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Nokia Launches Healthcare Blockchain Pilot to Share Personal Health Data Via Wearable Smartwatch

In October, communication giant Nokia and OP Financial Group, one of the largest financial services group in Finland has teamed up to launch a new healthcare blockchain pilot project, according to a recent Nokia blog post. The healthcare blockchain pilot will focus on giving consumers secure control over their personal health data including how it... Read More

Rev Cycle Startup Cedar Launches With $13M for Data-Driven Patient Payment Solution

Revenue cycle management-focused startup Cedar has announced its entry into the health IT market with a new data-driven patient payment solution. Supported by $13M in Series A funding, the Cedar platform, which powers solutions for hospitals,...Show More Summary

Allscripts Reaches 1 Billion API Health Data Exchanges in 2017

Health IT solutions provider Allscripts, today announced it has reached a milestone of one billion application Programming Interfaces (APIs) health data exchange transactions within 2017. The milestone marks the most ever in a single year through its open platform, and its relationships with innovative entrepreneurs and with healthcare providers. Show More Summary

Aprima EHR Integrates With DocBuddy Mobile Workflow App to Enhance Physician Productivity

Aprima, a physician pratice-focused EHR provider has announced an integration partnership with DocBuddy, a comprehensive workflow solution powered by voice recognition to deliver more convenient and efficient provider documentation when...Show More Summary

Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives Merge to Expand Access to Quality Care Across 28 States

n On Thursday, Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health have signed a definitive agreement to combine ministries and create a new, nonprofit Catholic health systems, allowing the organizations to expand their mission of service and create a healthier future for people and communities across 28 states. The new health system will build a stronger... Read More

Precision Medicine Startup 2bPrecise Brings Pharmacogenomics to the Point of Care

2bPrecise., an EHR-agnostic, cloud-based precision medicine platform, recently announced its new pharmacogenomics (PGx) solution that takes pharmacogenetic information and makes it actionable for physicians. The solution pushes live,...Show More Summary

EpicMD Raises $3M for Telehealth Platform to Help Physicians Drive Revenue & Improve Patient Experience

EpicMD, a Miami, FL based provider of telehealth technology platform and service solutions focused on the needs of independent healthcare providers, has raised $3 million in Series A funding led by Sagemoore Capital. The round also included...Show More Summary

SwipeSense Lands $10.6M to Expand Location-Aware Hospital Apps

SwipeSense, a Chicago-based healthcare technology company has raised a $10.6 million in Series B2 funding led by Eclipse Ventures, with participation from Sandbox Industries and other existing technology and healthcare investors. The...Show More Summary

Philips Acquires Open-Standards-based Interoperability Provider Forcare

Philips has acquired Forcare, a Netherlands-based open-standards-based interoperability software solutions for fast and flawless data flows between medical systems and information sources at the departmental and enterprise levels, as well as Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) across health systems. Show More Summary

UnitedHealth’s Optum to Acquire DaVita Medical Group for $4.9B in Cash

UnitedHealth’s Optum has agreed to acquire DaVita Medical Group, one of the nation’s leading independent medical groups and a subsidiary of DaVita Inc. Under terms of the acquisition, Optum will acquire DaVita Medical Group for approximiately $4.9 billion in cash and is expected to close in 2018. DaVita plans to use the proceeds from the... Read More

Healthcare Blockchain: How Does It Fit With Health IT?

With the end of the year rapidly approaching, it’s about time for articles making technology predictions for 2018 and proclaiming 2017 “the year of the (this space for rent).” As editors cast about for the healthcare IT story of the current year, they might have a hard time making the case for healthcare blockchain technology... Read More

50% of All Healthcare Providers Are Connected Electronically Through Carequality Interoperability Framework

  During The Sequoia Project’s Annual Meeting taking place this week, one of its key initiatives, Carequality, reported tremendous growth since it became operational in July of 2016. To date, more than 1,000 hospitals, 25,000 clinics,...Show More Summary

PatientPay Secures $6M to Expand Patient Payments Platform for Specialty Care

PatientPay, a Raleigh-Durham, NC-based provider of patient payments for specialty care has secured $6 million in growth capital led by Teaghlach Family Office and existing investors, including Mosaik Partners. The revenue cycle-focused...Show More Summary

OptimizeRX, Modernizing Medicine Launches Real-Time Financial Messaging

OptimizeRx Corp., a provider of digital health messaging via electronic health record (EHR) systems, announces a new initiative with specialty-specific EHR provider Modernizing Medicine to help patients save money and be better educated about their prescriptions. Show More Summary

HealthiPASS Raises $7.2M for Patient-Centric Digital Payments Platform

HealthiPASS,  a Chicago-based healthcare payments company, today announced it has raised a $7.2 million in Series A funding round, led by FCA Venture Partners. The round also included participation from OCA Ventures, Healthy Ventures,...Show More Summary

Does Amazon Have What It Takes to Transform the Pharma Industry?

InteliSys Health’s Tom Borzilleri explains what Amazon could bring to the pharmaceutical space and what the move could mean for brick-and-mortar competitors. From basics like toilet paper to luxuries such as flatscreen TVs, Amazon can deliver just about anything to a doorstep these days—so, what about prescription drugs? That’s the question the company seems to... Read More

VirtualHealth Lands $7M to Expand Integrated Value-based Care Platform

VirtualHealth, a New York City-based startup of population health management and care management technologies, has raised $7 million in funding led by Edison Partners. The company plans to utilize the funding to further develop its product suite, grow the team and expand its market share.                       ... Read More

Aptean Acquires Web-based Clinical Portal Connect to Expand Healthcare Offerings

Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, has acquired the Connect division of Influence Health to add to its growing suite of products that serve the healthcare industry and public sector. As part of the acquisition, employees focused on the Connect product have joined Aptean and will continue to work in their current locations.... Read More

OSF Innovation Partners with MassChallenge to Accelerate Digital Health Startups

OSF Innovation recently signed a one-year agreement to be a Platinum Sponsor of PULSE@MassChallenge, a program that specifically focuses on identifying and accelerating promising digital health startups. As a partner, OSF has the opportunity...Show More Summary

Steward Health Care System to Implement MEDITECH’s Web EHR At 8 Additional Hospitals

Steward Health Care, the largest private hospital operator in the United States, today announced it will implement MEDITECH’s Web EHR at eight additional hospitals The implementation of MEDITECH’s Web EHR reflects Steward’s recent expansion...Show More Summary

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