San Francisco-based Practice Fusion just launched a free tool for consumers to manage their health spending.
The term "patient engagement" is often discussed as a vital component of health industry innovation, but rarely explained. There's just one thing many experts agree on: Patients are not well-engaged with their own health care.
"We have all this patient information that doesn't reside anywhere else," said Practice Fusion CEO Ryan Howard on stage at HealthBeat.
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DocuTAP has raised $11.9 million from Bessemer Venture Partners for its software that streamlines workflow in urgent care clinics.
Editor's Pick Venture capital is drying up for early-stage medical devices. Experts say that American patients are already "missing out" on the most innovative treatment options.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT just released its budget plan for 2014, which would increase its funding. But it's a little-reported line item that's causing a stir among entrepreneurs -- a proposal to boost fees for electronic health record vendors.
The digital health company is launching a web app for scheduling doctor's appointments, which will compete with ZocDoc.
The Senate has backed a repeal of a 2.3 percent tax on medical device makers that was enacted as part of Obamacare.
Editor's Pick A lack of clarity from government is stifling innovation in the health IT sector.
Practice Fusion has acquired 100Plus, a startup that provides personalized health predictions to consumers, for a combination of stock and cash.
CareCloud, a company that offers a cloud-based electronic health record company, says it tripled its growth last year -- helped by the U.S. government mandate that doctors be fully transiitoned to electronic records by 2014. It's the latest example of the tech revolution hitting health care....
Inside Practice Fusion, a fast-growing health IT startup where employees receive free Fitbits and Yoga classes.
Editor's Pick A report from Rock Health reveals that investors are funneling more dollars into digital health companies as consumers, policy, and the health care industry evolve.
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IVP amasses $1 billion for a chosen few
Institutional Venture Partners announced a $1 billion fund that is the largest in the firm’s 32-year history. Existing limited partners took a vast majority of the fund and will continue to invest …