Pennsylania

Telemedicine gets a commercial payer with Iagnosis, Highmark collaboration

One of the biggest barriers to wide-spread adoption of telemedicine is whether it’s covered by insurance. This is particularly true for consumers who might embrace it more readily if it’s not cost prohibitive but also for employers looking to contain health plan costs. So it’s not without warrant that Iagnosis, the parent company of DermatologistOnCall, […]

Devices & Diagnostics

Provider performance transparency tool and test for detecting heart attacks get early stage investment

A health data informatics startup wants to make provider performance more transparent by using criteria like price and quality of outcomes to give payers a better way to evaluate them. It has received seed funding from Ben Franklin Technology PArtners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, a division of the state’s economic development agency. A mobile cardiac biomarker […]