News & Updates
Healthrageous, Inc., a personalized health technology company, completed a $6 million Series A financing led by North Bridge Venture Partners with investment partners Egan Managed Capital and Long River Ventures.
Voxiva, the company behind HHS’s Text4Baby initiative, partnered with health insurance company Harvard Pilgrim Health Care to make its Care4Life type 2 diabetes management platform available to Harvard Pilgrim members. The Boston-based not-for-profit health plan has more than a million members across New England.
The HIMSS EHR Association, a collaboration of more than 40 EHR companies, released an EHR Developer Code of Conduct. The code serves as a reflection of its members’ commitment to supporting safe health care delivery and fostering continued innovation.
Partners HealthCare announced that it will deploy Health Catalyst’s late-binding data warehouse technology across its health system. Additionally, Partners plans to invest in Health Catalyst to develop new clinical applications.
JumperCut, providers of interactive media and personalized video technology for patient engagement, launched its beta program. It is aimed at select health plans, health systems, and other care coordination organizations looking to facilitate and sustain digital conversations with patients in accordance to Stage 2 Meaningful Use.
The California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) made a second investment in Asthmapolis, the FDA-cleared mobile health solution for people with asthma and COPD. This brings CHCF’s total investment in this company to $1.04M.
Verizon launched BlackBerry Q10, a new phone tailored to the health care market. This phone will help health care organizations to increase access to vital medical data while addressing patient privacy and security requirements.
Harris Corporation, a communications technology company, was awarded a four year, $37M contract to improve the Veterans Benefits Administration’s (VBA) Enterprise Data Warehouse. This warehouse provides data for business intelligence reports, fraud prevention, and financial auditing.
ECRI Institute, a non-profit research organization, released SELECTplus User Experience Network. It is a comprehensive decision-support resource for medical technology purchasers, complete with user satisfaction rankings and other key purchasing information for medical devices.