News & Updates
Nuance confirmed that their technology is present in Siri, the digital assistant available on Apple’s iOS devices. At Health Refactored, Nuance demoed their medical speech recognition technology, which was equally as impressive as Siri.
Shareable Ink, which allows doctors to use digital pen and paper similar to traditional paperwork, raised $3 million in a funding round led by Lemhi Ventures. In total, the company has raised more than $14 million in the last three years.
HealthTap launched AppRx, a marketplace for consumers to browse health and medical apps evaluated by HealthTap’s physician users. HealthTap breaks apps into doctor or consumer categories as well as 30 granular categories.
BodyMedia announced partnerships with Sleepio, creator of an online sleep improvement program, and A.R.O., makers of an app called Saga that utilizes BodyMedia data to provide consumers actionable insights into their health. The data integration increases each entity’s ability to provide personalized health insights.
Iatric Systems, a health IT interoperability company, acquired Dallas-based Accent on Integration (AOI), a health care systems and patient-care device integration firm. The partnership will allow Iatric Systems to leverage AOI’s Accelero Connect integration platform and its portfolio of consulting and professional services, and help expand Iatric’s data-sharing capabilities.
SysLogic, an information systems consulting firm, received FDA 501k market clearance for iTrace for Blood Centers, a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)-enabled blood products tracking system designed specifically to improve quality and efficiency in the transfusion medicine supply chain.
UCLA’s Mattel Children’s Hospital received a $1.6 million research award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), to study the use of videoconferencing technology in delivering behavioral health services to pediatric patients in community primary care settings.
CareCloud, a cloud based EHR vendor, partnered with PremloCare Intuitive, a telemedicine corporation, to launch a national healthcare platform aimed to provide patients with higher-quality medical care with their own providers, by combining cloud-based software and services from both the companies.
The Verizon Foundation, Swinfen Charitable Trust and the University of Virginia Health System, together, will develop an innovative telemedicine program into rural communities in India and the Philippines. The program will utilize mobile and cloud-based technology to connect renowned physicians around the world to doctors in these communities to assist them with patient diagnoses and care.