I Tried to Revolutionize Health Care. Here’s Why It’s So Hard to Crack

When my company, Iodine, launched in 2013, we were part of an epidemic of startups seeking to change health care. There was great enthusiasm on the part of entrepreneurs and investors ...

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 ...

Is This Startup the New Model for Health Care?

American health care may be a mess, but many founders clamor to fix it. Among them: physician Rushika Fernandopulle, whose Boston-based company, Iora, reworks the primary care experience. ...

How This Woman Turned a Layoff Into a $3 Million Health Discount Card Business

After being let go from her retailing job, Heidi Rasmussen joined her husband to launch the health discount card freshbenies. At age 15, Heidi Rasmussen began working in retailing, ...

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. ...

Medical Tourism for the Masses: The Startup That Can Find You the Right Hospital

You need an operation. It may be elective, like a new nose, a procedure your insurer doesn’t think you need but you want, like a new knee, or a medical necessity like a kidney ...

How this US startup plans to save lives, lower medical bills

Founded in 2011, the Expedia-like healthcare site is currently available in 24 states. If you need to pay out of pocket for a medical procedure—whether it’s an allergy shot or liver ...

Physicians Create Start-up to Fight Expensive Generic Drugs

A group of Johns Hopkins trained physicians has started a crowdfunding campaign to create a start-up which produces cheap generic drugs (campaign web site: www.igg.me/at/cheapdrugs). The ...

FairCare App Brings Healthcare Cost Transparency To Consumers

Available now, FairCare released the FairCare app for iOS that provides consumers with the ability to find competitive prices in their neighborhood for any of the ten thousand medical ...

Online health care cost tool headed for consumers

Consumers will soon have online access to what’s being described as the most comprehensive information on the price and quality of health care services, according to the Health Care ...
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