Tag Archives: PCORI

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

News & Updates

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

News & Updates

First Opinion raised $1.2 million in a seed funding from Greylock, Yuri Milner, 500 Startups, and Felicis Ventures. The app offers unlimited access to a personally matched doctor for a subscription fee of $9/month. NantHealth launched at the JPMorgan Healthcare … Continue reading

Could Kickstarter Work in Health Care?

Crowdfunding is about speeding processes up. It allows virtually anyone with a good idea to access potential financers who could catapult it to fruition. In the field of science, it could also slow researchers down. Say a research idea gains … Continue reading

Up to the Challenge

Ever since we launched the PCORI Challenge in December 2012, we’ve been eagerly what kind of answers we’d get to a complex question: how might we effectively connect patients and researchers interested in partnering to conduct patient-centered outcomes research? Now, the Challenge proposals are … Continue reading

The PCORI Challenge Initiative: Connecting Ideas for Research Collaboration

At PCORI, our mandate is to support research that will help patients and those who care for them make better-informed health and health care decisions. To meet this goal, we’ve made it clear that we plan to support “research done … Continue reading

News & Updates

WellFX secured Series A funding this week from CMT Ventures. WellFX joins a growing list of companies that are gaining traction by integrating patient engagement, education, and communication tools into robust patient portals. A new offering from Merge Healthcare called … Continue reading