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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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The non-profit SoCal Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Development (SoCal EED) introduced a new accelerator in San Diego called the Wireless Health Hub. It will focus on developing wireless medical devices, personal health products and services and health related software applications. Luminate Health, … Continue reading

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Health eVillages, a provider of mobile technology for rural health care systems, raised $58K through a grant from the Vodafone Americas Foundation and the “Apps Save Lives” golf tournament, hosted by Physicians Interactive, a provider of mobile clinical solutions, and … Continue reading

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Bina Technologies, a genomic big data platform for personalized medicine, added an additional $1.75 million to its $6.25 million Series B round. The follow-on round was led by AME Cloud Ventures and Columbus Nova Technology Partners. Researchers developed an algorithm … 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

Keeping Asthma at Bay with SMS Each Day

A new study by the Georgia Institute of Technology saw improvement in young asthma patients who received a text message about their condition every day. Pediatric patients were sent questions about their symptoms as well as asthma factoids via SMS. … Continue reading

E-Prescribing Growing Pains

As more medical facilities attempt to digitilize their workflow in order to to receive Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record incentive payments, they are tripping up in common areas when it comes to e-prescribing, according to a recent study from … Continue reading

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A new partnership between Sharecare and Healthline Networks will enable the expansion of Sharecare.com’s content and navigation services. Through this partnership, Healthline BodyMaps will also be integrated into the ShareCare site for users to visualize their search using a 3D image … Continue reading

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There’s been some buzz (as usual) about the impact that social media has had on users of health-related tools and cyber communication. Here’s what the EVP for Global Innovation and Integration from Edelman Digital has to say about it. Followed … Continue reading

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Just in time for last weeks earthquake and hurricane on the East Coast, the American Red Cross distributed a survey that revealed the increasing use of social media, online news, and mobile technology when in a state of disaster or … Continue reading

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