Tag Archives: WebMD

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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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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BetterDoctor, a mobile based patient-doctor matchmaking service, is integrating Medicare’s provider and payment data. This will allow patients to search Medicare procedure and pricing data at the doctor Level, as well as view Medicare’s doctor-to-doctor referral data. 1871, a digital … 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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Symcat launched a new app to help patients plan visits to the doctor, research conditions, and check for harmful drug interactions. The app also displays cost and quality metrics, allowing users to compare options. WebMD acquired Avado in a move … Continue reading

WebMD’s Newest Arrival, WebMD Pregnancy

WebMD’s newest iPhone application has more than 600 articles, about 130 quizzes, 23 videos, and dozens of other pieces of content. Think about those numbers and then think of all the resources an expectant mother juggles during her pregnancy. With … Continue reading

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United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron introduced a new plan to build a database of DNA codes from 100,000 patients. Over the next three to five years thousands will have their whole genomes sequenced. Florida Gov. Rick Scott awarded Voalte’s … Continue reading

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Health insurance company Humana acquired Certify Data Systems, which will now operate as a subsidiary of Humana. Certify is a health information exchange company, and its HealthLogix platform allows for two way sharing of clinical information across disparate electronic health … Continue reading

Mike Long: How the Healtheon/WebMD Venture Inspired Others

Mike Long is the CEO of Essence Group Holdings Corporation, a health insurance and software company. He will sit on the Three CEOs Panel at the upcoming Health 2.0 Fall Conference. For more posts from the conference speaker interview series, … Continue reading

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Practice management software company athenahealth will acquire Health Data Services LLC, which specializes in data analysis and population health management. The acquisition is meant to improve athena’s ability to help health care organizations prepare for and adapt to new value-based … Continue reading

Stepping in Where Google Health Left Off

A little over a week ago Google stated that it was putting a stake through the heart of their personal health platform (PHP) Google Health. We at Chilmark had been expecting this for some time, it was just a manner … Continue reading

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