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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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Independa, a technology company that offers independent living tools for the elderly, closed a Series A funding round at $5 million. Part of the funding came from Independa’s strategic partner LG Electronics USA. The Employee Benefit Research Institute released the … Continue reading

Reduce Elder Care Spending by Helping Seniors to Avoid Hospitals

The Obama Administration’s comprehensive health care reform law tackles the nation’s health care spending crisis in several ways. It also addresses spending on Medicare, one of the nation’s costliest programs, in several ways. One way that Affordable Care Act doesn’t … Continue reading

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Mango Health, a company that creates apps based on social gaming principles, raised $1.45 million in seed funding. Mango’s first release will be a medication adherence app. Independa partnered with IDEAL LIFE, provider of home monitoring products like scales, glucometers, … Continue reading

Independa Partners with GreatCall for Emergency Response

Independa partnered with wireless services provider GreatCall to create an emergency response system for elderly patients. Independa has a few different products for patients and caregivers that help seniors maintain greater independence, whether they’re living on their own or in … Continue reading

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GE will work with North Shore-LIJ to implement the GE blueprint for low dose. With data analysis and improved Computed Tomography technology, GE aims to reduce radiation dose from CT scans up to 50%. TigerText, which creates private mobile messaging … Continue reading

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A study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality concluded that evidence of the benefits of clinical decision-support systems (CDSSs) is sparse. A review of 148 randomized, controlled trials found that CDSSs don’t significantly impact clinical, economic, workload … Continue reading

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a challenge calling for developers to design a web-based application that uses Twitter to track health trends in real time. Submissions are due June 1, and winners will be announced in … Continue reading

Independa Partners with LG for Assisted Living Care

Technology giant LG Electronics and Independa, a creator of tech tools to aid assisted living, announced their partnership at the International Consumer Electronics Show last week. Zenith, the United States LG brand, will be able to deploy Independa’s social engagement … Continue reading

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With CES underway, new consumer health care devices are center stage this week. Withings debuted a new WiFi and Bluetooth-enabled baby and toddler scale. They also unveiled a new health and wellness cloud platform and online dashboard that integrates data … 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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