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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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Drug makers are linking with eight British universities in a 16 million-pound ($27 million) public-private partnership to speed research into dementia by studying data from 2 million people. The new UK Dementias Research Platform will investigate the causes of dementia … Continue reading

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Proteus Digital Health raised $120 million from new, undisclosed investors. The company will use the funding to commercialize its ingestible sensor system. Smart Health Hero, an electronic tool to help patients and their families make care decisions using Medicare claims … Continue reading

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RxAnte shared the results from its 2013 RxEffect pilot program. With 24,000 Medicare Advantage members and their health care providers using the RxEffect dashboard, which uses claims data to provide actionable adherence information, RxAnte found significant improvement in adherence rates … Continue reading

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TA Ventures and ABRT Fund invested $2 million in Zesty, a UK-based online health care booking service. Zesty, which began in dentistry, is looking to expand into new verticals. Kognito partnered with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Institute for … Continue reading

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Imprivata confidentially submitted a draft registration statement with the SEC to conduct an IPO. This news comes just days after reports of a Castlight IPO. The Veterans Health Administration and Kaiser Permanente will pool resources and ideas as part of … Continue reading

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RightCare Solutions, a provider of decision support analytics software, raised $5M in a Series B funding. The round was led by Domain Associates and Compass Partners, bringing its total funding raised to $6.75M. docBeat, a health care messaging company, raised … Continue reading

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PointClear Solutions, a health care software development company, acquired Worry Free Labs, a mobile app UX design and development firm. The acquisition will help PointClear leverage Worry Free’s consumer application expertise and capabilities to design and build patient engagement applications … Continue reading

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M*Modal, a provider of clinical documentation services and speech understanding solutions, debuted M*Modal Fluency Flex, a medical dictation app for iPhone that lets doctors record clinical notes during patient encounters and integrate them with electronic health record systems. Portsmouth Hospital … Continue reading

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The Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) unveiled a new content web page for long-term care providers. The web page will provide information about federal health IT initiatives beneficial to providers who do not qualify for EHR … 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

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