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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 group of researchers in Toronto developed an app that measures a patient’s alcohol withdrawal tremors in order to determine whether they are real or fake. To use the app, patients hold a phone in their outstretched hand; the app … Continue reading

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In England, the NHS is preparing to kick-off of a nation-wide program designed to expand out-of-hospital care availability, and drive down non-emergency visits presenting in local emergency rooms. The program, called the Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund, is backed by an … Continue reading

Digital Health Needs You! Five Ways the NHS Can Help Digital Health Innovators

By Ben Heubl and Nick Saalfeld London has just hosted the 4th annual Health 2.0 Europe conference, highlighting the latest innovations in digital and data-driven health. European entrepreneurs and innovators in health tech are particularly fond of the NHS: it offers … Continue reading

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RightCare Solutions, a provider of decision support analytics software, raised $5M in a Series B funding. The round was led by Domain Associates and Compass Partners, bringing its total funding raised to $6.75M. docBeat, a health care messaging company, raised … Continue reading

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Delta Dental of Kansas, a dental benefits provider, launched a mobile app to help its members manage their oral health and dental benefits. The app also includes access to the national dentist search database, and a toothbrush timer that uses … Continue reading

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Azumio recently released Argus, an app that monitors and manages activities, food, sleep patterns, exercise, hydration, caffeine-consumption, weight and vitals. Argus attempts to make data actionable by unifying statistics and inputs into one view and providing context around the data. NHS … Continue reading

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WellDoc, a health care behavioral science and technology company, launched BlueStar, an FDA approved mobile prescription therapy for Type 2 diabetes. It is the first mobile health product eligible for insurance reimbursement similar to other prescription products. Sessions began a clinical … 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

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The Cleveland Clinic and IBM partnered for an effort to advance supercomputer Watson‘s medical knowledge. Medical students will work with Watson to solve challenging cases within hypothetical clinical simulations. The students will help evaluate the quality of evidence that Watson … Continue reading

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Online physician professional network Doximity raised a $17 million Series B financing led by Morgenthaler Ventures. The company, which is just about a year and a half old, has raised $27 million to date. Health In Reach, a website that … Continue reading

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