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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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DocASAP, an online appointment scheduling platform, raised $800K in Seed funding from MultiPlan, and additional funding from an undisclosed investor. d-Wise Technologies, a healthcare technology company, partnered with Futrix Health, a healthcare business analytic software solution provider, to provide consulting, … Continue reading

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Delta Dental of Kansas, a dental benefits provider, launched a mobile app to help its members manage their oral health and dental benefits. The app also includes access to the national dentist search database, and a toothbrush timer that uses … Continue reading

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Allscripts named Healthfinch the grand prize winner of its Open Apps Challenge for its automated prescription renewal request app. Kaiser Permanente opened a new health care technology center in Denver. The center will focus on employees using technology to delivery … Continue reading

Mayo Clinic and Optum Launch a New Care Research Facility

Mayo Clinic and Optum formed a new research collaboration aimed at studying advancements in patient care. Cambridge, Mass.-based Optum Labs will be open to participation from researchers in the health care, life sciences, government and academic fields. Optum is comprised … Continue reading

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Doctors who have an ownership stake in their practices are more likely to have trouble adopting electronic health records, according to a study that examined factors that made EHR implementation difficult. Researchers from Boston University Medical School and Boston Medical … Continue reading

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There’s been some buzz (as usual) about the impact that social media has had on users of health-related tools and cyber communication. Here’s what the EVP for Global Innovation and Integration from Edelman Digital has to say about it. Followed … Continue reading

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Researchers from Cleveland Clinic published a study in the journal Heart Rhythm on a new wristwatch able to detect events leading to heart attacks by monitoring arterial pulse swelling. The Wriskwatch device uses Bluetooth to wirelessly alert emergency medical providers … Continue reading