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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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Bina Technologies, a genomic big data platform for personalized medicine, added an additional $1.75 million to its $6.25 million Series B round. The follow-on round was led by AME Cloud Ventures and Columbus Nova Technology Partners. Researchers developed an algorithm … Continue reading

The EHR debate: fighting the last war?

Right now there’s a fierce debate going on for the hearts and minds of health IT. Finally American health care (well half of it anyway) is using electronic medical records. But it’s not the panacea we were lead to believe. … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Clinic announced that it will give patients access to physician notes, pathology reports, and health issues via its Epic MyChart patient portal. The transparency and accessibility should encourage patient involvement with their care. Seamless Medical Systems announced it … 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

Mother and BabyTime: Moms Use iPads to Visit their Infant in the NICU

An iPad program called BabyTime at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles now allows mothers to bond with their newborn in the neonatal intensive care unit. BabyTime lets moms who aren’t well enough to travel after delivery to see their … Continue reading

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CVS/pharmacy launched an interactive iPad app that allows customers to explore a virtual 3D CVS/pharmacy and access services from all CVS departments. The CVS iPad app personalizes the retail experience and helps consumers manage their health care and drugstore needs. … Continue reading

Omnio: A Purse, or Man Purse, for All Physician Information Resources

It’s called Omnio, named for what its creators call its omnipresent capabilities. Omnio was designed to be the ultimate app that doctors can whip out for both their work and leisure needs. Physicians Interactive, an information resource company, formally debuted … Continue reading

Mayo Clinic and Optum Launch a New Care Research Facility

Mayo Clinic and Optum formed a new research collaboration aimed at studying advancements in patient care. Cambridge, Mass.-based Optum Labs will be open to participation from researchers in the health care, life sciences, government and academic fields. Optum is comprised … Continue reading

Concussions and Football: Can Tech Soften the Blow?

Concerns about the long-term consequences of repeated concussions have been raised so much this year that the story is increasingly being picked up by media outlets around the country. Now it’s even caught the attention of the tech world, and … Continue reading

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