News & Updates
RxAnte shared the results from its 2013 RxEffect pilot program. With 24,000 Medicare Advantage members and their health care providers using the RxEffect dashboard, which uses claims data to provide actionable adherence information, RxAnte found significant improvement in adherence rates sufficient to improve the plans’ Medicare Star Ratings. Detailed results are being submitted to a medical journal for publication.
Validic was named a “Cool Vendor” for 2014 in Gartner’s “2014 Cool Vendors for Healthcare Payers” report. The report says Validic recognized an unmet need in the ability to capture and normalize wellness data from consumer devices and apps.
GenieMD was selected as a finalist in the IBM Watson Challenge, which invites teams to design mobile apps using Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities to analyze, discover insights and learn from Big Data.
NantHealth, a NantWorks company, received $100 million in investment from one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds, the Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA). NantHealth launched its clinical operating system earlier this year.
Basis Science reported that researchers verified its fitness band does a good job tracking sleep patterns, including deep sleep, rapid-eye-movement (REM), and light sleep. Basis, which Intel recently acquired, has a fitness band called Fitness Tracker that collects a lot of data since it has an optical sensor that shines a light into your skin to track your blood flow.
Ontario based Health Sciences North is one of seven health care providers across Canada to receive the LEADing Practice Award from Canada Health Infoway, in partnership with Accreditation Canada. Health Sciences North also received $7.4M to expand its electronic records for outpatient programs across northeastern Ontario.
M*Modal updated its Fluency Flex Mobile dictation application for iOS 6.0+ devices to allows physicians to select a patient from their appointment schedule to quickly and accurately record clinical notes, improving ease of use and productivity.
Simplee, the medical expense management tool for consumers, is now SimpleeONE. Users can centralize their claims, track payments, as well as learn about navigating health insurance and saving money on medical bills.
DocCheck, a social community for health care providers to learn about health care-related news and services for more than 15 years, reached 1M users. It is also set to launch ‘DocCheck InSite’ in May. It will enable companies to join the DocCheck community free of charge so that they can network with doctors and pharmacists.