News & Updates

WiserTogether, a cloud-based health decision-making platform, partnered with Truven Health Analytics, a provider of health care analytics solutions, to provide employers and health care plans with solutions to help their consumers make better healthcare decisions.

LionsGate Technology, the Canadian company behind the Phone Oximeter app and medical sensor, secured $2M in private-public investment. Coleco Investments and Grand Challenges Canada backed the company with $1M each.

Robert Bosch Healthcare Systems, an evidence-based telehealth solutions provider, partnered with Brain Resource, a provider of brain health and resilience training, to add its MyBrainSolutions to Bosch’s newly launched Health Buddy Web solution for the monitoring, education, and management of people living with chronic conditions.

Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan, a non-profit managed care organization, partnered with MedeAnalytics, a health care analytics company, to implement its cloud-based technology platform for optimizing Medicaid Performance Management for over 300,000 BMCHP members in the Massachusetts and New Hampshire area.

The University of California Davis’ Early Diagnosis and Preventive Treatment (EDAPT) Clinic partnered with Ginger.io for a 12-month study to follow 120 young people who are in the early stages of psychotic illness. The Ginger.io app will help physicians gain insight into how a patient is doing on a day-to-day basis.

Proteus Digital Health partnered with multiple organizations to bring digital health technology and global operations and manufacturing to the UK.

A NIST report found that inadequate workflow integration forces users of ambulatory EHRs to develop system workarounds, and suggested EHR vendors develop some basic features to make workarounds unnecessary.

PatientSafe Solutions closed a new strategic investment of $3 million from TELUS Ventures. The investment will power the adoption of PatientSafe’s clinical workflow solution, which consolidates electronic health record (EHR) data in a single mobile system to ensure caregivers can access information on-the-spot.

Zipnosis partnered with the University of Alabama-Birmingham Health System. UAB will begin offering online diagnosis and treatment using Zipnosis’ virtual care service starting this summer.

Life sciences companies are aggressively embracing new technology-driven operations according to a new report issued today by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. The report found that the availability and adoption of secure, health care-specific tools and services are key to accelerating change and deriving greater value from new, expanded sources of health information to optimize patient outcomes.

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