HealthTap Inc

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Name: HealthTap Inc
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Getting Medical Advice Is Often Just A Tap Away

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with infectious disease specialist and HealthTap member Dr. Jonathan Po about telemedicine and hypochondria in a time of heightened health concern. ... [Published NPR - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

20 Apps You Won't Be Able to Live Without

Photo:1. KillSwitch: This app discretely removes all traces of your ex from your Facebook profile.2. Sleep Cycle: This alarm clock analyzes your sleep patterns and wakes you when you are in the lightest sleep phase so you feel refreshed instead of g ... [Published Elle - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Virtual Healthcare Connects Patients and Doctors

How many times have you been sick and tried to get an appointment with your doctor, only to find out that he or she had no openings for the next three days? Or maybe you got sick over a weekend or in the middle of the night, when your doctor's office ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Google Is Testing A 'Talk With A Doctor' Feature Within Medical Search Results

Google is working on a feature that benefits people searching for information about medical problems. The feature offers the ability to set up a video chat session with a doctor while searching for specific medical symptoms. Doctors at Scripps Health ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Google Is Now Connecting Users Searching for Symptoms With Doctors Over Video Chat

When seeking a medical diagnosis, it's typically not the best idea to try and find it on the Internet. Regardless of the symptoms searched, the end result is usually some random chat board – hello, Yahoo Answers – where every innocuous itch is interpreted ... [Published Entrepreneur.com - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

American Healthcare: The Startups are Coming

DISQUS: A new crop of healthcare startups are leveraging low-cost, ubiquitous technologies such as Internet of Everything (IoE), big data, wearables, cloud computing, and mobile apps in an attempt to disrupt the multitrillion-dollar US healthcare sector ... [Published Cisco - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Google testing telemedicine service

Google is tiptoeing into the increasingly popular telemedicine space. The online search giant is indeed running a trial within its Helpouts service offering users a chance to discuss medical issues with live doctors via online video, as Engadget first ... [Published Health Leaders - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Google Testing New Telemedicine Service

Palto / ShutterstockGoogle is tiptoeing into the increasingly popular telemedicine space.The online search giant is indeed running a trial within  its Helpouts service  offering users a chance to discuss medical issues with live doctors via online video, ... [Published Recode - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

How to ask a real doctor (for free) if you have Ebola — without overrunning hospitals

Image Credit: Vox.comWorried you have Ebola? You most likely don’t , but that hasn’t stopped panicked Americans from flooding overtaxed hospitals.Of course, 24/7 TV news networks haven’t helped quell the panic, with pundits claiming the government is ... [Published Venturebeat - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Commentary: Health care's innovator's dilemma

There are huge issues facing the U.S. health care system. / Igor Aronov, /iStockphotoby Aaron Levie, Special for USA TODAYFiled UnderPALO ALTO, Calif. - America is facing a crisis. One that has the potential to bankrupt our country and compromise the ... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

More Employers Advocating For Telemedicine on Behalf of Their Employees

With the notable advances in telemedicine over the last few years, many employers who once balked at paying for telemedicine services or access to telemedicine services are now having a change of heart.Incredibly, nearly 50% of employers are now advocating ... [Published MHealth Watch - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 4 reports

HealthTap launches virtual doctor visits on your phone

Image Credit: HealthTapNOTE: GrowthBeat -- VentureBeat's provocative new marketing-tech event -- is a week away! We've gathered the best and brightest to explore the data, apps, and science of successful marketing. Get the full scoop here , and grab ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 30 2014]

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"When you’re searching for basic health information – from conditions like insomnia or food poisoning – our goal is provide you with the most helpful information available. We’re trying this new feature to see if it’s useful to people,” a Google spokeswoman confirmed to the Guardian . The trail video chat feature will be part of Google's Helpouts, the platform that allows users to interact with experts in various fields via live video chat."
"Don't get me wrong, I admire the entrepreneurial spirit," Sharda said in a recent article in Healthcare IT News. "My issue is, that without actual healthcare experience, all this fantastic talent and passion surge goes to the less important problem spots of a troubled industry."
...Amir Dan Rubin, CEO of Stanford Health Care, describes this transformation as, "people want health and well being, they don't necessarily want office visits and infusions. They want to be able to access that anywhere."
explain the difference. "It’s not just people randomly saying"

