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Propeller Health Unveils API to Provide Local Asthma Conditions Nationwide

Propeller Health, a digital health company developing solutions respiratory medicine has released the first ever API to provide local asthma conditions to anyone across the United States. The new service, Air by Propeller, is open and...Show More Summary

Azalea Health, Prognosis Innovation Healthcare Merges to Strengthen Market Share in Rural Care Market

Azalea Health, a fully-integrated web-based healthcare solutions and services provider, today announced the merger of Prognosis Innovation Healthcare, a Houston, TX-based EHR provider to rural and community hospitals. For Azalea, the...Show More Summary

KLAS-CHIME Report: Telehealth Adoption Increasing Among Providers Despite Concerns

Most healthcare organizations and providers plan to expand their use of telehealth programs, based on the benefits they have experienced so far, according to a study released today by KLAS Research and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). Show More Summary

StayWell Acquires MedHelp’s Health Engagement Platform

StayWell, a health solutions company, announced that it has acquired Silicon Valley-based MedHelp’s health engagement platform, apps and talent to expand its mobile health portfolio and support its corporate growth strategy. The acquisition...Show More Summary

Welltok Acquires Tea Leaves Health to Expand Growth in Hospital Market

Welltok, a consumer health enterprise SaaS company has announced the acquisition of Tea Leaves Health, a provider of a SaaS-based analytics and marketing technology platform used by hospital systems to target consumers and physicians with coordinated engagement campaigns. Show More Summary

Express Scripts to Acquire EviCore for $3.6B to Broaden Its Reach Beyond Prescription Drugs

Express Scripts, a St. Louis-based integrated pharmacy benefit management services provider, announced it has acquired eviCore healthcare, a provider of evidence-based medical benefit management services for $3.6 billion. For Express...Show More Summary

Avizia Acquires Virtual Care Provider Carena to Boost Telehealth Market Share

Telehealth provider Avizia has acquired Seattle-based leading virtual care provider Carena to  reinforces its position as the largest and most comprehensive telehealth solutions partner for health systems nationwide. Founded in 2000,...Show More Summary

Has The TV Show “Person Of Interest” Just Become All Too Real? It Sure Seems To Be On The Way!

This appeared last week:Updated Oct 4 2017 at 5:16 PM Facial recognition database pushes us towards Orwellian futureby Paul Smith News that state governments plan to acquiesce to a federal government move to provide the facial biometrics...Show More Summary

More Questions Keep Coming About The Security Of The myHR. Maybe A Little More Disclosure Would Help Allay Concerns.

This appeared last week:Are organisations in denial about My Health Record’s safety?Antony Scholefield6 October 2017 TECH TALKIf you believe the RACGP, the AMA and the Australian Digital Health Agency, the illegal sale of Medicare numbers...Show More Summary

Proof of Concept: Medical Device Directory for Integration Services

This post details the medical device directory I built demonstrating the concept of a knowledge base and expert system that would assist a healthcare organization in their medical device integration efforts. My idea was to input into an expert system (or reasoner) with an associated knowledge base a medical device inventory with the result of […]

KLAS Report: 12 Provider Insights from athenahealth Early-Adopters

With the acquisition of RazorInsights in 2015, athenahealth entered the underserved community hospital EMR market. Since then, provider interest has skyrocketed, with athenaOne for Hospitals and Health Systems being the third most frequently selected hospital EMR solution in the US in both 2015 and 2016. Show More Summary

Welch Allyn Home Devices Integrates With Honeywell’s Remote Patient Monitoring Platform

Today, Honeywell Life Care Solutions and Welch Allyn announced that Welch Allyn’s home medical devices will now be offered as part of Honeywell’s remote patient monitoring platform. Welch Allyn’s Home devices will pair wirelessly with...Show More Summary

BACTES Rebrands as Sharecare Health Data Services

Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, announced that BACTES Imaging Solutions, which the company acquired in July 2013, is rebranding as Sharecare Health Data Services. A provider...Show More Summary

eClinicalWorks Now Support OpenNotes Enabling Clinicians to Share Notes With Patients

eClinicalWorks, a provider of healthcare IT solutions has announced that it now supports OpenNotes, an international movement dedicated to making healthcare more open and transparent. With this announcement, over 130,000 providers using...Show More Summary

Texas Hospital Association, Nomad Health to Address Critical Physician Shortages

Texas Hospital Association is teaming up wih Nomad Health, an online marketplace directly connecting physicians with freelance clinical work to help Texas hospitals more efficiently and effectively fill temporary physician staffing positions. Show More Summary

drchrono Unveils New Unified Task Management to Improve Worfklow for Physicians

Mobile EHR provider drchrono Inc., today announced the launch of its new enterprise Unified Task Management that improves workflow for physicians and staff, allowing them to create tasks, including recurring tasks, from wherever they are in the platform. Physicians and staff can now assign tasks to teams/groups of people, such as the front desk team, and have... Read More

Big Cloud Analytics Rebrands as EVO Health, Launches Wellness Analytics App Platform

Big Cloud Analytics, an Atlanta-based real-time predictive analytics technology for the IoT enabled biometric data, announced it has rebranded the company to EVO?. The rebranding marks a shift in the company’s business model and aligns with launch of the EVO?™ app, which combines the best of data and behavioral science to deliver a personalized experience.... Read More

A Very Long Read That Only Makes One More Concerned About The Safety And Reliability Of Critical Systems – In Healthcare and Elsewhere.

This appeared a little while ago.The Coming Software ApocalypseA small group of programmers wants to change how we code—before catastrophe strikes.Lynn Scurfield There were six hours during the night of April 10, 2014, when the entire population of Washington State had no 911 service. Show More Summary

Interactive Healthcare Messaging Mind Map

You've seen static images of mind maps on this site before (here and here). Now, you can get access to the interactive mind map for the health care messaging market. I've been collecting data and refining the market map for several years. This analytical tool enables you to quickly find what companies are making claims […]

#CornerCameras: An AI for your blind-spot

Compatible with smartphone cameras, MIT CSAIL system for seeing around corners could help with self-driving cars and search-and-rescue Earlier this year researchers at Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh recognized, there is a way to tease out information on the object even from apparently random scattered light. Show More Summary

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