News & Updates
Optum, the health services platform of UnitedHealth Group, acquired majority stake in Audax Health, a consumer focused digital health platform. Audax will operate as a freestanding investment of Optum, serving multiple independent market channels.
According to a new study by American Well, 94% of all patients using telehealth services chose video as the preferred mode of communication with their doctor. 60% of these consumers used a mobile device to connect.
Sandlot Solutions, a health interoperability and analytics provider, debuted its entry-level notification solution, Connect Lite. This is an electronic notification service, providing the first level of information sharing between ambulatory and inpatient health care settings.
National Basketball Association (NBA) will supply players in its Development League with wearable performance analytic devices that will monitor their health and activity during games and practices. This aims to maximize on-court productivity while optimizing player health and peak player performance.
Former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott, and former Senator John Breaux partnered to form the Alliance for Connected Care to promote policy reform around telehealth and remote patient monitoring.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation has signed a letter of intent to use CommonWell Health Alliance’s services. This comes two months after the announcement of the initial launch of CommonWell’s interoperability services.
Certify Data Systems, a subsidiary of Humana, will introduce the latest version of HealthLogix, a fully integrated population health management platform, at HIMSS14. The HealthLogix platform connects disparate electronic health record (EHR) systems and transforms an individual’s complete medical profile into real-time Actionable Health Intelligence.
MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corporation and one of the largest and fastest growing retail clinic providers in the United States, will switch to the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) called EpicCare. MinuteClinic currently uses its own proprietary EMR.
Samsung and UCSF will partner to accelerate validation and commercialization of promising new sensors, algorithms, and digital health technologies for preventive health solutions. The two organizations will jointly establish the UCSF-Samsung Digital Health Innovation Lab, a new space located in UCSF’s Mission Bay campus in San Francisco.