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Thursday 15th March 2018

Backed by Ashton Kutcher, Medinas Health Raises $1M for Data-driven Healthcare Marketplace

Medinas Health , a data-driven marketplace helping healthcare organizations safely and securely buy and sell their surplus and short-date medical supplies and equipment – announced today that it has raised $1M in its oversubscribed seed round. The round was co-led by Ashton Kutcher & Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures and General Catalyst’s Rough Draft Ventures, additional investors ... Re...

Wednesday 14th March 2018

Survey: Majority of Americans Have No Clue Where Their Medical Data is Stored

Majority of Americans have no knowledge as to where their medical data is stored and who has access to it, according to a new survey conducted by Australian start-up ScalaMed, a blockchain based mobile prescription system. The recent research of 800 patients reveals a number of key issues Americans face when it comes to managing ... Read More

Four Use Cases to Apply Blockchain in Healthcare

Editor’s Note: Daniel Kivatinos is the COO and cofounder of drchrono, an integrated EHR platform that connects doctors, patients and health data to improve patient care. Daniel drives direction, brand vision, and business strategy for drchrono. Follow him on Twitter @danielkivatinos There is a lot of buzz around Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency as a new kind of payment ... Read Mor...

Edifecs Launches Hosted Encounter Management Model for MAOs and MCOs

Edifecs, a global health information technology solutions company, today announced the availability of its Encounter Management solution for small and mid-sized Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs). The Encounter Management software-as-a-service (SaaS) model helps health plans facilitate the encounter data submission process in the transition from Risk Adju...

Tuesday 13th March 2018

Cooper University Health Taps Bernoulli for Medical Device Integration into Epic EHR

Bernoulli Health, the developer of the advanced Bernoulli One clinical surveillance, medical device integration (MDI), and real-time data analytics platform, announced today that Cooper University Health Care (NJ) has selected Bernoulli for enterprise-wide medical device integration into their Epic EHR. Cooper will leverage Bernoulli across all critical care units, emergency departments, periopera...

FDA Approves Medtronic Smart Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System for Diabetes

The FDA has just approved the Medtronic Guardian™ Connect Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system, the first smart CGM system to help people with diabetes outsmart high and low glucose events. The system uses the power of real-time sensor glucose data, advanced algorithms and customizable, predictive alerts to notify people when sensor glucose levels are predicted ... Read More

Ciox Health, NextGen Partner to Streamline Medical Record Retrievals

Ciox Health , today announce its partnership with NextGen Healthcare to streamline medical record retrievals, reducing faxes and phone calls needed. The technology-driven healthcare company has joined forces with NextGen Healthcare to boost efficiency of medical record release and deepen integration of health plan requests, laying the foundation for further use of advanced technologies in ... Read...

Medable Unveils Blockchain for Healthcare Platform to Enable Medical Data Exchange

Medable Inc., the leading app and analytics platform for healthcare, at SXSW HealthSpark announced INSIGHT, a blockchain powered platform that enables medical data exchange among patients, medical researchers, and biopharmaceutical companies. Since its launch in late 2016, Medable has seen rapid adoption of its platform with a customer base that cares for over 15 million ... Read More

Cigna Launches “Answers by Cigna” on Amazon Alexa

Today, Cigna announced it will be the first global health service company to offer a skill aimed at personalizing and simplifying health benefits information with the launch of “Answers by Cigna,” a skill for Amazon Alexa. “Answers by Cigna” is designed to educate and engage people about health care by providing instant and easy-to-understand answers ... Read More

Why Medicaid Needs to Lead the Charge in Remote Patient Monitoring

Editor’s Note: Juan Pablo Segura is the Co-Founder of Babyscripts, a virtual care platform created for obstetrics that allows OBGYNs to deliver better prenatal care. In a system that is straining under the pressure of an increasingly sick and aging population, the benefits of digital healthcare are indisputable. Technology has played a crucial role in the industry’s continued ... Read M...

Why Medicaid Needs Lead the Charge in Remote Patient Monitoring

Editor’s Note: Juan Pablo Segura, Co-Founder of Babyscripts, a virtual care platform created for obstetrics that allows OBGYNs to deliver better prenatal care. In a system that is straining under the pressure of an increasingly sick and aging population, the benefits of digital healthcare are indisputable. Technology has played a crucial role in the industry’s continued transition to .....

Monday 12th March 2018

Cognizant Acquires Bolder Healthcare Solutions to Expand Revenue Cycle Management Services

Cognizant today announced it has agreed to acquire Bolder Healthcare Solutions, Louisville, KY-based provider of revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions to hospitals, physician practices and other specialist healthcare organizations in the United States. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2018. RCM software and ... Read More

Cook Children’s Health Goes Live on Epic EHR Across Network

Cook Children’s Health Care System has announced their go-live on Epic’s electronic health record (EHR) on March 1. Epic’s EHR system will care to patients not only at the flagship medical center in Fort Worth, Texas, but more than 60 pediatric medical offices and specialty clinics throughout the state. Epic’s rollout at Cook Children’s includes ... Read More

Using Telephonic Nurse Advice to Reduce Avoidable ED Visits

Editor’s Note: Virginia Gurley, MD, is chief medical officer at AxisPoint Health. Anne VanBronkhorst is senior vice president and general manager of AxisPoint Health’s GuidePoint solution  Delivering care in the right setting at the right time is a well-accepted tenet of value-based, population health management. Directing patients or members to the most clinically appropriate level of ....

