February 29, 2012
Hello Health, which integrates an electronic medical record, practice management capabilities and a patient health portal on a single, secure platform, has raised $10M through its parent company, Myca Health. The equity capital was privately funded by a select group of investors.
February 17, 2012
Informatics Corporation of America (ICA), which develops health information exchange technology, has joined the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC), a public-private multi-state working group of vendors and state officials, to help develop specs for “plug and play” connectivity between EHRs and HIEs.
February 06, 2012
The Crescent City Beacon Community will get assistance to strengthen the New Orleans healthcare infrastructure and health IT to improve care coordination and population health in 18 participating practices, including community health centers.
January 25, 2012
Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. (OTCBB: FSNN) today announced that it has entered into an exclusive Group Purchasing agreement for Cloud Services and Communications Solutions with the group purchasing organizations (GPOs) Essensa and Innovatix, LLC., subsidiaries of GNYHA Ventures, Inc.
January 20, 2012
Myca Health Inc. announced today the release of version 5.0 of its cloud-based Hello Health® Patient Management solution for primary care practices. The platform connects patients and their primary care physician through an integrated electronic health record, online patient portal and a suite of secure, web-based communication tools. Hello Health version 5.0 is Surescripts® certified for prescription routing among many new features designed to streamline workflow for primary care physicians and their staff. Hello Health is a free EHR-based solution for primary care practices and generates incremental income for physicians through a revenue-sharing patient subscription model.
January 19, 2012
Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO), a leading global provider of SaaS-based clinical development solutions, today announced Japanese-based Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. has selected Medidata Rave® as its electronic data capture (EDC) and clinical data management (CDM) solution. The innovation-focused Ono will use Rave as a first preference for all clinical trials in Japan.
January 17, 2012
Informatics Corporation of America (ICA), which develops health information exchange technology, has joined the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC), a public-private multi-state working group of vendors and state officials, to help develop specs for "plug and play" connectivity between EHRs and HIEs.
January 11, 2012
WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), the leading source of health information announced today its new WebMD Baby App for iPhone and iPod touch, a free mobile application for parents of infants and toddlers. WebMD Baby gives new parents quick and reliable access to pediatrician-approved baby health and wellness information anywhere, anytime. WebMD Baby content was created exclusively for the app and is personalized for a baby’s specific age, helping to ensure new parents are one step ahead of their baby’s growth and development.
January 10, 2012
The abundance of broadly categorized mobile medical applications that have been developed and distributed in recent years has left some healthcare professionals questioning many apps’ quality and general usability.
January 09, 2012
Lawson Software, an Infor affiliate, today announced that Southern Tier HealthLink (STHL) has successfully expanded its use of Lawson Cloverleaf® Hosted Healthcare Information Exchange (HIE). STHL is a non-profit regional health information exchange organization (RHIO) in central New York.
December 23, 2011
Tunstall Healthcare Group, one of the largest telehealth providers in England, has completed its acquisition of the New York-based American Medical Alert Corporation (AMAC), which develops remote health monitoring and 24/7 communication services.
December 20, 2011
NITHealth today announced that the firm provided consulting services that enabled Hoboken University Medical Center to become one of the first community hospitals in the U.S. to achieve meaningful use, resulting in a grant of an estimated $8 million in stimulus funds, with approximately $3 million awarded this year.
December 19, 2011
Majorities of senior executives at U.S. hospitals, health systems and insurers are on the fence about their organizations' participation in the Medicare ACO program, according to a poll conducted by KPMG, law firm Epstein Becker Green and the JHD Group.
December 12, 2011
Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO), a leading global provider of SaaS-based clinical development solutions, today announced that it has expanded its accreditation program for services partners to include seven additional Medidata products, in response to the increasing global demand for its product portfolio. The accreditations are available through the Medidata Partner Program, which selects and enables leading contract research organizations (CROs) and other service providers to manage sponsors’ clinical trials using Medidata products.
December 07, 2011
CPSI, Cerner, GE Healthcare and Picis emerged as the vendors whose inpatient EHRs are most favored by customers in a four-month user poll conducted by Black Book Rankings.
December 05, 2011
In August, Healthcare IT News showed how Montefiore Medical Center, in the Bronx, has been providing quality care for decades, thanks to a clinical analytics system that could serve as a model for other healthcare systems across the country.
December 05, 2011
“There has never been a better time to be innovating in health and wellness,” said Steve Krein, CEO of StartUp Health, when the company was announced at the Health Data Initiative Forum held in New York this past summer.
December 05, 2011
Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO), a leading global provider of SaaS-based clinical development solutions, today announced that Medidata Insights™ has been named the gold winner in this year’s Techie Awards healthcare category. The Techie Awards honor companies and organizations, at all stages of development that are paving a path with an innovative technology product.
November 15, 2011
PwC's Health Research Institute has named its top 10 issues facing healthcare in the coming year. Health informatics, privacy and security, new reporting requirements and social media, among others, promise to be at the fore.
November 10, 2011
As 56 U.S. states, territories and the District of Columbia inch toward a 2015 deadline for creating health information exchanges, those on the front lines of the effort are expressing concern about whether these systems will be able to talk to their counterparts in other regions.