Tag Archives: mHealth

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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TA Ventures and ABRT Fund invested $2 million in Zesty, a UK-based online health care booking service. Zesty, which began in dentistry, is looking to expand into new verticals. Kognito partnered with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Institute for … Continue reading

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Palomar Health released a mobile app built with Extension Healthcare that locates patients and lets caregivers communicate. As of 20-Nov, Henry Chao, an administration official who oversaw the technical development of the federal health insurance marketplace, estimated that about 40% … Continue reading

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The Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) unveiled a new content web page for long-term care providers. The web page will provide information about federal health IT initiatives beneficial to providers who do not qualify for EHR … Continue reading

Creating a Consumer Health Care Solution? First, Go Back to the Beginning.

Today, we’re approaching 14,000 health and fitness related apps in the Apple iOS App Store. While there is a great deal of talk about the “explosion in mHealth”, the reality is that we’ve seen an increase in ‘stuff’ and not … Continue reading

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A new PricewaterhouseCoopers study looked at perceptions of mHealth. PwC found that in emerging markets, consumers said mHealth is a way to increase access to health care, while patients in developed markets said it’s a way to improve convenience, cost … Continue reading

Winners: Boston Big Data Code-A-Thon @athenahealth

Boston was a beautiful 80 degreess today, but inside athenahealth’s headquarters, developers kept their heads cool while the competition heated up. Health 2.0’s Boston Code-a-thon is a coding competition designed around using big data to build exciting new applications and tools … Continue reading

The Story Behind BurnMed

Back when Dr. Stephen Milner was serving in the Persian Gulf War as lieutenant colonel in the Royal Army Medical Corps, he was told to anticipate thousands of burn casualties. There are specific guidelines for resuscitating burn victims. A clinician … Continue reading

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Fidelity Investments launched a new Health & Insurance mobile application. The company’s 1.2 million health and welfare clients can now navigate health benefits on the go. The company recently debuted its NetBenefits participant portal which offers improved trading and research … Continue reading

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iSonea will design and market a home and mobile asthma monitoring platform in partnership with Qualcomm. The new technology will combine iSonea’s Acoustic Respiratory Monitoring technology and wireless asthma management systems with Qualcomm’s 2net platform. The integration will securely link … Continue reading

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The Cellnovo wireless diabetes management system launched this week in the United Kingdom in tandem with a usability trial in 100 patients who have type 1 diabetes. The Cellnovo system includes an insulin pump that wirelessly connects to a touchscreen, … Continue reading

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