Author Archives: Adrian Harris

Biogen Idec Hacks MS Stress

  Life can be complicated for us all, but fortunately we have technology — and those behind it — to give us a hand. That’s why Biogen Idec is hosting Hack MS, a weekend-long hackathon to encourage the tech community … Continue reading

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RightCare Solutions raised $1.75 million in their Series A financing round, led by Compass Partners, LLC and Domain Associates, LLC. The new funding will allow RightCare to expand their analytics engine and discharge planning tools to further enable hospitals to … Continue reading

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UC Irvine Medical Center, in conjunction with Bradford Networks and AirWatch, developed an in-house solution for BYOD (bring-your-own-device) for Hospital networks. With the AirWatch app installed and connected to the UC Irvine network, users can access their EHR data online … Continue reading

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NeuFit, the latest entry in the gamification and behavior health space, launched this week at TechCruch Disrupt in SF. The free beta service connects with external devices and provides “extrinsic and intrinsic motivators.” How will this stack up against the … Continue reading

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One million patients have registered for the Department of Veterans Affairs Blue Button program since President Obama announced it two years ago. In that time, we’ve also seen CMS, Aetna and United Health Group unveil their own Blue Button initiatives. … Continue reading

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MyHealthTeams landed $1.75M in funding last week from Adams Street Partners and 500 Startups. MyHealthTeams develops condition-specific online and mobile applications that help people with chronic diseases connect. It currently offers networks for Breast Cancer and Autism. Allscripts and Microsoft … Continue reading

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Humana and dLife are collaborating on My Diabetes Path for Medicare Advantage members. After a successful pilot that showed a 6% improvement in several key metrics, including eye exams and LDL screening, the two companies are working to roll out the … Continue reading

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Premera Blue Cross selected Wellness Layers to build Serve it Up! The online healthy eating and rewards program will be available by the end of the year to Blue Cross members and non-members. Proteus Digital Health announced FDA clearance for … Continue reading

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WellFX secured Series A funding this week from CMT Ventures. WellFX joins a growing list of companies that are gaining traction by integrating patient engagement, education, and communication tools into robust patient portals. A new offering from Merge Healthcare called … Continue reading

Asthmapolis Sensor Gains FDA Approval
(and Our Approval!)

Guys, I have a confession to make. I didn’t take my inhaler this morning. I didn’t take it last night either. Doctors have prescribed me various combinations of Seravent, Advair, Pulmacort and Singulair since I can remember, and I probably … Continue reading

Matchpoint San Francisco Returns

Matchpoint is coming to San Francisco, again! The unique, competitive model for business development is returning to where it all began. At Matchpoint San Francisco, young companies will sit down at the table with healthcare giants to discuss partnerships to break ground … Continue reading

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