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Careteam aims to unite patients and healthcare providers with a platform approach

How best to untangle the Gordian knot that is navigating your own healthcare? It’s a tricky question, and one that seems to have become only more complicated as technology improves, in many regards — systems don’t necessarily speak to one another, and it’s still hard for an ordinary patient without specialist knowledge to make sense ...

Judge recuses himself from health insurance cancer-denial case because he considers the company “immoral” and “barbaric”

US District Judge Robert N Scola recused himself from a class action suit against Unitedhealthcare that alleges that Unitedhealthcare denied them promising proton beam cancer treatments by falsely claiming that they were "experimental."

In his recusal, Scola revealed that he was a prostate cancer survivor who was cornered into accepting surgical prostate removal because his own ...

Public health startup Cityblock raises $65M Series B

The Sidewalk Labs spin-out provides personalized health and social services to low-income communities. ...

Innovaccer nabs $11 million from Microsoft’s VC arm to give doctors a better window into patient heatlh

Cracking the silos of digital health records promises to bring better care to patients by better informing doctors, according to Abhinav Shashank, the chief executive officer of San Francisco-based startup Innovaccer . Shashank’s company is just wrapping up a $35 million round of financing with a new $11 million commitment from Microsoft’s investment arm M12 ...

Trump Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Varma tweets obscene Halloween joke

It's not funny. Medicare For All is the idea of you and everyone you love being protected from going bankrupt if you get really sick.

That is a thing that happens to Americans. It ruins lives and families. Sometimes it kills people, even when the disease does not.

It is obscene for the Administrator of Medicare ...