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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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BetterDoctor, a mobile based patient-doctor matchmaking service, is integrating Medicare’s provider and payment data. This will allow patients to search Medicare procedure and pricing data at the doctor Level, as well as view Medicare’s doctor-to-doctor referral data. 1871, a digital … Continue reading

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At HxRefactored, Wellframe was named the winner of an innovation challenge set by Merck and Heritage Provider Network. It beat out Sense Health, the other finalist, to win $100,000. The University of California at Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine is … Continue reading

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Hearst Corporation’s health care group, Hearst Health, acquired CareInSync, which developed CareBook, a real-time, mobile platform that facilitates care coordination and communication between care providers and patients. CareInSync, will become part of Zynx Health. A new pilot study at the … 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

What Merck Is Talkin’ About

Health care is slow to change. But the word “slow” is relative and means something different to each person depending on where he or she sits within the health care system. From the investors’ perspective, health information technology moves at … Continue reading

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Health insurance company Humana acquired Certify Data Systems, which will now operate as a subsidiary of Humana. Certify is a health information exchange company, and its HealthLogix platform allows for two way sharing of clinical information across disparate electronic health … Continue reading

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Withings, creator of the WIFI Body Scale, launched a new application called Health Companion. Users can store and manage information about their weight, physical activity, heart and sleep data on one dashboard. Online health community PatientsLikeMe partnered with Merck for … Continue reading

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Simplee, a company that helps patients understand and manage their health care expenses, launched an automated error detection system for medical bills. The system scans explanation of benefit statements and color codes them to communicate error messages. PureWellness, creator of … Continue reading

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A recent report from Frost & Sullivan predicted that the remote patient market will reach $295 million by 2015. The prediction comes after a study from Berg Insight, which found that about 2.2 million patients worldwide use a home monitoring … Continue reading