Electronic health records may boost efficiency and care quality but a recall by UnitedHealth Group after a computer glitch points out that the transition to digital can be bumpy.
If you plan to buy health insurance through the new exchanges – or even if you’re just choosing a plan through your employer – a new resource from ZocDoc could help you out. Using its data on doctor appointment availability and other factors, it grades the carriers on how easy it is to get an appointment, the accuracy of their doctor directories and customer service.
A monthly look at where health tech investors are putting their money.
Health IT startup CareCloud has raised an additional $9 million for its cloud-based electronic medical records and practice management software.
The average doctor has likely never heard of Fred Trotter, but he has some provocative ideas about using physician data to change how healthcare gets delivered.
ClearData Networks, a health-specific cloud storage startup has raised $7 million from Norwest Venture Partners and Excel Venture Management.
A health-focused crowdfunding campaign wants to let patients waive some privacy protections in exchange for better communication with their doctor.
While other meds-reminder apps require users to input data Nightingale is trying to solve the problem using the phone’s accelerometer and other sensors to learn users’ habits.
Various reports indicate that general venture capital funding is slowing but investment in health technology is going strong.
Competition is tough in electronic health records. San Francisco-based ElationEMR believes its design can help it take on bigger rivals.