Yearly Archives: 2012

HealthTap Buys Avvo’s Health Business, Looks To Become The Go-To Resource For Medical Advice, Info

Instead of anxiously searching Google or WebMD, people would rather turn to a real human being for answers to their pressing health questions — preferably one who’s been to school for 10 years. The problem is, of course, that visits

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HealthTap Brings Transparency, Peer Review and Merit-Based Ratings to Help Consumers Identify the Best Doctors for Them

 HealthTap, the company putting the care back into healthcare by connecting people directly with a network of 16,000+ U.S.-licensed physicians, today unveiled its Top Doctors Competition to provide visibility into the quality of care doctors provide. For the first time,

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Medical app HealthTap launches feature that lets doctors translate medical research for the masses

HealthTap, an app allowing users to ask questions of a community of more than 15,000 medical doctors, is beefing up its mobile and Web application. It is integrating the wealth of published medical data in the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed database

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Have a pressing medical question? There’s an app for that:

(Credit:HealthTap) (CBS News) When most people have a medical question, they head to the doctor’s office. But, what if instead you could type out a question in your phone and have it answered by physicians without leaving your home or

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The Doctors’ Smartphones Will See You Now = NO WAIT

Unwavering Commitment to Excellence in Patient Services Health Tap has just released a new line of apps for iPad, iPhone, Android, and the web in order to connect people with more than 12,000 U.S. licensed doctors at any time to answer

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HealthTap For All = Free Second Opinions

Unwavering Commitment to Excellence in Patient Services HealthTap Puts a Doctor On Your Smartphone, Helps You Find a Good One to See In Person iOS/Android/Web: The last time we mentioned HealthTap, their mobile app connected you with doctors who could answer

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This App Will Change Everything About Healthcare

HealthTap is an app available on iOS, Android, and the web that lets people ask medical questions of real doctors and get quick answers in return. Click here to take a tour of the app > The app is the brainchild of Ron Gutman, a serial entrepreneur working

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HealthTap Uncovers The Secret Knowledge Network Of Doctors, Online

Through radical transparency and community rewards, HealthTap aspires to become the default national rating and search destination for patients seeking physicians. If it can better match patients to treatments and doctors than Google, then it’s well on its way. Though

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What is Direct Primary Care?

In the United States, direct primary care (DPC) is primary care offered directly to the consumer, without insurance intervention. It is an umbrella term, incorporating various health care delivery systems that involve direct financial relationships between patients and health care providers. One niche variant of direct primary care is concierge medicine.

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What is #mHealth

mHealth (also written as m-health or mobile health) is a term used for the practice of medicine and public health, supported by mobile devices. The term is most commonly used in reference to using mobile communication devices, such as mobile phones, tablet computers and PDAs, for health

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