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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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simplifyMD EHR achieved 2014 Edition Complete EHR Ambulatory ONC Health IT Certification. The software will support health care providers with Stage 1 and Stage 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act … Continue reading

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SleepRate released a heart rate monitor and mobile app built on patented sleep analysis algorithms that emerged out of the sleep clinic at Stanford’s School of Medicine. The company claims SleepRate has seen an 85% success rate in studies. TigerText … Continue reading

Study: The Effect of Music on Patient Anxiety in the ICU

Researchers have provided some evidence for a possible phenomenon that many patients would already guess is true: listening to music could help to lower anxiety levels in stressful health-related situations. Specifically Ohio State University researchers looked at the impact that … Continue reading

RP-VITA Robot Now in Seven Hospitals and Medical Centers

This week at the ATA Annual International Meeting & Trade Show in Austin, Texas, InTouch Health revealed seven hospitals and medical systems that are using the company’s telemedicine robot RP-VITA. Some will remember that the 5’4’’ machine with autonomous navigation … Continue reading

Meet VIDA, the ICU’s Newest Robot

It’s here. The Rosie the Robot of the hospital. This week InTouch Health and iRobot will unveil the Remote Presence Virtual + Independent Telemedicine Assistant (RP-VITA), a robot that will wander the halls and participate in team-based rounds in the … Continue reading

Philips and Vidyo Team up for Telemedicine in the ICU

Philips and Vidyo, provider of a teleconferencing platform, announced their new partnership today. Philips will start rolling out the resulting telehealth technology in intensive care units. The complete package takes this and that from two existing offerings from each company. … Continue reading