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Infographic: 10 Things You Should Know About BYOD in Healthcare

Healthcare organizations around the U.S. continue to wrestle with whether staff are allowed to use their personal mobile devices for work. Spok, a provider of clinical communications solutions recently surveyed more than 350 healthcare leaders to understand more about ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) policies and assess the current trends. Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Teams Up with NDSC to Develop CareSelect Lab for EHR-Integrated Guidelines

Mayo Clinic has announced a new partnership with National Decision Support Company (NDSC) to develop CareSelect Lab, a real-time decision support tool to provide real-time medical guidance when ordering laboratory tests. The tool addresses...Show More Summary

Dayton Children’s Hospital Deploys Vocera Secure Text & Hands Free Technology

Dayton Children’s Hospital, a 155-bed multi-specialty pediatric hospital has deployed Vocera’s hands-free communication badges and a secure texting app throughout its new 260,000-square-foot patient tower. During the move to the newShow More Summary

Cedars-Sinai Healthcare Accelerator Unveils Third Class of 10 Digital Health Startups

Techstars Healthcare Accelerator, in partnership with Cedars-Sinai, today announced the 10 digital health startups selected to participate in its third class. From artificial intelligence to new devices and disruptive services, these...Show More Summary

Innovaccer Launches Care Intelligence System to Deliver Value-based Care

Innovaccer Inc., a Silicon Valley-based healthcare platform company, today announced the launch of Care Intelligence System to become the bedrock of value-based care. The new platform is designed for care teams to streamline their workflows, reduce IT dependency and yet reach more of their at-risk patients. Innovaccer realized the need for a new value-based care... Read More

How Predictive Analytics Brings Operational Clarity to Healthcare

Editor’s Note:  Rich Krueger is the CEO at Hospital IQ, a provider of analytic services and hospital management solutions. Prior to joining Hospital IQ, Rich was the founder and CEO of DynamicOps, a cloud automation software company that was acquired by VMware in 2012.  The healthcare industry is grappling with a perfect storm of critical issues, each with the... Read More

Mayo Clinic Integrates System Assessment Tool with Epic MyChart App

Mayo Clinic is now offering their secure, web-based symptom assessment tool, Ask Mayo Clinic online through Epic’s MyChart App. Available 24/7 through the patient portal via any computer or mobile, MyChart App, users are guided through a series of questions about presenting symptoms. Driven by 36 standardized algorithms based on the real-time data entered, users... Read More

New Study Finds Prompts, Social Networks, Philanthropy Keys to Engagement for Wearables

A recent innovation study found interaction with social networks and use of digital coaches via a smartphone app connected to a biometric sensor embedded in eyeglasses provided incentive for users to increase activity, including an average 20-25 percent spike in daily steps when prompted by a digital coach. Conducted by the University of Southern California... Read More

Optum360, Navicure, ZirMed Named Top Vendors for Revenue Cycle Management Solutions

Optum360, Navicure, ZirMed and others have been named top revenue cycle management vendors in customer satisfaction and client experience, according to Black Book Market Resaerch for 2017. For the report, Black Book surveyed 6,033 hospital...Show More Summary

PeraHealth Joins the Epic App Orchard for Seamless Integration with Epic EHR

PeraHealth, a provider of predictive, real-time clinical surveillance solutions, announces its membership in Epic’s App Orchard to allow seamless integration into Epic’s EHR platform. As an App Orchard contributor, PeraHealth will utilize...Show More Summary

Marketware Raises $4.5M for Physician Relationship Management Platform

Marketware, a Cottonwood Heights, UT-based provider of SaaS healthcare relationship management technology has raised $4.5 million in Series B funding led by EPIC Ventures. In addition to the Series B funding round, the company has appointed Alex Obbard as the company’s CEO. Obbard brings more than 25 years’ experience in all areas of revenue and... Read More

Epic Launches Share Everywhere for Patients to Authorize Any Provider to View Their Epic Record

EHR leader Epic has announced the launch of Share Anywhere, a new interoperability tool that will allow patients to grant access to their medical record data to any providers and send a progress note back to the patient’s healthcare organization for improved continuity of care. The development around the new tool was based on the... Read More

Brigham Health Selects Redox’s EHR Integration API to Exchange Data across Organization

Brigham Health and Redox, an EHR integration API platform for developers and healthcare organizations has announced a partnership to scale digital health innovation across the organization. As part of the partnership, Brigham HealthShow More Summary

AARP, Rock Health Launch 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge

AARP Foundation and Rock Health, a provider of full-service funding to promising entrepreneurs are launching the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge. Digital health startups interested in the 2017 Aging in Place Challenge have the chance to earn a $50,000 cash prize and work with AARP Foundation to improve the lives of vulnerable seniors by addressing... Read More

Allscripts, Surescripts Expands Free Access to Patient Medication History Data

In response to the historic impact of Hurricane Irma on the United States, Surescripts and Allscripts are expanding the scope of the service available in the wake of Hurricane Harvey to provide free access to patient-specific medication history data for pharmacists in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina for a limited time. Pharmacists... Read More

Tempus, Cleveland Clinic Collaborate on Personalized Cancer Medicine Initiative

Tempus, a technology company focused on helping doctors personalize cancer care by collecting and analyzing large volumes of molecular and clinical data, and Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute will collaborate on a precision medicine initiative aimed at improving outcomes for patients diagnosed with cancer. Show More Summary

Navicure Merges With ZirMed to Accelerate Innovation in Revenue Cycle Management

Healthcare revenue cycle companies Navicure announced today that it has combined with ZirMed, effectively uniting two top-performing revenue cycle management solutions for the healthcare industry. The combined company will serve more...Show More Summary

Mount Sinai Scientists Reveal Solutions for Opioid Epidemics Using Machine Learning

Mount Sinai researchers have identified unique structural, biological and chemical insights in the way different opioid drugs activate the receptors and specific signaling pathways responsible for the drug’s beneficial and adverse effects,...Show More Summary

Magnolia Regional Health Integrates Nuance’s Dragon Medical One with MEDITECH EHR

Magnolia Regional Health Center (MRHC) has implemented Nuance Dragon Medical One as its clinical speech recognition and computer-assisted physician documentation (CAPD) platform for acute care, integrated with its MEDITECH EHR.  TheShow More Summary

PatientPing Appoints Former Spotify VP as New Head of Product

PatientPing, a Boston-based health technology company improving care coordination, has appointed former Spotify VP of Product Dave Rodger as Head of Product for the startup. In his new role, he will be responsible for driving product development to help PatientPing continue to connect providers to build a national care coordination network. Show More Summary

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