4 reasons Facebook doesn’t work for healthcare

Providing the right information and regular support for patients is something the health care system will never, ever be able to do on its own. A big part of the solution will come from startups like us, but probably not from the likes of Facebook. Here’s why:

New ONC fee proposal scares health IT 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.

Submissions are open for HealthBeat 2013 Innovation Showdown!

There’s no arguing that technology advancement is disrupting the $3 trillion health care market. We’re showcasing the 10 most interesting health care IT startups and companies that are driving this change.