Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Exercise
OptimizeRx Acquires EvinceMed, a Specialty Drug Prescription Initiation Platform
OptimizeRx, a supplier of point-of-care know-how options serving to sufferers begin and keep on remedy introduced a definitive settlement to accumulate the EvinceMed platform and associated property. EvinceMed is a supplier in delivering end-to-end automation for specialty pharmaceutical transactions. The acquisition contains the complete Market Entry Administration Platform supporting pharma producers, hub suppliers and pharmacies to enhance affected person entry, velocity to remedy and activation of affordability packages.
Lyniate and NextGate Announce Merger Settlement
Lyniate, a frontrunner in healthcare information interoperability, has introduced a merger settlement with NextGate, a pioneer in Enterprise Grasp Particular person Index (EMPI). This strategic mixture will assist meet elevated market demand for extra superior interoperability options that tackle information high quality in addition to data-sharing, furthering Lyniate’s dedication to constructing connections for a more healthy world.
MEDITECH and Google Well being Companion on Built-in Resolution
MEDITECH introduced a brand new collaboration with Google Well being that may embed Google’s search and summarization capabilities inside the Expanse EHR. This performance builds upon the built-in, longitudinal file inherent in Expanse by pulling ahead discrete info from legacy and disparate programs and filling gaps in info for a extra holistic view of a affected person’s file.
Samsung Advances Sensible Hospital Expertise with New Linked TV and Cellular Digital Well being Options
Samsung Electronics America in the present day introduced the launch of its new 4K QLED Sensible Healthcare TVs (HT-Q60A Collection) and its partnership with healthtech firm, ShareSafe in the present day at HIMSS. The primary 4K QLED Sensible Healthcare TV within the trade, Samsung’s Sensible Healthcare TV transforms in-room shows into simply managed, all-in-one communication hubs customized for hospital sufferers and senior care residents, considerably enhancing collaboration, affected person engagement and workflow effectivity.
Now, clinicians can seamlessly entry affected person digital well being information (EHRs), info and telehealth consultations in good excessive definition by way of a safe wi-fi connection between the Samsung Sensible Healthcare TV and a cell gadget utilizing ShareSafe’s content material casting know-how.
Evidation, VA Collaborate to Enroll Veterans in Customized Coronary heart Well being Program
Evidation, the corporate enabling anybody to take part in ground-breaking well being packages, launches a brand new program in collaboration with the VA. This system — Coronary heart Well being on Evidation — will encourage veterans to grasp and interact with their cardiovascular well being utilizing their smartphones and wearables. Heart problems is the main reason for hospitalization within the VA well being care system.
Veterans who choose to take part in this system, which was co-developed with the American Faculty of Cardiology (ACC) and is run by way of Evidation’s app, will be capable of observe related coronary heart well being information over time, like exercise, temper, symptom, and weight information, and have that information shared again with them weekly. They’ll additionally be capable of entry clinically-backed instructional content material on subjects like medicine, vitamin, and stress from the ACC’s CardioSmart affected person program.
Mantra Well being groups up with NAIA to supply psychological well being help for school athletes
Mantra Well being, the preeminent digital psychological well being clinic targeted on younger adults, has been named the official digital psychological well being supplier for the Nationwide Affiliation of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). All 252 NAIA member establishments have the potential to increase psychological well being providers past what’s at present out there on campuses to assist student-athletes by way of telehealth. Along with its capacity to supply digital care to college students for the time being by way of its Affected person Portal, Mantra’s Referral Portal permits non-clinical workers on-campus, together with coaches and athletics workers to refer college students in want straight into care.
ClearDATA Companions with Keystone to Ship Healthcare Options
ClearDATA introduced a brand new partnership with Keystone Applied sciences, a frontrunner in healthcare know-how consulting and providers. ClearDATA can even be presenting a HIMSS22 session entitled, “The Way forward for Linked Well being: Operationalizing Privateness & Safety,” on the AWS Companion Podium. For Keystone, the collaboration facilitates a possibility to drive their mission by way of higher market penetration.
Firefly Well being Provides Complete-Particular person Digestive Care to Its Digital Specialty Community
Firefly Well being – a virtual-first healthcare firm with a mission of delivering half-priced healthcare that’s twice nearly as good, clinically and emotionally – in the present day named Oshi Well being, the digital specialty care firm reworking gastrointestinal (GI) well being outcomes and economics, as its most popular companion for digestive care.
Explorer Surgical Announce Latest Buyer, Pega Medical
Explorer Surgical, a GHX Firm, introduced an growth of its presence within the pediatric orthopedic medical gadget house by way of its latest buyer, Pega Medical. In help of extending the very best high quality care and the very best outcomes to pediatric sufferers, this partnership supplies Pega Medical’s medical gadget reps and senior-level scientific groups with entry to Explorer Surgical’s digital case help platform that facilitates sharing procedural finest practices remotely and real-time collaboration throughout dwell procedures.
