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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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RxAnte shared the results from its 2013 RxEffect pilot program. With 24,000 Medicare Advantage members and their health care providers using the RxEffect dashboard, which uses claims data to provide actionable adherence information, RxAnte found significant improvement in adherence rates … Continue reading

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The ONC, in collaboration with OCR, launched the Digital Privacy Notice Challenge. The challenge calls for online model notices of privacy practices that are compelling, readable, and understandable by patients. Welltok raised $22.1 million in Series C funding led by … Continue reading

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RightCare Solutions, a provider of decision support analytics software, raised $5M in a Series B funding. The round was led by Domain Associates and Compass Partners, bringing its total funding raised to $6.75M. docBeat, a health care messaging company, raised … Continue reading

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United Health Centers of San Joaquin Valley will bring WellFX to its patient population of 50,000 as well as its employees. WellFX is a social platform that allows users to interact with patients who face similar health issues. EClinicalWorks, a … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Clinic and IBM partnered for an effort to advance supercomputer Watson‘s medical knowledge. Medical students will work with Watson to solve challenging cases within hypothetical clinical simulations. The students will help evaluate the quality of evidence that Watson … Continue reading

Meet VIDA, the ICU’s Newest Robot

It’s here. The Rosie the Robot of the hospital. This week InTouch Health and iRobot will unveil the Remote Presence Virtual + Independent Telemedicine Assistant (RP-VITA), a robot that will wander the halls and participate in team-based rounds in the … Continue reading

Sixty Minutes with Wozniak at ATA

Co-founder of Apple Steve Wozniak was the featured speaker at the annual American Telemedicine Association meeting this week. Instead of delivering a keynote, he sat on stage and had a casual conversation with the president of ATA. Bernard A. Harris, … Continue reading

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LUMOback, creator of an iPhone app that helps improve posture, closed $1.1 million in seed funding. Participating investors included Innovation Endeavors, Morado Venture Partners and Russell Siegelman. Medical billing software provider Iconic Data launched a revenue cycle management app for the iPhone and … Continue reading

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Jeff Margolis has joined WellTok, developer of the social health hub network, CafeWell as Executive Chairman. Margolis was previously founder of healthcare payer software firm The TriZetto Group, which he led to a $1.4 billion return to shareholders in just … Continue reading

The National Library of Medicine Explores A.I.

The National Library of Medicine is working on a search engine that will scan thousands of medical records to turn up documents related to patient queries. That sounds exactly like what Google and Bing can already do, but it’s different. … Continue reading

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