Friday 9th March 2018

Report: Automated Patient Experiences Will Transform the Delivery of Care

World Business Research (WBR) and Conversa Health have released a new report, “Healthcare 2020: How Automated Patient Experiences Will Transform the Landscape”. Based on direct interviews and survey responses from 134 leading healthcare executives, the report explores how healthcare executives view automated healthcare technologies, their use cases and planned adoption. Survey respondents repo...

Survey: 4 in 5 Physicians Believe Patient-Generated-Data Improves Care Quality

More than four in five (83%) physicians believe that increased consumer and patient-generated data from connected devices would benefit the overall quality of care and enable more personalized care plans, according to a new nationwide poll released by Ernst & Young LLP (EY). The report reveals both consumers and physicians are eager for increased digital ... Read More

Microsoft and Apollo Hospitals to Build AI-Powered Cardiology Network

Apollo Hospitals, India’s leading super specialty hospital has inked a partnership with Microsoft to create an AI-powered cardiology network to predict heart disease. The partnership is part of Healthcare NExT, a Microsoft initiative which aims to accelerate healthcare innovation through artificial intelligence and cloud computing. Together, Microsoft and Apollo Hospital will be developing a...

Thursday 8th March 2018

PeriGen Unveils AI-Powered Fetal and Maternal Early Warning Solution

PeriGen, an innovator of perinatal early warning systems unveiled their new artificial intelligence powered fetal and maternal early warning solution, Periwatch at HIMSS18. PeriWatch™ Vigilance is a new early warning platform for obstetrics that automatically identifies patients whose conditions are worsening, facilitating more timely interventions. Vigilance augments currently installed fetal s...

Get Real Health Announce Winner of “Flip the Patient” Challenge

Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance), a HIMSS organization, and WEGO Health, the world’s largest network of patient leaders, today announced digital health startup Get Real Health as the winner of its first “Flip the Patient” Challenge. The award was announced in the PCHAlliance Connected Health Experience at the 2018 HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition in ... Re...

Health Insurer Cigna to Acquire Express Scripts for $67 Billion: 5 Things to Know

Cigna Corporation has acquired Express Scripts Holding Company in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $67 billion, including Cigna’s assumption of approximately $15 billion in Express Scripts debt. The acquisition is expected to be completed by December 31, 2018. “Cigna’s acquisition of Express Scripts brings together two complementary customer-centric services companies...

Philips and Samsung Partner to Connect Samsung’s IoT Platform to Philips HealthSuite Digital Platform

Philips and Samsung announced plans for a strategic partnership to connect Samsung’s ARTIK Smart IoT Platform to the Philips HealthSuite Digital Platform. This collaboration will ultimately allow the Samsung ARTIK ecosystem of connected devices to safely access and share information with Philips’ cloud platform. Healthcare application developers will be able to realize interoperable connected ...

HIMSS18 Day 3 Coverage Highlights & Summary

Inovalon to Acquire ABILITY Network for $1.2B Inovalon, a technology company providing advanced, cloud-based platforms empowering a data-driven transformation from volume-based to value-based models has acquired ABILITY Network (“ABILITY”) for $1.2 billion. The combination of Inovalon and ABILITY creates a vertically integrated cloud-based platform empowering the achievement of real-time, ...

Wednesday 7th March 2018

UnitedHealthcare Offers Apple Watch for Eligible Plan Participants

For the first time, the Apple Watch will be integrated into UnitedHealthcare Motion, a national digital wellness program that provides eligible plan participants access to activity trackers that can enable them to earn up to $1,000 per year by meeting certain daily walking goals. Eligible participants will be able to receive and start using Apple ... Read More

JPMorgan Chase, VisitPay Partner to Offer Healthcare Receivables Financing

VisitPay, a provider of patient financial engagement, has entered into an exclusive agreement with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in connection with the bank’s plan to extend recourse financing to VisitPay’s new Balance Transfer program, which will provide wholesale funding to healthcare providers. St Luke’s Health System in Boise, a long standing VisitPay client, is among ... Read More

Medsphere Moves CareVue EHR to Amazon Cloud to Enhance EHR Adoption

Medsphere Systems Corporation, a provider of affordable and interoperable healthcare information technology (IT) solutions and services, has migrated the company’s CareVue electronic health record (EHR) solution to Amazon Web Services (AWS). CareVue Cloud is accessible from all the most commonly used platforms, including Windows, Linux and MacOS. Deploying CareVue as a service via AWS, Medsphere...

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