January 30, 2014
As a trend, healthcare price transparency has started off strong this year. In a recent interview, price transparency tool Medlio's CEO David Brooks told MobiHealthNews people are no longer on preferred provider organization plans as much as they have been in the past. As a result, instead of simply paying a copay, users are now on high deductible health plans and are starting to care more about...
January 15, 2014
Durham, North Carolina-based Medlio has launched its virtual insurance card app, available on iOS and Android platforms.
The app currently enables users to see their health insurance benefits information, including as co-pays and deductible balances; a map to find doctors, hospitals and pharmacies near the user's location; an appointment check-in service on the app; and another portal to pay for...
October 2, 2013
Launch, one of several startup sessions at the Health 2.0 event in Santa Clara, California this week, consisted of several three minute demos and pitches from recently or soon-to-be launched companies. This year, the pitches focused on addressing highly specific consumer pain points in healthcare, although exactly where those pain points were ran the gamut.
SmartPatient, not to...
April 4, 2013
DreamIt Health, a new Philadelphia-based, health-focused chapter of incubator DreamIt Ventures, has announced its first class of ten startups. Independence Blue Cross (IBC) and Penn Medicine are sponsoring the class and Venturef0rth is providing the working space for the companies. The new accelerator was launched in December 2012.
The startups will be provided with up to $50,000 in funding,...