Report: Health Insurance Industry Will Be ‘Flipped on its Head.’

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The world of health insurance is about to be turned on its head.

Even with the well-known shifts brought on by the ACA, the fundamental business model for health insurers will change dramatically, shifting largely from serving employers and group business to serving individuals who demand a level of customer service not previously offered by many of the nation’s top insurers, according to a new report. Read More

Investing in Medical Devices: Interview with Venture Capitalist Dave Eichler of Psilos

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Many of our readers either use medical devices on a daily basis or are inventing new ones. Those in the latter group likely already have seen the bleak developments in the med device space, such as the Affordable Care Act’s excise tax (2.3%) and the lowest amount of investing dollars in the space in nearly a decade. We had the opportunity to speak with Dave Eichler of the Psilos Group, a healthcare investment firm, about the current landscape and why he thinks it’s improving. Read More

Investor Weighs in On Digital Health Startup’ Relevancy, Immediate Opportunities

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“We are about to have a significant flip in the competitive dynamics of healthcare,” Steve Krupa, managing member and Chief Operating Officer, of healthcare investment firm Psilos told MobiHealthNews in a recent interview. “It’s going to be quite severe and shocking across the board for the big and small players delivering health insurance, providers, and consumers, ultimately. This is a result of ObamaCare, really, but also of everything that is going on in healthcare today.” Read More

How to Invest Like a VC in the Hottest Technology

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If you want to get ahead of the pack in placing your technology bets, following venture capital money is a good strategy. Venture capitalists spend months parsing pitches from eager young start-ups, trying to figure out which have the potential to be the next Facebook, Google or WhatsApp. Right now VC investors are particularly flush with investment ideas and dollars. Read More

HealthEdge Celebrates the Opening of its New Corporate Headquarters

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State and local dignitaries celebrate the company’s remarkable growth and dedication to Burlington, MA alongside executives and employees at the ribbon cutting ceremony

HealthEdge®, provider of the only integrated financial, administrative and clinical platform for healthcare payors, today announced that it celebrated the opening of its new corporate headquarters at a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by numerous state and local dignitaries on November 26. Notable guests included Congressman John Tierney, State Representative Ken Gordon, Burlington, MA town executives and Board members from the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce. Read More

Miraculins Announces 2014 Plans for its Scout DS Non-Invasive Diabetes Screening Technology

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Miraculins Inc. (TSX-V:MOM), (”Miraculins” or the “Company”) a medical diagnostic company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing diagnostic and risk assessment technologies for unmet clinical needs, is pleased to announce its plans for the Scout DS® non-invasive diabetes screening technology for the upcoming fiscal year, which will include U.S. regulatory activity and expected sales expansion within Canadian pharmacy and employee health screening markets.

PatientTouch® Receives Certification Supporting Meaningful Use

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– First-ever certified smart point-of-care mobile solution to help hospitals attest for Meaningful Use incentives

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – October 10, 2013 – PatientSafe Solutions, a leader in point-of-care patient safety clinical workflow applications, announced today that its PatientTouch System 3.2.2 and PatientTouch System 3.3 have received ONC 2014 Edition Modular EHR Certification from the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ACB, in accordance with applicable eligible hospital EHR technology criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification will help hospitals that use the PatientTouch platform to attest for Meaningful Use Stage 2 criteria. Read More