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Accolade Secures $70 Million in Series E Funding

Health concierge Accolade raised $70 million in investment funding. The start-up company will use the funding to expand its outreach efforts, which include: marketing, sales, research, and further developing its technological platform. Private American venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz led the fundraising efforts, with significant contributions...

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Mercer and Accolade form alliance to set a new standard in consumer health experience

Global healthcare adviser Mercer has teamed up with healthcare concierge Accolade to develop an all-inclusive healthcare management solution. “Mercer Complete Care” debuted on August 4th and was developed as a resource for employers to offer their employees. The all-encompassing system allows employees and their dependents...

PillPack Deploys PokitDok’s Pharmacy APIs for Real-Time Pharmacy Eligibility

PokitDok and PillPack are partnering up to improve patient experiences for more than 16 million Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries and 40.5 million Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Benefit Plan recipients. PokitDok, a McKesson Ventures portfolio company, is a cloud-based API platform that is designed to streamline healthcare...

Playing catch-up in hospital innovation

In a recent article on TechCrunch, Crunch Network contributor Mandira Singh argues that a big change is due in health care: more tech innovations to improve processes, deliver healthcare, increase accuracy, and ensure that patients are able to receive the care they need, when they...

Health Systems’ Integrated Virtual Clinics Improve Care Quality

In an article for Health IT Outcomes, Christine Kern explains how commercial telemedicine providers fall short in key quality measures—while integrated telemedicine services provide better continuity of care and meet the highest quality care delivery benchmarks. Kern’s claims are supported by a number of sources, including...