Tag Archives: Rock Health

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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Aetna announced several key enhancements to its CarePass Platform, enabling easy access to data and services for third party developers. In addition, Aenta announced a $100,000 prize for its Health 2.0 Developer Challenge to develop an innovative solution that encourages … Continue reading

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LUMOback, creator of an iPhone app that helps improve posture, closed $1.1 million in seed funding. Participating investors included Innovation Endeavors, Morado Venture Partners and Russell Siegelman. Medical billing software provider Iconic Data launched a revenue cycle management app for the iPhone and … Continue reading

Should You Pick a Fight with the FDA?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plays a huge role in what Anne DeGheest, co-founder and managing director of HealthTech Capital, calls “a perfect storm against the medical venture industry.” “The FDA has been absolutely unpredictable,” DeGheest said at Rock … Continue reading

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Doctors who have an ownership stake in their practices are more likely to have trouble adopting electronic health records, according to a study that examined factors that made EHR implementation difficult. Researchers from Boston University Medical School and Boston Medical … Continue reading

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A recent report from Frost & Sullivan predicted that the remote patient market will reach $295 million by 2015. The prediction comes after a study from Berg Insight, which found that about 2.2 million patients worldwide use a home monitoring … Continue reading

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A new partnership between Sharecare and Healthline Networks will enable the expansion of Sharecare.com’s content and navigation services. Through this partnership, Healthline BodyMaps will also be integrated into the ShareCare site for users to visualize their search using a 3D image … Continue reading

Getting More Startups Focused on Health

Could it be true? Is venture funding on the mend after it’s collapse in 2008? Some would say that the amount of capital invested is on the rise, and new funding streams are providing an excellent opportunity for startups to … Continue reading

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This Tuesday, IBM announced that faculty from Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women’s Hospital will use IBM business analytics technology to examine the effectiveness of prescription drugs and their potential safety issues. Using an IBM Netezza data warehouse appliance … Continue reading

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Joichi Ito has been named director of the MIT Media Lab. A vocal advocate of emergent democracy, privacy, and Internet freedom, Ito is board chair and former CEO of Creative Commons, sits on the board of directors of the Mozilla … Continue reading

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