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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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Figure 1 raised $4 million in a round led by Union Square Ventures, brining total funding to $6 million. Image sharing is not so new (see itMD, CaptureProof, TigerText), but Figure 1 has been called the Instagram for doctors, using … 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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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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GenieMD won the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s Blue Button Co-Design Challenge for its new app which helps consumers diagnose their symptoms, locate health care providers, learn about healthy living, and manage care giving for a loved one. … Continue reading

Why Doctors Are Revving Up Their Online Marketing Efforts

The world of advertising has changed radically in the past decade. Up until the turn of the century, most doctor’s advertising consisted of yellow and white ad placement and maybe an occasional local radio or newspaper ad. Ten short years … Continue reading

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mDhil, a health care information provider, received the Innovation Karnataka Award from Google. The award recognized companies using the Internet to make a positive difference in addressing a social, economic or community challenge in India. Electronic device maker Jawbone introduced … Continue reading

The Best of the Speaker Interview Series

Brian Cusack, Google, Big Data Meets Real [time] People Panel “What we’ve been doing in the field really to this point is telling the same kind of story but without the statistical data to back it up. Now we have … Continue reading

Brian Cusack: Google’s New Study on Patient Health Research Behavior

Health 2.0 Co-Chairman Indu Subaiya spoke with Google’s Head of Industry (Healthcare Services) Brian Cusack about his company’s new research around clickstream data analysis. He also explained the proven validity of the clickstream analysis results, as shown by the similarity … Continue reading

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