Tag Archives: startups

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

Innovation Isn’t a Pipe Dream, How Health Care Organizations Can Adopt Digital Health Technologies

Startups announce new technologies to solve healthcare problems every week, but how much of these new technologies hit the public market and reach widespread adoption? Even more, how much technology gets adopted by key institutions that work directly with patients … Continue reading

ONC Innovation Engagement Webinar: Payment Transformation 101

Friday, June 13 at 2pm ET / 11am PT ONC’s Division of Science & Innovation works to engage the “innovation community,” broadly defined as entrepreneurs, developers, startups, venture capital, scientists and researchers who are developing the health IT solutions that … Continue reading

Conversa Wants to Fill the Gap

Conversa is a brand new company, aiming to fill the space between physician visits with easy and useful communications between doctors and patients. The logic is that most health care happens outside the exam room, but most of the effort … Continue reading

News & Updates

Health Catalyst closed $41 million in Series C funding led by Sequoia Capital. Investors also include customers Kaiser Permanente and Partners HealthCare. Former Head of Product for AT&T mHealth Ryan McQuaid launched his new concierge medicine startup PlushCare on Indiegogo. … Continue reading

Matthew Holt Interviews PlushCare Founder Ryan McQuaid

Ryan McQuaid, former Head of Product for AT&T mHealth and friend of Health 2.0, joined Matthew Holt to discuss the launch of his brand new startup PlushCare. And when we say brand new, we mean as of writing this post, … Continue reading

News & Updates

Fitbit raised a $43 million round from Qualcomm Ventures, SAP Ventures, SoftBank Capital, Foundry Group and True Ventures. Fitbit devices can now be found in more than 15,000 retail stores. Founded in 2007, Fitbit has raised $96 million. PatientsLikeMe named … Continue reading

News & Updates

A recent article in The Los Angeles Times cited publicly available federal government data to demonstrate wide variations in the quality of care at California’s community health centers. The article goes on to say patients can expect access to data … Continue reading

Matchpoint | East: New Opportunities for Startups

Now that registration is open for the workshop, and we are finalizing our selections for Matchpoint | East, our preparation has finally come to a head. Just going through our database for our June 25th event at the New York … Continue reading

News & Updates

Qualcomm Life acquired HealthyCircles, a care coordination SaaS provider, to integrate Qualcomm’s 2net™ Platform and Hub with the HealthyCircles enterprise platform. The integration enables providers to collect, monitor and manage near real-time actionable data that is readily accessible and shareable … Continue reading

UCSF’s Tips for Sustaining Your Startup

Last week UC San Francisco announced its Center for Digital Health Innovation (CDHI), the university’s cohesive effort to support its community’s entrepreneurial projects. Michael Blum, MD, UCSF’s chief medical information officer will lead CDHI along with a cast of the … Continue reading

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