Tag Archives: PHR

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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Athos, a smart workout clothing startup, raised $12.2 million in Series B funding. Athos makes flexible sensors that can be printed on workout clothing to gather data (heart rate, calories burned) and communicate with a smartphone. Athos reminds us of … Continue reading

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Drchrono, an electronic medical record company, developed an app for Google Glass that it claims is the first “wearable health record.” Doctors who register for the Drchrono app for Glass can use it to record a consultation or surgery with … Continue reading

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The VA selected Health eTime as the winning submission in a scheduling app contest. The app allows veterans to schedule visits online across VA locations and lets VA providers share appointments with veterans’ personal digital calendars and with non-VA providers. StartUp Health announced from … Continue reading

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A new wearable device that launched on Indiegogo claims to be the first to measure a user’s strength. The device, PUSH, calculates metrics such as reps, sets, force, power, balance, speed, explosive strength, one rep max, volume load, and tempo. The FDA … Continue reading

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Glow, a data company providing health insurance solutions, raised $6M in funding from Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, and several strategic angel investors. The company’s Glow app helps women track their fertility and pregnancy, as well as access a non-profit infertility … Continue reading

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Goopatient, a personal health record app, is now available for Android. The mobile app allows patients to keep everyday health records, store personal electronic medical cards, use #hashtags to organize records, and attach medical files. The San Francisco Department of … Continue reading

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HIMSS Media launched an online community dedicated to chronicling new and innovative models of care that improve individual and community well-being, while reducing health care costs. The Future Care community website is supported by IBM and its Smarter Care initiative. … Continue reading

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Indian Health Service, the agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides health care to Native Americans, announced that it is creating a personal health record system. Patients will be able to view online and … Continue reading

Blue Button Drama

The recently launched Blue Button for All Americans Challenge has brought to the surface an interesting debate about the best path to health data interoperability. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) wants to encourage widespread use of the Blue Button … Continue reading

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Last Friday we posted about Google pulling the plug on Google Health. Since then, there has been some interesting debate on what this means for other technologies in the PHR field and whether or not Google Health should be made … Continue reading

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