News & Updates

simplifyMD EHR achieved 2014 Edition Complete EHR Ambulatory ONC Health IT Certification. The software will support health care providers with Stage 1 and Stage 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

MEDHOST launched YourCareCommunity, a user-friendly health care platform that includes a Health Information Exchange (HIE) and an Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI). It aims to connect all stakeholders in the care community, from primary care physicians and hospitals to clinics and personal caregivers of patients.

New Zealand based ProCare and Pegasus Health partnered to establish a 24/7 telehealth service that will provide nurse phone triage services, health advice, practice information and care coordination services, and have access to the support and resources, clinical expertise and intellectual capital of both networks.

QualMetrix, a health care analytics company, closed an oversubscribed Series A financing round. It’s QM(x) Software as a Service (SaaS) aims at delivering actionable insights to payers, providers, pharma and employers to help them reduce cost while enhancing the quality of health care.

MyHealthTeams raised $3.36 MM in a Series A round of financing. MyHealthTeams has three fast-growing social networks focused on multiple sclerosis, breast cancer and autism.

A Mayo Clinic clinical team launched a new company to provide clinical decision support tools for the ICU, operating room and emergency department. The startup is backed with $1.1 million in seed funding from Mayo Clinic, The Social+Capital Partnership, and Rock Health.

Warburg Pincus invested $32 million in Specialists On Call Inc (SOC), a provider of specialty physician services via video conferencing that seeks to address the shortage of on-call coverage. Founded in 2007, SOC supplements the care provided by staff in community hospitals.

A new report from ABI Research found that sports and fitness features dominate the wearables market and continue to drive adoption. Activity tracking was the most popular feature of wearable devices in 2013 with 16 million wearable devices with this functionality shipped.

Diet coaching app Rise raised $2.3 million in seed funding from FLOODGATE, Cowboy Ventures, Google Ventures, and Greylock Partners. Rise pairs users with personal nutrition coaches that provide daily advice and feedback on diet choices.

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