A new startup called HealthLoop offers analytics and peer-reviewed plans for doctors to stay connected with their patients.
PokitDok received $4 million in funding today to build-out a website that lets consumers research and potentially even purchase health care services.
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Qpid believes they can help improve doctor productivity by making the new electronic health records system much easier to use.
ZocDoc is making a huge step forward in its mission to simplify connecting patients with doctors.
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Hope it’s summery and warm where you are, funding news readers. The weather in San Francisco is lovely, if you ignore the dark wall of fog creeping slowly towards the VentureBeat office. The outlook is definitely sunny for these companies! Check out who got funded today, and don’t forget to click the links in each paragraph for more details.
Medical appointment booking site ZocDoc announced Wednesday that it has added former Senators Tom Daschle and Dr. Bill Frist to its advisory board.
[vimeo 33887254 w=640 h=360] Question and answer company Avvo, a competitor of Quora‘s that focuses on medical and law queries, is fighting off legal battles while developing its service. It has one goal: make these otherwise elusive professionals as accessible as possible.
At some point you have to find and go to a doctor. Right now you can look for doctors online, but often you get no insight into the doctor’s practice or their personality. Insider Pages, a place people go to post and read reviews on local businesses and services, today announced the launch of Doctor Finder, a tool to help people find medical specialists partnered with patient reviews.