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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 group of researchers in Toronto developed an app that measures a patient’s alcohol withdrawal tremors in order to determine whether they are real or fake. To use the app, patients hold a phone in their outstretched hand; the app … Continue reading

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Intel partnered with headphone maker SMS Audio to develop biometric-sensing earbuds. The earbuds are powered by Valencell’s PerformTek technology, and will offer a built-in optical sensor for continuous heart rate monitoring, sweat and water resistance, and integration with RunKeeper so … Continue reading

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The Veterans Affairs Department awarded ASM Research a $162.5 million contract to “improve the user experience” for VA’s electronic health record system VistA. The ONC named the winners of its recent patient empowerment codeathon. In the Blue Button category: Edge … Continue reading

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Symcat launched a new app to help patients plan visits to the doctor, research conditions, and check for harmful drug interactions. The app also displays cost and quality metrics, allowing users to compare options. WebMD acquired Avado in a move … Continue reading

Interview with Louis Burns, CEO, Care Innovations

Louis Burns is CEO of Care Innovations, the joint venture between Intel and GE that’s aiming to change the world of home care and patient to clinician connectivity. Clearly there’s been lots of money and effort invested — but what … Continue reading

Can GE & Intel really create care innovations?

Earlier this month a long planned joint venture finally made its way onto the stage. Not only was it long planned but it put together two giants of the tech world which both have somewhat checkered track records in health … Continue reading