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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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Bayer started a health care accelerator for Europe-based companies, selecting five companies from 70 applicants. The program offers 3.5-months of mentoring, free office space in Berlin, and around $65,000 financial support, taking up to 10 percent equity in return. Bayer … Continue reading

Health Innovators Bootcamp

June 18, 2014 | TIME: 9:00am-1:00pm Register here: http://summersummit.digitalhealthsummit.com/bootcamps/ The Digital Health Summer Summit in collaboration with Rock Health, the leading digital health full-service seed fund, is bringing together frontline regulatory and technical experts featuring leaders across the industry from … Continue reading

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Wearable device startup Quanttus raised $19 million in funding from Khosla Ventures and Matrix Partners. Quanttus is developing wearable vital sign monitoring technology that can capture and analyze more than half a million vital sign data points per day. MediSafe, … Continue reading

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Optum, the health services platform of UnitedHealth Group, acquired majority stake in Audax Health, a consumer focused digital health platform. Audax will operate as a freestanding investment of Optum, serving multiple independent market channels. According to a new study by … Continue reading

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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

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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

What Merck Is Talkin’ About

Health care is slow to change. But the word “slow” is relative and means something different to each person depending on where he or she sits within the health care system. From the investors’ perspective, health information technology moves at … Continue reading

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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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mDhil, a health care information provider, received the Innovation Karnataka Award from Google. The award recognized companies using the Internet to make a positive difference in addressing a social, economic or community challenge in India. Electronic device maker Jawbone introduced … Continue reading

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