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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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A radiologist and clinical owner developed CannaScan, a real-time, cloud-based validation system that allows Massachusetts police departments to verify that people found with marijuana have been issued a valid prescription. CannaScan claims it allows the “Good Guys to Weed Out … 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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Palomar Health released a mobile app built with Extension Healthcare that locates patients and lets caregivers communicate. As of 20-Nov, Henry Chao, an administration official who oversaw the technical development of the federal health insurance marketplace, estimated that about 40% … Continue reading

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The VA selected Health eTime as the winning submission in a scheduling app contest. The app allows veterans to schedule visits online across VA locations and lets VA providers share appointments with veterans’ personal digital calendars and with non-VA providers. StartUp Health announced from … Continue reading

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the Health Information Technology Patient Safety Action & Surveillance Plan. The plan outlines methods to increase knowledge of the impact of health IT on patient safety, eliminate technology related medical … Continue reading

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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

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Qualcomm Life acquired HealthyCircles, a care coordination SaaS provider, to integrate Qualcomm’s 2net™ Platform and Hub with the HealthyCircles enterprise platform. The integration enables providers to collect, monitor and manage near real-time actionable data that is readily accessible and shareable … Continue reading

New Orleans Health Commissioner on Critical Lessons Learned After Katrina

For those on the outside looking in on the morning of Aug. 30, 2005, the day after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in southeastern Louisiana, it seemed that New Orleans might just be alright. This was the storm that the city … Continue reading

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HHS announced their 2013 agenda to lower costs and improve quality of care with the use of health information technology. The agenda focuses on the development of health information exchanges and the improvement of data liquidity. A study published in … Continue reading

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Beyond Lucid, which created a health record used during emergency situations, announced its Response for Responders campaign. In recognition of the heroism of EMS and fire professionals, especially those who acted in recent crises, the company will donate 5% of … Continue reading

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