Tag Archives: quality

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

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

News & Updates

Amazing Charts partnered with cloud-based answering service Ringadoc to improve after-hours patient-provider communication. Ringadoc allows physicians to access and respond to after-hours messages with any device. Global health crowdfunding platform Watsi raised a $1.2 million seed round. Watsi accepts donations from $5 … Continue reading

Health Care Professionals Tapping into Mobile Devices

Mobile devices are moving quickly from convenient social gadgets to legitimate accessories for health care workers and other professionals. Doctors, nurses and hospital administrators are discovering that mobile technology can be used in a variety of practical and efficient ways … Continue reading

Business Intelligence ≠ Healthcare Intelligence

Dr. G makes her rounds on the medical ward looking for clues. She is worried. There has been an increase in the number of urinary infections related to catheters over the past month and she is not sure why.  Right … Continue reading

ONC Launches Reporting Patient Safety Events Challenge to Help Reduce Medical Errors

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is proud to launch the Reporting Patient Safety Events Challenge, designed to spur development of platform-agnostic health IT tools to facilitate the reporting of medical errors in hospital and outpatient … Continue reading