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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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Close to 100 Indiana high school football players will wear impact-detecting sensors on their helmets during an upcoming all-star game. If a player takes a hard hit on the field, a red light will turn on, alerting officials that the … Continue reading

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SleepRate released a heart rate monitor and mobile app built on patented sleep analysis algorithms that emerged out of the sleep clinic at Stanford’s School of Medicine. The company claims SleepRate has seen an 85% success rate in studies. TigerText … Continue reading

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The Veterans Affairs Department awarded ASM Research a $162.5 million contract to “improve the user experience” for VA’s electronic health record system VistA. The ONC named the winners of its recent patient empowerment codeathon. In the Blue Button category: Edge … Continue reading

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The Obama administration announced a $1 billion initiative to fund innovations in federal health care programs aimed at cutting costs and improving outcomes. This initiative marks the second round of Health Care Innovation Awards. Stanford engineers have developed a flexible, … Continue reading

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Johnson & Johnson company Wellness & Prevention, Inc. partnered with the Lake Nona Institute to research population health and wellness. The project, called the Lake Nona Life Study, will create a database based on health information from participating residents, employers, … Continue reading

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Medisana, a German firm out of Düsseldorf, released a new heat sensing dock for iPhones and iPads that can measure body temperature by pointing the infrared sensor to a given body part. The device is similar to another vital signs … Continue reading

Interview with Arnie Milstein, Stanford Clinical Excellence Research Center

We’re happy to have Arnie Milstein joining us at the Spring Fling later this month where he’ll be on our panel focusing on making health care cheaper. Arnie is the Director of the Clinical Excellence Research Center at Stanford where … Continue reading