Tag Archives: iPhone

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

Prime: Take your health data with you

Imagine being on a vacation, and suddenly your chronic condition worsens. You go see a doctor immediately, but the doctor needs your previous medical records to conduct a proper diagnosis. You were on a holiday, so you didn’t bring those … Continue reading

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Polsinelli, a national law firm based in Kansas City, became a sponsor and mentor of Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator. The firm will provide $10,000 in credit toward legal services to each of the 10 companies that make up the first … Continue reading

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Goopatient, a personal health record app, is now available for Android. The mobile app allows patients to keep everyday health records, store personal electronic medical cards, use #hashtags to organize records, and attach medical files. The San Francisco Department of … Continue reading

Simplee’s Patient Medical Expense Manager Now on the iPhone

Today Simplee went mobile. The company offers a medical expense manager for patients, and now they can manage health care costs and pay bills on their iOS devices. “It’s one of the number one requested features we’ve had of our … Continue reading

AliveCor’s Heart Monitor: A Possible Game Changer for Rural Health

It’s a busy office day, and Mrs. J is seated calmly in my exam room. She has a history of an intermittent heart rhythm disturbance. She says she feels well, but that she gets a little dizzy at times and … Continue reading

Humetrix Launches the iBlueButton App to Share Patient Information

Humetrix, an IT company that specializes in data storage and customized web access software, recently launched an open consumer app that allows patients to share medical information with health care providers. The initiative behind the product is to provide “direct … Continue reading

Gauss Surgical Measures Blood Loss with a Smartphone

With five startups under his belt, Stanford University professor Dr. Milton McColl has been at the forefront of the health startup world for over 15 years. This time, along with co-founder Siddarth Satish, he designed a smartphone application that aims to … Continue reading

Kaiser’s Health Management App Now for iPhones

This isn’t the first time that health plan and health care provider Kaiser Permanente has gone mobile, but it’s KP’s first launch of an iPhone application that lets members view their medical information on their phones. Kaiser launched its very … Continue reading

Quantified Selfers, Imagine a Day When You Won’t Quantify Anything

The Quantified Self movement, which involves tracking everything from exercise to productivity to spiritual well-being, is almost five years old. A book that predicted that this data would be integrated into everyday life and that people would use mobile devices … Continue reading

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A survey evaluating the impact of Text4Baby in San Diego finds improved patient knowledge. 63% of respondents found that Text4Baby “helped them remember an appointment or immunization that they or their child needed” and 75% learned about “medical warning signs … Continue reading

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