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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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Senseonics, a medical device company focused on the development and commercialization of a fully implantable, long-term continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system, raised an additional $20 million of private equity financing. HHS now allows private insurance companies to run their connections … Continue reading

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Neurosynaptic, a telehealth technology provider, announced a strategic investment from e-Zest Solutions, a global IT services organization. Neurosynaptic’s ReMeDi is the largest telehealth consulting technology platform in India with 1600 operational health centers. According to a new study by RAND … Continue reading

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ArborMetrix, a provider of health care analytics solutions, partnered with Physician Resource Management (PRM), an oncology management services provider, to develop a platform for health plans by integrating PRM’s protocol and program management with ArborMetrix’s clinical oncology analytics. According to a new study, … Continue reading

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Xerox, best known for making copies, is now delivering health care business news via healthbizdecoded.com. The site publishes about one story per day on topics ranging from health policy to new technologies to regulatory issues. A bill introduced in Congress … Continue reading

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Comprehend Systems raised an $8.4 million first round of funding led by Sequoia Capital. The funding will support further development of the company’s cloud-based clinical data insights software. A pilot program at the University of Texas at Austin launched to … Continue reading

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PokitDok, an online health marketplace connecting consumers and providers, raised $4M in Series A funding. The round was led by New Atlantic Ventures, syndicated with Rogers Venture Partners. Other investors include Subtraction Capital, Zac Zeitlin and FFP Holdings. Center for … 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

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Electronic device company Jawbone acquired BodyMedia Inc., makers of wearable body monitors. Jawbone also announced that its UP platform will now integrate with iOS apps for IFTTT, LoseIt!, Maxwell Health, MapMyFitness, MyFitnessPal, Notch, RunKeeper, Sleepio, Wello and Withings. Puzzled won AT&T’s autism hackathon; … Continue reading

Useful Tech Gadgets for Senior Citizens

Emergency Radio| Photo Credit: ebay.com We know that many retirees prefer to stay at home and enjoy their independence without the scrutiny of family or caregivers, but their preference to live alone usually worries family members.  The good news is … Continue reading