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Practice Fusion, Emerging Power in Health Records, Lands $34 Million

allthingsd.com
Health care reform at least in the way that President Obama and Congressional Democrats envisioned it may be under attack — as I write these words the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act is less than an hour away — but one piece of health care reform is...
Practice Fusion, Emerging Power in Health Records, Lands $34 Million
HealthSpot, A Hospital-In-A-Box, Beams In Doctors To Relieve Emergency Room Overcrowding

Startup HealthTap gets $24M to treat 'demand shock' of new Obamacare patients

gigaom.com
Fast forward to 2014 and it might be harder to get an appointment with your doctor, thanks to an influx of up to 30 million new patients expected to enter the health care system under the Affordable Care Act.  But Palo Alto-based HealthTap believes its online health community for doctors...
Startup HealthTap gets $24M to treat 'demand shock' of new Obamacare patients
Virtual doctors: Carena launches in-home digital medical service CareSimple

With Obamacare Still In Play, GoHealth Lands $50M For Health Insurance Comparison Shopping

techcrunch.com
This month, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), deciding whether or not adults in the U.S. will be required to purchase healthcare. If the Court rules in favor, millions of Americans will soon be in the market...
With Obamacare Still In Play, GoHealth Lands $50M For Health Insurance Comparison Shopping
Small businesses: Here's how to prepare for health care reform
Rock Health startups whipping healthcare industry into shape
Doximity's Jeff Tangney on VC in medicine, self-quantification, and how to get a sleep score of 100
Markets: Five Companies That Are Definitely Thrilled Obama Was Re-Elected
Obamacare is a bonanza for startups - but do they know it?

SCOTUS Decision + ObamaCare = Internet Fun (and Not So Much)

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Of course, because Americans now have a wide range of tools to express themselves online, the historic and surprising Supreme Court decision that has upheld the Obama administration’s controversial health care overhaul has been a perfect medium for the escalating debate. There is already a Tumblr created today with...
SCOTUS Decision + ObamaCare = Internet Fun (and Not So Much)

Commentary: Why the 'fiscal cliff' is driving startup M&A

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President Barack Obama was reelected on November 6th, and since November 7th my phone has not stopped ringing. Every entrepreneur, investment banker and venture capitalist is calling to sell their companies — all at once. My inbox is inundated with NDA’s and company overviews on businesses of all kinds.  The terms...
Commentary: Why the 'fiscal cliff' is driving startup M&A
Digital health market soars as consumers take control of their bodies

Obamacare: Shining a Light on Dark Days in Heathcare Tech

pandodaily.com
Entrepreneurs, developers, designers, listen up: Obamacare needs you, and it can’t wait until 2014. Healthcare technology has to catch up, and quick, to be ready for 30 million Americans newly insured under Obamacare. Within a week of the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, state governments have...
Obamacare: Shining a Light on Dark Days in Heathcare Tech
X-rays and iPads: The network healthcare evolution

New healthcare rule to cut red tape, save up to $4.6B, says HHS

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a proposed rule change to the Affordable Care Act that it estimates will eventually save healthcare providers and payers $4.6 billion by simplifying administrative chores....
New healthcare rule to cut red tape, save up to $4.6B, says HHS

States now under the gun to implement health insurance exchanges

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Although Texas is refusing to set up health insurance exchanges required by the Affordable Care Act, other states realize it's time to choose a customized exchange before a 2014 federal deadline....
States now under the gun to implement health insurance exchanges

Digitizing the doctor's office: 7 ways technology will shape healthcare in 2013

gigaom.com
At the Consumer Electronics Show this week, all kinds of health devices and apps are taking center stage. But beyond potentially improving the health of individuals, what does the boom in digital health mean for the health care industry over all? This week, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) released its annual report on...
Digitizing the doctor's office: 7 ways technology will shape healthcare in 2013

Twitter courts healthcare -- but cautiously

gigaom.com
As health-related chatter on Twitter picks up, the micro-blogging platform wants healthcare marketers to pay attention — but the company’s pitch isn’t without some qualifications. At a presentation at the Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco Monday (Twitter’s first in the health tech conference’s six-year history), Melissa Barnes, Twitter’s head...
Twitter courts healthcare -- but cautiously
Brighter Launches A New, Free Version Of Its Dental Service To Bring Affordable Care To The Uninsured

Health providers can't find, keep IT staff

www.computerworld.com
A survey of IT executives in U.S. hospitals revealed that many are concerned they will not be able to find the IT employees they need to implement technology required under the Affordable Care Act....
Health providers can't find, keep IT staff
New report shows huge drop in startup jobs (but don't just think tech)

What the healthcare ruling means for tech

tech.fortune.cnn.com
Major changes are coming to big healthcare providers. That means disruption -- and opportunity. By Brian OʼKeefe, assistant managing editor FORTUNE -- Chief Justice John Roberts might be a health care technology innovatorʼs best friend. Why? The Supreme Courtʼs recent 5-4 decision to uphold President Obamaʼs signature piece of health...
What the healthcare ruling means for tech

Health tech’s big year: by the numbers

gigaom.com
The big health news of the summer, maybe even the year, will undoubtedly be last week’s Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act. But the industry has also been making headlines for the double-digit (and even triple-digit-sized) investments going into health tech startups. According to a recent study...
Health tech’s big year: by the numbers

What Megatrends in Health Care Mean for the U.S. Agenda

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The megatrends in global health care selected by the Harvard Business Review highlight a stark reality: Health care is changing rapidly and — unless we do the right things and do them well, care will become entirely unaffordable. In the United States, the new law to reform health insurance is...
What Megatrends in Health Care Mean for the U.S. Agenda

The uncomfortable difference between being a founder and an employer

pandodaily.com
It’s a common gripe about tech blogs: They spend so much time focusing launches and exits that they don’t write much about the stuff in between. And that stuff is exactly where companies are made or broken. We’re guilty of this too. Which is why we’re following up our previous...
The uncomfortable difference between being a founder and an employer
New ONC fee proposal scares health IT sector

Are you getting overcharged by your hospital? Time to become a Smart patient

venturebeat.com
An article by Steve Brill in Time magazine has provoked debate about whether some patients — specifically the uninsured — are getting overcharged by hospitals. This comes at a good time, because the nation is in the middle of making some huge changes to how patients get insured. First, President...
Are you getting overcharged by your hospital? Time to become a Smart patient
Healthfundr launches equity-based crowdfunding for health startups
Rush Limbaugh and the revenge of old media
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