News & Updates

Modernizing Medicine, a provider of cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical record (EMR) system, raised $14M in Series C funding from Summit Partners, bringing its total equity funding to $29M.

Qstream, a provider of mobile health care education platform, was selected by Boston Children Hospital, Partners HealthCare, Mayo Clinic, Baylor College of Medicine, UC Health System, and National Association for Continuing Education (NACE), to provide ongoing education to their physicians and clinicians about latest health care practices.

DoctorBase, a mHealth-as-a-Service provider, unveiled Panda 6, a HIPAA-Omnibus compliant private social platform for patient-provider communication. Panda 6 can integrate with 14 legacy patient portals, can be used without needing formal training, and aims to help providers meet Meaningful Use requirements.

Medivizor, an online health information platform, made its content accessible to general public. The platform provides information about diagnosis, prognosis, research, treatment options, guidelines, clinical trials, etc., to patient and their caregivers. Earlier, this service was available to select groups by invitation-only.

Decent Hill Publishers debuted Health Data Intelligence, a health care business intelligence and data analytics company, to help health care providers understand and use their publicly reported clinical and financial data. Its flagship product is CarePlan, a cloud-based analytical dashboard suite.

UnitedHealthcare introduced a secure, online electronic bill-payment service. The service, known as myClaims Manager, is available to more than 21 million UnitedHealthcare plan participants nationwide.

Florida State Senator Arthenia Joyner is sponsoring a bill that would require private insurers to cover telehealth services. Joyner’s bill requires reimbursement for remote consultations, on a basis equivalent to in-person consultations with physicians, with allowable co-pays and deductibles.

Intermountain Healthcare joined a group of IT companies including Intel and Dell to launch its new Healthcare Transformation Lab, which will work to bring envelope-pushing technologies to the bedside faster and more efficiently.

First Databank (FDB), providers of clinical drug knowledge that helps improve medication-related decisions and patient outcomes, announced the acquisition of Design Clinicals, Inc., a medication reconciliation company.

Aetna and iTriage, an Aetna subsidiary, announced the launch of a customizable iTriage app for employers. Nearly 4,000 Aetna mid-sized employer clients can now offer their employees a company-specific, enhanced version of the iTriage app.

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