News & Updates

Amazing Charts partnered with cloud-based answering service Ringadoc to improve after-hours patient-provider communication. Ringadoc allows physicians to access and respond to after-hours messages with any device.

Global health crowdfunding platform Watsi raised a $1.2 million seed round. Watsi accepts donations from $5 with 100% of donations funding “low-cost, high-impact” medical care.

Kareo, a cloud-based medical office software provider, acquired ECCO Health, a medical billing provider. Kareo launched Kareo Billing Services in January 2013, and the combined businesses now provide medical billing services to over 500 medical practices.

The Up by Jawbone now integrates with TicTrac, an app that helps users visualize data and track activities.

Health Catalyst introduced Health Catalyst 2.0, an expansion of the company’s enterprise data warehouse (EDW) and analytics platform that helps health care organizations use data to improve quality and efficiency in response to emerging payment pressures.

Axial Exchange, a health care mobile application developer, raised $5M in partially closed funding. Hospitals use the Axial platform to provide valuable information and interactive health management tools to their patients for increasing their engagement and satisfaction in the delivery of health care.

Abbott Diabetes Care, maker of blood glucose monitoring systems, received FDA clearance for its FreeStyle Precision Pro Blood Glucose and Beta-Ketone Monitoring System. This system provides dual-band wireless access to immediate test results, and helps in the reduction of the risk of test strip cross-contamination.

MedEncentive, a supplier of health incentive systems to help insurers and employers control health care costs, was selected by the State of Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) to pilot the agency’s mutual accountability program with HealthChoice beneficiaries.

The Leapfrog Group, a non-profit organization for promoting transparency and value-based hospital incentives, launched an online tool to calculate surcharge paid by employers as a result of hospital errors. The surcharge calculator will help employers discover and reduce annual hidden costs and chose better hospitals.

SigmaCare, a provider of mobile based clinical solutions for post-acute and long term care facilities, secured private equity funding from Marlin Equity Partners and existing investors. SigmaCare helps providers to reduce operational costs, increase revenue, enhance staff satisfaction and improve resident safety.

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