Tag Archives: HIPAA

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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Modernizing Medicine, a provider of cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical record (EMR) system, raised $14M in Series C funding from Summit Partners, bringing its total equity funding to $29M. Qstream, a provider of mobile health care education platform, was selected by … Continue reading

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CVS Caremark added a drug interaction checker to its CVS Mobile app that warns consumers when an over-the-counter medication might interact with other drugs they are taking. For those with a myCVS online account, the app automatically checks OTC drugs … Continue reading

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HealthcareSource, a provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, was ranked number one in overall vendor performance in the 2013 KLAS Research report on talent management. The HealthcareSource Suite helps health care organizations acquire, develop and retain a good … Continue reading

Health Care Professionals Tapping into Mobile Devices

Mobile devices are moving quickly from convenient social gadgets to legitimate accessories for health care workers and other professionals. Doctors, nurses and hospital administrators are discovering that mobile technology can be used in a variety of practical and efficient ways … Continue reading

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The Obama administration announced a $1 billion initiative to fund innovations in federal health care programs aimed at cutting costs and improving outcomes. This initiative marks the second round of Health Care Innovation Awards. Stanford engineers have developed a flexible, … Continue reading

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HIMSS Media launched an online community dedicated to chronicling new and innovative models of care that improve individual and community well-being, while reducing health care costs. The Future Care community website is supported by IBM and its Smarter Care initiative. … 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

Box Is Now Here in Health Care

Box, a content sharing company, piped up last week to essentially announce to the health tech world that they’re here. Box’s hundreds of existing health care customers were already aware, but with Box’s latest set of news, the company wanted … Continue reading

When Your Staff Tell You They Are BOYD-ing Today

This week Dell held a press and analyst event in San Francisco to publicize several new announcements from its software group. A special focus of the afternoon was on Dell’s “bring your own device,” or BYOD solutions. Lo and behold, … Continue reading

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