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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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Practice Fusion reported it has signed up 122 enterprise clients since the beginning of 2014. Enterprise clients include health systems, hospitals, and independent clinical labs and imaging centers. Kurbo Health, a mobile subscription-based weight loss program, raised $5.8 million in … Continue reading

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Imprivata confidentially submitted a draft registration statement with the SEC to conduct an IPO. This news comes just days after reports of a Castlight IPO. The Veterans Health Administration and Kaiser Permanente will pool resources and ideas as part of … Continue reading

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CareCloud, a cloud-based clinical and financial platform for providers, raised $20M in Series B funding. Key investors include Tenaya Capital, Intel Capital and Norwest Venture Partners. This round brings CareCloud’s total funding to $44M. San Francisco-based communications startup, Ringadoc partnered … Continue reading

Unwillingness to Pay for Weight Loss

A majority of overweight Americans believe that insurance coverage for a specific weight loss benefit would help them, according to a recent study in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine. Researchers surveyed 600 overweight and obese adults and found that … Continue reading

Can a DNA Test Really Help You Shed the Pounds?

Losing weight is indeed a stressful and frustrating experience. So many of us can relate to failed diets and unsuccessful diets, or simply diets where one loses the weight, reaches their ideal weight only to have the dreaded pounds crawl … 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

Can you slim down by text(ing your)Weight?

One of the best methods for daily health interventions? Text messaging. That’s what a Consumer Health Information Corporation survey found, and that’s what Capito Life Technologies has played on. This month the company launched the newest version of its textWeight … Continue reading

Wellness 2.0: an evaluative experience

Health 2.0 market summary of current Health and Wellness web 2.0 applications for smart phone users, corporate wellness programming and personal health tracking.
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