InstaMed

By Jonah Comstock August 10, 2017
Connecticut Children's Hospital in Hartford has tapped healthcare payment tech company InstaMed to manage its patient payments, integrating InstaMed's technology with the hospital's Epic EHR.  “Our steadfast focus is to make the patient and family experience at Connecticut Children’s the best one possible, so we need things like the payment process to be seamless and easy for both our staff and...
By Jonah Comstock August 8, 2017
Jonathan Linkous, who has led the American Telemedicine Association as CEO for 24 years, has abruptly stepped down, with the ATA citing "personal reasons" and no statement so far from Linkous himself. “Jon was integral in the formation of the ATA and the telehealth industry,” Dr. Peter Yellowlee, ATA’s current board president, said in a statement. “We thank Jon for his many years of service and...
By Aditi Pai April 14, 2015
WebMD's Apple Watch app The Apple Watch is set to launch in just a few days. And in the past few weeks, a number of health and wellness-focused companies have announced their soon-to-launch Apple Watch apps. At the end of March, MobiHealthNews counted at least 19 new health and fitness apps that were announced for the Apple Watch. Since then, there's been at least another 18. Here are 18 more...
By Jonah Comstock March 19, 2014
The InstaMed Go iPad app. Electronic medical payment network InstaMed has launched a mobile app called InstaMed Go. The mobile app will allow providers who use InstaMed to collect payments at the bedside or anywhere in the hospital. "InstaMed Go is our application for healthcare providers, and really what we've done is we've taken everything they could do on our desktop application and...
By Jonah Comstock January 7, 2014
UnitedHealthcare announced at CES that the company is launching an online appointment booking system for UnitedHealthgroup members. The system, which is called myEasyBook, will allow users of high-deductible healthcare plans (such as those linked to Health Savings Accounts or Health Reimbursement Accounts) to go online and compare the costs of different available providers in their network. The...