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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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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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Drug makers are linking with eight British universities in a 16 million-pound ($27 million) public-private partnership to speed research into dementia by studying data from 2 million people. The new UK Dementias Research Platform will investigate the causes of dementia … 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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WiserTogether, a cloud-based health decision-making platform, partnered with Truven Health Analytics, a provider of health care analytics solutions, to provide employers and health care plans with solutions to help their consumers make better healthcare decisions. LionsGate Technology, the Canadian company … Continue reading

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Imprivata confidentially submitted a draft registration statement with the SEC to conduct an IPO. This news comes just days after reports of a Castlight IPO. The Veterans Health Administration and Kaiser Permanente will pool resources and ideas as part of … Continue reading

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The Obama administration announced a $1 billion initiative to fund innovations in federal health care programs aimed at cutting costs and improving outcomes. This initiative marks the second round of Health Care Innovation Awards. Stanford engineers have developed a flexible, … Continue reading

Mayo Clinic and Optum Launch a New Care Research Facility

Mayo Clinic and Optum formed a new research collaboration aimed at studying advancements in patient care. Cambridge, Mass.-based Optum Labs will be open to participation from researchers in the health care, life sciences, government and academic fields. Optum is comprised … Continue reading

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The winner of the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge with Walgreens may soon hit shelves! CEO of m-Healthcoach, Aamer Ghaffar, created an iPad app for Walgreens that might be implemented in 16 Chicago-based location. The app or “health guide” will offer … Continue reading

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A new partnership between Sharecare and Healthline Networks will enable the expansion of Sharecare.com’s content and navigation services. Through this partnership, Healthline BodyMaps will also be integrated into the ShareCare site for users to visualize their search using a 3D image … Continue reading

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is honing in on misleading medical apps. Apparently there were thousands of people who purchased apps that made false claims of acne-curing capabilities; these companies were forced out of business by the FTC. Joseph Cafazzo … Continue reading