Report from large employers explores wellness, healthcare cost strategies From Mobil Health News

by Admin 09.17.2014

Chief executive officers from nine large American companies, healthcare and otherwise, released a 130-page report detailing a number of ways the private sector can help reduce the country’s rising healthcare costs, including explaining a lot of the work their own companies are already doing. The CEO Council on Health and Innovation was formed by the Bipartisan [...]

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HCSC, five providers sponsor Healthbox’s third Chicago accelerator program From Mobil Health News

by Admin 09.17.2014

Digital health accelerator Healthbox has added eight companies to its next accelerator, which will be located in Chicago. This is the third Chicago-based Healthbox accelerator. Chicago is also home base for Healthbox Global Partners, the parent company of Healthbox since 2013. Healthbox partnered with a number of companies to launch the class, including insurance company Health Care Service [...]

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Health insurance company HCSC to launch app with emphasis on activity, meditation From Mobil Health News

by Admin 09.16.2014

Insurance company Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), which offers insurance plans to residents of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas, has made available its first wellness app for its members, called Centered. The app focuses on activity tracking and meditation. The app will make use of the M7 and M8 motion coprocessors on Apple’s iPhone 5S and newly released [...]

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Stretchable, flexible sensor maker MC10 taps ex-Broadcom SVP as CEO From Mobil Health News

by Admin 09.16.2014

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based MC10 announced former Broadcom executive, Scott Pomerantz has joined it as its new CEO and president, replacing David Icke, who is leaving the company. At semiconductor company, Broadcom, Pomerantz most recently served as the SVP and GM of wireless connectivity, Broadcom’s biggest business. He joined Broadcom in 2007 after it acquired his GPS company, [...]

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