The company that began as a source of genealogical data now hopes to marry that information with DNA data—and sell it for research

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Douglas White knew high-deductible insurance is supposed to make patients into smart shoppers. So he shopped. Using information from his insurer, he found a good deal — $473.53 at Coolidge Corner Imaging in Boston, a half hour from his house. But the bill he got later was for $1,273.02 from a hospital he had no idea was connected to the imaging center

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The Doctor Is Out

April 23, 2015

Consumers will soon be able to bypass their doctors by going online to order cholesterol readings, thyroid tests and other bloodwork from the biggest diagnostics company in the US

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Despite the government’s push to make health information more available, few people use concrete information about doctors or hospitals to obtain better care at lower prices, according to a poll released Tuesday

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