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Trinity Health to Test Google Glass for Tablet-Free Virtual Care

This week, Trinity Health announced that they will soon be testing the capabilities of an initiative that combines home visits by secondary caregivers with the innovative internet capabilities of Google Glass, and the advanced video technologies of swyMed, a provider of video telemedicine technologies. Show More Summary

Mackenzie Health Goes Live on Epic End-to-End EMR in Canada

Mackenzie Health, a Canadian-based regional healthcare provider has announced the go-live of Epic across its enterprise, becoming the first full-suite Epic EMR to be implemented in a Canadian hospital. The new EMR implementation wasShow More Summary

Arcadia Healthcare Appoints Karl Stubelis As New Chief Financial Officer

Arcadia Healthcare Solutions, a electronic health record (EHR) and claims data aggregation and population health management technology company, has appointed Karl Stubelis as its new chief financial officer. Prior to Arcadia, Stubelis served as senior vice president and CFO at athenahealth. Show More Summary

bioAffinity Technologies Raises $4M to Early-Stage Cancer Diagnostics

bioAffinity Technologies, a San Antonio, TX-based company advancing early-stage cancer diagnostics and precision therapeutics has raised more than $4 million in Series A funding. The Series A fund reflects its progress toward commercialization...Show More Summary

Quest Diagnostics Completes Acquisition of Med Fusion

Quest Diagnostics has announced the completed its acquisition of the laboratory businesses Med Fusion and Clear Point. Operating from a nearly 200,000 square foot facility in Lewisville, Texas, the two businesses form the basis for the company’s first national center of excellence in precision diagnostics for oncology. Show More Summary

ABILITY Network Acquires Healthcare Payment Software Secure Bill Pay

Ability Network has acquired Secure Bill Pay, an Eagan, MN-based healthcare payment software provider that provides an all-in-one set of tools to enable providers to facilitate patient payment throughout the revenue cycle. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. As part of the acquisition, all of the company’s employees will join the ABILITY team.... Read More

5 Common Mistakes Providers Make With Healthcare Analytics

It’s a brave new world of big data analytics, but what does that mean for healthcare systems? Healthcare data is crucial to enhancing patient care and outcomes. However, the uncertainty of where to start and what tools to use can be overwhelming. On top of that, how to meaningfully use analytics to take action is... Read More

Mercom: Healthcare IT Funding Tops Record $4B in First Half of 2017

Health IT VC funding reached a total record of $4B in the first half of 2017, representing a 36 percent higher year-over-year, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group.  The latest report finds that there were a total of 90 Healthcare IT M&A transactions, compared to 110 in 1H 2016. M&A activity in... Read More

Availity Raises $200M to Fund Future M&A, Strategic Opportunities

Availity, provider of health information networks has closed a five year $200 million senior secured revolving credit facility, which allows for an additional $100 million of capacity when exercised. The debt financing will be used to fund future M&A and other strategic opportunities.  “Over the past 18 months we have evaluated or observed a significant... Read More

emids Acquires Health IT Consulting Firm Encore Health Resources

emids, a growing global provider of IT services and solutions for the healthcare and life sciences industries, has acquired health IT consulting firm Encore Health Resources. For emids, the acquisition provides an opportunity to address these needs for providers, and complements the company’s existing expertise in the payer space. Show More Summary

Teladoc Completes Acquisition of Best Doctors

Telehealth platform Teladoc has announced the completion of its acquisition of Best Doctors, the world’s leading expert medical consultation company focused on improving health outcomes for the most complex, critical and costly medical issues. Show More Summary Lands $8M for Virtual Physician Assistant, Partners with Adventist Health System, a Portland, Oregon-based  developer of a virtual care solution to improve efficiencies and reduce costs in the delivery of care for non-acute conditions has raised $8 million in Series B funding round led by B Capital Group with participation from existing investor Seven Peaks Ventures. The funding will support continued market development for SmartExam,... Read More

Sempre Health Launches Behavior-based Healthcare Pricing Platform for Patients

Sempre Health, a San Francisco, CA-based startup has officially launched a new behavior-based healthcare pricing platform that empowers consumers to lower their own medication costs over time. Founded in 2015, Sempre works with health...Show More Summary

Digitization beyond the Doc

Editor’s Note: Paul Brient is the CEO of PatientKeeper, Inc., a provider of healthcare applications for physicians. Prior to joining PatientKeeper in 2002, Brient held senior executive-level positions at leading healthcare and consulting firms including McKesson Corporation, HPR, and The Boston Consulting Group. Show More Summary

Cotiviti Acquires Value-based Anaytics Provider RowdMap for $70M

Cotiviti, a provider of healthcare analytics-driven payment accuracy solutions has acquired RowdMap, a Louisville, KY-based payer-provider, value-based analytics company for $70 million in cash. Cotiviti also intends to issue an aggregate...Show More Summary

Datica Unveils Digital Health Success Framework for Developers

Datica, a Madison, WI-based cloud platform for digital health apps has unveiled the industry-first Digital Health Success Framework (DHSF). The framework serves as a roadmap that lays out the steps and timelines for digital health vendors who want to take their napkin scribble designs to market without making missteps along the way. Digital health funding reached... Read More

iBeat Extends Seed Round to $4.5M for Wearable Heart Monitoring Smartwatch

iBeat, makers of the heart monitoring smartwatch wearable that perpetually monitors and detects cardiac arrest, heart attack, and atrial fibrillation has closed an additional $3.5M of funding, bringing its total seed stage funding total to $4.5 million. Show More Summary

Led by BlueCross BlueShield, Healthify Raises $6.5M for Social Determinants Management Platform

Healthify, a NYC-based community referral and social determinants management platform, closed a $6.5m Series A funding round led by BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners (BCBSVP). The round also included participation from existing investors Primary Venture Partners (PVP) and Activate Venture Partners (AVP). Show More Summary Raises $2M to Launch AI-Powered Medical Matching Service, a San Francisco-based startup has raised $2 million in seed funding co-led by DCM Ventures and Bootstrap Lab to launch a new artificial intelligence engine for doctors. The company has developed a new artificial intelligence engine that enables doctors and patients to more quickly find the best diagnostic and treatment methods available for their... Read More

Novo Nordisk & Glooko Launch Integrated Diabetes Management App

Novo Nordisk and Glooko has announced the launch of their new integrated diabetes management app, Cornerstones4Care (C4C app) for patients. The C4C mobile app integrates Novo Nordisk’s extensive knowledge of diabetes and personalized...Show More Summary

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