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By Brian Dolan 08:41 am June 15, 2010
Boston-based Caritas Christi Health Care announced today that it had tapped MedAptus for its BlackBerry-based charge capture service. MedAptus' offering, called Intelligent Charge Capture Practice Plus Edition on BlackBerry captures physician inpatient charges at the point-of-care.
By Brian Dolan 06:13 am June 15, 2010
Castlight launches with $60 million: Lots of buzz this week about Castlight Health, an online healthcare price-compare service has raised $60 milllion in funding, some of which came from Cleveland Clinic. The startups founders include Relay Health founder Giovanni Colella and athenahealth co-founder Todd Park, who left Castlight to join the Obama Administration. Grocery store chain, Safeway is...
By Brian Dolan 06:58 am June 14, 2010
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By Brian Dolan 05:48 am June 11, 2010
By Bradley Merrill Thompson (Several friends commented on this draft, and I would like to thank them.) Warning, this article contains explicit and sometimes graphic depictions of possible FDA regulation.
By Bernie Monegain 01:02 pm June 10, 2010
Healthrageous, a new personalized health technology company, has landed $6 million in financing to bring to market technologies developed at the Boston-based Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners Healthcare.North Bridge Venture Partners in Boston and San Mateo, Calif, took the lead on the financing, along with investment partners Egan Managed Capital in Boston and Long River...
By Brian Dolan 02:54 am June 10, 2010
BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion (RIM), has teamed up with Vodafone Essar in India and healthcare IT company Maestros to launch the eUNO R10, a device for mobile paramedics thats aids in the early detection and prevention of heart attacks.
By Brian Dolan 01:31 am June 10, 2010
“Health insurance is the only industry that doesn’t have a causal linkage to rates. In auto you pay more when you have accidents.
By Brian Dolan 02:12 pm June 9, 2010
"Larger [wireless] carriers don't think mobile health is 'here' yet," Jitterbug parent company GreatCall CEO David Inns said during a presentation at the Mobile Health 2010 event at Stanford last month. "That's great news for us."
By Brian Dolan 11:05 am June 9, 2010
Allscripts and Eclipsys agreed to merge in a $1.3 billion deal today: Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman will become CEO of the combined company, while Phil Pead, president and CEO of Eclipsys will become its chairman.
By Brian Dolan 10:45 am June 9, 2010
Partners Healthcare spinoff Hop Skip Connect (based partially on the Partners blood pressure program SmartBeat) has renamed to Healthrageous and announced a $6 million first round of investment. North Bridge Venture Partners led the investment round while Egan Managed Capital and Long River Ventures also participated.