Patient Engagement

BlueStar
By Bernie Monegain 09:47 am December 18, 2015
WellDoc, whose BlueStar technology is focused on adults with Type 2 diabetes, has drawn $22 million in a Series B round of funding from Samsung Ventures and existing investor Merck Global Health Innovation Fund. The company will use the money to continue commercialization and accelerate adoption of BlueStar.
Patient with doctor and nurse
By Tom Sullivan 09:44 am December 17, 2015
Though many think remote patient monitoring is the future of healthcare, a new report by Chilmark Research claims issues with implementation are keeping providers from jumping in despite its many promises.
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
By Bernie Monegain 08:29 am December 17, 2015
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has won its second Davies Award from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, representing the first time the society has given its top award twice to a single facility.
NYU Langone Concussion Tracker
By Tom Sullivan 10:44 am December 16, 2015
The NYU Langone app joins the growing cadre of health-centric tools that run on Apple's hardware and ResearchKit software. The initial five apps targeted patients with asthma, breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and Parkinson's.
Patient using portal
By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am December 16, 2015
OpenNotes, a national initiative to provide patients with access to their doctors' and clinicians' notes, has scored $10 million in new funding in total from Cambia Health Foundation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Peterson Center on Healthcare and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Craig D. Richardville
By Bernie Monegain 09:33 am December 16, 2015
Carolinas HealthCare Systems Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Craig D. Richardville has been named the 2015 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year by CHIME and HIMSS, which give the award jointly each year.
Doctor and patient
By Jessica Davis 11:39 am December 15, 2015
A new report from Frost & Sullivan that forecasts the market will grow 13.2 percent over the next five years.
Cerner
By Henry Powderly 10:45 am December 15, 2015
The public health system will also use Cerner's patient engagement tool, which takes patient data and uses it to suggest wellness tools and other health tracking options.
telehealth
By Susan Morse 03:17 pm December 14, 2015
Kaiser Permanente Ventures is betting big on telemedicine, investing $10 million in Vidyo, a visual communications company that integrates high definition video communications into electronic health record systems and workflow, Vidyo announced Monday.
Busy hospital
By Jessica Davis 11:16 am December 14, 2015
Iselin, New Jersey-based Indegene will buy SmartCare, a population health analytics platform, from Vantage Point.

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