News & Updates

HealthcareSource, a provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, was ranked number one in overall vendor performance in the 2013 KLAS Research report on talent management. The HealthcareSource Suite helps health care organizations acquire, develop and retain a good workforce in order to reduce costs and improve patient satisfaction and safety.

Telecom provider Sprint launched a secure messaging platform for health care organizations. This suite of solutions includes TigerTextPro and Sprint Enterprise Messenger – Secure to enable HIPAA compliance for health care providers.

Keas, a health and wellness startup, raised $8M in funding from Ignition Partners and Atlas Venture, bringing its total funding to $25.5M. Keas provides a social platform for organizations to cultivate healthy habits among their employees using games and rewards.

HealthPost, a provider of cloud-based care coordination and patient engagement solutions to hospital systems, entered a strategic partnership with Next Wave Health, a health care centric venture capital firm, to receive growth capital, strategic advice, administrative and operational support.

Dwayne Wade of the Miami Heat released a fitness app called “Dwayne Wade Driven”. The app is published by Driven Apps and offers customized training programs and videos for basketball players and other athletes.

Deloitte and Intermountain Healthcare announced the launch of OutcomesMiner, an analytics tool designed to give users data-driven insight for conducting comparative effectiveness research and bringing new therapies to market. The tool draws upon Intermountain’s large supply of electronic health records.

New research from the Pew Internet and American Life Project shows that adults who are unpaid caregivers use online and mobile health tools considerably more than the average American. However, only 59 percent of connected caregivers find internet tools helpful in caregiving.

The Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealthCare, announced that patient data collected at home is now being transmitted electronically and is viewable through the Partners HealthCare medical records system. The integration makes important data accessible within the established clinical workflow.

VitalHealth Software, a collaborative from Mayo Clinic and the Noaber Foundation, launched a cloud-based EHR solution for eye care providers in partnership with VisionWeb, a practice management and EHR solutions provider. The announcement was made at the 2013 American Optometric Association conference in San Diego.

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