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eHealth Announces Partnership with The IHC Group

On Tuesday, eHealth, Inc. announced a new partnership with The IHC Group to offer medical insurance packages to customers unable to afford health insurance plans that meet all the benefit requirements with the Affordable Care Act (the ACA, or Obamacare).

From the official word:

These medical insurance packages were developed in partnership with The IHC Group to provide an affordable alternative for people who cannot afford Obamacare-compliant major medical health insurance coverage but who still want meaningful protection against unexpected medical expenses. Medical insurance packages developed by The IHC Group will be available in 37 states and the District of Columbia and provide a single point of service when people need to use their benefits.

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eHealth Now Works with Square to Help Small Businesses Find Health Insurance Solutions

eHealth Now Works with Square to Help Small Businesses Find Health Insurance Solutions

This week, eHealth, Inc., which operates eHealth.com, a leading private online health insurance exchange, announced that it is now providing Square’s small business customers with access to a broad range of health insurance solutions as well as eHealth’s innovative plan comparison tools and robust customer support.

Square’s point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a small business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory to real-time analytics and invoicing.

Through the Square dashboard, the more than two million small businesses using Square now have access to a co-branded eHealth website offering brand-name small business and individual & family health insurance options.

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The Mobile Future of Health in Focus at December’s mHealth Summit

The Mobile Future of Health in Focus at December’s mHealth SummitThe state of the art in mobile connectedness, mobile health technologies, mobile health devices, and more will be hot topics of discussion at the upcoming mHealth Summit.

Set for December 7-11 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C., the summit is a must-attend for managers, marketers, and manufacturers in the mobile healthcare marketplace.

And once again this year, mHealthWatch will be in attendance at the largest mobile health event in the world to speak with the providers, leaders, and influencers in mobile and connected health from all different stages of the mobile transition.

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mHealth: The Week’s Top Stories

mHealth The Week’s Top StoriesHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we’ve been monitoring this past week.

According to new report from Accenture, startup funding for digital healthcare is expected to double in the U.S. from $3.5 billion in 2014 to $6.5 billion in 2017.

With nearly half of all Americans said to be “fearful” about the potential spread of Ebola, new efforts and partnerships are taking shape to not only ease minds at home, but to combat the spread of Ebola abroad.

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China Using eHealth to Fix Healthcare

China Using eHealth to Fix HealthcareAccording to a new report from Reuters, while the U.S. and Europe already have wide use and application of digital healthcare, China is just beginning to use eHealth to connect developed health services in large cities to its rural communities where medical resources and quality of care are spread unequally.

Patients in rural areas must often travel hundreds of miles to see a specialist in a large city.

With eHealth, doctors can use a central “operation room” to diagnose and treat patients in another location by using a live video feed and software that shares patient scans and files to aid specialist consultation.

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SoloHealth and eHealth Announce Strategic Partnership at Health2.0 Conference

SoloHealth and eHealth Announce Strategic Partnership at Health2.0 ConferenceOn Tuesday, SoloHealth – a consumer-driven healthcare technology company – announced a new partnership with eHealth, Inc., parent company of eHealthInsurance.

The partnership was made official at the Health2.0 conference in San Francisco.

The nature of the partnership, MHW has learned, is to help expand consumer awareness and enrollment in individual, family and Medicare health insurance plans.

The partnership makes eHealth’s plan selection and comparison tools available, in selected geographies, to many of the more than 130,000 people who use the SoloHealth Stations every day across America. SoloHealth Station users will be able to easily explore their health insurance options via eHealthInsurance.com, the nation’s first and largest private online health insurance exchange.

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Mobile Health Care Apps Growing Fast in Number

mhealthThe rate at which mobile health care apps are introduced into the app stores of the world is accelerating very quickly.

According to the latest industry data available, there are presently 31,000 health, fitness, and medical related apps on the market  today.

But not all are of value or potentially even safe. A new report from Health Leaders Media explores this persistent concern in the medical community.

“There are hundreds of apps that really work and are completely legitimate,” explains Mark Anderson, CEO of The AC Group, a healthcare IT consulting firm. “But there are also a lot of apps manufactured by snake oil salesmen who promote them with a lot of misleading information.”

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