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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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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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Proteus Digital Health raised $120 million from new, undisclosed investors. The company will use the funding to commercialize its ingestible sensor system. Smart Health Hero, an electronic tool to help patients and their families make care decisions using Medicare claims … Continue reading

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Cedars-Sinai Health System and MemorialCare Health System launched Summation Health Ventures, which aims to use the combined clinical and technical expertise of the health systems to help develop and accelerate innovative technology to benefit patients. National Institutes of Health director … Continue reading

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BetterDoctor, a provider search platform, raised $2.6M in Seed funding from various investors including SoftTechVC, 500 Startups and Burrill & Co. BetterDoctor has acquired 4M users since its launch in 2012. VitalWare, a health care intelligence company, partnered with Atigeo, … Continue reading

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Xerox, best known for making copies, is now delivering health care business news via healthbizdecoded.com. The site publishes about one story per day on topics ranging from health policy to new technologies to regulatory issues. A bill introduced in Congress … Continue reading