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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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Drug makers are linking with eight British universities in a 16 million-pound ($27 million) public-private partnership to speed research into dementia by studying data from 2 million people. The new UK Dementias Research Platform will investigate the causes of dementia … Continue reading

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PatientPay, cloud-based patient billing and payment services provider, raised $2.5M in Series A funding from Mosaik Partners. This round makes brings PatientPay’s total funding raised till date to $6M. According to a new study by Manhattan Research, in the past … Continue reading

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iRhythm Technologies, maker of ZIO, a non-invasive wearable sensor patch for monitoring cardiac arrhythmia, closed a $17M Series E funding round led by Novo A/S. Norwest Venture Partners also participated in the oversubscribed round. Salutron, a remote health monitoring device … Continue reading

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In England, the NHS is preparing to kick-off of a nation-wide program designed to expand out-of-hospital care availability, and drive down non-emergency visits presenting in local emergency rooms. The program, called the Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund, is backed by an … Continue reading

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UK-based BlueMaestro debuted a dishwasher-proof smart pacifier, which has a built-in temperature sensor that will track a baby’s temperature over time. The pacifier transmits information to the parents’ iOS and Android devices through Bluetooth Smart and a companion app. IMS … Continue reading

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WiserTogether, a cloud-based health decision-making platform, partnered with Truven Health Analytics, a provider of health care analytics solutions, to provide employers and health care plans with solutions to help their consumers make better healthcare decisions. LionsGate Technology, the Canadian company … Continue reading

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DrFirst’s Patient Advisor medication adherence platform delivered an estimated $21 million in prescription savings opportunities in its first three months of operation. The savings stem from 1.34 million discounted prescriptions issued to patients who do not have prescription drug insurance, … Continue reading

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Palomar Health released a mobile app built with Extension Healthcare that locates patients and lets caregivers communicate. As of 20-Nov, Henry Chao, an administration official who oversaw the technical development of the federal health insurance marketplace, estimated that about 40% … Continue reading

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Cureatr, which offers secure messaging solutions for providers, secured $5.7 million in Series A financing. Partners Healthcare’s Center for Connected Health launched website Wellocracy, a clinically-based source of self-help technologies for consumers, including health and fitness trackers and mobile apps. … Continue reading

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A new wearable device that launched on Indiegogo claims to be the first to measure a user’s strength. The device, PUSH, calculates metrics such as reps, sets, force, power, balance, speed, explosive strength, one rep max, volume load, and tempo. The FDA … Continue reading

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