Tag Archives: Patient Engagement

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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The Beckwith Institute awarded 11 new grants to UPMC clinicians and other staff to try out changes big and small that will involve patients and raise the level of care. Projects range widely and include an effort to develop a … Continue reading

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Close to 100 Indiana high school football players will wear impact-detecting sensors on their helmets during an upcoming all-star game. If a player takes a hard hit on the field, a red light will turn on, alerting officials that the … Continue reading

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London-based digital health start-up, Big Health, raised a $3.3 million Series A round from Index Ventures and Forward Partners. Big Health creates personalized, clinically proven behavioral medicine programs delivered via web and mobile. Amazon opened a wearable tech marketplace complete … Continue reading

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Dignity Health, Box, and The Social+Capital Partnership selected WelVU as the winner of their developer challenge, which invited developers to build applications on the Box platform to help patients consume and interact with educational content related to their diagnosis, disease, … Continue reading

Will eClinicalWorks Win the Race to “Engage” the Patient?

Patient engagement, for better or worse, is one of those buzzwords that won’t be leaving us anytime soon. A whole slew of companies use it to describe their products, platforms, and services, but we’re still knee deep in marketing jargon … Continue reading

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A new company called Moov launched its own crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for a new fitness tracker. Built by a former Apple engineer, the Moov band uses a combination of hardware and software to understand body movement in space, … Continue reading

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Health Catalyst closed $41 million in Series C funding led by Sequoia Capital. Investors also include customers Kaiser Permanente and Partners HealthCare. Former Head of Product for AT&T mHealth Ryan McQuaid launched his new concierge medicine startup PlushCare on Indiegogo. … Continue reading

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A new bipartisan bill called the 21st Century Care for Military & Veterans Act (H.R. 3507) will allow telehealth services to be eligible for reimbursement for active-duty service members, veterans, retirees and dependents under TRICARE, the Department of Veterans Affairs … Continue reading

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InteraXon, creators of Muse: the brain sensing headband, announced a $6 million Series A financing round from Horizons Ventures, OMERS Ventures, A-Grade Investments, ff Venture Capital, Felicis Ventures, and Bridge Builders Collaborative. The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) announced that … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Clinic announced that it will give patients access to physician notes, pathology reports, and health issues via its Epic MyChart patient portal. The transparency and accessibility should encourage patient involvement with their care. Seamless Medical Systems announced it … Continue reading

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