News & Updates

QMedic, a mobile health technology company, won $2.2M in grant funding from National Cancer Institute for developing passive sensing and self-management tools for cancer patients.

Prime Healthcare Services, a California based hospital system, partnered with INFINITT Healthcare, a provider of image and information management technologies, to implement a Vendor Neutral Archive Solution for enterprise archiving across the board.

Amplify Health, an EHR and patient management technology provider, won the DC to VC HIT Showcase in the enterprise solutions category at the 7th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference. Benefitter, a SaaS provider for health insurance and health care organizations, won the People’s Choice Award in the same category.

Kinsa, maker of a smartphone-based thermometer, won the DC to VC HIT Showcase in the consumer solutions category at the 7th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference. OM Signal, maker of biometric tracking apparel, won the People’s Choice Award in the same category.

Cigna and SocialWellth debuted their selective and curated Go You Cigna Marketplace at the Seventh Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference. Attendees saw a demonstration of how Cigna customers will have easy access to balanced living apps that are certified as effective and engaging.

CareCloud announced a partnership with Box at the Seventh Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference that will integrate Box’s secure content-sharing and collaboration capabilities into the CareCloud cloud-based platform.

In clinical trials, PatientPartner, a story-driven game designed by researchers at CyberDoctor, demonstrated a 37% increase in medication adherence, a 24% increase in diet adherence, and a 14% increase in exercise adherence. Results of the clinical trial were announced at the Seventh Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference.

During the government shutdown, athenahealth plans to monitor flu activity and issue updates accordingly. Such activity normally is conducted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), which had to furlough nearly 9,000 workers during the shut down.

At the Seventh Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference, Todd Rothenhaus, VP & CMIO at athenahealth, announced a new, free mobile app, “Epocrates Bugs + Drugs,” that will arm clinicians with timely geolocated information about bacteria types and resistance patterns in order to support appropriate antibiotic prescribing.

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