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2014-04-03 08:28:36

First Class of Healthcare Startups Created Over 120 Jobs, Raised $12 Million in Additional Capital, 2 Companies Acquired NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) and the Partnership Fund for New York City (Partnership Fund) launched the call for applications for the second class of the New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA), a program that is making New York a hub for the emerging digital health technology industry. NYDHA's...

2014-03-25 20:22:28

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Medical Association, the nation's leading organization working with Hispanic physicians to improve the health of America's Hispanic and other underserved populations, will hold its 18(th) Annual Conference March 27-30, 2014, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, N.W., Washington, D.C. More than 500 physicians, other health professionals, students and government and private sector advocates...

2014-03-10 08:31:20

Hospital's physicians extend real-time, online schedule and profile access to Denver-area healthcare consumers DENVER, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The schedules and profiles of primary care, OB/GYN, and other specialty physicians affiliated with University of Colorado Hospital are now available with the DocASAP scheduling platform, greatly simplifying appointment bookings for healthcare consumers in the greater Denver area. DocASAP is an important element of efforts to streamline...

2014-01-30 08:31:51

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new eHealth Initiative (eHI) report finds that social media can reduce the burden of chronic disease on the U.S. health system by providing real-time access to care, information, and support that empowers patients to achieve personal health goals, correct high-risk behavior, and better manage chronic conditions. However, there are challenges that need to be addressed before social media can reach its full potential. Today, more than 133...

2013-11-21 16:26:56

iDeas that Work competition, Sponsored by the California HealthCare Foundation, to award companies that address real-world challenges in healthcare BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Often, the best way to solve a problem in healthcare delivery is to ask organizations on the frontlines of innovation. The California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF) has partnered with the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) to challenge startup and established companies to put...

2013-11-13 16:27:09

Numbers Surge and Momentum Builds as Consumer Experience in Enrollment Process Improves SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Covered California(TM) and the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced today that applications were started for an estimated 370,000 individuals seeking coverage in October under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, pointing to strong consumer enrollment interest in a Covered California health plan or a low-cost or...

2013-10-31 10:30:08

In the years leading up to implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the percentage of Californians who received their health insurance through public programs continued to rise, likely in direct response to the loss of job-based coverage in the state, according to a new analysis by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The data for the analysis, collected in 2012 by the California Health Interview Survey, represents the most recent comprehensive statewide source of information on...

2013-10-30 23:00:09

Save On Medical offers pricing, quality scores and online scheduling for Fresno area radiologists on their website saveonmedical.com, helping patients save over 50% on their healthcare bills. Fresno, California (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Save On Medical’s partnership with Relevant Healthcare Cost Containment has made Fresno area radiologists’ costs and quality scores available to area patients. With 16.9% of Fresno’s 1.7 Million residents uninsured (California Healthcare Foundation),...

2013-10-29 23:05:02

Save On Medical has partnered with Relevant Health to compile an extensive list of healthcare providers in Sacramento, which patients can find on SaveOnMedical.com where they can schedule appointments online. Sacramento, California (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Save On Medical now has pricing for Sacramento area physicians on their consumer-driven healthcare website. Patients can compare doctors in their area and shop online for deals on medical procedures such as MRI scans, CT scans, x-rays...

2013-10-27 23:00:03

Save On Medical is teaming up with Relevant Healthcare Cost Containment to increase the number of San Diego physicians on the website’s network of affordable imaging centers. Sacramento, California (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 San Diego patients can now shop and compare affordable healthcare options on SaveOnMedical.com. A partnership between Save On Medical and Relevant Healthcare Cost Containment has resulted in adding a number of San Diego care providers to the website’s network of...