December 7, 2021

Health IT Business News – November 11, 2021

Trending News

Atlantic.Net Introduces Rocky Linux as a New Cloud VPS Operating System
Atlantic.Net (@atlanticnet), a cloud services provider, introduced Rocky Linux as a new Cloud Server operating system for all cloud VPS customers. Rocky Linux is an important release for the majority of customers that rely on CentOS, as CentOS has announced they are moving up the timeline for ending CentOS 8 support from the original date of December 31, 2029, to a new date of December 31, 2021.

CareCloud Declares Dividends on Non-Convertible Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock
CareCloud, Inc. (@CareCloud), a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based healthcare IT solutions and services, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared monthly cash dividends for its 11% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock (“Series A Preferred Stock”) for December 2021, January and February 2022. This represents 76 consecutive months of dividends declared since the Series A Preferred Stock was initially sold in November 2015.

Collaboration News

Cynerio Partners with Keysight to Extend Real-Time Visibility and Automate Information Security Responsiveness for Medical Devices (IoMT)
Cynerio (@cynerio), a provider of healthcare IoT cybersecurity, announced that it has partnered with Keysight (@keysight), a company in automated security control solutions for Fortune 1000 enterprises and government organizations, to deliver an integrated set of network management and visibility solutions that enable real-time network visibility and automated security controls while minimizing core network switch infrastructure load for network operators and IT leaders.

Financial News

Notable Raises Series B to Expand Intelligent Automation in Healthcare
Notable, an intelligent automation company for healthcare, announced a $100M Series B funding round led by ICONIQ Growth, including participation by Greylock, F-Prime Capital, and Oak HC/FT. The financing follows rapid adoption of Notable’s platform across hundreds of sites of care.

CrowdHealth Raises $6M to Develop a Tech Enabled Healthcare Toolbox to Give You Freedom From Health Insurance
We are excited to announce that we have raised a $6 million investment round, led by Next Coast Ventures and Activate Venture Partners, to form CrowdHealth, a new solution that frees Americans from health insurance. CrowdHealth is a technology platform and a set of tools that enable people to fund their healthcare expenses outside the traditional health insurance system.

Product News

Wolters Kluwer announces integration of its Clinical Natural Language Processing solution with Henry Schein’s MicroMD EMR platform
Wolters Kluwer, Health (@Wolters_Kluwer) announced that MicroMD®, Henry Schein Medical Systems’ practice management, and electronic medical record (EMR) solution, will implement the Health Language clinical Natural Language Processing (cNLP) solution to help accelerate and optimize patient medical record review. By extracting clinically relevant data locked in unstructured text, such as medical history and free-form notes, Health Language cNLP helps enable clinicians to glean a more complete picture of a patient’s health which can drive better outcomes.

Greenway Health expands partnership with MD Revolution, bringing remote patient monitoring capabilities to ambulatory care providers
Greenway Health (@greenway), a health information technology services provider, announced an expansion to Greenway Care Coordination Services (GCCS), the company’s care management solution. GCCS enables providers to monitor and manage care for patients living with chronic conditions through comprehensive technology and services.

4medica to Provide COVID-19 Screening Mobile App for Executive War College Clinical Laboratory Conference in San Antonio Nov. 2-3
4medica® (@4medica), a healthcare data quality and patient matching technology company, is providing COVID-19 screening technology for the 2021 Executive War College (EWC21) on Laboratory and Pathology Management this week in San Antonio, Texas, Nov. 2-3.

Pager’s Nursing and Care Coordination Provider Organization Achieves Prestigious URAC Accreditation
Pager (@getpager), a virtual care, navigation and collaboration platform, announced that Beeper, its nursing and care coordination friendly professional services provider, has achieved URAC’s Health Call Center accreditation for its operations across the 50 U.S. states. Beeper, also known as Pager’s Command Center, provides clinical services on behalf of Pager to the company’s clients. This achievement reinforces the company’s commitment to providing high-caliber patient care through its virtual care collaboration platform and its next-generation chat, voice, and video capabilities.

Remote Patient Monitoring Platform 100Plus Powered by Artificial Intelligence Health Assistant Ava Leads to Improved Health Metrics for Senior Adult Patients
100Plus (@100plus), a Connect America company and a Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) platform for clinicians and patients, has found significant reductions in blood pressure, blood glucose for diabetics, and weight loss following use of their RPM platform in an analysis of more than 18,000 Medicare patients across nearly 350 practices.

VisiQuate Launches Sonata™ Revenue Cycle Data Platform to Help Healthcare Organizations Streamline Data Analysis and Increase ROI
VisiQuate, Inc. (@VisiQuate), a provider of advanced analytics, intelligent workflow and AI-powered automation offerings to America’s healthcare providers, announced the launch of Sonata™, an acceleration toolkit for IT teams to streamline data ingestion, enrichment and analysis to get data in the hands of business analysts and data scientists faster than ever.

