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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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Intel partnered with headphone maker SMS Audio to develop biometric-sensing earbuds. The earbuds are powered by Valencell’s PerformTek technology, and will offer a built-in optical sensor for continuous heart rate monitoring, sweat and water resistance, and integration with RunKeeper so … Continue reading

Health Innovators Bootcamp

June 18, 2014 | TIME: 9:00am-1:00pm Register here: http://summersummit.digitalhealthsummit.com/bootcamps/ The Digital Health Summer Summit in collaboration with Rock Health, the leading digital health full-service seed fund, is bringing together frontline regulatory and technical experts featuring leaders across the industry from … Continue reading

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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

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simplifyMD EHR achieved 2014 Edition Complete EHR Ambulatory ONC Health IT Certification. The software will support health care providers with Stage 1 and Stage 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act … Continue reading

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Rock Health-backed Kit Check announced a $10.4 million Series A funding round led by New Leaf Venture Partners with participation from Sands Capital Ventures, Easton Capital Investment Group and LionBird. Kit Check helps the inefficient and error-prone manual process for … Continue reading

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WellDoc, a health care behavioral science and technology company, launched BlueStar, an FDA approved mobile prescription therapy for Type 2 diabetes. It is the first mobile health product eligible for insurance reimbursement similar to other prescription products. Sessions began a clinical … Continue reading

Geoffrey Clapp: Why It’s Good that the Law Lags Technology

In preparation for Health:Refactored, our code and design focused conference taking place May 13–14, we sat down with Geoffrey Clapp, founder of Better. He will be speaking on the panel “Scary Acronyms: HIPAA, USPTO, FDA, EHRs” on May 13. Click on each player … Continue reading

Three Burrill Digital Health Quick Demos

The annual Burrill Digital Health Meeting took place earlier this week, and both days featured startup showcases. This gave young, as well as very young, companies the chance to present quick demos on stage. On Tuesday, the day I attended, … 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

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One million patients have registered for the Department of Veterans Affairs Blue Button program since President Obama announced it two years ago. In that time, we’ve also seen CMS, Aetna and United Health Group unveil their own Blue Button initiatives. … Continue reading

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