A new startup called HealthLoop offers analytics and peer-reviewed plans for doctors to stay connected with their patients.
HealthCare.gov’s role is changing, as customers will soon have the chance to enroll in subsidized insurance through federally licensed commercial insurance exchanges — potentially shifting much of the activity to the private sector.
Guest Post How best to solve the problems with HealthCare.gov? Let’s create a Hunger Games-style competition where startups have to compete to build a working site.
Regroup is one of a handful of fast-growing startups that are making it easier to chat with a therapist on a secure video line.
Guest Post The problems with the federal website created a vacuum of information, and we sensed an opportunity.
Editor’s Pick Hundreds of thousands of people rushed to Healthcare.com by accident on Oct. 1, when the United States government launched its online health exchange — at a very similar domain.
HealthCare.gov’s traffic page on Quantcast has been “hidden by the owner.” It’s not all that surprising, but is highly unfortunate.
Guest Post An op-ed from former White House chief technology officer Aneesh Chopra on the creation of new private sector services to improve our nation’s health.
The government has recruited a group of technical experts to make sustained improvements to the online health exchange marketplaces.
Aneesh Chopra, former chief technology officer for the White House, said it’s not out of the realm of possibility, as Verizon has long been involved with the project.
Editor’s Pick A “tech surge” is underway to fix the error-plagued HealthCare.gov. Sources familiar with the matter say the government needs a focused “IT swat team.”
The government is shifting its tone in taking responsibility for some of the technical issues with the federal health exchange.
Editor’s Pick Experts predict that federal and state agencies will have no other choice but to adopt modern, cloud-based technology.
The Y Combinator-backed company helps small businesses and their employees get instant, customized quotes, make comparisons, and complete the application process online.
Editor’s Pick Who stands to benefit as a key piece of the Affordable Care Act comes into effect? Health investors, policy-makers and analysts weigh in.
Editor’s Pick Smart investors and entrepreneurs are thinking about the long-term impacts of the Affordable Care Act, the biggest expansion in coverage in nearly 50 years.
San Francisco-based Evolent Health just raised $100 million in its second round of funding, an unprecedented sum for an early-stage health care startup.
Health care transparency startup Change Healthcare raised $15 million to take advantage of the opportunities arising from the Affordable Care Act.
Editor’s Pick The U.K. has taken bold steps this month to improve health care transparency. Why is the U.S. still trailing behind?
PokitDok received $4 million in funding today to build-out a website that lets consumers research and potentially even purchase health care services.
Health care is a completely dysfunctional market where the buyers have little access to price or quality information about the products they’re buying. Fortunately, the data we need is out there — if we can just get to it.
The Affordable Care Act, aka health care reform, aka Obamacare, is spurring a massive creation of new business opportunities, according to the HHS chief technical officer, Bryan Sivak.
According to a survey of 5,000 practicing doctors, many physicians are nervous about their ability to make money in the coming year, thanks to technology complexities, health care reform, and other issues.
Healthfundr connects health startups with accredited investors to drive funding and attention to this challenging sector.
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.
Health care is a massive part of the U.S. economy — about 20 percent — but it’s not one that we talk about often when we think of venture capital. That might be about to change.
Guest Post The past decade belonged to the rise of social networking. Now, with the passage of the Affordable Care Act, this is the decade for healthcare entrepreneurs.