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Kaiser Permanente Launches Mobile App for Access to Electronic Medical Records

Kaiser Permanente, who already boasts the largest deployment of Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) in the world, today announced the launch of a new Android application to allow more than 9 million Kaiser patients to access their medical information on the go.

In addition to its Android app, the healthcare provider is also launching a newly mobile-optimized version of its website located at kp.org to allow anyone with a mobile device to still access their medical information when and where they need it.  Kaiser said it plans to launch a companion app for iOS in the coming months as well.  Through mobile access to their personal health information, Kaiser members now have secure access to lab results, diagnostic information, direct email communication with doctors, and the ability to order prescription refills among other things.

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Doctor & Dentist Scheduling App ZocDoc Raises $25M From Goldman Sachs, Total Raised Now $95M

ZocDoc, a native and mobile Web app that allows users to find and schedule appointments with doctors and dentists, has announced a $25M series C investment from Goldman Sachs, raising total series C funding to $75M and the total raised to date a healthy $95M.

ZocDoc takes the concept of finding a local physician and scheduling an appointment to the next level.  The company’s suite of apps allows users to research and find doctors and other clinicians that accept their insurance the platform integrates seamlessly with doctors’ calendars in real-time, allowing for patients to schedule appointments in real-time.

The app relies on the fact that it ties into the so-called “hidden availability” of doctors, such as the 10 to 20 percent of appointments that are cancelled or rescheduled at the last minute.  It’s like Hotwire.com for docotors’ appointments.  Doctors pay $250/mo to use the service and it’s free for consumer use.

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