Healthline Launches BodyMaps for the iPad

Health information and education company Healthline Networks launched the BodyMaps iPad application today. BodyMaps, which displays rotatable high-resolution 3D illustrations of human anatomical structures, was created with GE Healthymagination in partnership with Visible Productions. Here you’ll see Senior Director of … Continue reading

Video: Ellen Prenelus on GE’s HealthAhead

In this video taken at the Health 2.0 Spring conference, Ellen Prenelus of GE talks a little bit about Healthymagination, a company initiative involving different projects that help people make decisions about their health. Prenelus’ role at GE is to … Continue reading

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GE will work with North Shore-LIJ to implement the GE blueprint for low dose. With data analysis and improved Computed Tomography technology, GE aims to reduce radiation dose from CT scans up to 50%. TigerText, which creates private mobile messaging … Continue reading

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Simplee, a company that helps patients understand and manage their health care expenses, launched an automated error detection system for medical bills. The system scans explanation of benefit statements and color codes them to communicate error messages. PureWellness, creator of … Continue reading

GE Recognizes My Cancer Genome

GE recently announced the winners of its Healthymagination Cancer Challenge. I spoke with Vanderbilt University professor Dr. Mia Levy who helped create one of the winning apps, My Cancer Genome. My Cancer Genome is a database with information about specific types … Continue reading

Mark Segal on GE Healthcare IT

Mark Segal, vice president of government and industry affairs for GE Healthcare IT, and Matthew Holt talk Meaningful Use. Segal is up on the latest electronic medical record adoption numbers, and he explained that MU achievement for hospitals is right where the … Continue reading

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