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Medsphere Moves CareVue EHR to Amazon Cloud

Medsphere Systems Corporation, a provider of affordable and interoperable healthcare information technology (IT) solutions and services, has migrated the company’s CareVue electronic health record (EHR) solution to Amazon Web Services (AWS). Show More Summary

Inovalon to Acquire ABILITY Network for $1.2B to Create Vertically Integrated Cloud-Based Platform

Inovalon, a technology company providing advanced, cloud-based platforms empowering a data-driven transformation from volume-based to value-based models has acquired ABILITY Network (“ABILITY”) for $1.2 billion. The combination of Inovalon...Show More Summary

Nuance Integrates AI-Powered Virtual Assistant Platform with Epic EHR

Nuance and Epic have teamed up to integrate Nuance’s new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered virtual assistant platform with Epic’s EHR. With Nuance’s new virtual assistant technology, Epic’s EHR further improves caregiver productivity and efficiency across the continuum of care. Show More Summary

Atomwise Raises $45M for Artificial Intelligence Platform for Drug Discovery

Atomwise, a San Francisco, CA-based company that develops artificial intelligence systems for drug discovery has raised $45 million in Series A funding led by Monsanto Growth Ventures, B Capital Group and Data Collective. Prior investors...Show More Summary

Amref Health Africa & GE Healthcare Partner to Strengthen Healthcare Systems in Africa

GE Healthcare) and Amref Health Africa, today announced a framework agreement that aims to develop a range of in-country health care service collaborations across reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, non-communicable diseases,...Show More Summary

HIMSS18 Day 2 Coverage Highlights & Summary

 Google Unveils New Cloud Healthcare API to Address Healthcare Data Interoperability   Google unveils their new Cloud Healthcare API, which addresses the significant interoperability challenges in healthcare data. The new API will provide...Show More Summary

HIMSS18: Google Unveils New Cloud Healthcare API to Address Healthcare Data Interoperability

This week at HIMSS18, Google unveiled their new Cloud Healthcare API, which addresses the significant interoperability challenges in healthcare data. The new API will provide a robust, scalable infrastructure solution to ingest and manage key healthcare data types—including HL7, FHIR and DICOM. Show More Summary

TigerText Rebrands as TigerConnect, Launches New AI Capabilities

TigerText, provider of healthcare clinical communication and collaboration (CC&C) solution, today announced that it has officially rebranded as TigerConnect. The new name more accurately reflects the solution being provided by the company to the evolving healthcare landscape that must be always-connected, fully integrated, outcomes-oriented. Show More Summary

Accenture: 61% of Consumers Have Used Virtual Health Assistants

Consumers are increasingly using a variety of digital self-service tools for managing their health, according to results of a survey from Accenture 2018 Consumer Survey on Digital Health released this week at HIMSS18. The survey of 2,301 U.S. consumers reveals that consumers are becoming more accepting of machines — ranging from artificial intelligence (AI), to... Read More

Centrus Health and Cerner Collaborate to Deliver Value-Based Care in Kansas City

Centrus Health, a Kansas City-based clinically integrated network, and Cerner have come together with a shared vision to improve health care delivery while reducing costs across the Kansas City community. Centrus Health, a network comprised...Show More Summary

Health AI Startup Medial EarlySign Lands $30M for Personalized Disease Management

Medial EarlySign, an Israeli-based provider of machine-learning based solutions to improve patient management and non-communicable disease management has raised $30 million in Series B funding led by aMoon Fund. The latest round brings the startup’s total funding, to date, to $50 million. Show More Summary

WellDoc’s Digital Platform for Type 2 Diabetes Powers “Diabetes Wellness Program” Through Samsung Health

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and WellDoc, a digital therapeutic company, announced today that Samsung Health users now have access to a new consumer version of WellDoc’s digital platform known as the Diabetes Wellness Program (DWP). Samsung Health users now have access to a new Diabetes Wellness Program (DWP) available through the Samsung Health service that... Read More

BCBS California Launches Initiative to Create Real-Time Digital Health Records

Beginning this week, Blue Cross Blue Shield of California announced it will require network providers, including those participating in the nonprofit health plan’s nationally recognized Accountable Care Organization (ACO) program, to...Show More Summary

Joslin Diabetes Center Integrates with American Well to Improve Diabetes Care

Joslin Diabetes Center and American Well, today announced an integration collaboration to explore how to best use telemedicine to treat diabetes in the United States – and eventually, around the world. In this initial collaboration,Show More Summary

Uber Launches Uber Health, an On-Demand Medical Transportation Service for Patients

Uber, today announced the launch of Uber Health, a HIPAA-compliant service that lets health providers book rides for patients. According to the Transit Cooperative Research Program, a federally funded independent research entity, the non-medical-emergency medical transportation market is worth more than $3 billion. Show More Summary

Medsphere CEO Talks Affordable Healthcare IT and Future of EHRs

Medsphere’s Irv Lichtenwald explains why the health IT industry needs to push for interoperable EHR solutions to curb healthcare costs.  Health systems are spending obscene amounts of money on EHR implementations. In 2017 alone, Mayo Clinic began implementing a $1.5 billion integrated Epic EHR system. Temple Health reported a $5.7 million operating loss largely due... Read More

Precision Health AI Launches Oncology AI Platform Driven by EMR Dataset

Precision Health AI, a healthcare technology company focused on the application of artificial intelligence to cancer care, today announced the launch of the Eureka Health Oncology AI Platform. The 60+ set of pre-trained AI solution modules...Show More Summary

Tagnos Lands $5M for Clinical Logistics Automation Solution for Hospitals

Tagnos, a developer of the leading clinical logistics automation solution for hospitals and clinics has raised $5 million from Benhamou Global Ventures, Morpheus Ventures and Zebra Ventures, the investment arm of Zebra Technologies Corp. Show More Summary

Boston Children’s Hospital Powers Pediatric Patients with Virtual Reality to Visualize Their Insides

Boston Children’s Hospital and Klick Health, today unveiled a virtual reality (VR) platform to bring patients’ individual medical findings to life in an immersive, 3D environment. The proof of concept VR platform named HealthVoyager is a medical education and patient experience platform. Show More Summary

Why Artificial Intelligence Could Fail Healthcare Providers in 2018

Editor’s Note: Paul Clark, Director of Healthcare Research at Digital Reasoning, an AI-enabled solutions that reduce risk, drive opportunity, and save lives. Previously, Paul served as Vice President of Research & Education at The Health...Show More Summary

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