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Getting Medical Advice Is Often Just A Tap Away [Published NPR - Oct 18 2014]
20 Apps You Won't Be Able to Live Without [Published Elle - Oct 18 2014]
Virtual Healthcare Connects Patients and Doctors [Published Huffington Post - Oct 15 2014]
Google Is Testing A 'Talk With A Doctor' Featur... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 15 2014]
Google News: 5 Things All GOOG Stock Investors ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Oct 14 2014]
Google Is Now Connecting Users Searching for Sy... [Published Entrepreneur.com - Oct 13 2014]
American Healthcare: The Startups are Coming [Published Cisco - Oct 13 2014]
Google testing telemedicine service [Published Health Leaders - Oct 13 2014]
Google Testing New Telemedicine Service [Published Recode - Oct 12 2014]
How to ask a real doctor (for free) if you have... [Published Venturebeat - Oct 09 2014]
How to ask a real doctor (for free) if you have... [Published Venturebeat - Oct 09 2014]
My Picks for NewCo Silicon Valley [Published John Battelle's Searchblog - Oct 09 2014]
Commentary: Health care's innovator's dilemma [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Oct 08 2014]
More Employers Advocating For Telemedicine on B... [Published MHealth Watch - Oct 06 2014]
How the Apple Watch Could Help Revolutionize He... [Published REASON Online - Sep 25 2014]
Teladoc raises $50 million for telemedicine pla... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 23 2014]
Teladoc raises $50 million for telemedicine pla... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 23 2014]
Health pros left wondering if Apple Watch can m... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 13 2014]
Health pros left wondering if Apple Watch can m... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 13 2014]
Self Health Network raises $5.6M to keep you ou... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 18 2014]
Doctors on demand [Published FOX Business - Video - Aug 04 2014]
6 Healthcare Apps to Keep You Healthy and Safe [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 02 2014]
Khosla-backed startup hopes to bring doctors to... [Published Reuters: Technology News - Jul 31 2014]
HealthTap launches virtual doctor visits on you... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 30 2014]
All-access medical app delivers prescriptions v... [Published SiliconANGLE - Jul 30 2014]
The Uber For Doctors [Published Forbes - YouTube Channel - Jul 30 2014]
HealthTap Prime lets you video call a Doctor wh... [Published Engadget - Jul 30 2014]
HealthTap launches $99 per month Prime option, ... [Published The Next Web.com - Jul 30 2014]
HealthTap launches $99 per month Prime option, ... [Published The Next Web - Jul 30 2014]
HealthTap’s Video Chatting Doctors Want to End ... [Published Wired Epicenter - Jul 30 2014]
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How to ask a real doctor (for free) if you have... [Published Venturebeat - Oct 09 2014]
Image Credit: Vox.com Worried you have Ebola? You most likely don’t , but that hasn’t stopped panicked Americans from flooding overtaxed hospitals. Of course, 24/7 TV news networks haven’t helped quell the panic, with pundits claiming the government ...
My Picks for NewCo Silicon Valley [Published John Battelle's Searchblog - Oct 09 2014]
The post My Picks for NewCo Silicon Valley appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog . We’re more than halfway through the NewCo festival season, with Amsterdam, San Francisco, Detroit, New York, and London/UK behind us, and Silicon Valley, ...
Teladoc raises $50 million for telemedicine pla... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 23 2014]
Image Credit: Teladoc In one of the largest raises of the year in the digital health space, the telehealth company Teladoc says today it has raised $50 million from Jafco Ventures and others. The funding was made public in a regulatory filing on ...
Health pros left wondering if Apple Watch can m... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 13 2014]
Above: The back of the Watch has two visible light sensors and two infrared sensors. Image Credit: Apple Physicians and digital health experts are encouraged by the level of accuracy suggested by the Apple Watch’s sensors but are still left wondering ...
Self Health Network raises $5.6M to keep you ou... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 18 2014]
It’s become a thing: service platforms and apps that help patients follow aftercare and wellness instructions while away from the healthcare system. Not taking care of themselves after a procedure is common among patients, and it’s costing health-care ...
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