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
HealthSpot and the Cleveland Clinic partnered to form a jointly owned company to develop more telemedicine options alongside HealthSpot’s enclosed kiosks. The Clinic plans to deploy more kiosks after testing three stations, while HealthSpot is also beginning a test with … Continue reading
Ohio State Senate unanimously passed the Ohio House Bill 123 that allows Medicaid reimbursement for all telehealth services in the state. Ohio based telehealth services provider HealthSpot backed the bill with written testimony and participation in Ohio’s first telehealth summit … Continue reading
Geisinger Health System will expand patient access to their doctors’ notes in its Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded OpenNotes program. Thus far, 82 percent of participating patients opened at least one EMR note. Kaiser Permanente Northwest (KPNW) joined the Oregon Health … Continue reading
Manhattan Research found that 70% of physicians surveyed reported at least one patient sharing health measurement data with them. Methods of sharing were low-tech (think handwritten data, printouts), but physician attitudes were positive with about 75% of physicians agreeing that self-tracking … Continue reading
Limeade, which created a wellness platform for employees, received $5 million in Series B financing from TVC Capital, a private equity firm that focuses on investing in software companies. Limeade, founded in 2006, has raised $8.5 million to date. DICOM … Continue reading
At HIMSS12 Matthew Holt takes an inside look at Sprint and HealthSpot‘s kiosk where patients can meet with physicians via video conference.
iSonea will design and market a home and mobile asthma monitoring platform in partnership with Qualcomm. The new technology will combine iSonea’s Acoustic Respiratory Monitoring technology and wireless asthma management systems with Qualcomm’s 2net platform. The integration will securely link … Continue reading