Tag Archives: oncology

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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Pilot Health Tech NYC 2013 winner Flatiron Health raised a $130 million Series B venture round led by Google Ventures. The money will partially be used to acquire Altos Solutions, an oncology medical record system. The AARP Innovation@50 Live Pitch … 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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ArborMetrix, a provider of health care analytics solutions, partnered with Physician Resource Management (PRM), an oncology management services provider, to develop a platform for health plans by integrating PRM’s protocol and program management with ArborMetrix’s clinical oncology analytics. According to a new study, … Continue reading

Study: The Effect of Music on Patient Anxiety in the ICU

Researchers have provided some evidence for a possible phenomenon that many patients would already guess is true: listening to music could help to lower anxiety levels in stressful health-related situations. Specifically Ohio State University researchers looked at the impact that … Continue reading

The Cutting Edge of Cancer Research

One of humankind’s oldest battles has been the fight against cancer. Ever since Hippocrates first named the disease after the veined underbelly of the crab, we’ve struggled to understand and eradicate cancer in all its forms. While the day when … Continue reading

Zeiger’s Smart Patient Approach: Ask for Nothing. Provide Value. Ask for Something.

In preparation for Health:Refactored, our code and design focused conference taking place May 13–14, we sat down with CEO of Smart Patients Roni Zeiger, MD. His talk “Data and Context” will take place during “Dreaming of Data: Big, Open, & Interoperable – … Continue reading

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Kareo launched its free cloud-based EHR, which is available as a stand-alone application or can integrate with other Kareo products. Kareo acquired mobile technology and a clinical knowledge base from Epocrates and leveraged these assets in developing its new EHR. … Continue reading