Tag Archives: WellnessFx

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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PokitDok, an online health marketplace connecting consumers and providers, raised $4M in Series A funding. The round was led by New Atlantic Ventures, syndicated with Rogers Venture Partners. Other investors include Subtraction Capital, Zac Zeitlin and FFP Holdings. Center for … Continue reading

Geoffrey Clapp: Why It’s Good that the Law Lags Technology

In preparation for Health:Refactored, our code and design focused conference taking place May 13–14, we sat down with Geoffrey Clapp, founder of Better. He will be speaking on the panel “Scary Acronyms: HIPAA, USPTO, FDA, EHRs” on May 13. Click on each player … Continue reading

WellnessFX Introduces the Almost Entirely Online Annual Checkup

Concierge-style medicine can be practiced in a number of ways through a variety of payment structures. Some elements of technology are usually involved, but in the case of WellnessFX, technology isn’t just a component. It’s the basis for the company’s … Continue reading

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The Department of Veterans Affairs purchased a DecisionSim Enterprise License for its National SimLEARN Program. The contract will provide 43,000 VHA employees access to virtual cases in which their decisions-making skills can be evaluated and improved. Past research has shown … Continue reading

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Dr Chrono, creator of a meaningful use-certified electronic health record for the iPad, closed a $2.8 million round of funding led by Facebook investor Yuri Milner. The round also included an investment from Matt Cutts from the search quality group … Continue reading

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Surgeon General Regina Benjamin announced a new Healthy Apps challenge at the mHealth summit to facilitate the development of fitness, nutrition and integrative health apps to help people stay healthy and active. Swimtag has developed a new swim sensor that … Continue reading

Taking Quantified Self to the Classroom

Within the growing world of Health 2.0 followers exists of a subset of people that religiously tracks its personal information including work, sleep, exercise, diet and mood habits around the clock. These people, affectionately labeled quantified self (QS) geeks, affirm … Continue reading

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Mark Smith, president of the California Healthcare Foundation, opened the Health 2.0 Conference that just wrapped up in San Francisco with the bold statement that “Health 2.0 has the promise to change the healthcare industry”. Innovative technologies were spotted and … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Launch! Finalists Announced

Since we first put it on at Health 2.0 in 2008, Launch! has introduced over 45 new companies and products, including Unity Medical, Remedy Ventures, TheCarrot, and the WSJ’s 2010 top (and not just in health!) start-up company, Castlight Health. … Continue reading

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The rumors had been around for a while but the news still stings. The Official Google Blog announced the retirement of Google Health (2008-2011.) The blog reads: “While (it) didn’t scale as we had hoped, we believe (Google Health) did … Continue reading