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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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Practice Fusion reported it has signed up 122 enterprise clients since the beginning of 2014. Enterprise clients include health systems, hospitals, and independent clinical labs and imaging centers. Kurbo Health, a mobile subscription-based weight loss program, raised $5.8 million in … Continue reading

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Misfit Wearables, makers of the wearable tracker Shine, is collaborating with a Finnish sleep analysis company Beddit. The move pairs Beddit’s thin, unobstrusive sleep monitor, which fits under a mattress, with Misfit’s tracking app for iOS and Android networks. MediSafe … Continue reading

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Proteus Digital Health raised $120 million from new, undisclosed investors. The company will use the funding to commercialize its ingestible sensor system. Smart Health Hero, an electronic tool to help patients and their families make care decisions using Medicare claims … Continue reading

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iRhythm Technologies, maker of ZIO, a non-invasive wearable sensor patch for monitoring cardiac arrhythmia, closed a $17M Series E funding round led by Novo A/S. Norwest Venture Partners also participated in the oversubscribed round. Salutron, a remote health monitoring device … Continue reading

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HealthSpot and the Cleveland Clinic partnered to form a jointly owned company to develop more telemedicine options alongside HealthSpot’s enclosed kiosks. The Clinic plans to deploy more kiosks after testing three stations, while HealthSpot is also beginning a test with … Continue reading

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RxAnte shared the results from its 2013 RxEffect pilot program. With 24,000 Medicare Advantage members and their health care providers using the RxEffect dashboard, which uses claims data to provide actionable adherence information, RxAnte found significant improvement in adherence rates … Continue reading

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DrFirst’s Patient Advisor medication adherence platform delivered an estimated $21 million in prescription savings opportunities in its first three months of operation. The savings stem from 1.34 million discounted prescriptions issued to patients who do not have prescription drug insurance, … Continue reading

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QMedic, a mobile health technology company, won $2.2M in grant funding from National Cancer Institute for developing passive sensing and self-management tools for cancer patients. Prime Healthcare Services, a California based hospital system, partnered with INFINITT Healthcare, a provider of … Continue reading

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Kit Check, a company that provides automated hospital pharmacy kit processing software, announced that its customers have tagged and tracked over 500,000 medications with its cloud-based software solution, saving hospitals an estimated 35,000 man-hours. Kmart will offer LDM Group’s PharmacistCare … Continue reading

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InteraXon, creators of Muse: the brain sensing headband, announced a $6 million Series A financing round from Horizons Ventures, OMERS Ventures, A-Grade Investments, ff Venture Capital, Felicis Ventures, and Bridge Builders Collaborative. The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) announced that … Continue reading

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