Tag Archives: Primary Care

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

iRhythm Technologies, maker of ZIO, a non-invasive wearable sensor patch for monitoring cardiac arrhythmia, closed a $17M Series E funding round led by Novo A/S. Norwest Venture Partners also participated in the oversubscribed round. Salutron, a remote health monitoring device … Continue reading

News & Updates

lifeIMAGE, a network for the secure sharing of medical images, raised $15 million in Series C funding. Key investors include Cardinal Partners (Princeton, NJ) and Galen Partners (Stamford, CT). Big data analytics company, GNS Healthcare, partnered with the Centers for Medicare … Continue reading

New Orleans Health Commissioner on Critical Lessons Learned After Katrina

For those on the outside looking in on the morning of Aug. 30, 2005, the day after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in southeastern Louisiana, it seemed that New Orleans might just be alright. This was the storm that the city … Continue reading

Health System Chief Clinical Officer Fortini: Redirecting Patients from the ER to their PCP

Robert Fortini is chief clinical officer of Bon Secours Medical Group, a health system with several hospitals throughout the eastern United States. Its hospitals across Virginia are “eyeballs deep” in their preparations for Accountable Care Organizations, which is part of … Continue reading

Case Studies in Primary Care Innovation

Dr. Lonny Reisman, Chief Medical Officer, for Aetna described how Aetna is leveraging HIT solutions to facilitate improved care delivery. Their acquisition of Medicity has allowed them to create an health information exchange to power functionality needed to create ACOs, … Continue reading