Tag Archives: health insurance

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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At HxRefactored, Wellframe was named the winner of an innovation challenge set by Merck and Heritage Provider Network. It beat out Sense Health, the other finalist, to win $100,000. The University of California at Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine is … Continue reading

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Senior Obama Administration officials held a roundtable with business leaders about shaping health care and how technology and innovation can reduce costs, improve outcomes and increase competition. Business leaders present included American Well CEO Roy Schoenberg, MD, Get Real Health … Continue reading

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PointClear Solutions, a health care software development company, acquired Worry Free Labs, a mobile app UX design and development firm. The acquisition will help PointClear leverage Worry Free’s consumer application expertise and capabilities to design and build patient engagement applications … Continue reading

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Evolent Health, a health care analytics company, raised $100M in Series B funding from The Advisory Board, UPMC Health Plan and TPG Growth. This brings Evolent’s total funding to $124.5M. Amulyte, a medical device company, launched an equity-based crowdfunding campaign … Continue reading

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Withings, maker of health and wellness monitoring devices and applications, raised $30M in funding, bringing its total funding to date to $33.8M. Key investors include Bpifrance, Idinvest Partners, 360 Capital Partners and Ventech. ConsultingMD, a platform for patients to connect … Continue reading

Q&A with Castlight: Selling to Corporations, Designing for Consumers

Q. Can you give us an overview of Castlight Health? Ethan Prater, VP of products at Castlight Health: Castlight Health makes tools for self-insured employers and their employees and also the members of health plans to make better decisions about health care primarily … Continue reading

Recommendation Algorithms + Humans: How Health Insurance Exchanges Should Work

The media often like to take certain experiences in health care and demonstrate how they’d play out in other industries. It not only makes for comical and outlandish scenarios, but it provides accurate context as to how outlandish these scenarios … Continue reading

The Online Shopping Experience with Health In Reach

Comparing prices for almost anything: it’s something we don’t usually mind taking the time to do because it’s easy. Google, Amazon or Kayak that hotel room, that car or that greatest Halloween costume ever. On top of the convenience of … Continue reading

FICO’s Medication Adherence Score

You’ve heard of a FICO Credit Score. Now introducing: FICO’s Medication Adherence Score. Please read the New York Times Keeping Score on How You Take Your Medication and pay even closer attention to the comments it’s collecting. Advancements in pharmacology … Continue reading