Tag Archives: SaaS

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

BetterDoctor, a provider search platform, raised $2.6M in Seed funding from various investors including SoftTechVC, 500 Startups and Burrill & Co. BetterDoctor has acquired 4M users since its launch in 2012. VitalWare, a health care intelligence company, partnered with Atigeo, … Continue reading

News & Updates

Social networks for patients are certainly not new but that hasn’t stopped new companies from throwing their hats in the ring. This week I Had Cancer, a new resource for cancer patients, survivors, and supporters, launched in private beta. I … Continue reading

News & Updates

RememberItNow!, a PHR & drug reminder tool, adds new educational Tweet tips via text message, Push and email. Daily tips include those on Wellness, Heart Health, Pregnancy, Diabetes, Inspiration, and Caregiving. This is typical of the “marrying content to care … Continue reading

Research 2.0: Backstage Video Interviews from the Spring Fling 2011

The emergence of user-generated content and the rise of patient involvement in Health 2.0 is radically changing research. In both discovery and clinical practice, this shift is raising important questions: What is peer review? What is evidence? And what is … Continue reading

Practice Fusion: Ryan Howard tells (some but not) all

Ryan Howard, the CEO of Practice Fusion, is sitting pretty this week. He just raised another $23m to really expand the company’s free SaaS based EMR–including Founders Fund (yes that’s the Paypal/Facebook guys) buying in to join the early investors … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Goes to HIMSS

Last week was the HIMSS conference in Orlando, and I spent hours and hours in the boat-show exhibit hall. I also finally made it to a keynote at HIMSS (it’s been a while). HIMSS Chairman and Cleveland Clinic CIO Martin … Continue reading