Digital health has the potential to save $46 billion a year in health spending

New research determines that there are now 318,500 health-related consumer apps, yet most apps have been downloaded fewer than 5,000 times. Existing digital health products hold the ...

Can tech ease the pain of soaring drug costs?

The internet has transformed the way consumers buy everything from clothes and cars to food and movie tickets. Can the power of technology also disrupt how Americans purchase prescription ...

Predictive analytics seen as cost cutter by healthcare execs

A majority of executives in the healthcare industry think predictive analytics will save their organizations money, according to a new report from the Society of Actuaries. The organization ...

Startup Cures Medical Bills Of Errors So You Don’t Overpay

Even when you have insurance, a surprise medical bill can really hurt. Now a San Francisco-based startup is trying to ease the pain, by scanning bills for mistakes — and they are finding ...

New tool to help Floridians learn more about healthcare prices

Consumers skeptical about the real cost of healthcare will soon have a resource where they can ask and share with their neighbors the price of common medical procedures. Starting Thursday, ...

App can help you save on generic drugs

Founded by brothers Geoffrey and Matthew Chaiken, Blink Health is changing lives in just a few easy steps. Once you’ve received a prescription from your doctor and sent it to ...

Cutting your medical bills via smartphone

What if your next doctor’s visit could happen by smartphone from anywhere in the world? It could happen sooner than you think. It’s called telemedicine, or telehealth: The use of ...

Poor healthcare apps could cost hospitals $100 million a year

While 66 of the 100 largest hospitals in the United States offer consumers mobile health apps, only 2 percent of patients are using them, according to a new report published on Wednesday ...

Oscar aims to simplify health insurance

An upstart New York-based health plan is seeking a share of Orange County’s Obamacare market by using sophisticated technology designed to simplify how consumers decipher costs and ...

Oscar, The Health Insurance Startup That Wants To Revolutionize Healthcare

Growing up in India, Suyog Mody was always one call away from a doctor. When Mody wasn’t feeling well, his parents would run his symptoms by his aunt or uncle, who are both physicians. ...
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