Qualio Triples Size of Advisory Team, Introduces New Quality Management Services to Support Life Sciences Leaders in Expediting Go-to-Market
Qualio (@QualioHQ), a cloud quality management system software for the entire life sciences ecosystem — announced Qualio Plus and Qualio Plus Audit, two new service-based offerings that are empowering life sciences leaders to expedite go-to-market by streamlining a secure, end-to-end quality management strategy. To further support life sciences companies looking to accelerate speed and safeguard quality, Qualio also tripled the size of their in-house advisory team.

PeriGen Deploys Mobile Version of PeriWatch Vigilance to Further Protect Moms and Babies During Childbirth
PeriGen Inc. (@PeriGen), a company applying artificial intelligence (AI) to improve safety in childbirth, introduced PeriWatch Vigilance® Mobile, a full-function browser-based solution providing access to its early warning system (EWS) and clinical decision support tool.

Contract News

2bPrecise Joins the Epic App Orchard to Bring Its Precision Medicine Insights to the Point of Care
2bPrecise™ (@2bPrecise) announced its Precision Health™ platform is now available in the Epic App Orchard Gallery. The App Orchard program enables developers to integrate their healthcare IT solutions with the Epic electronic health record (EHR) using standards-based APIs.

Kentucky’s Family Health Centers with 72 Providers Selects eClinicalWorks to Optimize Operations and Promote Better Patient Outcomes
eClinicalWorks® (@eClinicalWorks), a healthcare IT solutions company, announced that Family Health Centers, Inc. (FHC) is transitioning to eClinicalWorks’ EHR solution to provide comprehensive, coordinated care to more than 43,000 patients each year. eClinicalWorks was selected by FHC to provide a comprehensive, easy-to-use platform for their more than 72 providers and staff.

Gundersen Health System Partners with Kyruus to Propel Digital Access Transformation
Kyruus (@kyruus), a provider search and scheduling solutions for health systems company, announced that Gundersen Health System, a Wisconsin-based not-for-profit integrated healthcare network, will leverage the company’s patient access platform to amplify the redesign of its consumer-facing website. Collaborating with Kyruus will help Gundersen achieve its goal of creating a modern digital experience that showcases its world-class providers and simplifies how consumers access care across its network.

Philips to expand its cardiac diagnostics and monitoring portfolio with the acquisition of Cardiologs
Royal Philips (@PhilipsHealth) announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Cardiologs, a France-based medical technology company focused on transforming cardiac diagnostics using artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud technology. Cardiologs will further strengthen Philips’ cardiac monitoring and diagnostics offering with innovative software technology, electrocardiogram (ECG) analysis and reporting services.

SoftWriters’ FrameworkLTC® Platform Integrates FDB’s Meducation® Solution to Enable Multilingual Prescription Labeling
FDB (@FDB_US), a provider of drug and medical device knowledge that helps healthcare professionals make precise decisions, announced an agreement with SoftWriters to integrate FDB’s Meducation® solution into its FrameworkLTC® pharmacy management platform to seamlessly translate prescription labels into any of nearly 30 preferred languages requested by patients.

Airrosti and Luna Partner to Improve Access for Musculoskeletal Care
Luna (@getlunacare), a provider of on-demand physical therapy, announced a partnership with Airrosti, a national provider of high-quality, outcome-based musculoskeletal (MSK) care, to offer in-person, at-home physical therapy services to complement the Airrosti Remote Recovery (ARR) virtual care solution.

New VisiQuate Experience Report Integration Solution Gives Illinois Healthcare Providers True Picture of Their Cash From BCBS of Illinois
VisiQuate, Inc. announced that its Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) Experience Report integration is delivering significant benefits to Illinois healthcare providers.

Making the Cut, Milestones, Accolades, Awards and More

Rimidi Achieves 2021 Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 70, Putting Company in the 100th Percentile for the Software industry
Rimidi, a clinical management platform designed to optimize clinical workflows, announced that it has achieved a certified Net Promoter Score® (NPS®) of 70, deploying the survey for the first time.

100% of NCQA 5.0 Rated and 96% of CMS 4.5 and 5-Star Health Insurance Plans Use Member Experience Solutions from SPH Analytics
According to a recently released Health Plans Rating 2021 Report from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and 2022 CMS Star Ratings Data, the nation’s top-performing health plans partner with SPH Analytics (@SPHAnalytics), a Press Ganey Solution for member experience measurement and engagement.

Vim Selected as Finalist for Fierce Innovation Awards
Vim (@getvim)Vim, a technology company building digital infrastructure for U.S. healthcare, has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards for 2021, an awards program from the publisher of Fierce Healthcare. Vim was recognized as a finalist in the category of Clinical Information Management.