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Emerging E-health Companies (7/00)

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Showcasing recently founded companies in the e-health arena: Inc. will facilitate pharmaceutical procurement for health care institutions and organizations in second and third world countries. MedCompanion Inc. offers wireless, handheld billing-related systems for physicians. MyDoc Online Inc. is an Internet portal to facilitate doctor-patient communication: appointment scheduling, prescription refills, medical test results, insurance eligibility and referrals. TargetRx Inc. is an Internet forum for physicians to provide direct product feedback to pharmaceutical companies through validated surveys and other market research instruments. Yourdoctor Inc.'s proprietary graphical navigation system places health care information in context for user, creates vertical markets for providers, suppliers.

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