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.
DocuTAP has raised $11.9 million from Bessemer Venture Partners for its software that streamlines workflow in urgent care clinics.
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.
Concierge medical group One Medical gets $30 million in a round led by Google Ventures.
Epocrates Inc., a medical applications company based in Silicon Valley, is being scooped up by AthenaHealth for $293 million.
The experience of waiting on a line at your chaotic, paper-filled medical practice may be a thing of the past.