Primary Line Well being Collaborates with Yext and Stericycle Communication Options
Primary Line Well being, a well being care system within the Higher Philadelphia area, is partnering with Yext, Inc., the AI Search Firm, and Stericycle Communication Options, specialists in affected person engagement and a service of Stericycle, Inc., to reinforce and streamline its search and on-line scheduling capabilities for sufferers through the use of superior applied sciences. The not-for-profit Philly-based well being system is utilizing Yext’s Discover-a-Doc search and Stericycle’s Clever Scheduling Resolution powered by InQuicker™ to allow sufferers to self-serve their healthcare search and appointment reserving wants by way of Primary Line Well being’s web site. Sufferers will use an AI search engine with pure language processing (NLP) to search out docs, specialties, situations and extra, after which straight within the search outcomes be capable of e-book an appointment by way of Stericycle’s digital scheduling platform.
Enterprise Capital Funding
Woebot Well being Secures $9.5M Funding
Woebot Well being introduced that Leaps by Bayer, the influence funding arm of Bayer AG, has made a $9.5 million strategic funding within the firm to assist speed up additional improvement of its AI-powered behavioral well being platform and merchandise. The stake in Woebot Well being marks Leaps by Bayer’s first funding in psychological well being know-how, broadening a portfolio outlined by a dedication to deal with the worldwide want for pioneering options that ship partaking and steady care. The announcement follows Woebot Well being’s $90 million Collection B spherical in 2021 and brings whole funding within the firm to this point to $123.5 million.
OpenLoop Raises $8M Collection A to Develop Full Stack, Whitelabel Telehealth Providers
OpenLoop, a well being tech chief delivering full stack scientific help to firms launching and scaling digital care providers throughout the nation raises Collection A funding spherical of $8M led by SpringTide Ventures. OpenLoop, identified for the standard, flexibility and breadth of providers they provide to shoppers who are sometimes early of their telehealth supply journeys, will use this contemporary capital to proceed to increase their technology-enabled infrastructure. They are going to be doubling headcount and increasing their observe administration and income cycle administration arms, making OpenLoop a real “one-stop-shop” for digital well being shoppers.
Behavidence Raises $4.3M to Develop AI-Pushed Psychiatric & Neurological Issues Monitoring
Behavidence, a number one startup firm that screens psychiatric and neurological problems utilizing synthetic intelligence, introduced a $4.3 million seed spherical led by Welltech Ventures, that includes Arc Affect and Longevity Ventures.
Based in 2020, Behavidence provides a number of digital phenotyping fashions that may predict problems reminiscent of despair, anxiousness, ADHD and extra. These digital phenotyping options have been adopted by well being organizations, tech, industrial and authorities entities. The Behavidence merchandise can be utilized as a measurement-based end result to observe worker burnout, stress, predict relapse of situations, screening, and distant monitoring for scientific interventions and comorbid situations.
Enter raises $5.7 Million Seed Funding to Construct Stripe for Healthcare
Healthcare funds platform Enter, which is on a mission to simplify that course of on either side of the transaction, has simply come out of stealth mode after elevating a $5.7 million seed spherical led by Menlo Ventures with participation from Quiet Capital, Savantus Ventures, 500, and SpringRock Ventures together with angels together with Matt Roszak and Mato Peric. Enter works with greater than 125 totally different healthcare suppliers and lately reached the milestone of processing $250 million in whole declare worth on the platform.
Microsoft expands healthcare cloud technique with new options
Microsoft introduced developments in cloud applied sciences for healthcare and life sciences with the overall availability of Azure Well being Information Providers and updates to Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare.
Azure Well being Information Providers is purpose-built for protected well being info (PHI) and brings collectively numerous datasets — like scientific, imaging and streaming information from medical gadgets — within the cloud utilizing world interoperability requirements of Quick Healthcare Interoperability Sources (FHIR®) and Digital Imaging Communications in Drugs (DICOM). Azure Well being Information Providers is the one usually out there resolution of its sort to ingest, handle and remodel a mix of scientific, imaging and medtech information. Whereas different options exist for scientific and imaging information, Azure Well being Information Providers supplies essentially the most holistic view of the affected person by unifying all three forms of well being information.
Microsoft introduced a number of updates and new options that additional strengthen Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare. The enhancements are designed to remodel the healthcare journey, utilizing AI to offer full visibility into information, cut back supplier administrative burden, enhance productiveness for care groups on the frontline, enhance workflow automation that may enhance high quality of care, cut back clinician burnout, and ship higher care quicker and at a decrease value.
Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare additionally introduces new options that enhance scientific and operational insights, reminiscent of Textual content Analytics for well being structuring to FHIR. Textual content Analytics for well being permits healthcare organizations to course of and extract insights from unstructured medical information. This new function transforms unstructured scientific paperwork into FHIR useful resource bundles to speed up insights and supercharge interoperability. Microsoft is the primary cloud supplier to permit prospects to formalize their pure language processing output as bundles of interconnected hierarchical FHIR assets, in adherence with the U.S. Core requirements.
Philips Capsule Surveillance receives 510(okay) clearance
Philips Capsule Surveillance resolution has acquired 510(okay) market clearance from the U.S. Meals & Drug Administration (FDA), paving the best way for widespread deployment throughout healthcare programs within the USA. Able to using streaming information from nearly any linked medical gadget, the answer aggregates affected person information, analyses it to generate actionable insights and alerts, and sends well timed notifications to the affected person’s caregivers in order that they will intervene earlier than deterioration progresses additional.
Notable Launches AI-Powered Scheduling Know-how
Notable, the main clever automation firm for healthcare, in the present day introduced Clever Scheduling, the one digital resolution that helps sufferers schedule appointments primarily based on their want for care or steering from a supplier, eliminating the necessity for telephone calls. Along with permitting for affected person self-scheduling, Clever Scheduling proactively and mechanically reaches out to sufferers all through their care journey to make sure acceptable appointments are scheduled.
BioIntelliSense Launches New BioButton® Rechargeable Wearable Gadget
BioIntelliSense, a steady well being monitoring and scientific intelligence firm, expands its dedication to creating a brand new commonplace of distant affected person care with the industrial launch of its medical grade BioButton® Rechargeable wearable gadget. The brand new BioButton Rechargeable gadget permits for steady multi-parameter monitoring of a broad vary of 20+ important indicators and physiologic biometrics for as much as 30 days on a single cost, primarily based on configuration. The gadget’s complete set of main indicators permits for the early identification and detection of hostile traits to enhance affected person monitoring security and efficacy from within the hospital to the house.
Adobe Expertise Cloud for Healthcare Launches
Adobe introduced the overall availability of Adobe Expertise Cloud for Healthcare, an answer that empowers healthcare enterprises to ship seamless buyer journeys with customized and safe digital experiences. Adobe Expertise Cloud for Healthcare permits healthcare and life science firms to activate sturdy well being and behavioral insights that form every thing from member acquisition, retention and linked well being. Unlocking capabilities throughout the well being and life science industries for healthcare suppliers, insurance coverage firms and pharmacies, these improvements will reshape how sufferers work together with their well being.
Theator Companions with the Canadian Affiliation of Normal Surgeons to Launch Surgical Intelligence-Based mostly Teaching Program
Theator, the first-of-its-kind Surgical Intelligence Platform, introduced its partnership with Canadian Affiliation of Normal Surgeons (CAGS) to enhance requirements of care by infusing Surgical Intelligence, a brand new class of healthtech created by Theator, into their surgical teaching program. The partnership is an effort to reimagine an outdated apprenticeship mannequin in surgical coaching. Mentors and mentees will use Theator’s Surgical Intelligence Platform to investigate video footage captured within the working room and supply actionable insights for efficiency enchancment, in the end resulting in a brand new gold commonplace in surgical care.
FDB Launches FDB Vela
FDB (First Databank), which is predicated in South San Francisco and owned by Hearst Well being, introduced at HIMSS this morning the launch of the nation’s second eprescribing community, FDB Vela. For the previous 15 years, the nation has been served by just one eprescribing community (Surescripts).
DeliverHealth Proclaims Companion Program Launch
DeliverHealth, a worldwide supplier of technology-enabled options for hospitals, well being programs, and group practices, in the present day introduced the formal launch of its companion program. This system helps strategic companions in rising gross sales domestically and internationally, and permits healthcare organizations to attain true healthcare transformation and innovation – enhancing affected person outcomes and decreasing total prices.
eVisit and Infermedica Collaborate to Add Triaging API to Digital Care Platform
eVisit companions with Infermedica, a well being AI firm that improves the symptom evaluation and triaging processes, that may embed Infermedica API into eVisit’s Digital Care Platform. The transfer will improve the effectivity of telehealth suppliers by enabling front-end, early symptom evaluation to assist information sufferers to the suitable care on the proper place.
Synaptiq Launches CLABSI Machine Imaginative and prescient Pilot Program for Hospitals Integrating Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare
Synaptiq has launched a machine imaginative and prescient pilot program to assist enhance velocity of care, affected person outcomes, and cut back preventable deaths from hospital-borne Central Line-Related Bloodstream Infections. The pilot program integrates Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare and can begin in Spring 2022 and run 3-6 months.
Central Line placement is a typical process in a hospital intensive care unit with lifesaving functions. Nonetheless, it’s not risk-free: a Central Line-Related Bloodstream An infection (CLABSI) happens when micro organism or different dangerous brokers enter the bloodstream by way of a Central Line.